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Account Executive - Southeast

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United States
Base Salary
65k-80k USD

Job Description

Granicus is hiring a Small-Medium Government Account Executive to join our team! We are looking for a professional, customer-centric sales person with a technology sales background in local government to grow our business and number of customers. Candidates must have previous experience successfully prospecting over a large geographical region. This is an individual contributor sales position that requires a high degree of autonomy, activity, and attention to detail.
Granicus is a remote first company (this isn’t temporary). While we have virtual teams, you have the option for in-office work should you be located near one of our hubs. We're looking for candidates local to California.

What your impact will look like:

  • Drive sales generation and foster market expansion within the designated territory.
  • Collaborate closely with the Marketing Team to ensure a robust lead pipeline and effective lead nurturing.
  • Craft and communicate compelling value propositions to prospective clients, highlighting the unique benefits of our solutions.
  • Facilitate collaborative selling opportunities with partners, leveraging synergies to maximize sales potential.
  • Lead pursuit teams for larger-scale opportunities, orchestrating efforts for comprehensive client engagement.
  • Guide and educate prospects through the purchasing journey, providing insights and assistance as needed.
  • Develop and execute a comprehensive sales plan aimed at surpassing predefined sales targets.
  • Gain deep insight into intricate customer requirements across operational, business, and technical domains, tailoring solutions accordingly.
  • Independently create and deliver customized presentations on Granicus, showcasing its potential to revolutionize public engagement strategies.
  • Coordinate internal resources, including sales support, marketing, and solution consultants, to deliver compelling pitches and proposals.
  • Oversee all aspects of sales activities within the assigned territory, from prospecting and tracking to opportunity management, revenue forecasting, and contract negotiation.
  • Actively pursue leads generated through personal efforts and marketing initiatives, ensuring no opportunity is left untapped.
  • Assist in formulating sales strategies in collaboration with the management team, drawing on market insights and client feedback.
  • Maintain meticulous documentation of all interactions, activities, and correspondence in our Salesforce CRM system.
  • Prepare and deliver quarterly business reviews to Sales Management, Senior Management, and peers, providing comprehensive insights into sales performance and market trends.
  • Be prepared to travel approximately 50% of the time to engage with clients and prospects effectively.

You'll love this job if you have the following skills and competencies:

  • Effective Prospecting and Opportunity Closure: Demonstrates a track record of successfully identifying and nurturing sales leads through both direct outreach and in-person engagements, culminating in the successful closure of opportunities.
  • Proficient in CRM Utilization: Proficiently utilizes customer relationship management software to efficiently track leads, manage opportunities, and streamline sales processes, ensuring effective follow-up and nurturing of prospects.
  • Adaptability in Fast-Paced Environments: Thrives in dynamic, fast-paced environments, adept at managing multiple tasks and priorities under tight deadlines to maximize sales productivity and responsiveness to client needs.
  • Client-Centric Problem-Solving: Possesses a genuine passion for helping clients overcome challenges, employing exceptional problem-solving skills to tailor solutions that address their specific pain points and drive value.
  • Solution-Oriented Sales Approach: Executes sales processes within a solution-oriented framework, focusing on building strong relationships with clients and delivering persuasive oral and written communication to effectively communicate value propositions and drive sales outcomes.
  • Utilization of Technology for Sales Enhancement: Comfortable and experienced in leveraging technology tools and platforms to enhance sales effectiveness, utilizing digital resources to streamline processes, gather insights, and drive engagement with prospects.
  • Navigating Complex Sales Environments: Skilled in navigating committee-driven sales environments characterized by multiple stakeholders and decision-makers, adept at building consensus and overcoming objections to drive successful sales outcomes.
  • Influencing Abilities and Persuasive Communication: Capable of effectively persuading and influencing potential clients to consider our solutions, using compelling arguments and persuasive communication techniques to close deals.
  • Interpersonal Effectiveness and Collaborative Relationship-Building: Skilled in building strong, trust-based relationships with clients and internal teams alike, fostering collaboration and cooperation to drive successful sales outcomes.
  • Forward-Thinking and Strategic Mindset: Possesses a forward-thinking approach and strategic mindset, able to anticipate market trends and client needs to proactively tailor sales strategies for long-term success.
  • Strong Customer Orientation and Result Orientation: Demonstrates a deep commitment to understanding and meeting customer needs, coupled with a relentless focus on achieving sales targets and delivering measurable results.
  • Business Acumen: Exhibits a strong understanding of business principles and market dynamics, leveraging this knowledge to identify opportunities, mitigate risks, and make informed decisions that contribute to sales growth and profitability.

Security and Privacy Requirements

1. Responsible for Granicus information security by appropriately preserving the Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability (CIA) of Granicus information assets in accordance with the company's information security program.
2. Responsible for ensuring the data privacy of our employees and customers, their data, as well as taking all required privacy training in a timely manner, in accordance with company policies.
Don’t have all the skills/experience mentioned above? At Granicus, we are trying to build diverse, inclusive teams. We do not have degree requirements for most of our roles. If you don’t meet every requirement above but are excited to learn more, we encourage you to apply. We might just be able to find another role that could be a perfect fit!

The Culture

- At Granicus, we are building a transparent, inclusive, and safe space for everyone who wants to be
a part of our journey.
- A few culture highlights include – Employee Resource Groups to encourage diverse voices
- Coffee with Mark sessions – Our employees get to interact with our CEO on very important and
sometimes difficult issues ranging from mental health to work-life balance and current affairs.
- Microsoft Teams communities focused on wellness, art, furbabies, family, parenting, and more.
- We bring in special guests from time to time to discuss issues that impact our employee population

The Impact

- We are proud to serve dynamic organizations around the globe that use our digital solutions to make the world a better place — quite literally. We have so many powerful success stories that illustrate how our solutions are impacting the world. See more of our impact here.

The Benefits

At Granicus, we offer a competitive benefits package that allows employees to tailor benefits to their needs. Benefits listed below are for employees based in the U.S.
- Flexible Time Off
- Medical (includes an option that is paid 100% by Granicus!), Dental Vision Insurance
- 401(k) plan with matching contribution
- Paid Parental Leave
- Employer-paid Short and Long Term Disability Insurance, Group Term Life Insurance and ADD Insurance
- Group legal coverage
- And more!

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