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Senior Sales Manager - Private Equity



Sales & Business Development
United States
Posted on Friday, May 12, 2023
United States Req #498
Thursday, May 11, 2023
About eSentire

eSentire is on a mission to hunt, investigate and stop cyber threats before they become business disrupting events. We were founded from the premise that if you can't find a solution, you build it. Entrepreneurship and innovation are in our DNA. Our culture is based on transparency, candor, and resiliency. At eSentire, continuous improvement isn't an option. It's expected.

Join our team and build your cybersecurity career in one of the world's most dynamic industries.

Does a career with an established Cybersecurity company sound enticing? Are you looking for an uncapped opportunity with a technology Disrupter? Does providing a white glove service to a mature market begging for a next-gen solution sound exciting?

We pioneered Managed Detection and Response and are successfully disrupting the Managed Security Industry. Our successful reps are highly motivated, self-starters, with strong work ethics and reputation of over-achievement.

As a Senior Sales Manager - Private Equity, you will drive revenue, adoption, and market penetration at private equity and venture capital firms within North America. The Senior Sales Manager is responsible for all aspects of sales planning, pipeline development, forecasting, new customers, and revenue. This role will require some research and selection of new accounts, account plans, incremental revenue and upsells to existing clients, accurate forecasting, and client satisfaction. In addition, they will foster and maintain a culture where customers consider every interaction with the company easy to work with, professional, thoughtful, and valuable.


  • Develop, manage, and nurture new business relationships and strategic partnerships with private equity and venture capital firms to meet and exceed quota.
  • Evangelize corporate messaging, demonstrate unique value proposition, and establish key competitive differentiators.
  • Manage fast-paced sales cycles, while also navigating long-term strategic engagements.
  • Collaborate with internal lead generation resources to establish pipeline of business and expand opportunities within North America.
  • Leverage personal networks and business partnerships to generate net new leads.
  • Attend trade shows and travel to client engagements.
  • Collaborate with the executive team to develop near-term and long-term strategic plans.
  • Lead weekly calls and establish strong lines of communication between Sales Engineering and Marketing.
  • Constantly improve communication and relationship with Sales Engineering in efforts to create a cohesive selling process and customer experience.
  • Transparency and accuracy in sales forecasting and business intelligence.
  • Maintain and deliver on best practices and activity updates around CRM.


  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years of senior-level sales experience preferably within cybersecurity and /or SaaS.
  • Proven success in selling to private equity and venture capital firms.
  • History of consistent sales quota achievement.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, in writing and verbally, with both customers and colleagues at all levels.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Previous experience in the security industry an asset.
  • Experience of successfully translating and communicating key technical concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Must be highly motivated, self-starter, possess a positive attitude, and have excellent organizational skills.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and relationship management skills.

Why a Career with eSentire?

Our Culture: At eSentire we work in a collaborative and innovative work environment. We work with brilliant and passionate people who strive and encourage others to do their best. eSentire’s idea-rich environment welcomes creative and sometimes unconventional perspectives!

Growth Opportunities: At eSentire you will have the opportunity to grow and make an impact from your work. We encourage innovation in all who become a part of our team. With growing operations internationally, there are many lateral and upward advancement opportunities for rewarding and developing careers with eSentire. We’re strong believers in continuing education and provide the resources that you need to continue learning.

Employee Perks: We provide breakfast, snacks and refreshments (at our physical office locations in Waterloo, London, and Cork), flexible working hours and vacation, company-wide equity and bonus programs, subsidies for continuing education and health & wellness, and attractive compensation and benefits plans. We make it our obligation to the team to stay current with compensation trends in the tech field!

We thank all applicants in advance for applying. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

eSentire is committed to creating a fair work environment that is aligned with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). We guarantee equal treatment and provide opportunities regardless of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, status as a protected veteran or any other legally protected grounds and will not discriminate on these basis. If you have any accessibility requirements during the recruitment process, please reach out to our HR team at and any accommodation needs will be addressed upon request.

Other details

  • Job Family Field Sales
  • Pay Type Salary