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Sales Account Manager

at Red Hat

Posted: 2/8/2020
Job Reference #: 75245

Job Description

  • LocationUS-TN-Remote
    Posting date1 month ago(1/15/2020 8:31 AM)
    Job ID
    75245
    Category
    Field Sales
  • Company description

    At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

    Job summary

    The Red Hat Sales team is looking for a Sales Account Manager to join us in the Nashville, TN area. In this role, you will represent and sell our full portfolio of software solutions to accounts within the region. Red Hat is a fast-paced, rapidly growing organization within a constantly evolving marketplace, which is why you'll need to embrace a culture of ongoing learning, collaboration, and trust. You will bring leadership to a team-selling environment, build a strategy for each assigned account, and carry out that strategy to exceed sales targets while maintaining the highest level of integrity. As a Sales Account Manager, you’ll need to have a solid background in enterprise software sales and be comfortable and effective selling at the C-level.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Successfully sell Red Hat’s offerings and services in a set of strategic accounts in the territory
    • Meet quantitative and qualitative performance goals and set high standards for articulation and presentation of key messages and the Red Hat value proposition
    • Create strategic and tactical sales plans and lead the extended Sales team in implementing them to maximize revenue and growth
    • Manage complex sales cycles from prospect to close
    • Meet assigned sales quotas by growing existing relationships with current strategic customer accounts
    • Call on prospective customers, providing technical and administrative information, demonstrations, and price quotes for our offerings
    • Accurately forecast and close sales in alignment with company goals

    Required skills

    • 8-10 years of enterprise sales experience with a demonstrated record of success, preferably in the software or IT industry
    • Solutions sales mentality in an environment with multiple offerings and services
    • Solid understanding of the complete sales cycle management from prospect to close
    • Ability to work as part of a dynamic team while demonstrating flexibility, initiative, and ability to work on your own
    • Ability to sell at the executive level
    • Excellent communication skills and proven record of exceptional quota attainment
    • Solutions sales experience with cloud, virtualization, middleware, and emerging technologies is a plus


    Red Hat is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.


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