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Account Executive - Public Sector



4d ago

  • Job
    Mid-level (3-4 years)
  • Sales & Business Development
  • $91K - $169K
  • Pittsburgh
  • Quick Apply

AI generated summary

  • You need 3+ years of enterprise software sales in public sector, procurement knowledge, proven sales record, executive presence, managing multi-stakeholder sales cycles, prospecting, account planning, strategic client engagement, financial acumen and a bachelor's degree.
  • You will exceed sales targets, develop account plans, prospect new Public Sector clients, engage with C-level executives, provide strategic leadership, collaborate with teams, create sales proposals, forecast accurately, and maintain internal records.


  • At least 3+ years of direct enterprise software sales experience in the public sector, preferably state and local government.
  • Procurement or supply chain domain knowledge
  • Experience selling value to the enterprise
  • Consistent and proven track record of achieving / exceeding sales quota
  • Strong executive presence
  • Expertise in managing multi-stakeholder sales cycles and closing deals
  • Ability to prospect within greenfield accounts
  • Organized and specific experience with enterprise account planning
  • Ability to identify strategic client pains and develop unique and compelling value propositions that focus on delivering business value to the client
  • Successful at engaging with all levels in an organization, great at building relationships and working within a team-selling environment
  • Financial Acumen
  • Preferred Education:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required


  • Exceed annual sales targets
  • Develop an Enterprise Account Plan for each account, then drive the execution of that plan to success
  • Prospecting, building pipeline, and selling Ivalua Solutions to net new Public Sector accounts
  • Engage with C-level/Public Sector executives to position strategic value proposition and quarterback the deal to closure
  • Provide pro-active, trusted thought leadership to target accounts
  • Orchestrate prospect and internal teams to collaboratively build Customer Strategy Plans
  • Develop and deliver world-class Executive Sales proposals to C-level prospects
  • Accurate forecasting (benchmark +/- 10%)
  • Maintain the system of record within our internal system


What industry sector will I be focusing on as an Account Executive at Ivalua?

You will be focused on new customer acquisition within the Public Sector, specifically state and local government.

What level of executives will I be selling to as an Account Executive at Ivalua?

You will be selling to Senior Level Executives within the Public Sector.

What kind of software will I be selling as an Account Executive at Ivalua?

You will be selling Enterprise SaaS/Cloud Enterprise Software.

What is the sales process like for an Account Executive at Ivalua?

As an Account Executive, you will own the sales process from beginning to end.

What qualities are important for an Account Executive at Ivalua?

We are looking for motivated, tenacious, self-starters with experience in selling Enterprise SaaS/Cloud Enterprise Software.

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