Professional Services Account Executive

Adobe Systems Incorporated Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 2 months ago

The challenge

The Adobe Global Services team is seeking a new Professional Services Account Executive to join the team and help grow the Services business within a set territory. The success of this role will be determined by the PS AE's ability to uncover, define, and close strategic projects with valued customers within the Adobe Enterprise business unit. This role will interact strategically with the Field Sales team to identify, cultivate and close on new business. This is a quota-carrying Consulting Sales role.

This role is to ideally be staffed on the west coast or central US (Dallas/Denver/Chicago).

What you'll do

  • Adobe PS AEs fulfill the role of trusted advisor through their ability to leverage the extended Adobe team to develop strategic opportunities with our Customers.

  • The PS AE is the primary sales liaison within our delivery team and owns the development and management of Customer relationships within an assigned vertical all while working in tight coordination with License Field Sales teams.

  • PS AEs maintain effective relationships with Operations personnel, Consulting and PMO leadership and personnel; and, align to company as well as the client's practices and goals.

What you need to succeed

  • 5 7 years prior experience in an enterprise level software consulting or services sales role; this includes proven track record for attaining and exceeding annual quota. Knowledge of enterprise software development lifecycle, from a services selling standpoint, is essential. Digital Marketing industry experience is helpful, as is knowledge of SaaS and Cloud-based offerings. Knowledge of large, global field organizations required.

  • Ability to rapidly assess Customer environments from a business process, organizational and technological perspective, and effectively communicate opportunities for growth.

  • Experience working within matrixed teams to identify, document and close consulting engagements that leverage an enterprise level SaaS offering.

  • Ability to collaborate with Adobe software sales to build and execute complex account strategies and sales plays.

  • Nurture and develop strong relationships with existing Customers and extend reach within their organizations.

  • Ability to anticipate problems and recommend innovative solutions; achieve customer satisfaction through the sale of sound consulting projects.

  • Act as a point of escalation for Customers and License Sales on delivery issues and work with Consulting Leadership to find appropriate resolution.

  • Excellent team building, verbal and written communication skills as well as reporting and presentation expertise.

  • Bachelor Degree strongly preferred.

  • Up to 25% travel.

At Adobe, you will be immersed in an exceptional work environment that is recognized throughout the world on Best Companies lists. You will also be surrounded by colleagues who are committed to helping each other grow through our unique Check-In approach where ongoing feedback flows freely.

If you're looking to make an impact, Adobe's the place for you. Discover what our employees are saying about their career experiences on the Adobe Life blog and explore the meaningful benefits we offer.

Adobe is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace regardless of race, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.


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Professional Services Account Executive

Adobe Systems Incorporated