VMware SLED Client Executive in Bellevue, Washington

This Client Executive role is a senior level sales position responsible for the sale of all products and services from VMware in the Local Gov, K12 and Higher Education account base in Washington State.


• Responsible for selling the complete VMware solution, products, and services within a territory of geographically focused SLED Accounts

• Learn and understand the assigned accounts’ extended business models and create offerings and solutions to meet SLED goals.

• Become intimate with assigned accounts and bridge the gap to executives while increasing VMware mindshare.

• Solidify existing customer accounts and elevate VMware to a more strategic position within all accounts

• Manage complex enterprise sales campaigns while managing a diverse set of partners within the same accounts

• Match the VMware solution to the customer’s business needs, challenges, and technical requirements Experience Required:

  • 7+ years of experience in related software industry with at least 5-7 years in a selling role (preferably to SLED customers) - Domain Experience selling in Datacenter Spaces

  • Has proven track record with working with the channel and System Integrators

  • Experience selling complex solutions , requiring implementation, integration and Professional Services to execute

  • Experience building demand with cycle times of 6-24 months

  • Ideally able to network to LOB leader, CxO - but a minimum able to work across IT, Ops, AppOps/Dev-admin

  • Must have selling expertise, a major, in Applications, Enterprise Management or Cloud with a minor in Compute, Network, Storage

  • Proven track record of success selling in a highly competitive environment

• Experience negotiating large 7-figure deals with extremely complex terms, conditions, price pressures and considerations

• Ability to communicate the business value and/or ROI of proposed products and solutions

  • Experience leading a team of professionals in sales campaigns that include Sales Executives, Field SE’s, Inside Sales, Field Marketing, and Professional Services

  • Proven track record of success selling in a highly competitive environment (demonstrated by history of meeting and exceeding quotas) Core Competencies

• Self-starter with a high energy level

• Ability to work with all levels of individuals

• Proven track record of quota over-achievement

• Excellent communicator, both written and verbal

• Dynamic presenter with the ability to translate technical thoughts to everyday language Education

• BA/BS degree or higher, or equivalent job related experience

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