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Senior Account Executive, Public Sector

Req id:  40987

Alpharetta, GA, US Virtual, US

OpenText is a global leader in information management, where innovation, creativity, and collaboration are the key components of our corporate culture. As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to partner with the most highly regarded companies in the world, tackle complex issues, and contribute to projects that shape the future of digital transformation.


As a Senior Account Executive, Public Sector at OpenText, you will help customers harness information to accelerate growth and enhance efficiency in a rapidly evolving digital landscape. Part of a global team of skilled professionals, you will guide customers through unprecedented changes, helping them solve critical business challenges and supporting their journey to the cloud and digital transformation. Your commitment to finding the right solutions for your customers' needs will be rewarded with a highly competitive compensation package. 


• Engage in consultative selling and actively listen to customer needs.
• Develop comprehensive territory plans to identify and convert sales opportunities.
• Skillfully navigate each phase of the sales process, from pipeline generation to closing deals.
• Deliver masterful client presentations and run effective meetings.
• Clearly articulate the value proposition of OpenText solutions and products.
• Collaborate with internal teams to ensure the best solutions for clients.
• Foster trust and build strong relationships with customers to positively impact their business. 

• Must have experience selling to the public sector.

• Minimum of five years of B2B selling experience in the Enterprise sector.
• Proven experience working in a consultative role with C-level customers on complex cloud-based, on-premises, or hybrid solutions.
• In-depth knowledge of the B2B buying process, key competitors, and industry trends.
• Expertise in deploying advanced sales methodologies and tools to achieve targets.
• Driven by the challenge of developing new accounts and finding untapped opportunities.
• Intellectually curious and quick to grasp new products and solutions.
• Completed post-secondary education and a passion for continuous learning. 

Estimated Base Salary: $130,000 USD – $150,000 USD

At OpenText, we're more than just a corporation; we're a global community where trust is foundational, the bar is raised, and outcomes are owned. Join us in this role to make a meaningful impact and help shape our organization's future.



OpenText's commitment to diversity and inclusion surpasses legal requirements, evident in our Equal Employment Opportunity Statement of Policy which promotes a respectful and empowering environment for employees of all backgrounds, culture, national origin, race, color, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, family status, age, veteran status, disability, religion, or other basis protected by applicable laws. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or recruiting process, please contact us at Our proactive approach fosters collaboration, innovation, and personal growth, enriching OpenText's vibrant workplace.

We believe that our values are the compass that steers us in the right direction and helps us stay true to our mission. These values will not only guide our everyday decisions but also influence our strategic direction and the way we work. They reflect who we are as individuals and as a collective force, uniting us in our shared purpose. 

We create economic growth that is inclusive and sustainable. 

The world’s most trusted companies trust OpenText, and we demonstrate this in our actions as individuals, as a company, and as technology. 

We build global communities of purpose and challenge by supporting each other to exceed expectations and solve complex problems. 

We set high standards and exceptions, to learn, to be better. 

We tap into our creativity to deliver incredible experiences for customers, to ourselves, and for our planet. 

We believe a workplace should be human above all else. We ask excellence of our employees and reward it by creating an environment that is welcoming, challenging and that encourages real growth and development, not empty platitudes, or trinkets.” - Mark Barrenechea, CEO & CTO

Nearest Major Market: Alpharetta
Nearest Secondary Market: Atlanta

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