Digital Territory Account Manager (New Business)
At F5, we strive to bring a better digital world to life. Our teams empower organizations across the globe to create, secure, and run applications that enhance how we experience our evolving digital world. We are passionate about cybersecurity, from protecting consumers from fraud to enabling companies to focus on innovation.
Everything we do centers around people. That means we obsess over how to make the lives of our customers, and their customers, better. And it means we prioritize a diverse F5 community where each individual can thrive.
At F5, we strive to bring a better digital world to life. Our teams empower organizations across the globe to create, secure, and run applications that enhance how we experience our evolving digital world. We are passionate about cybersecurity, from protecting consumers from fraud to enabling companies to focus on innovation. Everything we do centers around people. That means we obsess over how to make the lives of our customers, and their customers, better. And it means we prioritize a diverse F5 community where individuals can thrive.
The F5 Digital Sales organization is strategically positioned with an opportunity to be a tremendous revenue growth engine for the company. This role is at the forefront of establishing cutting-edge opportunistic sales motions using AI and automation, digital marketing and big data and analytics to drive impactful demand response and targeted sales coverage.
We are looking for a customer obsessed, experienced Digital Seller to join our growing sales team! In this hunter role, you will be a highly motivated self-starter responsible for achieving assigned sales goals and for the overall sales strategies and results in your allocated territory. You will be responsible for the full sales cycle of F5 solutions, products, and services by effectively turning prospects into satisfied repeat customers through efficient use of all F5 direct and major channel partner resources. You will effectively sell F5’s products and solutions using technical, organizational and customer knowledge to influence customers and assist them in applying the products/services to their needs resulting in incremental revenue generation.
What You’ll Do
Actively and continuously seek out new sales opportunities. Utilize market and industry research, as well as stay updated on relevant trends, to effectively identify and prospect potential customers.
Conduct thorough research on potential customers and accounts to gather relevant information. Utilize customer research to adopt a consultative approach in sales engagements. Tailor engagement to actively understand and address the specific needs and challenges of potential customers. Employ effective questioning techniques and actively listen to customer feedback to provide valuable solutions that align with their requirements and drive meaningful engagement.
Collaborate with channel partners, such as resellers or distributors, to expand the reach of the F5 offerings.
Effectively prioritize and manage a high volume of accounts to maximize sales opportunities. Strategically allocate time and resources to focus on high-potential accounts and deals, ensuring efficient use of time and driving revenue growth.
Take ownership of open deals and proactively follow up with prospects to drive them towards closure. Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including solution engineers, specialists, and partner representatives, to address prospect needs, overcome obstacles, and provide meaningful solutions. Ensure a seamless and coordinated sales process that leads to successful deal closures.
Maintain regular contact with prospects and foster strong relationships by engaging to understand their evolving needs and pain points, and effectively position F5 offerings that align with their requirements.
Review deal pipeline stages and status with weekly updates with management team. Regularly update and maintain pipeline transparency in the CRM system, providing detailed and accurate information for weekly sales forecasting.
Who You Are
Possess a hunter mindset with a proactive and driven approach to seek out and capitalize on sales opportunities. Display a tenacious attitude and a self-motivated nature to achieve sales targets.
Proficiency in researching potential customers and accounts to gather relevant information, such as trends, business needs and pain points, to personalize sales pitches effectively.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills to deliver compelling engagements, actively listen to customer needs, and build strong relationships through follow-up calls and ongoing customer engagement.
Ability to maintain strong customer relationships by providing exceptional customer service, addressing concerns, and identifying opportunities for upselling and cross-selling.
Strong drive to achieve sales targets and quotas, with the ability to effectively manage the sales pipeline, prioritize activities, and close sales deals in a timely manner.
Experience and aptitude for working with channel partners, such as resellers or integration partners, to drive sales growth and mutually beneficial partnerships.
Proficient in maintaining accurate and up-to-date records of sales activities, customer interactions, and sales forecasts in the CRM system specific.
Ability to adapt to the dynamic and evolving nature of the industry, handle rejection, and remain persistent in pursuing sales opportunities.
1-2 years proven Digital Sales experience
Consistent achievement of forecasted revenue targets and sales quotas
Proven history in generating new business and managing a sales engagement
BA/BS or equivalent
Familiarity with the software industry or experience selling software products is a plus
The Job Description is intended to be a general representation of the responsibilities and requirements of the job. However, the description may not be all-inclusive, and responsibilities and requirements are subject to change.The annual U.S. base pay range for this position is: $58,709.00 - $88,063.00
F5 maintains broad salary ranges for its roles in order to account for variations in knowledge, skills, experience, geographic locations, and market conditions, as well as to reflect F5’s differing products, industries, and lines of business. The pay range referenced is as of the time of the job posting and is subject to change.
You may also be offered incentive compensation, bonus, restricted stock units, and benefits. More details about F5’s benefits can be found at the following link: https://www.f5.com/company/careers/benefits. F5 reserves the right to change or terminate any benefit plan without notice.
Please note that F5 only contacts candidates through F5 email address (ending with @f5.com) or auto email notification from Yello/Workday (ending with f5.com or @myworkday.com).
Equal Employment Opportunity