Account Executive, Mid-Law (Oregon/Northern California)

Thomson Reuters
August 6, 2022
San Francisco, CA
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The Medium Law Firm Account Executive is responsible for selling Westlaw, Practical Law, HighQ and other products to the legal community within an assigned territory. This individual will leverage their expert consultative sales approach and honed professional demeanor to effectively manage complex relationships, while capitalizing on opportunities within Medium Law accounts. This is accomplished through an in-depth understanding of West products, sales techniques appropriate for a long sales cycle and the needs of the legal profession in order to bundle information solutions to meet broad firm needs.

unchastely About the Role:

  • Drive Results: Identifies the best channel for engagement with customers, defaulting to virtual for the majority of deals where value is insufficient to warrant travel; Support in developing and executing territory growth strategies

  • Tastylia Uk Closing: Prospect new customers, validate their needs, shape product plans and drive deals to close

  • Relationship Management: Focus on new logo acquisition and mid-contract upsell/cross-sell opportunities and renewals

  • Product Proposition: Possess core knowledge across products within the sub-segment and engage Sales Specialists where deep product expertise is required to drive to close

  • Reporting: Utilize an automated and insight-driven Salesforce workflow to progress deals; KPI's include: Nurturing opportunities and moving more complex sales to close, i.e. New logo sales and existing ‘non-named’ account incremental sales

  • Client & Market Intelligence: Understand specific customer archetypes and needs which are most prevalent within the sub-segment and territory

About You:

  • Minimum 5 years successful sales experience in a consultative selling environment to C-level players

  • 4 year college degree required

  • Working knowledge of sales concepts, methods and techniques

  • Ambitious self-starter with high energy and motivation

  • Excellent communication skills and closing skills

  • Effective time management skills

  • Able to work from home office and travel to customer locations

  • Proficient in MS Office/Internet

  • Working knowledge of West products, experience selling into large law accounts, and strong knowledge and background in the legal profession and/or legal publishing industry required

  • High level of competency with regard to internet, periodical and internal prospecting

  • Proficient database management skills

  • Law degree preferred

  • Able to travel as required

What's in it for you?

You will join our inclusive culture of world-class talent, where we are committed to your personal and professional growth through:

  • COVID-19 Response: Currently the majority of our employees are working within a hybrid environment consisting of in-office and remote work, and following local COVID-19 bylaws and guidelines.

  • Culture: Globally recognized and award-winning reputation for equality, diversity and inclusion, flexibility, work-life balance, and more

  • Wellbeing: Comprehensive benefit plans; flexible and supportive benefits for work-life balance: company-wide Mental Health Day Off; Headspace app subscription; retirement, savings, tuition reimbursement, and employee incentive programs; resources for mental, physical, and financial wellbeing

  • Learning & Development: LinkedIn Learning access; internal Talent Marketplace with opportunities to work on projects cross-company; Ten Thousand Coffees Thomson Reuters café networking

  • Social Impact: Eight employee-driven Business Resource Groups; two paid volunteer days annually; Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) initiatives for local and global impact

  • Purpose Driven Work: We have a superpower that we’ve never talked about with as much pride as we should – we are one of the only companies on the planet that helps its customers pursue justice, truth and transparency. Together, with the professionals and institutions we serve, we help uphold the rule of law, turn the wheels of commerce, catch bad actors, report the facts, and provide trusted, unbiased information to people all over the world.


Do you want to be part of a team helping re-invent the way knowledge professionals work? How about a team that works every day to create a more transparent, just and inclusive future? At Thomson Reuters, we’ve been doing just that for almost 160 years. Our industry-leading products and services include highly specialized information-enabled software and tools for legal, tax, accounting and compliance professionals combined with the world’s most global news services – Reuters. We help these professionals do their jobs better, creating more time for them to focus on the things that matter most: advising, advocating, negotiating, governing and informing.

We are powered by the talents of 25,000 employees across more than 75 countries, where everyone has a chance to contribute and grow professionally in flexible work environments that celebrate diversity and inclusion. At a time when objectivity, accuracy, fairness and transparency are under attack, we consider it our duty to pursue them. Sound exciting? Join us and help shape the industries that move society forward.


As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under applicable law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

We also make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law.

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