Sr. Account Executive, Mid-Market Sales

Equinix

4.7

(51)

Iskandar Puteri, Malaysia

Why you should apply for a job to Equinix:

  • 4.7/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.8/5 in supportive management
  • 92% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 94% would recommend this company to other women
  • 100% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Temporary & Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Internship Programs with Universities by partnering with local universities all over the world
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    Position summary

    xecutive, Mid-Market Sales

    Job Summary

    The Account Executive 2 sells Equinix solutions to mid-market new accounts and/or expands existing accounts. Acts as Lead or SME resource for more junior members on the Corporate Sales team. Majority of interaction with customer via phone and email. Occasional travel to local accounts.

    Responsibilities
    Building Customer Relationships

    • Builds and maintains relationships with key stakeholders in assigned accounts/prospects

    • Facilitates customer relationships to ensure timely resolution of customer issues

    • Conducts Quarterly Business Reviews and Leads Executive Briefings on occasion

    Leveraging Internal Partners & Channel

    • Leads and drives coordinated sales approach with the extended sales team (Sales Engineers, Solutions Architect, Customer Care, SSA, Commercial Solutions, Sales Operations, etc.) and external partners (Reseller, Strategic Alliances, etc.)

    • Leverages network of peer representatives in strategic alliance and reseller partners to map and penetrate accounts

    • Understands business drivers of accounts and leverages strategic alliances and reseller partners to penetrate accounts

    Account Planning

    • Researches and documents detailed understanding of customer business and organizational landscape on select accounts as needed

    • Develops account plans focused on maintaining/growing accounts on occasion

    • Drives coordinated selling approach and account planning with global counterparts

    Solution Selling

    • Identifies customer's business needs, challenges, and technical requirements and recommends to Equinix solutions

    • Leads sales pitch delivery, leveraging SEs where appropriate; adapts pitch to customer needs and persona

    • Sells full suite of Equinix offerings to include global footprint

    • Leverages external partners to drive solution development in new areas/prospects

    Contract Renewals

    • Addresses high churn risk customers leveraging internal resources and external partners

    • Facilitates customer contract renewals and negotiations to protect revenue

    • Leverages internal resources to understand customers contractual obligations around notice periods, renew terms, Equinix exposure

    Pipeline Management

    • Monitors and maintains status of opportunities in SFDC, following the principles of forecasting

    • Identifies at risk accounts, expiring contracts and forecast churn

    Territory Planning

    • Prioritizes list of accounts/prospects for short and long-term pursuit to achieve assigned sales objectives and provide accurate forecasts

    Prospecting

    • Coordinates with Opportunity Development Team on a strategy for lead & sales opportunity qualification

    • Pursues highest propensity prospects, fills the funnel with opportunities; pitching prospects and leveraging industry contact sand partners

    • Prospects account base to sell global platform and exporting outside of country

    Negotiation

    • Leads commercial offer and contract negotiations, leveraging internal resources as needed to obtain best commercial terms possible

    • Understands commercial levers and problem solves to make initial recommendations on deal structure

    Team Lead

    • Provides guidance and subject matter expertise to more junior team members

    • Assists with onboarding and training new team members on occasion

    Qualifications

    • Typically requires a Bachelor's degree and 3+ years of related experience or equivalent work experience

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    Why you should apply for a job to Equinix:

  • 4.7/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.8/5 in supportive management
  • 92% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 94% would recommend this company to other women
  • 100% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Temporary & Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Internship Programs with Universities by partnering with local universities all over the world
  • Education, Training, Tuition & Certification Reimbursement