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Account Executive - Sales

Req id:  39221

Bangalore, KA, IN

Hiring Manager: Sandeep Sadhukhan

Talent Acquisition Advisor: Arunima Raina

Job Code Level: SGP2 

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The Opportunity:

Account executives are product, services, software or solution specialists that are responsible for leading pursuit in their assigned focus areas. Collaborates with cross functional teams - Channels, Pre Sales, Professional Services, Marketing to drive proactive campaigns to build the pipeline, uses specialized knowledge and skills to prospect, qualify, negotiate and close opportunities. Covers a designated geography to drive new business as well as manage and grow existing accounts.


You are great at:

  • Develops long term sales pipeline to increase the company's market share in specialized area.
  • Use specialty expertise to seek out new opportunities for customer value by expanding and enhancing existing opportunities to build the pipeline in and drive pursuit in specialty area.
  • Set direction for business development and solution replication. Creates and grows reference customers.
  • Sell complex products or solutions to customers on a partnership basis.May act as a dedicated resource to a few strategic accounts.
  • Uses C-level engagement skills in collaboration with account leads to offer value-add solutions to the client.
  • Know strengths and weaknesses of key competitors in account and how to leverage this knowledge in the account.
  • Establish a professional, working, and consultative, relationship with the client, including the C- level for mid-to-large accounts by developing a core understanding of the unique business needs of the client within their industry.
  • Understands the leverage of services as part of strategic portfolio and promotes services as part of all strategic opportunities.
  • Maintain and use overall cross-portfolio knowledge to demonstrate the value of the Opentext portfolio.
  • Contribute to enduring executive relationships that establish the company's consultative professionalism and promote its total solution capabilities.
  • Maintains expertise on IT at all levels - new applications, maintenance, typical budgets of the CIO's, typical objectives, measures, metrics.
  • Maintains broad market and competitor knowledge to ensure credibility with Customer Executives.

What it takes:

  • Typically 10+ years of related sales experience with university or Bachelor's degree; Advanced University or MBA preferred.
  • Demonstrated achievement of progressively higher quota diversity of business customer, and higher level customer interface.
  • Prior selling experience includes multiple, diverse set of selling responsibilities.
  • Viewed as expert in given field by company and customer and considered a mentor of selling strategy, including designing strategy.
  • Is considered a master in knowledge of products, solution or service offerings as well as competitor's offerings to be able to sell large, complex solutions.
  • Uses expertise specialty, value based selling and business case development to align the client's business needs with our solution.
  • In-depth knowledge of client's business, organizational structure, business processes and financial structure.
  • Balance strategic and tactical pursuits to optimize account/territory coverage and achieve quarterly/yearly targets.
  • Works collaboratively with internal teams to build an effective account plan and strategy to drive incremental revenue in the account.
  • Successful partner engagement experience. Works effectively with our partners to drive additional revenue.
  • Maintain knowledge of industry trends, associated solutions, and key partner/ISV solutions.
  • Achieving Quarterly and Full Year Targets.

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