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Account Manager, SMB


Apollo.io is the leading go-to-market solution for revenue teams, trusted by over 500,000 companies and millions of users globally, from rapidly growing startups to some of the world's largest enterprises. 
Apollo.io provides sales and marketing teams with easy access to verified contact data for over 270 million B2B contacts, along with tools to engage and convert these contacts in one unified platform. By helping revenue professionals find the most accurate contact information and automating the outreach process, Apollo.io turns prospects into customers. Apollo raised a series D in 2023 and is backed by top-tier investors, including Sequoia Capital, Bain Capital Ventures, and more, and counts the former President and COO of Hubspot, JD Sherman, among its board members. Apollo.io is growing rapidly, with 900% revenue growth since 2021, and is looking for world-class talent to keep building with us.Role Overview:  The Account Management (AM) SMB role is newer within the Customer Success organization at Apollo.io.

We are looking for someone who can thrive with a high level of ambiguity and change while maintaining a customer-centric approach at scale. In this role, you will act as the primary and often sole point of contact for a Tier 3 SMB customer portfolio and will be responsible for continuous activation and use case expansion across your book of business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Close Incremental Business Opportunities: Identify and close expansion opportunities within Tier 3 SMB accounts.
  • Drive Value and Growth: Conduct virtual meetings, including enablement and product activation sessions and  business reviews, to drive value and growth with customers.
  • Portfolio Ownership: Maintain a high level of organization and attention to detail, taking ownership of customer situations and seeing them through to resolution.
  • Collaborate Cross-Functionally: Work closely with internal teams to ensure a seamless customer experience.

Core Competencies:

  • Customer-Centric Mentality: Balance customer needs with business objectives.
  • Product Aptitude: Enthusiastically explore product capabilities to drive usage and adoption.
  • Revenue Mindset: Proven ability to generate pipeline and close revenue through upsell, cross-sell, and upgrades.
  • Curiosity: Eagerness to learn about sales tech, customer business models, and industry trends.
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: Ability to work effectively with internal teams to achieve mutual success.


  • 2-4 years of experience in B2B SaaS sales, preferably in product-led growth environments.
  • Proven track record of consistently meeting monthly or quarterly revenue targets.
  • Experience in developing a 3x pipeline through a blend of inbound leads and targeted account planning.
  • Comfortable identifying additional use cases and expansion opportunities.
  • Experience working cross-functionally with customer success, support, marketing, legal, and product teams.

Goals & Activity Expectations:

  • Achieve Monthly Revenue Targets: Consistently meet or exceed monthly revenue targets as a fully-ramped account manager.

Achieve Monthly Seat Expansion Targets: Consistently meet or exceed monthly seat expansions targets as a fully-ramped account manager

  • Generate 3x Pipeline Coverage: Develop and maintain a pipeline that is three times the coverage needed, based on a 40% win rate.
  • Account Plans Development: Create detailed account plans for the top 10% of your book of accounts, focusing on growth strategies and potential opportunities.
  • Drive Product Activation: Conduct in-depth analysis of accounts' current usage to identify opportunities for product activation and increased adoption.
  • Schedule Customer Meetings: Conduct at pace (pre determined) customer meetings per week to engage with and understand customer needs and opportunities.
  • Deliver on Account Touches: Make at pace (pre determined)  account touches per week to ensure consistent and proactive customer engagement.

What You’ll Love About Apollo

Besides the great compensation package and culture that thrives in openness and excellence, we invest tremendous effort into developing our remote employees’ careers. The team embraces that we have a sole purpose: to help customers maximize their full revenue potential on the Apollo platform. This mindset opens us up to a lot of creative approaches to making customers successful at scale. You’ll be a significant part of a lean, remote team, empowered to really own your role as a proactive educator.

We’re very collaborative at Apollo, so you’ll be able to lean on your teammates, even in adjacent departments, to help you achieve lofty goals. You’ll be supported and encouraged to experiment and take educated risks that lead to big wins. And, you’ll have a whole team remotely by your side to help you do it!

Life at Apollo.io

Apollo is the unified engagement acceleration platform that gives reps the ability to dramatically increase their number of quality conversations and opportunities. Reps are empowered to do more than just conduct outreach, they learn who to target, how to reach out, and what to say at speed and scale. We help drive growth and success by providing the means for teams to discover and utilize their organization's unique best practices. By working in a unified platform, reps and managers alike save hours of time each day, strategy changes are instantly scaled across the whole team, and managers can finally dig into data at each step of their pipeline to continually find new ways to improve. You can find more more apollo io competitors here. Teams get access to our database of 200+ million contacts with a built-in fully customizable Scoring Engine, full sales engagement stack, our native Account Playbook builder, and deep analytics suite. Apollo is the foundation for your entire end-to-end sales strategy. Join over +2,000 customers including WeWork, Peloton, Colliers, GymPass, amongst others and watch your revenue grow!
Thrive Here & What We Value* Openness, collaboration, adaptability, resourcefulness* Remote employee career development* Customer revenue maximization on Apollo platform* Crossfunctional partnerships for goal achievement* Proactive education and risk-taking* Operational excellence in remote work* Supportive remote team environment* Educator empowerment, proactive roles* Learning and growth in collaboration* Encouragement of experimentation and risks
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