Account Executive, Federal

MicroStrategy - Tysons, VA (30+ days ago)3.3


Job Description

The Account Executive will prospect, identify, sell and maintain sales relationships within his/her assigned territory.

This position requires interaction with other internal departments such as Inside Sales, Sales Engineering, Sales Operations, and Customer Success.

Join an elite team of Sales Professionals that sell Business Intelligence software products and services to new and existing clients!

Your focus:
Sell MicroStrategy Business Intelligence software products and services to new and existing clients
Identify and properly qualify business opportunities
Present business solutions at the executive level
Lead negotiations and overcome objections for deal closure
Manage complex sales cycles and multiple engagements simultaneously
Work with sales consultants to discover, identify and meet customer requirements
Prepare accurate sales forecasts and sales cycle reporting
Provide project management to ensure the success of the potential or current clients
Leverage and enhance partner relationships to drive additional value and revenue Qualifications

Required experience and skills:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent business experience
At least 8 years of professional selling experience in technology sales
Experience with selling Analytics or Business Intelligence required
Additional experience with Cloud, Mobile, Big Data, Hadoop, or Social Media optional but preferred
Proven track record of consistently exceeding corporate objectives and quotas
Successful experience at new account development or large account management
Proven prospecting and sales cycle management skills
Experience and training in a value-based enterprise sales methodology (Solution Selling, Customer Centric Selling, etc)
Ability to track activity in Salesforce
High levels of social perceptiveness and customer service
Self-driven, motivated and results oriented
Excellent communication, presentation and negotiation skills

Additional Information

MicroStrategy is an equal employment and affirmative action employer F/M/Disability/Vet.

MicroStrategy is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures. If you have any difficulty using our online system and you need an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us about your interest in employment at 703.848.8600.