Sr. Account Manager Software Sales at Motorola Solutions

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Company Overview

At Motorola Solutions, we create technologies our customers refer to as their lifeline. Our technology platforms in communications, software, video and services help our customers work safely and more efficiently. Whether it’s helping firefighters see through smoke, enabling police officers to see around street corners, or reliably keeping the lights on in homes and businesses around the world, our work supports those who put their lives on the line to keep us safe. Bring your passion, potential and talents to Motorola Solutions, and help us usher in a new era in public safety and security.


Department Overview
The Software Enterprise Sales team is a group within Motorola Solutions, Inc. that provides industry leading, next generation Citizen Engagement, 9-1-1 Call Taking, Computer Aided Dispatch, Records Management, Jail Management, Public Service 311, and analytics software applications to the Public Safety and Public Service markets. No other company has the breadth and depth of technology and experience to deliver end to end public safety applications and mission critical voice and data communications systems.
Job Description

We are seeking a top-performing, technical sales professional who understands the unique approach to selling our company’s public safety software solutions to prospective customers, while developing and maintaining excellent customer/client relationships. This sales professional will be responsible for selling Motorola’s industry-leading computer aided dispatch, records management, jail management, evidence management, analytics, and situational awareness solutions to new customers. This is a hunter role, assigned to capture new business in the industry’s large-tier agencies. This role will be assigned to work with the largest cities and counties within the territory to proactively influence well in advance of any formal project. 

Customer relationships are developed by phone contact, personal visits, tradeshow attendance, onsite discovery, software demonstrations, oral presentations, and through attending regional user group meetings. Sales responsibilities are assigned by region or major geographical area and territories are sized by total customers operating as a "host" agency. Selling opportunities include on-site product presentations, internet demonstrations, and coordinating with state and local officials on individual and multi-jurisdictional projects. A thorough understanding of local government procurement processes are helpful. Typical travel is moderate to high with being in territory (in front of the customer) 50-65%. Top sales performers are compensated aggressively with accelerators upon achieving annual sales quota.

Specific Knowledge & Skills:

  • Bachelors Degree with 4+ years of sales/public safety experience or 8+ years of sales/public safety experience

  • Sales experience in a technical field, computer software industry, or government sales preferred

  • Experience selling to multiple levels, project stakeholders, and committees a plus

  • Experience with large ticket products having long sales cycles beneficial

  • Ability to articulate and sell enterprise software solutions

  • Highly driven and self-motivated

  • Consistently proactive toward lead and opportunity qualification and development processes

  • Possess excellent communication skills and have demonstrated problem-solving and negotiating skills

  • Possess both consultative and relationship-based sales qualities when engaging with prospective customers

  • Familiar with CRM (Customer Relationship Management) upkeep, management, forecasting, and maintenance of sales pipeline activities

  • Possess creative and persuasive presentation and verbal communication skills

  • Familiar with Microsoft Office programs

  • Proven time management skills are critical

  • Ability to continually qualify strength and viability of opportunities throughout dynamic sales process is crucial

  • Technical aptitude a plus

  • Entrepreneurial experience and “builder” attitude a plus

  • “Pleasant Persistence” is a virtue in this position 

  • This position is to be supporting the following states: Washington, California, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Alaska & Hawaii

  • This position is subject to working in high security areas governed by the US Department of Justice's "Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Security Policy" and therefore requires successfully passing a more stringent fingerprint background check administered by Motorola Solutions Inc. customers


Basic Requirements

Bachelors Degree with 4+ years of sales/public safety experience or 8+ years of sales/public safety experience

Must be able to obtain background clearance as required by government customer


Travel Requirements
Over 50%
Relocation Provided
None
Position Type
Experienced
Referral Payment Plan
Yes


EEO Statement

Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran's status, or, any other protected characteristic.

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Location

Located in the West Loop, one block from Ogilvie Train Station and Union Train Station. The office is also close to multiple CTA stops.

What are Motorola Solutions Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 6 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Acme Co. also provides 6 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes telecommuting at Manager discretion.
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Our game room includes Video Games.
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted At team's discretion.
Parking
We offer employees Paid on-site garage parking.
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications
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