Careers at FORT

Key Account Executive

We have an immediate need for a Key Account Executive who is excited to be a part of an exciting industry and help define the future of safety and security for intelligent and autonomous machines.

* This position can be based in Chicago, Philadelphia or remote*

What you’ll do:

FORT Robotics is currently seeking a highly skilled Key Account Executive to grow our client base. We are looking for an individual who is a closer and has a proven track record of generating sales. If you have the experience and the fire, we’d like to talk to you.

  • Responsible for establishing relationships and building a client base through prospecting.
  • Developing, maintaining and growing accounts
  • Identifying, forecasting and attaining sales objectives by providing technology-based solutions to new and existing clients
  • Building client relationships over the phone and in person
  • Defining client needs through product knowledge and positioning
  • Working with our Application Engineers in the architecting of solutions
  • The ability to coordinate required resources to respond to complex technical requirements is a necessity
  • Ongoing training and manufacturer certifications
  • Preparing and presenting detailed presentations, quotes and proposals

What you need to be successful:

  • Must be energetic and focused with an unstoppable motivation to sell and strong desire to succeed.
  • 8+ years B2B technical sales experience ideally within Vehicle Electronics, Industrial Automation, Robotics and Industrial IoT space
  • OEM Technical Sales
  • Success work history showing growth in the technical sales field
  • Expertise in targeting decision makers, budget holders, and influencers
  • Excellent written, oral, and presentation skills

What makes you stand out:

  • A technical background that includes previous experience providing engineering guidance and support serving as the client liaison with Engineering and Product teams
  • Success building a campaign from a Zero Baseline
  • Dedication, persistence and follow-up
  • Effective utilization of provided resources and unbeatable customer service
  • Experience leveraging a strategic selling approach
  • Experience using Salesforce is preferred
  • Bachelor of Science in a technical field is preferred

Ideal candidate will be

  • Professional and articulate
  • Interpersonally adept
  • Technically proficient
  • A relationship builder
  • A problem solver

Why FORT Robotics:

  • Join a startup that has the stability of an established company
  • Supporting cutting edge technology that is in growth mode
  • Unlimited earning potential
  • Supportive Team Environment
  • Full Benefits including Paid time off, Medical, Dental, Vision and 401K

Who we are:

Fort Robotics is a VC-backed company building the world’s first full-stack safety platform for intelligent machines. With the growth of AI, distributed and inexpensive processing, ubiquitous wireless, and robotics technologies, it’s clear that the future of many industries will involve humans collaborating with intelligent machines in shared workspaces. Although compelling from a productivity perspective, this scenario demands that we establish a new paradigm for human safety around mobile machines that are big enough and close enough to be dangerous, and that are running experimental AI whose safety cannot be established. To that end, we are hiring aggressively to fulfill our vision for human safety around machines!

Job Type: Full-time

To Apply: Please email resume and cover letter to

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