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Federal Territory Account Sales Executive



Sales & Business Development
Multiple locations
Posted on Friday, September 22, 2023

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Position Overview

The Territory Account Sales Executive expands new business and renewals in US Federal Government accounts to exceed financial and our goals. This job is assigned a sales quota and performance is measured by quarterly and annual targets by up-selling, add-on sale, and cross-selling. You will report to a Territory Sales Leader and will work with our Inside Sales Team, Autodesk Partner Management, Autodesk Channel Partners, and Autodesk Field Sales.

You will work remote, ideally in DC, Maryland or Northern Virginia.


  • Generate new business by creatively expanding existing accounts
  • Manage renewals in midmarket accounts
  • Evaluate and prepare business plans for each assigned account
  • You will evaluate the customer profile, create value messaging, and target important steps needed to implement the account plans
  • Develop important relationships within the account including Key Executives
  • Translate customer challenges and opportunities into unique value
  • Ensure the Autodesk team delivers value to the Account(s), implementing strong Account Business plan.
  • Grow opportunity pipeline within Account(s), uses sound call planning to drive business results and make continuous improvement in moving Autodesk from vendor to trusted advisor
  • Manage accounts through entire sales process; Outside field sales position, physically at customer location for business development, prospecting, and specifications through contract negotiations, signing, and post-sales support
  • Deliver an accurate weekly, monthly & quarterly forecast of business
  • Partner collaboratively with channel partners to understand their business, creatively adopt programs to increase new revenue, and expand partner relationships
  • Reach out and provide regular customer feedback to the product, industry & strategic marketing teams to help identify product strengths and areas of improvement
  • Negotiate deals and contracts at multiple levels within the targeted account, with primary focus/importance on senior/executive management and enterprise level negotiations
  • Sell complex service engagements and creatively seek alternative solutions
  • Be a Trusted Adviser for customers and identify win/win situations

Minimum Qualifications

  • 10+ years quota attainment selling with on premise, SaaS or a hybrid model
  • Enterprise Technology Software sales experience with direct and indirect selling channels
  • Experience with disruptive technology
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience selling to US Federal Government accounts
  • Experience in the Architecture, Engineering, Construction or Manufacturing industries

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