The job Sr Sales Exec - Enterprise Accts has expired.
View company profile on Jobfinder
Go to company profile
View related jobs in this category
Show me related jobs
Get the newest jobs in your mailbox
Create job agent now

Career Growth, Flexibility and Collaboration!

Entrust is dedicated to keeping the world moving safely by enabling trusted identities, payments, and data protection around the globe. Headquartered in Minnesota, we offer our colleagues the ability to work globally, in a flexible and collaborative environment. Our team makes an impact!!

The Company: Entrust relies on curious, dedicated and innovative individuals whom anticipate the future and provide solutions for a more connected, mobile and secure world. Entrust’s technologies and expertise help government agencies, enterprises and financial institutions in more than 150 countries serve and safeguard citizens, employees and consumers.

We Believe: Securing identities is most effective when we value all identities. We are committed to ensuring that, through diversity and inclusion, the many voices that make up our communities are heard. From unconscious bias training for managers to global affinity groups that create connections both within and across our enterprise, Entrust expects and encourages all individuals to accept and respect one another. And, of course, to be themselves.

Reporting to the Sales Manager – Digital Security, the Senior Sales Executive will achieve assigned sales objectives in their designated Account portfolio focusing on Entrust’s entire portfolio of Digital Security solutions, including HSM, Authentication and PKI & SSL certificate solutions. The role will require collaboration with matrixed team members including The Account Management Team, Sales Development, Channel and Pre-Sales Technical teams.

The Sr. Sales Executive will develop a pipeline of new business opportunities throughout the designated Account list and will be responsible for identifying, engaging, managing, and closing opportunities. They will capture new and expansion opportunities and grow business within designated existing accounts. The Sr Sales Exec will be accountable for the following responsibilities detailed below and other duties as assigned:


New business development sales                                                                                                          70%

  • Act as selling expert for the Digital Solutions Portfolio to bring competitive knowledge and solution industry expertise for Entrust solutions
  • Prospect daily, leveraging referrals and working with other Sales Executives for cross sale opportunities and large account management strategy, where appropriate
  • Deliver value proposition message through a variety of mediums to prospects within assigned account territory
  • Listen to and interpret customer requirements, build knowledge of customer challenges, and propose technical solutions that directly apply to customer needs; leveraging Technical Sales as needed
  • Partner with Technical Sales to provide product presentations/demos to prospects and customers
  • Develop relationships with appropriate decision makers within targeted accounts – up to and including C-level contacts – and maintain close understanding of customer’s profile and evolution in order to influence strategies related to their digital security needs in pursuit of defined opportunities
  • Drive and close sales to ensure quarterly and annual commitments
  • Successfully manage and overcome prospect objections
  • Manage full end-to-end sales lifecycle and close sales
  • Using the channel relationships to expand and open accounts

Sales Business Management and Administration                                                                          30%

  • Develop and maintain a deep understanding of competitive offerings within marketplace
  • Proposal development
  • Responsible for accurately reporting and documenting all contacts, and engaging in proper and timely follow-up with customers
  • Work cooperatively with Technical Sales Consultants in the development of business impact modeling tools
  • Provide competitive account and market intelligence as well as voice of the customer information to product marketing and management, and help define market requirements to product marketing in support of future solution road mapping
  • Leverage impeccable forecasting and financial planning solutions through timely and comprehensive use of the CRM system and other reports/tools available for accurate pipeline build-up and planning purposes
  • Creates and routinely updates a dynamic account and close plans, highlighting targeted opportunities, specific vertical opportunities within designated account plans.
  • Create annual/quarterly business plans and reviews to ensure performance against plan and strategic imperatives
  • Act as mentor and resource within Sales team, engaging to support the organization through honed sales skills expertise, customer/negation escalation, and account management capabilities   

Experience and Qualifications

  • Experience selling products/services in the IT/Data Security market space
  • BA or BS Degree or relevant experience
  • Proven track record of consistent quota over-achievement
  • Previous success prospecting, building a solid pipeline of opportunities, moving opportunities through the sales cycle, and presenting and discussing solutions with C-level and other decision-makers
  • Strong understanding of sales cycle, macro and micro business trends, and post sales follow-up
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage customer relations at all levels
  • Proven track record of successfully engaging customer primes
  • Technical aptitude; must be able to quickly learn Entrust’s products/services, sales strategies, pricing, delivery, and installation processes
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills – both written and verbal
  • Reside within the territory/region, with ability to travel up to 50% within the territory / region

This role is eligible for a remote or hybrid work arrangement. Please consult with the recruiter for more information.