Account Executive

Job Title: Account Executive
Target Market: Post-acute Providers, Hospitals, Healthcare Networks
Locations: Salt Lake City, Utah (Draper)

Cortex is looking for a highly-motivated and energetic inside sales executive with excellent written and verbal communication skills, ideally with experience marketing and selling to and/or working within the healthcare industry.

Cortex is a health IT startup based in Salt Lake City and focused on following up with patients, predicting/preventing hospital readmissions, and managing/monitoring healthcare networks. Our customers are post-acute providers, hospitals and healthcare networks such as IDNs and ACOs. We’re growing very fast, and we have an immediate hiring need in this key role of Account Executive to help our sales team develop new opportunities and set up appointments.

The Account Executive will be responsible for establishing and maintaining relationships with potential customers, relying heavily on email and phone, and ultimately for cultivating qualified opportunities for the outside sales team to pursue. The Account Executive will work closely with both marketing and sales resources to ensure that, respectively, Cortex is being presented in the best possible light and opportunities are transitioned and closed in a timely and successful manner. This is a full-time role based out of our headquarters in Draper, UT, and reporting directly to the Chief Revenue Officer.

Cortex offers competitive salaries/benefits, a fun and engaging work environment, a culture of inclusion where all voices are of value, and an exciting opportunity to be an early part of a fast-growing tech startup.

Are you passionate about healthcare and helping patients? Do you have an inner fire to prove yourself in an environment with limitless upside? Are you great at communicating and building trusting relationships with people?

If so, we want to talk to you.

Our Culture

  1. Patients come first. Period.

  2. Innovation should empower providers to do their jobs better.

  3. The best ideas win, no matter who has them.

  4. The best results win, no matter who achieves them.


Key Responsibilities

  1. Inside sales. Call on leads with the objectives of introducing Cortex, establishing relationships with potential customers, as well as qualifying and transitioning opportunities through the sales pipeline.

  2. Take charge. You will have a lot of autonomy to make things happen, find creative solutions and go above-and-beyond. We will be counting on you to cultivate the opportunities we need to grow!

  3. Communicate value. In each interaction with a potential or existing customer, we expect you to clearly show how Cortex adds value.

  4. Build relationships. Healthcare is all about people. Business is all about people. As a representative of Cortex, we expect you to build trust with those you interact with.

  5. Meet sales goals. We are serious about results and want those who figure out ways to make the magic happen.



  1. Meet ANY ONE or more of the following experience criteria:

    1. At least 1 year experience in healthcare administration

    2. At least 2 years experience in healthcare marketing or sales

    3. At least 3 years experience in software sales

    4. Completed college or strong equivalent experience

Does this describe you? Apply now!

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