Anaplan Major Account Executive - TMT in Des Moines, Iowa
Here at Anaplan, we have reinvented how companies see, plan, and run their businesses. Our platform allows our customers to uncover new insights, connect their strategy to their plans, and work in ways they had not previously thought possible. We’re growing fast, constantly innovating, and couldn’t be prouder to help our customers move forward with confidence in a sophisticated and changing world.
We are looking for forward-thinking people who put customer experience at the forefront of every decision. Individuals who thrive on challenges and are ready to grasp the opportunity of a lifetime. Because we fundamentally believe every colleague brings outstanding value to our whole. We are a workplace where each person feels seen, heard, and valued, and can contribute their unique talent to our collective effort. We believe that for ourselves and for our customers.
Anaplan is hiring a MAJOR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE - TMT (Telco, Media, Technology). In this role, you will take your proven track record of selling sophisticated technology solutions and account management and sell an incredibly versatile platform. Our sales team is helping industry leaders understand the impact of Anaplan products and how our connected planning solution is ending siloed decision-making. You will help our customers achieve their immediate business goals while setting their business up for the future.
This role will be a catalyst to Anaplan’s continued growth while leading digital transformation. Reporting directly to the Regional Vice President (RVP). You may have up to 50 accounts in a defined geographic territory, mostly greenfield accounts with several existing Anaplan customers. This type of territory requires someone to further build our footprint by hunting and locking in new logo accounts as well as rapidly growing opportunities within the current customer base.
Engaging with targeted technology, media, and telecommunications organizations prospects to identify broken business processes and position Anaplan’s unique ability to solve the problem
Build Anaplan’s business value throughout the selling engagement. Navigating sophisticated prospect environments to align the prospect around the Anaplan solution
Conduct highly effective presentations from Director through SVP and key C-suite level decision makers including CFOs, CROs, and senior leaders in supply chain, workforce, and other business functions
Develop customers and own opportunity management start-to-finish across multiple customer targets and functions
Apply Anaplan’s value-based selling methodology and tools to run sales processes and accurately forecast business
Employ outstanding account leadership skills to identify account expansion opportunities by cross-selling and up-selling opportunities within targeted accounts
Perform strategic sales planning, leading to accurate forecasting of the business
Work with cross-functional members of Sales Development Reps, Marketing, Solution Consultants, and the Customer Success teams
5+ years consultative sales experience into Fortune 2000 companies, ideally in SaaS solutions (but not required)
Shown success selling into Vice President / Senior Vice President buyers
Track record of overachieving sales quota & targets, including demonstrated history of multiple high six-figure annual contract value (ACV) deals (services and/or software)
Demonstrated network in your industry territory, with a mix of some customers and implementation partners
Demonstrated experience with sophisticated partner & internal team organizations
Domain understanding (Supply Chain, FP&A, Workforce Planning & Sales) and knowledge of how these functions plan, process work and make decisions
Strong, demonstrated opportunity management practices (e.g. sales process, qualification, executive presentation skills, quote presentation and negotiation), and ability to balance multiple (3-5) opportunities at once
Business, Finance, Economics, related BS/BA degree or relevant years of experience
Demonstrated experience selling into technology, media, and/or telecommunication accounts
Demonstrated understanding of the pressing business challenges faced by technology, media, and telecommunication organizations today
Experience with SFDC, Altify, Marketo, and Engagio a plus
Account Planning experience Altify, MEDPICC, Miller Heiman
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