CoLab Job Board

Account Executive
St. John's or Remote, NL, Canada


We are a team of problem solvers who are passionate about helping engineering teams build better products, faster. We are looking for a driven Account Executive who prides themselves on understanding customer problems, finding solutions and securing new accounts (or expanding existing ones).


CoLab helps design and manufacturing teams to streamline their processes and resolve issues faster by enabling real-time collaboration, design reviews, and issue tracking with teams around the world. The world's fortune 500 companies are looking to us to help bring the future to life and 2021 is the year to make it happen.

Finding people passionate about solving meaningful problems is our top priority, and having the drive and hunger to figure things out is key. We have intentionally created a culture where we value kindness, respect, teamwork and improvement. CoLab is a place where you will be valued, rewarded, and have opportunities to grow in many ways.  CoLab is a place where you will be valued, rewarded, and have opportunities to grow in many ways. We value what you do and who you are. CoLab is a place where you can bring your whole self to work. Diversity and inclusion is extremely important to us and lived experience as a member of any marginalized community is considered an asset.

If you require any accommodation to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please advise at any point and we will work with you to meet your needs.


You will be the first Account Executive with CoLab and will get to work alongside a small, but incredibly talented marketing, sales and success team. In this role, you will be responsible for diving deep with new leads to uncover their problems and understand their workflows. Alongside our internal technical team you will prepare and deliver solutions to prospective customers and work the opportunity through to close and handover to Success.

In this role you will get the opportunity to work with some of the most innovative companies in the world. You will also be given opportunity to grow into new roles and responsibilities and we will be there to support you every step of the way.

Required Skills


  • Utilizing creative strategies to find and nurture new leads
  • Creating outbound call and email plans to uncover opportunities
  • Interacting with clients and prospects to understand their business process, requirements and challenges
  • Delivering customized demos and content to leads to move them along in the buying process
  • Preparing and delivering proposals that meet customer needs
  • Managing follow-up, conversations, documentation and activity in Salesforce
  • Working with the sales team to strategize on deals and ways to progress leads
  • Working closely with the success team to uncover new expansion opportunities
  • Working closely with the product team to ensure we’re always building the product our customers need
  • Working in consultation with our customers to uncover their existing problems, and strategize solutions


  • Previous experience in SaaS sales position with strong closing skills
  • Ability to balance finding new leads with closing deals
  • Experience with consultative selling
  • A collaborative approach, focused on solving problems for customers
  • Self driven motivation to achieve goals and results
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to convey your message
  • Engineering experience or previous roles in CAD/PLM/Manufacturing would be a major asset

Know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!