Overview

Please note: This role is hired on an ongoing basis throughout the year. If you choose to apply, your information will be reviewed by our Recruiting Team, and we will reach out to you if your background matches an opening at this time or in the future. The specific timeline we are currently hiring for is December and beyond.

As a Growth Specialist (Account Executive) on the direct sales team, you will identify, source and close net new business opportunities that fall within the small business space (1-25 employees).

Using strong consultative selling skills, you will balance primarily passive leads for your pipeline in addition to qualifying inbound leads. This role will require a team member with strong prospecting skills, a strong commitment to win and the desire to continue growing in a SaaS sales career.

In this role, you’ll get to:

  • Position the value of HubSpot’s software and the customer journey to small and medium-sized businesses
  • Be responsible for prospecting, qualifying leads, and approximately 1-3 discovery calls per day where you would uncover pain points, challenges, and provide value.
  • Be expected to run 1-3 demos per week for prospective customers
  • Educate and guide prospects through the sales cycle (average 30 days) to help them learn how HubSpot can grow their business in the short term and scale for the long term
  • Manage a pipeline of primarily outbound leads (about 75%) as well as inbound leads to identify, engage, and develop relationships with potential buyers
  • Dissect and qualify prospects’ business goals to determine if HubSpot can be a strategic investment for their business growth
  • Close net new business at or above quota level
  • Partner with marketing and technology departments to execute sales strategy as the company introduces enhancements to existing solutions and/or releases new products
  • Bring your thinking, strategies, and ideas to advance our company’s values, unique culture, and vision for the future
  • Engage as your unique self in a diverse, inclusive and high-performing team

We are looking for people who:

  • Have at least 1 year of working with self-sourced or passive leads
  • Have at least 2 years of net new closing experience (SaaS experience is a plus)
  • Have the desire and commitment to do what it takes to be successful in sales
  • Have a positive outlook and a strong ability to take responsibility for their successes and failures
  • Have exceptional consultative selling and closing skills
  • Are Top Producers in their current role
  • Have a sharp focus on their goals and a belief that their daily, weekly and monthly activities will help achieve them
  • Using strong consultative selling skills, you will balance primarily passive leads for your pipeline in addition to qualifying inbound leads.
  • Manage a pipeline of primarily passive leads (about 75%) as well as inbound leads to identify, engage, and develop relationships with potential buyers
  • Have at least 1 year of working with self-sourced or passive leads
  • Are proactive in uncovering and solutioning their gaps and raising their skill level

Cash compensation range: 140000-160000 USD Annually

This resource will help guide how we recommend thinking about the range you see. Learn more about HubSpot’s compensation philosophy from Katie Burke, HubSpot’s Chief People Officer.

The cash compensation above includes base salary, on-target commission for employees in eligible roles, and annual bonus targets under HubSpot’s bonus plan for eligible roles. In addition to cash compensation, all HubSpotters are eligible to participate in HubSpot’s equity plan to receive restricted stock units (RSUs). Some roles may also be eligible for overtime pay. Individual compensation packages are based on a few different factors unique to each candidate, including their skills, experience, qualifications and other job-related reasons.

We know that benefits are also an important piece of your total compensation package. To learn more about what’s included in total compensation, check out some of the benefits and perks HubSpot offers to help employees grow better.

At HubSpot, fair compensation practices isn’t just about checking off the box for legal compliance. It’s about living out our value of transparency with our employees, candidates, and community.


We know the confidence gap and imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting spectacular candidates, so please don’t hesitate to apply — we’d love to hear from you.

If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please email us at interviewaccommodation@hubspot.com. This information will be treated as confidential and used only for the purpose of determining an appropriate accommodation for the interview process.


Germany Applicants: (m/f/d) – link to HubSpot’s Career Diversity page here.


About HubSpot

HubSpot (NYSE: HUBS) is a leading customer relationship management (CRM) platform that provides software and support to help businesses grow better. We build marketing, sales, service, and website management products that start free and scale to meet our customers’ needs at any stage of growth. We’re also building a company culture that empowers people to do their best work. If that sounds like something you’d like to be part of, we’d love to hear from you.

You can find out more about our company culture in the HubSpot Culture Code, which has more than 5M views, and learn about our commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, too. Thanks to the work of every employee globally, HubSpot was named the #2 Best Place to Work on Glassdoor in 2022, and has been recognized for award-winning culture by Great Place to Work, Comparably, Fortune, Entrepreneur, Inc., and more.

Headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, HubSpot was founded in 2006. Today, thousands of employees work across the globe in HubSpot offices and remotely. Visit our careers website to learn more about culture and opportunities at HubSpot.


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