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Account Executive - Australia - 100% Remote

RemoteAny, New South Wales, AustraliaSales

Job description

Work with us. Grow with us. Win with us.

Our team is looking for highly energetic and ambitious individuals to join our Sales Team and support us as the #1 software solution within the short-term rental and vacation rental space. Do you have what it takes?

Hostaway is the fastest-growing global SaaS start-up in the vacation rentals industry. Our platform provides the best and most cost-effective solution for property managers and vacation rental owners. Our major partners include Airbnb,, Expedia, VRBO, and several other leaders in the industry.

As the leading property management and vacation rentals platform (PMS and Channel Manager), our mission is simple: To build a cutting-edge product by teaming up with exceptional thinkers and passionate go-getters. We strive to foster the best environment for our team members, to cultivate growth and inspiration, and create an exceptional experience on the team.

Since launching in 2015, Hostaway has been rapidly expanding our teams in Toronto.  As a fast-paced startup, our goal is to create a culture of self-starting individuals with a tenacity for learning and a sense of urgency born out of passion for growth.

Job requirements

What the role is all about:

We are looking for highly-energetic individuals with a strong technical aptitude and natural sales instincts to join our growing Hostaway Sales team.  As an Account Executive @ Hostaway, you are responsible for the full sales cycle from qualification to demo to close. You are driven to take part in a wide variety of responsibilities that will help foster, qualify, and grow the pipeline with high-quality customers. You'll be wildly successful with a hunting/acquisition mindset while ensuring clients are successfully onboarded with the help of our Onboarding and Customer Success teams.

Are you a creative problem solver who isn't afraid to think outside the box and get their hands dirty? We expect you to take ownership and teach your prospects how to successfully use our platform and translate the capabilities into value for their business. We're looking for candidates who can qualify and close.  You should value and practice transparency, have the humility to accept mistakes along the way, and continuously strive to improve both personally and professionally.

This is a unique opportunity to own and expand Hostaway's growth in the APAC region. 

As an Account Executive you will:

  • Qualify prospects on Discovery calls by understanding their business, prioritizing their business drivers, and translating the value we provide. 

  • Convert inbound leads and hunt qualified prospects

  • Manage your sales funnel from beginning to end, you're a professional.

  • Develop subject matter expertise in the industry to best support and coach our customers and prospects.

  • Build key relationships and collaborate with onboarding and customer success to guarantee an amazing customer experience 

  • Collect relevant feedback from prospects, prioritize these opportunities, share them with our product development team.

  • Manage and appropriately forecast your sales pipeline using Hubspot, Google Docs and various other tools.

  • Crush it

What we're looking for:

  • SaaS experience in solving business problems with technology
  • Self-starter who is continuously learning the ins and outs of industry trends
  • You've been successful prospecting, qualifying, presenting, converting pipeline to revenue - these are your cornerstones
  • Critical thinkers with a growth mindset
  • Competition-driven team players who constantly challenge themselves to exceed expectations of professional and personal achievements


  • >2 years of professional selling experience in a Business/Sales environment

  • Experience in selling SaaS software based subscriptions preferred (MRR/ARR)
  • Prior experience in lead generation and SaaS sales

  • Exceptional communication skills (reading, writing, verbal)

  • Strong ability to quickly learn and adapt to change

  • Demonstrated success overachieving (professionally/ personally)

  • You have a keen interest in the STR tech industry

  • A positive work hard, have fun attitude

  • Eye for detail, we love dogs so upload a funny dog picture with your application. (this is a test :)

Who we are:

  • A global SaaS team with a culture that has Scandinavian values at heart, valuing openness, freedom, and success of the individual
  • Super fast-paced team currently doubling & tripling our teams, seeking out the leaders of tomorrow 
  • A ‘family’ of creatives, big thinkers, and ambitious humans 
  • Diverse and open-minded. We don’t care much for labels nor traditional thinking

We want to offer you:

  • A fantastic working space occupied by a team of the best people, downtown Toronto (King/Strachan)
  • An uncapped commission model 
  • Endless growth and career opportunities 
  • Annual company trips to exciting locations 
  • Support for potential future relocation to any one of our global offices 
  • Strong work/life balance 

If this sounds like a team you’d like to be a part of right away - then we can’t wait to hear about you!

Let’s get in touch and discuss your next, big career move.