Cisco Account Manager in San Jose, California
Location: San Jose, California, US
Area of Interest Sales - Product
Job Type Professional
Technology Interest Service Provider
Job Id 1231653
What You'll Do
The Account Manager will be responsible for effectively selling across all levels of large Enterprise corporations (including: CxO, Lines of Business and Individual Contributors). They will have a background in delivering large strategic wins, an expertise working with a diverse partner base and a consistent track record of exceeding goals.
Who You'll Work With
Effectively facilitating joint initiatives with cross-functional teams (Services, Customer Value Acceleration team, Capital, Partners, etc.) and strategically engaging cross functional resources to achieve their goals and hit their numbers. You will also work with Product Engineering Teams in creating integrated solutions that address complex problems with a focus on the Cisco value proposition.
Who You Are
The key performance traits for this role include:
Go to Market Sales Model- Driving Business Relevant /Customer Value Selling (engaging line of business and gaining sponsorship outside of IT), Strategic Account Planning, Business Disciplines and Challenger Sales strategies while ensuring alignment of current Area and Theater priorities.
Driving Sales Achievement - Focusing on account and resource planning and allocation to drive sales attainment numbers. Accurately forecasting your monthly, quarterly and annual revenue streams; driving profitable growth.
Financial Acumen & Performance - Analyzing your customer's financials to understand their pain points. Assessing consumption models needs per customer. Driving business planning and goal attainment.
One Winning Team Engagement - Effectively facilitating joint initiatives with cross-functional teams (Services, Customer Value Acceleration team, Capital, Partners, etc.) and strategically engaging cross functional resources to achieve their goals and hit their numbers.
Superior Customer Relationships and Leading Innovation - Building strong customer relationships inside and outside of IT that challenge them to see their business differently.
Building Winning Capability within Cisco - Focusing on collaboratively contributing to the long term success of Enterprise South, US Enterprise and Cisco through the sharing of best practices and becoming engaged in mentorship activities. Consistently striving to improve and reinvent yourself.
Aptitude for aligning Cisco Solutions to Clinical based initiatives.
In addition the ideal candidate will have/must be:
An aggressive self-starter with the ability to build executive relationships, articulate Cisco's product and business strategies, create demand and close deals.
Demonstrated knowledge of working with complex technical solutions including calling on key decision makers and all other technical and business influencers.
The ability to negotiate solutions and resolve issues with peers, partners and customers employing a Win/Win philosophy.
An ability to work with Product Engineering Teams in creating integrated solutions that address complex problems with a focus on the Cisco value proposition.
Must have keen ability to position turnkey solutions and articulate primary vendor strategies to senior customer Executives.
Proven experience in processes for successful account management including forecasting, quota over achievement, sales presentations, short term, mid-term and long term opportunity management.
Requires a minimum BA degree or equivalent and 5+ years Account Management experience in a fast-paced, high-technology environment.
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