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Interviewing for internal AE position - tips!

I've been a BDR for 18 months at a public co and I'm up for promotion.


Have an internal recruiter interview on Thursday and would love advice and tips!

I already have my #'s down, several internal champions, and notable stories too.


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BigMeech
WR Officer
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Coors Light Advocate
Just show you can do good discovery and drive for next steps. If you can nail both of those, I would say it is more of a formality.ย 

I coached some of our SDRs when they interviewed for AE roles and that is the very boiled down version of what I worked with them on.ย 
CaneWolf
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Call me what you want, just sign the damn contract
I'm kind of surprised there's an internal interview at all. Sounds box checking to me. Did you get any guidance on the conversation?
countingmyinterest
Politicker
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Account Executive
The startup I was with got bought out by a public company, so we have a bureaucratic process. Gotta love processes!!!!!!!
CaneWolf
Politicker
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Call me what you want, just sign the damn contract
Make sure your internal champions are back-channeling for you and that you're not actively intoxicated during the internal review and you should be fine.
Chep
WR Officer
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Business Development Team Lead
Talking less and listening more for what they're looking for is key for these type of internal interviews
Salespreuner
Big Shot
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Regional Sales Director
Tune to what they look for in an AE - that is the key ; listen well :)! good luck!
Opal
Arsonist
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Crocs Model
Did you get the job?
countingmyinterest
Politicker
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Account Executive
Yup! Got 3 different offers in total and ended up moving up internally.ย 
Opal
Arsonist
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Crocs Model
Congratulations! That's awesome. Welcome to the club.ย 
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