Account Executive

Location: San Francisco, California US

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Requisition Number: 206186

Position Title: Account Executive V

External Description:

Account Executive 

Teradata empowers companies to achieve high-impact business outcomes through analytics. With a powerful combination of Industry expertise and leading hybrid cloud technologies for data warehousing and big data analytics, Teradata unleashes the potential of great companies. Partnering with top companies around the world, Teradata helps improve customer experience, mitigate risk, drive product innovation, achieve operational excellence, transform finance, and optimize assets. Teradata is recognized by media and industry analysts as a future-focused company for its technological excellence, sustainability, ethics, and business value.

The Teradata culture isn’t just about one kind of person. So many individuals make up who we are, making us that much more unique. It’s what sets apart the dynamic, diverse and collaborative environment that is Teradata. But even as individuals, there’s one thing that we all share —our united goal of making Teradata and our people the best we can be.

Are you passionate about making companies smarter? Teradata provides end-to-end solutions and services in big data, analytics and data warehousing enabling companies to become a data-driven business. We are looking for people who share our vision to join our team of more than 10,000 associates around the globe.

The Account Executive is responsible for establishing and maintaining relationships with Teradata customers with the objective of increasing revenue. The Account Executive will be the primary relationship manager for approximately three to eight accounts.
To be successful, you need to be an adept salesperson, capable of engaging in business and technical conversations at multiple levels of the organization. You should have an in-depth understanding of the buyer journey and the ability to lead a complex, multi-pronged sale in a highly consultative manner. Finally, if you are naturally analytical and enjoy digging into business models and helping customers quantify their investment decision then this is the role for you!


Key Areas of Responsibility
• Responsible for setting and maintaining the account strategy for the overall engagement with the client.
• Understands the clients’ key business initiatives, areas of concern, technology stack, and competitive environment. With this knowledge, recognizes how Teradata solutions could be applied and can articulate the value of these solutions.
• Manages the selling process across all areas of the business and closes sales of hardware, software, and services
• Leads the direction for the account team responsible for account planning, business development meetings, managing the selling process and closing sales opportunities
• Engages with internal resources to bring in expertise and specialized sales resources as needed
• Builds and manages relationships with client decision makers including but not limited to the C-suite
• Coordinates team engagement with client, mapping each resource to most valuable opportunities and serves as an escalation point for high priority client issues
• Maintains knowledge of Teradata products and solutions as well as competitive offerings
• Coaches and develops Junior Account Executives and Solution Architects

Skills
• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
• Successful track record of up-selling to existing customers and prior sales experience with large, complex enterprise customers
• Significant technical and industry knowledge in order to drive sales conversations with both IT and business decision makers
• Awareness and comprehension of the latest advanced analytics techniques and how they apply to business decisions
• Customer relationship management experience, particularly at the C-suite level
• Proven skills in effectively managing and developing relevant messaging for business buyers
• Ability to apply critical thinking to develop and solve business challenges
• Prior experience in managing sensitive and highly political environments balancing the needs of the customer while ensuring the business remains profitable
• Ability to effectively prioritize key activities and delegate as needed
• Industry knowledge- providing Innovative and creative capabilities in industry leading solution strategies and predicting/forecasting possible business problems

Preferred Skills
• Master’s Degree
• Prior experience with Teradata solutions and technologies

This position is working in a virtual office environment, including home office & customer site. A combination of independent work and team collaboration will be required. Travel is also expected.


Our total compensation approach includes a competitive base salary, 401(k), strong work/family programs, and medical, dental and disability coverage.


Teradata is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and commits to hiring returning veterans.

CountryEEOText_Description: Teradata invites all identities and backgrounds in the workplace. We work with deliberation and intent to ensure we are cultivating collaboration and inclusivity across our global organization. ​ We are proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, ancestry, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related conditions), national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, gender identity or expression, military and veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

City: San Francisco

State: California

Community / Marketing Title: Account Executive

Job Category: Sales

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With all the investments made in analytics, it’s time to stop buying into partial solutions that overpromise and underdeliver. It’s time to invest in answers. Only Teradata leverages all of the data, all of the time, so that customers can analyze anything, deploy anywhere, and deliver analytics that matter most to them. And we do it at scale, on-premises, in the Cloud, or anywhere in between.

We call this Pervasive Data Intelligence. It’s the answer to the complexity, cost, and inadequacy of today’s analytics. And it's the way Teradata transforms how businesses work and people live through the power of data throughout the world. Join us and help create the era of Pervasive Data Intelligence.

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