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Peanut Butter is seeking an Account Executive (or Client Solutions Manager) (“AE”) to help employers get started with Student Loan Assistance. The SD will prospect, qualify inbound leads, and move opportunities through the sales funnel in order to close new business. This role will report to the CEO and work closely with Marketing and Customer Success in order to optimize revenue generation. The AE will develop trusting relationships with prospects and serve as a consultative partner during the process.



  • Drive client acquisition and revenue growth by selling comprehensive Student Loan Assistance programs that engage talent with Student Loan Repayment
  • Capitalize on established pipeline of sales qualified leads and qualified opportunities
  • Set appointments with prospects, assess their needs, and understand their buying process
  • Map and navigate prospect organizations in order to align on the value of Student Loan Assistance, to build consensus, and qualify opportunities
  • Deliver presentations, follow-up with prospects, prepare and submit proposals, and negotiate contracts
  • Create a clean, effective, and repeatable process that enables Customer Success to onboard new clients, launch and optimize enrollment in Student Loan Repayment
  • Leverage market insights and relationships to new leads in concert with Marketing and Product
  • Work with Marketing and the CEO to cultivate deal flow through channel partnerships including brokers, payroll companies, benefit providers, associations, and others


What we are looking for:

  • Have 5 years of sales experience that includes time in HR-Tech
  • Have a proven track record of delivering meaningful top-line growth as an individual contributor and managing teams to deliver meaningful top-line growth
  • Be entrepreneurial, driven, and passionate
  • Be customer-focused, organized, collaborative, and articulate
  • Be a doer who can drive results as an individual with the potential to then hire, train, manage, and lead
  • Be a culture-carrier who focuses on results, leads by example, and makes the organization more effective
  • Be comfortable with the ambiguity and excitement of a startup


Expect the following if you work here:

  • To be an owner in a company that is revolutionizing employee benefits and solving America’s student debt crisis
  • Join a team of dedicated professionals committed to growing a significant business
  • An opportunity to make a significant impact on a fast growing organization that will value your expertise
  • You’ll work closely with some of the most forward thinking and innovative companies across the country, including most well-known Chicago tech companies
  • Group health insurance through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois with generous company contributions
  • Company contributions to your student loan debt
  • Exciting and convenient workplace at 1871, in Chicago’s River North neighborhood, at the Merchandise Mart -- a city within a city -- alongside the Chicago River and inside the #1 tech incubator in the world


About Peanut Butter

Peanut Butter helps companies attract and retain talent by offering student loan assistance as an employee benefit. Experts in benefits administration, Peanut Butter’s team and technology provide employees access to information and decision support tools to better manage their debt, and facilitate employer contributions toward employee student loans.


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