Regional Sales Manager, Archiving & eDiscovery - Southeast Proofpoint
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Based in the US out of Atlanta, GA Proofpoint is looking for a self-starting, responsible, mature, highly motivated Archiving and eDiscovery Regional Sales Manager covering Proofpoint?s fastest growing product lines. The role will demand interaction with large scale enterprises at senior levels, as well as selling to multiple constituents including IT, legal, security, and compliance. Responsibilities include the ability to establish strong business relationships at the executive level, conducting sales presentations, setting technical sales strategy with sales engineers, coordinating multiple resources within an account and successfully closing business for Proofpoint. The successful candidate will possess a strong business acumen, ability to build a strong business pipeline, accurately forecast and close business and have strong interpersonal and presentational skills.
Detailed responsibilities include:
Focus on increasing market share for Proofpoint products through outbound telephone prospecting within large markets
Plan, coordinate, and deliver in-person and web-based solution overviews and product demos
Convert prospects into sales by differentiating from the competition
Work closely with Proofpoint?s security sales organization to identify and qualify strategic sales prospects
Work with System Engineers to prepare account strategies and plans
Partner with the channel to drive incremental revenue
Prepare activity and forecast reports as requested
Maintain up-to-date knowledge of Proofpoint?s competitive positioning in the marketplace
Meet or exceed revenue quota
Experience selling archiving, eDiscovery, or related solution areas, an ideally Cloud/SaaS-based solutions
Must have strong written and verbal communication skills and be able to clearly and effectively articulate Proofpoint?s value
Must be organized, detail and process oriented
Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently or in a team environment
Ability to manage multiple tasks and use good judgment in resolving difficult issues
Ability to coordinate Proofpoint resources to execute a complex sales strategy
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and web conferencing tools
Ability to use CRM and other on-line tools effectively
BA/BS or equivalent preferred
5+ years successful field sales experience in related field
Experience selling to IT departments and IT management is preferred
Existing relationships within similar markets is preferred
Proofpoint, Inc. helps the largest and most successful companies in the world protect and govern their most sensitive data. Founded in 2002 by the former CTO of Netscape and headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA, Proofpoint was funded by top Silicon Valley investors, including Benchmark Capital and Mohr Davidow Ventures before going public earlier this year.
Proofpoint provides eligible employees and their dependents health and wellness, income protection, and retirement savings programs. Employees also benefit from 3 weeks of vacation, paid sick leave, an employee assistance program, stock option programs, and an Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).
Proofpoint is an equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin ancestry, age, medical condition, disability, veteran status, marital status, or other prohibited factors under applicable federal, state, and local laws.
Please note that Proofpoint does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Services Agreement, Proofpoint will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Proofpoint explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.
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Sunnyvale, CA 94089
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED