Account Executive SLED

Location
McLean, VA
Posted
Jul 01, 2021
Closes
Aug 26, 2021
Ref
226443202107
Industry
Other
Hours
Full Time
Job Summary/Company: Sparks has partnered with a fast growing tech start up that is looking for experienced Account Executives to join their growing sales team. This person will focus on growing out public-sector business, specifically that of state, local and education (SLED). Responsibilities will include managing the full sales cycle and growth of SLED sectors. The ideal candidate will have 3-7 years of experience in an Account Executive or Sales role, have experience selling into complex, regulated markets and be highly organized and adaptable to work in a start up environment. This is a DIRECT HIRE position with a company that boasts a unique, revered culture and offers great benefits/perks! *Must have previous experience selling in the tech/SaaS industry

Responsibilities:
  • Manage and run end-to-end sales cycles to government markets at the state and local level
  • Plan, execute and close highly complex deals
  • Partner with Customer Success team to run pilot processes and ensure continuous account growth
  • Expand business within each account by building a long-term, strategic relationship
  • Prospect, forecast, build and maintain a sales pipeline with Sales Development Representatives
  • Identify channel partners to assist during sales process

Qualifications/Background Profile:
  • 3+ years of experience in SaaS/tech within government markets specifically at the state and local level
  • Demonstrated success in building trusting relationships with customers
  • Has existing relationships and strong reputation among government customers; a strong, successful and already established network
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills and ability to connect with a vast audience
  • Previous experience working for a a startup or a company going through hyper growth


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