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Negotiating base for junior AE role? Advice please!

I started at my firm in the inbound sales role after college which was a completely new role at the time. Got promoted to BDR and received a 5K bump in my base. Then, management grew out the inbound function and started all of those reps at the base I receive as a BDR.. I’m going to be promoted to junior AE and anticipate to make the same base as the BDRs below me now.. internal HR & politics is notorious for being difficult and unable to negotiate with - any tips on how to get a fair raise here and level out the playing field?

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mrsexyspizza
Politicker
+7
Mid Market AE
Get another offer and be prepared to leave
Justatitle
Politicker
+8
Senior AE
Unfortunately, your only option may be to interview elsewhere get the offer and use it as leverage. Aside from that you have no leverage in the current position you sit in.
ragnarlothbrok
Politicker
+6
Key account manager
Present evidence on the sucess that you have had whilst in the role and justify the rise you deserve! Also take note of the other comments, see what else is out there and what you could be paid else whereΒ 
CaneWolf
Politicker
+12
Call me what you want, just sign the damn contract
What is a Junior AE?
HarryCaray
Notable Contributor
+14
Regional VP
an AE but smaller
CuriousFox
WR Officer
+11
Senior Account Executive
Ba dum tss...
proudprospector
Catalyst
+4
Business Development Representative
Basically an apprentice to an AE and OTE is tied to their quota
CaneWolf
Politicker
+12
Call me what you want, just sign the damn contract
Seems like they should just move you to an AE. That just strikes me as an unnecessary middle step.
braintank
Politicker
+6
Enterprise Account Executive
Go get another offer and slide it across the table.
OpalTiddyChurger
Arsonist
+9
Funbags Enthusiast
Time to set sail from this adventure.
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In a 100% salary "Sales" role? GET OUT!!!
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