Chicago IL, Southeast US
Posted 1 month ago

Our client is looking to hire a Director of Public Sector Sales in Chicago or Southeast US.

The base salary is up to $110,000 with a $220,000 OTE>

The organization provides a comprehensive, all-in-one solution that is advancing public sector management through state-of-the-art technology and market-leading data and analytics.

The Role: Director of Public Sector Sales

They are seeking a full-time Director of Public Sector Sales to close leads and opportunities in a dynamic and inspiring business category. This enterprise role focuses on the largest cities, counties, and state agencies in an assigned territory. The ideal candidate will have experience translating agency needs and pain points into actionable plans and solutions, sometimes diagnosing and identifying problems that agencies didn’t previously know existed. This individual must be able to engage and build relationships at the executive level with the largest public sector agencies across the country.

The Director of Public Sector Sales is an individual contributor and full sales cycle role responsible for identifying, developing, and leading the successful capture of business opportunities ranging from quick implementations of packaged solutions with recurring revenue tails to larger multiyear, multi-million-dollar projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Managing the full sales cycle, from lead generation and initial contact to negotiation, contract closure, and ongoing account management.
  • Developing, maintaining, and executing Account Plans for all accounts within an assigned territory.
  • Driving sales initiatives through Account Plans to meet and exceed sales targets within the enterprise market segment.
  • Building constructive and collaborative working relationships with prospective clients.
  • Engaging target agencies through multiple levels and entry points across the organization.
  • Leading demonstrations of a SaaS platform for users and decision makers.
  • Meeting in person with Chiefs and other relevant stakeholders to assist in evaluation processes.
  • Closing new partnerships and adding additional agencies to the platform.
  • Working collaboratively with various teams within the organization in the development of various strategies, markets, offerings, and initiatives.
  • Consistent documentation of activities and opportunities via Salesforce.

Job Qualifications:

  • This is a remote role and will require some overnight traveling.
  • Successful experience at SaaS organizations and government entities is a plus.
  • Law enforcement, public safety, or public sector experience is a plus.
  • Must be a proactive, resourceful self-starter, able to take initiative and be accountable for results.
  • A strong ethical foundation, capable of thriving in an environment and culture where honesty, integrity, and accountability are core values.
  • Strong and versatile problem-solving abilities.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

What They Offer:

  • A competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Unlimited paid time off (PTO).
  • Ability to work in a fully remote environment (must be based in the U.S. and willing to work in Central Time Zone).
  • Medical, dental, and vision plan offerings along with 401(k).
  • Employer-paid Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, and Life Insurance.
  • Other Voluntary Benefits include additional Life Insurance, Spouse Life Insurance, and Accident Insurance.
  • The satisfaction that comes with being part of a solution that has real impact in the world.
  • A diverse workforce and inclusive environment that embraces unique contributions and experiences.
  • An empowered culture that encourages creativity and professional growth.

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