Territory Account Manager

Juniper Networks, Inc.   •  


Industry: Telecommunications.


5 - 7 years

Posted 182 days ago

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Territory Account Manager Western GA/AL

Job Description
Juniper is looking for a new business sales professional to develop new customers and close opportunities across a defined geographic territory.  The candidate will be territory focused, exceling in this dynamic hunting role, while developing a team of partner account managers to support growth and scale within their territory.  S/he will work with partners to break into these new accounts by winning initial deals.  The emphasis will be on new customer acquisition rather than specific account management.

Primary Responsibilities:
• The Territory Account Manager will work well in a matrixed environment, building a “virtual” team to drive success of their territory, both internal to Juniper and external with partners
• The Territory Account Manager will focus on developing the top 50 focused accounts in their territory, with a plan to penetrate these accounts with partners
• This individual will work a geographic territory, partnering strongly with marketing, SEs, Juniper product sales specialists, and partner account managers
• Create a consistent cadence to driving partner-led demand generation, call campaigns, with strong opportunity management skills
• Executive selling skills requiredto include various CxOs, IT Management, and other key Decision-Makers
• Relationship management skills that translate into identifying decision-makers and influencers
• Manage opportunities, quota attainment, sales presentations, short-term, mid-term, and long-term opportunity management
• Engage resources, including the business unit's to drive sales success
• Provide accurate and timely forecasts to sales management
• Co-ordinates members of virtual account teams: SEs, Managers, Channel and Channel Management members, Product line management, etc
• Reporting line will be through to the regional sales leader

Candidate Background:
• Minimum 5+  years’ experience on networking and network security sales is desirable in addition to a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
• Strong track record of driving sales through channel partners in the Networking and/or Telecommunications industry
• Experience developing sales strategies, preparing proposals and quotes and presenting networking products
• Broad-based technological awareness in the internetworking industry, complemented by knowledge of data networking concepts, with specific skills in the area of routing, switching, and security
• Excellent communication skills
• Strong presenter and closer with the ability to demonstrate the necessary skills to negotiate issues with peers, partners and customers using a Win/Win philosophy
• Creative innovator who is a proactive team player, with a proven track record working in matrixed environments
• Excellent business acumen
• Good relationship building and consultative skills
• Ability to prioritize in a dynamic, changing environment
• Ability to Travel



Juniper Networks is in the business of network innovation. From devices to data centers, from consumers to cloud providers, Juniper Networks delivers the software, silicon and systems that transform the experience and economics of networking. Our products and technology run the world's largest and most demanding networks today, enabling service providers, enterprises, and governments to create value and accelerate business success. Everyday our 9,000+ colleagues come together across 46 countries to realize our company vision - Connect Everything, Empower Everyone. We are innovating in ways that empower our customers, our partners and ultimately, everyone, in a connected world. These customers include the top 130 global service providers, 96 of the Fortune 100 and hundreds of public sector organizations.