Major Account Executive

Title: Major Account Executive | Remote US

Location: United States

Type: Regular Full Time

Workplace: remote

Category: Sales

Job Description:

About Coalfire

Coalfire is on a mission to make the world a safer place by solving our clients’ hardest cybersecurity challenges. We work at the cutting edge of technology to advise, assess, automate, and ultimately help companies navigate the ever-changing cybersecurity landscape. We are headquartered in Denver, Colorado with offices across the U.S. and U.K., and we support clients around the world.

But that’s not who we are – that’s just what we do.

We are thought leaders, consultants, and cybersecurity experts, but above all else, we are a team of passionate problem-solvers who are hungry to learn, grow, and make a difference.

And we’re growing fast.

We’re looking for a Major Account Executive to support our Sales team.

Position Summary

Accomplished solution-oriented Major Account Executive and professional with demonstrated success in selling services and technology to Enterprise accounts. This individual contributor is primarily focused on growing and protecting a current set of Coalfire services, offerings, and capabilities within a defined set of accounts with the ultimate goal of growing the account across all Coalfire service lines. This role and function comes with experience in developing and navigating complex account planning/strategies, through speaking to C level executives, as well as their teams, to help them solve some their Cyber Security and Compliance challenges. This role will be able to position a defined offering with their customers leveraging best in class multi-practice resources and cross-functional teams to grow strategic accounts.

What You’ll Do

  • Develop and drive business development initiatives that align with our current and future cybersecurity portfolio service offerings
  • Manage the strategic selling cycle for high profile Major accounts
  • Sell deeper and wider into major accounts. Identifying requirements from other departments within an assigned account and then configuring an appropriate offering from our portfolio to meet those needs
  • Responsible for creating and executing a quarterly business development plan and process, including coordination of all necessary internal and external resources to identify and secure business opportunities
  • Prepare quarterly review on business prospects and market conditions to ensure revenue and resources are aligned with business goals
  • Build working relationships cross-functionally with project management team, delivery team, and marketing to ensure coordination of efforts and good communication with all parties
  • Support building market awareness internally and externally for our Cybersecurity portfolio service offerings
  • Make an impact to Account Management, including Account planning, Client procurement, travel=””>TRAVEL”>TRAVEL”>Meeting follow-up, Pipeline development, Opportunity pursuit, Contract negotiation, Risk management, Proposal and Statement of Work (SOW) development, and Revenue goals
  • Develop and maintain contact with top decision makers at key clients; organize and lead pursuit teams; participate and lead aspects of the proposal development process; contribute to the development of proposal pricing strategies
  • Lead client-facing management Security Strategy and Planning sessions and formal proposal presentations
  • Maintain customer strategy and direction while collaborating with internal teams, leveraging sales tools such as Salesforce
  • Contribute to problem-solving sessions with the project team, consulting team, and client representatives on a regular basis
  • Develop business with new buyers and business units within existing accounts

What You’ll Bring

  • 7 – 10+ years of full cycle sales experience, at least 7 years in Major or Strategic Enterprise Sales within a Professional Services or Cybersecurity environment
  • Proven ability to build and execute strategic account management plans with a track record of exceeding multi-million-dollar gross margin quotas
  • Experience understanding enterprise customer needs and translating them into achievable goals
  • Demonstrate a consistent and demonstrable track record of achieving annual revenue targets
  • Proven history of quota attainment, forecast accuracy, and pipeline generation
  • Demonstrated superior ability to develop and lead relationship-building activities with C-Level executives, including CISO, CIO, CEO, CFO, COO, Business Executives, and General Auditor
  • Knowledge of market trends, industry participants, new technologies & business models
  • Excellent presentation, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Exceptional closing skills
  • Strong strategic thinking, analytical, and leadership skills
  • Critical thinking skills to determine the best solution out of multiple “correct” options
  • The ability to solve complex technical problems and remove obstacles diplomatically, with little supervision
  • Ability to travel up to 30% on a monthly basis
  • Bachelor’s degree (four-year college or university) or equivalent combination of education and work experience

Bonus Points

  • Desire and ability to understand and relate complex product technology, services, strategy, and direction
  • CCSK
  • Solution Selling
  • Force Management

Why You’ll Want to Join Us

At Coalfire, you’ll find the support you need to thrive personally and professionally. In many cases, we provide a flexible work model that empowers you to choose when and where you’ll work most effectively – whether you’re at home or an office.

Regardless of location, you’ll experience a company that prioritizes connection and wellbeing and be part of a team where people care about each other and our communities. You’ll have opportunities to join employee resource groups, participate in in-person and virtual events, and more. And you’ll enjoy competitive perks and benefits to support you and your family, like flexible time off, certification and training reimbursement, and comprehensive insurance options.

At Coalfire, equal opportunity and pay equity is integral to the way we do business. A reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role is $78,000 to $135,000 based on national salary averages. The actual salary offer to the successful candidate will be based on job-related education, geographic location, training, licensure and certifications and other factors. You may also be eligible to participate in annual incentive, commission, and/or recognition programs.