Account Executive

POSTED Sep 15th

Surf Office

Surf Office is a European-based facilitator of productive, authentic and effortless company retreats. Our clients include Google, Stripe, Invision, Automattic and Shopify.

We provide customised packages which include accommodation, workspace, team building activities, planning and facilitation of company retreats.
We are an international team working remotely. You can work from anywhere and are looking to fill this role with candidates from both the European and the US time zones.

Role Responsibilities:
  • Manage opportunities throughout the full sales cycle: from qualifying leads and discovery to closing deals
  • Match client retreat needs with the ideal venues from our extensive database
  • Prepare and present compelling proposals to prospects
  • Liaise with venues to negotiate quotes and terms

Basic Qualifications:
  • 3+ years of entrepreneurial experience
  • 2+ years of closing experience, either for your own company or in a sales role
  • Direct professional experience with hotels or vacation rentals
  • Exceptional written and spoken English
  • Ability to work European or East Coast US business hours

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Proficient in one or more of the following languages at a native level: Portuguese, Spanish, German, Greek or Italian 

Core Qualities We Value:
  • Entrepreneurial Spirit: Multiple years of experience running your own business or in a startup environment

  • Charisma: A magnetic personality that draws people in and fosters genuine connections

  • Optimism: A consistently positive and forward-looking mindset, even in the face of challenges

  • Adaptability: Thrives in unstructured environments, ideally with experience in smaller companies

  • Creative Problem Solving: An innovative approach to overcoming hurdles and closing deals

  • Hospitality Acumen: Previous experience working with hotels or in a related capacity

  • Sales Prowess: Proven closing experience, whether for your own business or in a formal sales role

  • Independence: Comfortable working autonomously in a remote-first, asynchronous communication setup

Total Rewards:
  • Competitive salary with an On-Target Earnings (OTE) of 55k
  • Annual Productivity and Growth Stipend to support your continuous learning
  • Generous vacation policy to ensure work-life balance
  • Full flexibility with 100% remote work; be part of a remote-first, asynchronous-first culture
  • Regular company retreats to foster team connection and alignment
  • Complimentary stays at our partner venues, blending work and relaxation