Mid Market Account Executive, Portfolio Companies Job at Carta, Seattle, WA

  • Carta
  • Seattle, WA

Job Description

The Company You’ll Join

Carta is a platform that helps people manage equity, build businesses, and invest in the companies of tomorrow. Our mission is to unlock the power of equity ownership for more people in more places. 

Carta is trusted by more than 40,000 companies and over two million people in nearly 160 countries to manage cap tables, compensation, and valuations. Carta also supports nearly 7,000 funds and SPVs, and represents nearly $130B in assets under administration. Carta's tender offer solutions have returned $14B to shareholders in secondary transactions. Today, Carta’s platform manages nearly three trillion dollars in equity globally. 

For more information about our offices and culture, check out our Carta careers page.

The Problems You’ll Solve 

Carta is transforming how private companies, their investors and employees manage ownership. We have acquired substantial market share in industries such as technology and venture capital, but managing ownership is a problem faced by private companies from a broad range of industries, perhaps most notably the private equity industry. 

  • Own the entire sales lifecycle, from lead generation to close
  • Drive revenue through outbound prospecting into private equity backed portfolio companies (partnering with an SDR, business development teams, and also working independently)
  • Understand customer needs and requirements, and act as a trusted business advisor to C suite and private equity investors. 
  • Communicate the business impact of our product offerings to key decision makers within 
  • Have an interest in m&a, the private equity industry, and act as the customer’s voice within Carta

The Team You’ll Work With

This role is on the Private Equity sales team within the “LLC” business unit. You will join a small but mighty team who are working to strategically grow Carta’s presence beyond the traditional venture capital ecosystem and into an even bigger ecosystem: private equity. The team is working with investment firms and with portfolio companies.

The Impact You’ll Have

You will help propel Carta to the next level of growth by evangelizing Carta to one of the largest private asset classes in the world - the private equity industry. You will introduce new customers to our best-in-class software platform to help them streamline their equity management, stay compliant, and unlock liquidity in the private markets. You love understanding a product in-depth and are passionate about communicating its value to customers and partners. You will work in a fast-paced innovative environment, take initiative to get stuff done, try new things and work in an extremely collaborative environment. Always prospecting for new opportunities, you will close new accounts while building relationships with some of Carta’s most sophisticated partners within the private equity investment space. 

About You

We're looking for ambitious, curious, yet humble people to join our sales team. 

  • 2-5 years of experience in a quota carrying sales role  
  • A track-record of success in selling SaaS subscriptions into net new accounts, demonstrated by consistent overachievement of quota 
  • Ability to build and execute a sales strategy using a solution approach to selling and creating value for customers
  • Ability to utilize consultative selling techniques to uncover opportunities for our evolving products/services.
  • Excellent communicator who can work cross functionally and across all levels of the organization as we grow the team and its profile 
  • Successful track record of self driven outbound prospecting and working very closely with SDRs  
  • Excited by a challenge


Carta’s compensation package includes a market competitive salary, equity for all full time roles, exceptional benefits, and for applicable roles, commissions plans. Our expected cash compensation (salary + commission if applicable) range for this role starts at:

  • $193,000 - $203,000 OTE in New York City, NY
  • $193,000 - $203,000 OTE in San Francisco, CA

Final offers may vary from the amount listed based on geography, candidate experience and expertise, and other factors.

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing a positive interview experience for every candidate. If accommodations due to a disability or medical condition are needed, please connect with the recruiter via email. As a company, we value fairness, helpfulness, transparency, leadership and build our teams around these values. Check out our careers page to get to know us better as you think about your next step at Carta.

Important Security Notice for Candidates

Our company has been targeted by individuals creating fake domains similar to ours to scam prospects and candidates. Please note that all official communications from us will come from an @carta.com domain. Be cautious of any requests for sensitive information or payments outside of our official channels. For more information about this type of scam, please review the guidelines provided by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). If you encounter any suspicious activity, please report it immediately to recruiting-systems@carta.com.

Awards and Acknowledgements

Companies and funds like Tribe and Pipe build their businesses on Carta. The company has been included on the Forbes World’s Best Cloud Companies, Fast Company's Most Innovative list, and Inc.’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies. We’ve also been recognized as a 2023 Built In Best Place to Work in the U.S., a Muse VIBE Award winner in the Vacation and Time Off category and certified as a Great Place to Work.

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Job Tags

Full time, Fixed term contract, Immediate start,

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