Account Executive - LATAM



Sales & Business Development
são paulo, state of são paulo, brazil
Posted on Tuesday, August 1, 2023

Founded by mathematicians and cyber defense experts in 2013, Darktrace is a global leader in cyber security AI, delivering complete AI-powered solutions in its mission to free the world of cyber disruption. We protect more than 8,400 customers from the world’s most complex threats, including ransomware, cloud, and SaaS attacks.

Our roots lie deep in innovation. The Darktrace AI Research Centre based in Cambridge, UK, has conducted research establishing new thresholds in cyber security, with technology innovations backed by over 130 patents and pending applications. The company’s European R&D center is located in The Hague, Netherlands.

Headquartered in Cambridge, UK, Darktrace has more than 2,400 employees located globally. Customers include public sector agencies, education institutions, media, organizations supplying critical infrastructure, and businesses of all sizes worldwide.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a fast-growing company, named one of TIME magazine’s “Most Influential Companies” for 2021 and one of Fast Company’s “Most Innovative AI Companies” in 2022. For more information on our cutting-edge technology, visit

Job Summary

We are seeking an experienced Account Executive to join our LATAM sales team. The ideal candidate will have a technical background, be fluent in Spanish and have a successful track record selling into the Central or South American market. This position will require frequent travel.

Location: Brazil

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prospect new business with the support of Business Development Representatives, Channel representatives, and Marketing.
  • Partner closely with Darktrace Subject Matter Experts, Technical Account Managers and Threat Analysts to address complicated use cases and deliver Proof of Values (POVs) to prospective clients.
  • Build lasting, critical relationships with your client base to develop an effective and comprehensive roadmap; drive upsell opportunities that align with your customers’ long-term security goals.

Qualifications & Experience

  • 5+ years full cycle sales experience with a complex sale at the Enterprise level (Essential)
  • Experience of working within the Security Industry (Essential)
  • Ability to work autonomously – but also co-ordinate with multi-disciplined teams (Essential)
  • Fluent in Portuguese (Essential)
  • Ability to leverage existing network in developing your client base within your first 6-9 months
  • Bachelors degree or comparable professional experience

Please note - This is a full-time, contracted position. No benefits provided.