Posted in General Business 10 days ago.
Location: Denver, Colorado
Senior Account Executive
Equinix is the world’s digital infrastructure company, operating 200+ data centers across the globe and providing interconnections to all the key clouds and networks. Businesses need one place to simplify and bring together fragmented, complex infrastructure that spans private and public cloud environments. Our global platform allows customers to place infrastructure wherever they need it and connect it to everything they need to succeed.
We are a fast-growing global company with 70+ consecutive quarters of growth. Through our innovative portfolio of high-performance products and services, we have created the largest, most active global ecosystem of nearly 10,000 companies, including 1,800+ networks and 2,900+ cloud and IT service providers in over 26 countries spanning five continents.
A career at Equinix means you will collaborate on work that impacts the world and be surrounded by endless opportunities to learn new skills and grow in varied directions. We embrace diversity in thought and contribution and are committed to providing an equitable work environment that is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success.
Plans, builds, and maintains relationships with key partners in assigned accounts/prospects
Facilitates customer relationships to ensure timely resolution of customer issues
Conducts quarterly business reviews with customers to identify and develop new selling opportunities
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 Alliance, etc.)
Collaborates with global sales team to sell global Equinix platform
Demonstrates consistent cross region exports
Understands business drivers of accounts and uses strategic alliances and reseller partners to penetrate accounts
Researches and documents detailed understanding of customer business and organizational landscape
You develop strategic account plans that are focused on maintaining/growing accounts
Drives strategic, global & multi-line of business global account plans
Identifies customer’s business needs, challenges, and technical requirements to match to Equinix solutions in partnership with SEs/SAs
You are responsible for leading delivery of pitch, using SE/SAs where appropriate; you adapt pitch to customer needs and persona
Proven proficiency of Equinix product set and solutions
Sells full suite of Equinix offerings to include global footprint
Utilizes external partners to drive solution development in new areas/prospects
Dedicatedly addresses high churn risk customers
Facilitates customer contract renewals and negotiations to protect revenue
You utilize internal resources to understand customers contractual obligations around notice periods, renew terms, Equinix exposure
Actively monitors and maintains status of opportunities in SFDC, following the principles of forecasting
Identifies at risk accounts, expiring contracts and forecasts churn
Prioritizes list of accounts/prospects for short and long-term pursuit to achieve assigned sales objectives
Provides accurate forecasts
You may focus on particular vertical or sub-vertical within a dedicated sector
Coordinates with Opportunity Development Team to strategize lead & sales opportunity qualification
Pursues the highest propensity prospects, fills the funnel with opportunities; pitching prospects primarily at C-level; using industry contact sand partners
You actively prospect account base to sell the Equinix global platform and you achieve exports outside of country
Utilizes available tools to prospect and use account strategy plans
Leads commercial offer and contract negotiations, using internal resources as needed to obtain best commercial terms possible
Understands commercial levers and problem solves to make initial recommendations on deal structure
Partners with sales leadership to present at regional deal review
Mentors Account Executives or other sales professionals; leads special projects, provides guidance to team on new products/processes/best practices
7+ years experience preferred
Bachelor's Degree required
We offer Medical, TeleMedicine, Dental, Vision, Life and AD&D insurance, 401K, Leave of absence & disability benefits, paid time off & holidays and more.
In accordance with Colorado State Law (https://leg.colorado.gov/bills/sb19-085) the salary range for Colorado for this role is $100K- $136K per year.
Equinix is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
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