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Named Account Executive - Professional Services

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  • Sales
    • United Kingdom - London
    • United Kingdom - England - Remote
  • Full time
  • JR241403


Named Account Executive - Professional Services space

Location: UK (preferably London)

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Department Description
Our Core Enterprise sales team leads the engagement with the most significant Salesforce customers. You will be selling our entire portfolio of products across an industry-aligned patch of professional service customers.

Role Description
We are currently looking for a curious and driven Account Executive to align with some of the largest organisations across the Professional Services space. This is an exciting time across the industry and this role will be pivotal in supporting our customers growing their client base, increasing profitability and utilising the latest technology innovations! Your responsibility will be for the direct ‘sell-to’ activity across the entire suite of Salesforce products into the customer, and you will be working closely with teams responsible for our Alliances and Managed Services programs. You will be adept at working with customer executives, growing our relationship and business with the client, whilst also managing a large virtual team of internal stakeholders.

Your Impact
Salesforce offers a collaborative, innovative environment where you will be empowered to sell the full range of Salesforce solutions and be set up for success. You will work closely with one of our largest customers as a trusted digital advisor to deeply understand their unique company challenges and goals. You will consult with customers on the Salesforce Platform to evangelise solutions that will help them reach their business goals and blaze new trails within their organisations. You will contribute to our business, as a valued member of our Ohana.

Your Qualifications
Proven track record of selling to C-level, ideally enterprise software or technology projects into accounts of more than 10,000 employees;

Preferably with an understanding of the professional services/outsourcing industry. You will have extensive experience in quota-carrying software, technology or business sales, account management and virtual team leadership experience. Experience will be evaluated based on alignment with the core competencies for the role (e.g. extracurricular leadership roles, military experience, volunteer work, etc.).

Across all sales teams, we are looking for the following attributes:
Consultative selling experience
Solution Selling Ability
Prospecting Skills
Strong Discovery Skills
Can articulate ROI
Objection Handling Skills
Strong business acumen
Planning and Closing Skills
Strong Communication Skills
Executive presence
Can collaborate and influence in a “win as a team” environment
Resourceful and self-starter
Has a drive for results
Is a trusted advisor to customers and colleagues

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