Account Executive - Education

Austin, Texas

Company Description

Dropbox is a leading global collaboration platform that's transforming the way people work together, from the smallest business to the largest enterprise. With more than 500 million registered users across more than 180 countries, our mission is to unleash the world’s creative energy by designing a more enlightened way of working. Headquartered in San Francisco, CA, Dropbox has more than 12 offices around the world.

Team Description

Our Sales & Channel team shares Dropbox Business with enterprises around the world and helps them understand the power Dropbox offers to teams at scale. We’re a collaborative and empathetic sales team, focused on understanding what businesses need to work better together.

Role Description

The education industry represents a key market for Dropbox for Business and is already one of the top verticals for Dropbox. Some of the most recognized colleges and universities in the world, school districts, and primary schools already have meaningful numbers of Dropbox users who rely on the service to be more productive. We are looking for experienced Account Executives to help us take our education success to the next level.


  •  Sell Dropbox for Business to the education industry- with special emphasis on the college and university and school district segments
  • Full-cycle sales with responsibility for building and maintaining a pipeline of prospective and current customer deals
  • Drive market awareness and cultivate a well-respected brand across the education industry for Dropbox for Business
  • Help build the vertical business case and achieve quarterly forecasts for Education initiatives, pipeline development, sales
  • Target new customers and to develop strong relationships with clients in the education industry, with particular emphasis on the college market, large school districts, and international institutions
  • Evaluate opportunities to increase customer satisfaction, sales, and retention within a book of business
  • Deliver product demos, provide insightful technical answers, and recommend creative ways to get the most out of Dropbox for Business
  • Work cross-functionally with Lead Generation, Account Management, and Solutions Architecture teams
  • Be the voice of the customer to the product team
  • Help scale processes including lead generation, presentation, negotiation, recruiting, and more
  • Find comfort in working in a fast-paced environment
  • Lead by example through perseverance, humility, and initiative
  • Delight every Dropbox user with each interaction
  • Believe no task is too small, and no task is too tall


  • 2+ years of full-sales-cycle selling experience (including closing) to CIO's and IT Directors of higher educational institutions and community colleges
  • Prior experience at EdTech, Internet or SaaS companies is a major plus
  • Passionate about revolutionizing the way people collaborate
  • Passionate about Education
  • Avid Dropbox user

Benefits and Perks

  • 100% company paid individual medical, dental, & vision insurance coverage
  • 401k + company match
  • Market competitive total compensation package
  • Free Dropbox space for your friends and family
  • Wellness Reimbursement
  • Generous vacation policy
  • 10 company paid holidays
  • Volunteer time off 
  • Company sponsored tech talks (technology and other relevant professional topics)
Dropbox is an equal opportunity employer. We are a welcoming place for everyone, and we do our best to make sure all people feel supported and connected at work. A big part of that effort is our support for members and allies of internal groups like Asians at Dropbox, BlackDropboxers, Latinx, Pridebox (LGBTQ), Vets at Dropbox, Women at Dropbox, ATX Diversity (based in Austin, Texas) and the Dropbox Empowerment Network (based in Dublin, Ireland).

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