Splunk Regional Sales Manager - Higher Ed in Boulder, Colorado
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We are looking for a visionary Enterprise Software Sales representative to focus on the Higher Education Customers. You have sales experience in this vertical with a terrific reputation for overachieving quota while focusing on the customer. S/he should also be a self-starter who is driven to develop and execute against a territory coverage plan and consistently deliver on quarterly revenue targets and improve market share.
You will possess both a sales and technical background that enables them to drive an engagement at the CXO level as well as with software developers and IT architects. You will be an especially strong and creative thinker who thrives in a team environment and adopts all aspects of selling. S/he should be able to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and have very strong verbal and written communication skills.
Role: Regional Sales Manager, Higher EdLocations: Colorado/New Mexico
The primary job duty is to sell technology software products and related services into Higher Ed institutions. You should be an expert in contract capture, negotiating large, complex deals and working out creative financing as needed.
Identifies, qualifies and closes new opportunities.
Leading contributor to territory quota.
Responsible for positioning, presenting, and figuring out a strategy for the territory.
Excellent communication skills and problem-solving ability are critical.
The ability to succeed requires a strong drive and involves the application of advanced technical/business skills.
Minimum 4+ years of sales experience
Prior sales in the Higher Education area is a requirement
2 + Years of direct enterprise software executive sales experience
Technical acumen with the ability to relate it with business value
Consistent track record of sales stellar performance
Comfortable with both an enterprise and transactional sales model
Experience and credibility selling at the CxO and senior sales business manager level
Ability to forecast, handle sales expenses
High intellect and the capacity to multi-task
Excellent qualifying and closing skills
Business development, prospecting skills and ability to build strong partner relationships
Up to 50% travel
Minimum of a Bachelor's degree
Must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full time basis
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Splunk was founded to pursue a disruptive new vision: make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. Machine data is one of the fastest growing and most complex areas of big data—generated by every component of IT infrastructures, applications, mobile phone location data, website clickstreams, social data, sensors, RFID and much more.
Splunk is focused specifically on the challenges and opportunity of taking massive amounts of machine data, and providing powerful insights from that data. IT insights. Security insights. Business insights. It’s what we call Operational Intelligence.
Since shipping its software in 2006, Splunk now has over 13,000 customers in more than 110 countries around the world. These organizations are using Splunk to harness the power of their machine data to deepen business and customer understanding, mitigate cybersecurity risk, prevent fraud, improve service performance and reduce costs. Innovation is in our DNA – from technology to the way we do business. Splunk is the platform for Operational Intelligence!
Splunk has more than 2,700 global employees, with headquarters in San Francisco, an office in San Jose, CA and regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong.
We’ve built a phenomenal foundation for success with a proven leadership team, highly passionate employees and unique patented software. We invite you to help us continue our drive to define a new industry and become part of an innovative, and disruptive software company.
Benefits & Perks: Wow! This is really cool!
Medical, full company paid Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts, Commuter Accounts, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401(k), 3 weeks of PTO, sick leave, stocked micro kitchens in Splunk offices, catered lunches on Mondays, catered breakfast on Fridays, basketball hoops, ping pong, arcade games, BBQ’s, soccer, “Fun Fridays”.
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
Medical, full company paid Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts, Commuter Accounts, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401(k), 3 weeks of PTO and sick leave. Our work environments vary by location however we believe in hosting amenities and fun activities to fuel our energy. You may find fully stocked micro kitchens, catered lunches on Mondays and breakfast on Fridays, basketball hoops, ping pong, arcade games, BBQ’s, soccer and “Fun Fridays”.
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