• Sr. Enterprise Account Executive - South-East Georgia
  • Versa Networks in Georgia, , Georgia
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

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About Us

Versa is a Sequoia funded later-stage start-up and a leading provider of Enterprise class SD-WAN and security technology. Customers include companies such as Adobe, Visa, Cargill, Barclays, CapitalOne, Symantec and BP. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of an emerging force in the software-defined communications and security networking industry.

The Goal Of Versa Networks Is To Provide Unprecedented Business Advantages Through a Software-based Approach That Allows For Unmatched Agility, Cost Savings And Flexibility. We Have Created a Feature-rich, Scalable Yet Simple To Use Software Platform To Implement Many Different Enterprise And Service Provider Use Cases, Including
• Full software-defined branch for enterprise customers.
• Secure SD-WAN for enterprises with layered security.
• Next-generation managed services for service providers.

Versa is looking for an experienced Regional Sales Director to expand our Enterprise account base in the US.

Job... Summary

This is a hands-on role that will require extensive travel across the territory. As well as identifying and working suitable end user opportunities, candidates will be required to drive both interest and enablement with existing channel partners as well as identifying and onboarding new partners.

Candidates must be experienced in working directly with Enterprise customers (F500 through to the mid-market), as well as the value-added reseller partners who address these types of customers. Candidates must be technically astute and comfortable working at CxO level as well with technical teams within the end user and channel organizations. An ability to just “get things done” and navigate around issues is critical.

The selected candidate will have a successful background in LAN/WAN IT Networking technologies, or SDWAN/SASE. Versa has an increasing portfolio of security centric technologies (NGFW/UTM/Cloud) so experience in this area is an added benefit. Preference will be given to candidates who are familiar with selling high-value Enterprise solutions and specific experience of selling Enterprise software is a bonus.

Roles and Responsibilities
• Sell software architecture to new and/or current customers in an assigned region to achieve or exceed assigned quota
• Contact prospective customers to determine needs and perform sales presentations to match company's products and identified needs
• Prospect and develop business to achieve quota 30%-50% of new pipeline should be developed by the Sales Director directly
• Respond to RFPs, and develop proposals for presentation to customer
• Coordinate account resources with representatives from marketing, pre-sales engineering, and Inside Channel Sales
• Remain knowledgeable of Versa’s portfolio to facilitate sales effort
• Responsible for pre-sales function as needed
• Schedule meetings with aligned agenda
• Drive follow up and next actions via formal sales process to achieve revenue
• Align resources (SE / Engineering / Executives) to engage multiple buying influences at any key account
• Maintain sales records and prepares sales reports as required
• Provide follow up with customers to ensure customer satisfaction with products provided
• Maintain a 180-day rolling forecast
• Manage all aspects of the evaluation program or proof-of-concept with SE
• Understand competition in region and general business climate
• Possess and continually develop and maintain the strongest of skills through advanced training, study and work experience
• Continually work on being self-taught as formal training in emerging technologies may not exist
• Understand and be an expert at SaaS and Cloud selling economics

• Bachelor's degree or equivalent training in business or sales management required.
• Minimum of (10) years selling experience in high tech sales required.
• Excellent written & verbal communication skills required.
• Excellent presentation skills required.
• Ability to learn new technologies quickly required.
• Highly motivated sales starter and ability to work independently required.
• Proven impressive ability to find ways over, under, around & through barriers required.
• Must be extremely sensitive & adaptive to both stated and unstated customer needs.
• Experience creating focused, collaborative, results-driven teams (internal & partners)
• Proven, consistent over achievement of sales quotas required
• Proven track record of exceeding customer expectations required.
• Ironclad integrity required.
• Ability to manage multiple objectives, tasks and clients required.
• Ability to prospect and qualify potential accounts required.

Our Benefits

Versa Networks is a small but rapidly growing organization. It is built by people with vast experience in the networking industry. We are a pragmatic team with a healthy work-life balance. We offer competitive compensation packages with pre-IPO equity. Additionally, we offer a quality of life benefit to everyone in an inspiring environment with skilled and passionate co-workers. Our exciting company culture offers a great place to work and most important, to have fun


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