Account Executive, UK

  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full-time

Company Description

When we launched the little white reader, we invented mobile, ubiquitous payments and enabled anyone to start, run, and grow a business. Ten years and billions of transactions later we’re reimagining commerce for businesses of all types and sizes—we’re enabling the independent electrician to send invoices, helping the beauty salon pay its employees, and giving the burgeoning coffee chain capital for a second, third, and fourth location. We’re working to find new and better ways to help businesses succeed on their own terms—and we’re looking for people like you to help shape tomorrow at Square.

Job Description

Our UK Sales team is passionate about bringing new technology to UK merchants and works hard to make commerce easy for them. We’re a collaborative and empathetic sales team, focused on helping merchants of all sizes start, run, and grow their business - and helping them grow their business is good business for everyone. We are looking for an Account Executive for our Sales Team based in London. You will report to the Sales Lead, and use your entrepreneurial spirit and passion for problem-solving to find opportunities for Square to help merchants grow.

You will:

  • Master the Square Platform product capabilities and value to guide client conversations across a range of company sizes

  • Oversee the full-cycle sales and develop a pipeline of new prospects 

  • Achieve and exceed monthly sales goals

  • Lead in developing and circulating the set of best practices which are the foundation of this growing team

  • Listen to the needs of the market and share with Product and Marketing teams

  • Be an outward-facing ambassador of Square’s beliefs, brand and products


You have:

  • 2 years’ of experience in a Sales or similar role in the technology industry

  • A BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience

  • Experience or an interest in outbound sales and prospecting

  • Experience exceeding sales targets

  • An analytical, structured thought process with the ability to assess business opportunities and read prospective buyers

  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills that help you connect with customers by email and phone - quickly establishing trust and partnership

  • A genuine curiosity about people and business, and can inspire passion in others

Additional Information

At Square, our purpose is to empower – within and outside of our walls. In order to build the best tools for the businesses and customers we support all over the world, we have to start at home with a workforce as diverse and empowered as our sellers. To this end, we take great care to evaluate all employees and job applicants equally, based on merit, competence, and qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. Applicants in need of special assistance or accommodation during the interview process or in accessing our website may contact us by sending an email to assistance(at) We will treat your request as confidentially as possible. In your email, please include your name and preferred method of contact, and we will respond as soon as possible.
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