Sales Executive

  • Partnerships
  • New York, United States

Sales Executive

Job description

B Corp’s are companies that are committed to making a difference. If you are interested in doing well by doing good, and have outgrown your current sales role where you have 1-3 years experience, then this could be your next job.

Major League Hacking (MLH) is looking for someone exceptional to join our growing family and New York City office as a Sales Executive. As part of our Corporate Partnerships team you will be responsible for driving revenue through selling our suite of products ranging from promotions at large scale hackathons to bespoke consulting services. You’ll get to do all of this and more, while building relationships with decision makers at some of the most forward-thinking companies in existence like Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Slack, Twilio, Snapchat, and many more.

MLH works with thousands of student and faculty around the world to help them build local developer communities and events that serve more than 100,000 of the most in-demand young innovators every year.

To support the enormous efforts of our local organizers, you’ll own the development of new business opportunities, meeting with companies to discover their needs and pitching them on ways to get in front of tomorrow’s technology leaders.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prospect & Generate Leads - Utilize our software tools to uncover new and interesting companies to get involved with Major League Hacking. Evangelize the brand and set up new conversations.

  • Develop Meaningful Relationships  - Our sales are highly consultative, you’ll need to work with clients to understand their specific needs and pain points in order to pitch them the best product. Sales cycles for our products can be 3-6 months, so you’ll need to develop and maintain relationships with prospects and customers to successfully make a sale.

  • Customize the Experience - You’ll be working with clients large and small. Own the details and see the contracting process through to completion. Utilize your knowledge, relationships, and abilities to create winning proposals for our corporate prospects. Close those partners and ensure they are friends for life! Our product can be customized based on a company’s unique goals. Once you’ve agreed to those goals, the budgets, and the execution, close the sale and celebrate. You’re making a difference!


  • Competitive salary

  • Stock options

  • Medical, dental, vision benefits and 401K

  • Unlimited PTO

  • Weekly team lunches

  • Travel opportunities

  • Love what you do!

About MLH

Major League Hacking's (MLH) mission is to empower hackers. Each year over 100,000 young technologists and innovators around the world attend MLH events and join our community. Our events provide a self-driven environment where community members learn from each other outside the confines of traditional academia. The MLH team grew out of this movement and is dedicated to making it accessible to the entire world.


  • We have a group of world-class investors including General Catalyst, Alexis Ohanian (Reddit), Jeff Lawson (Twilio), 1517 Fund, and Sundance DiGiovanni (Major League Gaming).

  • We’re a growing team of 13 people based in midtown Manhattan.

  • Our co-founders, Swift and Jon, were recognized for their work in education by Forbes in the 2017 30 Under 30 list.

  • We work with some of the top technology brands like Google, Slack, and Amazon to help them reach our community and get the latest and greatest tools into their hands.

  • We are a mission driven B Corp, committed to responsibly serving the world and our community.

  • The hacker movement is taking off! Since we started in 2013, we’ve helped thousands of communities in 50+ countries.


  • You’ve been there: 1-3 years experience in a quota-carrying sales role

  • Familiarity with winning: Proven experience meeting and exceeding quarterly sales targets

  • You’re flexible: Entrepreneurial spirit who excels in a fast-paced and evolving environment.

  • Concise and clear communicator: Excellent speaking, writing,  and organizational skills

  • Technically Oriented: Experience using a CRM to track all sales information ( preferred)

  • Details excite you: Ability to maintain a high-quality contact list for relevant sales opportunities

  • Technological Curiosity: Passionate about technology industry, developers, and community events. You sell through education and rapport building.

  • Travel ~ 10% - Ability to travel on select weekends or weeks throughout the year