Account Manager - US Army


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Overview


We invite you to use your deep understanding of the C4ISR industry and experience with geospatial technology to become an integral part of the account team. You’ll join a highly-skilled group of sales professionals and solution engineers who collaborate with existing customers to identify new, innovative ways of using our technology and help new users discover the value GIS can bring to their organization.


We’re looking for individuals who are customer oriented and collaborative team players who enjoy identifying and implementing strategies to deliver solutions that satisfy Army requirements. You’ll work closely with a team that helps our customers take advantage of geoanalysis to find unique patterns, trends, and understanding hidden within complex business problems. 

Responsibilities


  • Build relationships. Prospect, develop, and implement location strategies for organizations. Maintain a healthy pipeline of business growth opportunities for new and existing customers. Leverage social media to build your professional network. Participate in trade shows, workshops, and seminars.
  • Understand our customers. Demonstrate industry knowledge and its relevance to the application of GIS. Identify key stakeholders and business drivers for an organization. Understand customer budgeting and acquisition processes.
  • Be an expert. Clearly articulate the strength and value of the ArcGIS platform as it relates to the defense industry. Consistently conduct research and pursue professional development to anticipate customer needs.
  • Deliver results. Successfully execute the account management and sales processes for all opportunities. Use consultative selling skills to understand the needs and business challenges of customers.
  • Collaborate with your team. Leverage your domain knowledge when working with cross-divisional teams to define and execute account strategies. Be motivated and resourceful and take initiative to resolve issues. Use whiteboard sessions and other techniques to support visual storytelling.

Requirements


  • 7+ years of enterprise sales experience providing platform solutions to businesses
  • Experience in managing the sales cycle, creating partnerships, and establishing advocacy with large customers
  • Advanced knowledge of the defense industry and new technology trends and the ability to effectively translate this into complex solutions for US Navy customers
  • Able to negotiate, present, and support visual storytelling across all levels of the organization
  • Experience with the Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System (JCIDS) Process
  • Knowledge of the US Navy’s fiscal year, budgeting, and procurement cycles
  • Experience with insight selling methodologies, including understanding and mitigating threats
  • Ability to travel domestically or internationally 25-50%
  • US citizenship and ability and willingness to obtain a security clearance
  • Bachelor’s or master’s in GIS, geography, business administration, or a related field, or equivalent work experience 

Recommended Qualifications


  • 3+ years of enterprise sales experience providing platform solutions to businesses
  • Experience managing the sales cycle, creating partnerships, and establishing advocacy with customers
  • Understanding of account planning and opportunity strategy creation
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the defense industry and new technology trends and the ability to translate this into complex solutions for US Army customers.
  • Experience with the Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System (JCIDS) Process
  • Able to negotiate, present, and support visual storytelling across all levels of an organization
  • Experience with insight selling methodologies, including understanding and mitigating threats
  • Ability to travel domestically or internationally 25-50%
  • US citizenship and ability and willingness to obtain a security clearance
  • Bachelor’s or master’s in GIS, business administration, or a related field, or equivalent work experience

About Esri


Our passion for improving quality of life through geography is at the heart of everything we do. Esri’s geographic information system (GIS) technology inspires and enables governments, universities, and businesses worldwide to save money, lives, and our environment through a deeper understanding of the changing world around them.

Carefully managed growth and zero debt give Esri stability that is uncommon in today's volatile business world. Privately held, we offer exceptional benefits, competitive salaries, 401(k) and profit-sharing programs, opportunities for personal and professional growth, and much more.

Esri is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email humanresources@esri.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

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