What you'll be doing...
Verizon Enterprise Solutions is looking for a passionate, articulate and energetic Acquisition Account Executive to bring in new logos and drive incremental new opportunities and revenue within a defined geographic based territory consisting of high growth accounts. This is a true hunter role for a proven sales leader that has strong prospecting and relationship building skills. You will develop account team credibility and trust-based client relationships by understanding our customers external drivers, business objectives and internal challenges in order to develop a comprehensive solution consisting of Verizon's World-Class assets in IP-Networking, Cloud, Security, Mobility, Professional Services and Advanced Communications.
Identify and develop C-level executive relationships with newly identified customers and within assigned account portfolio.
Develop strategic solutions based on industry trending and customer analysis, which includes preparing executive profiles, and continuous study of assigned accounts' industry, business challenges and trends.
Prepare accurate sales forecasts, account status reports, and recommendations to enhance account growth and new revenue potential.
Participate in contract negotiations.
Articulate client business value with consultative selling approaches.
Develop strategic solution proposals and recommendation to present directly to your clients.
Work in a dynamic environment with a proven ability to balance competing demands and priorities as well as operate independently while building a successful sales pipeline/channel.
Team with colleagues and channel partners to develop creative solutions.
What we're looking for...
You'll need to have:
Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience.
Four or more years of relevant work experience.
Even better if you have:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent directly related work experience.
5+ years of proven industry experience with quantifiable successful sales track record.
Strong relationship building skills, presentation skills and negotiation skills.
Strong interpersonal and communications skills coupled with the ability to act independently and as part of a large team.
Demonstrated strong leadership skills and an ability to operate in positions requiring significant self-direction and motivation.
Ability to understand and demonstrate effective negotiation techniques and then apply them in most situations. Capability to be focused on achieving mutually beneficial, "win-win" results and are alert to customer buying signals and identifies and acts on closing opportunities.
Capability to create and maintain detailed and accurate Account/Oppty plans and reviews/updates and communicates these on a regular basis.
Demonstrated ability to thrive in a dynamic environment with a proven ability to balance competing demands and priorities as well as operate independently while building a successful sales pipeline/channel.
Excellent communication skills, capability to interact with C-Level executives, ability to work effectively independently and well under tight deadlines. Capability to effectively work on multiple projects at a time. Ability to identify short and long term goals to achieve overall team/company objectives.
Experience with Saleforce.com or CRM equivalent Forecasting and Customer Relationship Management.
When you join Verizon...
You'll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America's fastest and most reliable network, we're leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we're about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.
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