Client Executive

VMware   •  

Palo Alto, CA

Industry: Technology

  •  

8 - 10 years

Posted 50 days ago

Job Role and Responsibility:

Our Client Executive team is made up of passionate, ambitious and high-reaching sales consultants who are committed to integrating within our customers’ business to offer world class VMware solutions. The Client Executive will be responsible for solution selling by orchestrating a holistic sales approach and leveraging VMware’s Systems Engineering, Product Specialists, Professional Services, Partner Channel, Inside Sales and other VMware resources to drive net new revenue for the company. VMware has and continues to build a top performing sales team with the desire, determination and skillset to deliver a world class customer experience to our clients.

  • Responsible for selling the complete VMware portfolio of products and services within a list of named Enterprise accounts
  • Drive account sales strategy and establish communication cadence with the extended account resources to ensure full engagement and accountability
  • Lead and collaborate with Systems Engineering, Inside Sales, Specialists, Professional Services and channel partners to drive long-term success with our clients.
  • Develop and lead a partner strategy by selecting a set of “preferred” partners, developing a collaborative account plan that enables channel partners to be an extension of VMware's sales team
  • Learn and understand the assigned customers’ business model and match the VMware solution to the business needs and technical requirements
  • Strengthen existing relationships within the assigned accounts and elevate VMware to a more strategic position by aligning with the executives at each client
  • Accurately forecast bookings on a weekly, monthly and quarterly basis within Salesforce.com

Required Skills:

Our team looks for candidates who embody our ‘EPIC2’ values - Execution, Passion, Integrity, Customers and Community. Team members who are logically curious, interpersonal, customer focused and able to find the humor in situations tend to thrive at VMware.

  • Experience orchestrating and leading a matrixed sales organization to deliver solutions to large enterprise clients
  • Experience selling complex solutions involving a long-term approach to customer success
  • Strong track record of quota over-achievement
  • Experience partnering well and working with the channel to deliver a positive customer experience
  • Dynamic presenter with the ability to translate technical capabilities into business outcomes
  • Ability to effectively communicate business value and return on investment of proposed products and solutions to the customer
  • Experience negotiating large deals with extremely complex terms, conditions, price pressures and considerations
  • Experience building demand with cycle times of 6-24 months

Preferred Skills:

  • A minimum of 8 years’ experience in Software, Cloud, or Infrastructure Solution Sales
  • Solution selling at the Enterprise level
  • Proven ability to work effectively with and across all levels of business and IT contacts within very large and complex organizations
  • Previous leadership experience
  • Self-starter with a high level of commitment and energy
  • Highly trusted individual who maintains and expects high standards for self and team

Job ID R1904187-1