Account Executive (USA – Chicago)


Get to Know Us

iDeals is a global B2B SaaS product company recognized as the most highly rated and customer-centric in a secure business collaboration market. Trusted by more than 1,000,000 users from 175,000 companies globally, we are on a mission to create more prosperity in the world by accelerating high-stake business decisions. We achieve this by delivering extremely intuitive and robust software products that help people make impactful decisions with less stress, higher quality, and shorter hours:

iDeals Virtual Data Room: A web-based cloud platform used by companies in a wide range of industries to ensure secure confidential document sharing for online due diligence, fundraising transactions, corporate reporting, licensing, clinical trials, and other business goals.

iDeals Board: A cloud platform with web and mobile applications used by board members, CEOs, executives, and corporate secretaries, to streamline governance and improve high-stake decisions in a fast, secure, and compliant way.

The Role

The Sales team has been a driving force behind our impressive 30%+ year-over-year growth, consistently generating millions in revenue. To support the rapid expansion of the iDeals VDR line of business in the US, we are looking for a Account Executive/Business Development Manager based in the Chicago metropolitan area. As a founding member of our US Field Sales team, you will proactively prospect outbound opportunities acquiring new customers with the ultimate goal of closing deals.

As a front-line, quota-carrying team member, you will actively reach out to 30-40 new customers monthly overseeing a pipeline with 50+ opportunities. Engaging proactively with C-suite and key account decision-makers across Finance, Banking, and other sectors, you will contribute directly to our growth story in the US market.

This role offers a competitive compensation package with 55% base salary and 45% performance-based variable. Base salary range: $90,000 – $110,000.

What You Will Do

  • Build relationships with key stakeholders and industry influencers throughout the Chicago metropolitan region
  • Deliver sales targets by focusing on new customer acquisition
  • Proactively build and manage a pipeline, working with strategic US accounts and constantly developing new opportunities
  • Actively contribute to the execution of the sales and marketing strategy for the US region
  • Take part in arranging M&A Community events enhancing iDeals visibility 
  • Deliver compelling product presentations to clients 
  • Structure, negotiate, and close deals
  • Consistently share insights and provide updates to customers
  • Provide relevant customer feedback to the product development and management teams
  • Collaborate with Customer Success and Inside Sales to grow customer satisfaction and the company’s revenue
  • What We Look For

  • 2 – 4 years of demonstrable success in direct sales or business development within B2B or professional services sector
  • Experience in high-velocity sales environments effectively engaging with decision-makers
  • A track record of successfully managing pipelines and closing high-value deals
  • Exceptional business communication skills to structure persuasive pitches and navigate client discovery 
  • Native-level proficiency in English
  • University degree
  • Nice to Have

  • SaaS, financial, fintech, or information security industries background
  • Fluency in additional language
  • What We Offer

    We highly value our people, so we will provide you with all the resources and support you need to succeed.

    For your work

  • Hybrid model with teams distributed globally 
  • Home office set up budget 
  • High-end laptop, monitor and any additional IT equipment needed
  • Reimbursement of co-working space expenses
  • For your well-being

  • 401(k) plan, medical insurance with flexible coverage
  • Compensation for sports, yoga, mental, and other health and wellness-related activities
  • Reimbursement of participation in sports competitions
  • 20 business days of annual leave
  • Unlimited health-related time off
  • For your growth

  • Individual Development Plan based on your career interests 
  • Generous budget for learning and development activities
  • Professional and self-development books and subscriptions compensation
  • iDeals’ support of your passion as a speaker or writer
  • Internal growth and internal mobility opportunities
  • Extra perks

  • Team-building offline events
  • Budget for local gatherings in global locations
  • Generous internal referral program
  • iDeals Surprise Boxes
  • Our Culture

    Commitment, Excellence, Collaboration, Trust and Care are core values to the iDeals team. For us, these are the principles that every iDealer lives and breathes. We are on the lookout for like-minded individuals who share our values. By doing so, we are able to create a team where talents feel at ease and are able to work to the best of their abilities.

    Commitment and Excellence inspire us to set the bar high, achieve the most ambitious goals and push the limits further. Our diversity and different perspectives are the foundation of our success. Collaboration and Trust ensure that everyone has access to all the information, proactively shares thoughts, and leverages the teammates’ diverse opinions, experiences, and backgrounds. Both values help us to solve the most challenging problems. Care drives us to create a positive work environment and make everyone feel valued. We also stand for iDealers’ physical, mental, financial, and personal well-being and encourage a healthy lifestyle and active living.

    iDealers work in a remote-first model, meaning we collaborate from anywhere – either home, cafe, co-working space, or one of our offices. Some roles may have specific location-based requirements, including in-office and client interactions. Despite being located across the globe, we stay connected through the latest tools and technologies, ensuring that everyone on our team feels surrounded by teammates and engaged with our common goals.

    iDeals is an equal opportunity employer

    At iDeals, we value a diverse, inclusive workforce and we provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. All qualified applicants for employment will be considered without regard to an individual’s race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, physical disability, medical condition, family care status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at