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About Role

  • Selling the entire Customer 360 Platform including Slack across existing Salesforce customers

  • Increasing revenue spend within companies of 1,000 employees or more

  • Demonstrate strong objection handling, generating compelling events and articulating how you build value.

  • They do this by...

  • Partnering with internal resources in order to drive additional value and expertise

  • Building a point of view on how to help their customers

  • Generating pipeline that leads to closed revenue and quota attainment

  • Accurately forecasting

  • Selling on value and return on investment vs. technical functionality

  • Building credibility and trust while influencing buying decisions

  • Anticipating and preparing for objections

  • Uncovering executive-level initiatives and problems to map back our solutions across multiple lines of business

  • Owning their account lists and leading expectations, timeline, and acting as the leader wither internal partners

  • Creating demand by uncovering business problems and matching them to our solution

  • Having a deep understanding of the way businesses operate, how private and public companies make decisions, and the priorities that drive decisions from the C-level

  • Building account strategy and territory plan

Your Qualifications

  • Degree or equivalent relevant experience required. Experience will be evaluated based on the core competencies for the role (e.g. extracurricular leadership roles, military experience, volunteer roles, work experience, etc.)

  • Experience managing around 10 accounts, a mixture of new and existing customers

  • Consistent achievement of year over year quota attainment

  • Experience selling to the C-suite (all LOB)

  • Experience in comprehending and delivering ROI/ Business Case

  • Ability to lead large extended teams consisting of cloud sales specialists, solution engineers, customer success, and training personnel

How you’ll be evaluated in the interview process:

  1. Business acumen

  2. Consultative selling

  3. Prospecting skills

  4. Compelling communicator

  5. Vitality

  6. Driven spirit

  7. Collaborative, win-as-a-team attitude

  8. Resourceful

  9. Coachable

  10. Commit to results

  11. Trusted advisor

Our investment in you

World class enablement and on-demand training - check out for a sneak peek!

  • Sandler Sales Training

  • Week-long product bootcamp

  • Fast Ramp mentorship program

  • Weekly 1:1 coaching with your leadership

Clear path to promotion with accelerated leadership development programs

Exposure to executive thought leaders with a passion for living our values

Volunteer Opportunities:

Have you heard of our 1:1:1 model, focused on giving back to the community? The successes in giving back have helped us and our Trailblazer community become a leader in philanthropy, culture, and innovation. We are one of the World’s Most Innovative Companies , according to Forbes , we are #1 in PEOPLE 's Top 50 Companies that Care , and are on on Fortune’s Change the World list. Values create value. Our values helped drive our revenue number to $13.28 billion dollars in FY19.

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  • Health Benefits

  • Financial Benefits and perks

  • Time off & leave policies

  • Parental benefits

  • Perks and discounts


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