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Company just changed everyone's comp structure to pay competitively except Sales. Advice?

Basically the title. I'm a BDR at this Series D startup in SaaS, about to be promoted.


Currently split for XS - SMB AE is 65/60. All internals that have progressed through BDR to AE (over 90% of the sales team) are getting paid this rate. Externals they are hiring for the same role are getting 80/80.


Company announced "quota carriers" are not getting a raise or comp change.


Should I negotiate for higher during promotion?

Should I bite the bullet & just close deals?


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CuriousFox
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Senior Account Executive
What do you think you should do? ๐Ÿค”
Sunbunny31
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Sr Sales Executive
Close deals, and look for a new role at the same time.
Diablo
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AE
Time to sell yourselfย 
Pachacuti
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They call me Daddy, Sales Daddy
They should match you with what an external hire gets. Otherwise theyโ€™ll see a mass exodus.
suspectprospect
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Senior Account Executive
shoot your shot, but it might be time to look for an exit.
TennisandSales
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Enterprise Account Executive
you should always be negotiating during promotion no matter what.ย 

but if new hires are getting paid more, I would bring it up for sure.ย 


and then start looking to capitalize on the HOT market.ย 
TheIncarceration
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SDR Manager
You might as well ask for 80/80. Doesn't sound like there's much to loseย 
AnchorPoint
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Business Coach
It is always a two way contract; they need to be happy to see you and you need to be happy to be seen.ย  If not, find a better place to spend your time.