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Strategic Account Manager



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Sales & Business Development
Texas, USA · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, February 7, 2024

Who is Forcepoint?

Forcepoint simplifies security for global businesses and governments. Forcepoint’s all-in-one, truly cloud-native platform makes it easy to adopt Zero Trust and prevent the theft or loss of sensitive data and intellectual property no matter where people are working. 20+ years in business. 2.7k employees. 150 countries. 11k+ customers. 300+ patents. If our mission excites you, you’re in the right place; we want you to bring your own energy to help us create a safer world. All we’re missing is you!

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a driven and passionate Named Account Manager. You will be responsible for New Business (New Logo and Cross-sell & Upsell) for all Forcepoint solutions within a defined territory in the TOLA Region.

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for new account development and/or expanding existing accounts through business to business sales of Forcepoint software licensing, appliances and services to accounts

  • Working with the Area Vice President, develop and implement specific customer accounts and opportunity plans in support of company goals and quota objectives

  • Effectively engage sales resources: SE, Channel, Solutions Sales teams and Executives on the development and implementation of customer account plans

  • Use the CRM system effectively, responsible for the development, management and closure of forecasted opportunities

  • Manage and drive revenue through complex, multiple go-to-market strategies

  • Execute complex sales and effectively manage the sales process and activities

  • Manage and Prospect within a assigned Territory targeting 150 Enterprise accounts

  • Communicate Unique Value Proposition within verticals such as Oil & Gas, Energy, Healthcare, Manufacturing and Retail.

  • Meet or exceed sales quota

  • Interface to negotiate and exchange information with all levels of management

Education and Experience

  • Extensive and proven Cyber Security Enterprise Field Sales, including not limited to, Cloud Security - Network Security - Data Protect, CASB, SWG software Sales experience

  • Relationship management and new business sales experience

  • Experience of managing, growing and taking ownership of accounts

  • Previous experience with accounts with 7000 employees or more.

  • A proven sales background of consistent achievement against quota

  • Used to meeting with and presenting to C-level / executive level contacts within customers’ accounts

  • Used to working with the Channel as well as developing business directly

  • Able to effectively partner and engage with internal sales resources such as sales specialists and sales engineers, as well as liaising with external partners at all levels

  • Familiar with sales methodologies such as MEDDPICC

  • A structured and processed style of working with good time-management skills

  • Experience of working across various vertical markets

  • Good analytical and forecasting skills

  • Excellent presentation and written and verbal communication skills

  • 5 years + of Enterprise Sales Experience

Don’t meet every single qualification? Studies show people are hesitant to apply if they don’t meet all requirements listed in a job posting. Forcepoint is focused on building an inclusive and diverse workplace – so if there is something slightly different about your previous experience, but it otherwise aligns and you’re excited about this role, we encourage you to apply. You could be a great candidate for this or other roles on our team.

The policy of Forcepoint is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, citizenship status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status and to affirmatively seek to advance the principles of equal employment opportunity.

Forcepoint is committed to being an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including job seekers with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the Company’s career webpage as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by sending an email to recruiting@forcepoint.com.

Forcepoint is a Federal Contractor. Certain positions with Forcepoint require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. Persons," as defined in these regulations. Generally, a "U.S. Person" is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum.

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