Enterprise Account Executive (Wisconsin - SLED)

| Madison, WI, USA +80 more | Remote
Employer Provided Salary: $175,000-$280,000 Annually
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Who We Are

Verkada is the largest cloud-based B2B physical security platform company in the world. Only Verkada offers six product lines — video security cameras, access control, environmental sensors, alarms, workplace and intercoms — integrated with a single cloud-based software platform.

 

Designed with simplicity and scalability in mind, Verkada gives organizations the real-time insight to know what could impact the safety and comfort of people throughout their physical environment, while empowering them to take immediate action to minimize security risks, workplace frustrations and costly inefficiencies.

 

Founded in 2016 with more than $460M in funding raised to date, Verkada has expanded rapidly with 16 offices across three continents, 1,700+ full-time employees and 20,000+ customers across 70+ countries.

We are seeking a hardworking, driven individual with superb energy, passion and experience driving new business acquisition in the State, Local (municipalities of 250k+ populace and city gov with 500k+ populace)  and Education(10k students +) (SLED) market. This person will join a growing Public Sector Field Sales team and will cover the Wisconsin region. The Enterprise Account Executive will play an integral role in developing the territory and will focus on formulating and executing a sales strategy within an assigned territory, resulting in new customer acquisition and revenue growth.

With Verkada’s consistent year over year growth, now is the perfect time to join the sales team. This is an outstanding career option for an enthusiastic sales professional looking to further their career in a fast paced dynamic environment while also being part of a rapidly growing start-up.

This position reports to the Regional Sales Director (Enterprise, PacNW - SLED)

You Will:

  • Dedicate at least 50% of your time to field-based sales activities away from the workplace, including customer meetings, site visits, and relationship-building.
  • Develop and Implement a comprehensive territory plan
  • Manage the entire sales process to ensure delivery against key performance metrics and quota, with a strong emphasis on net new business sales. This includes prospecting and outreach to new SLED business opportunities providing product demos, product trials, and strategic negotiations with customers and channel partners
  • Meet or exceed individual targets and contribute to the overall team and company success. Proven ability to proactively penetrate new, untapped markets with greenfield accounts and achieve a quarterly quota of at least 1 qualified net new logo
  • Initiate and manage expansion discussions to drive customer retention. This includes identifying customers’ goals and requirements, including budgetary constraints and key decision makers
  • Devise a comprehensive customer acquisition strategy and partner with Verkada’s channel partner sales organization to establish channel partner initiatives that result in a minimum of 5 deal registrations each quarter
  • Drive business growth and enhance market presence through a combination of customer engagements, marketing campaigns, executive briefings, industry conferences, events and market sector knowledge/intelligence 
  • Gain an in-depth and detailed understanding of Verkada’s business and products to confidently sell to states, cities, counties, education agencies and special districts within your territory
  • Create effective presentations and proposals; create urgency to drive deal closure, negotiate pricing and contractual agreements
  • Provide account analysis, quarterly business reviews, and accurate revenue forecasts

You Have:

  • 5-10+ years of quota-carrying software/hardware technology or channel sales with focus on building a greenfield territory and landing new business; 2+ years selling technical solutions or products to the Public Sector (SLED, Local Government, Municipalities) is a plus
  • Proven track record of success in a sales-driven organization selling a highly complex technical solution (with the awards and references to prove it) 
  • Willingness to have a strong field presence multiple days per week; Must live in territory & Willingness to travel up to 50% 
  • Possess a hunter sales mentality with a strong desire to be successful, and have a proven track record of prospecting, closing new logos, and landing major accounts against incumbents 
  • Customer-focused with extensive experience developing customer relationships within SLED accounts. This includes relationships with Government Agencies, Higher Education Institutions, Solutions Partners, and Resellers 
  • Experience managing longer, complex sales cycles. This includes navigating the complexity of multiple buying stakeholders and the nuances of government and education buying 
  • Experience collaborating with an internal channel partner team to sell through and with channel partners is a plus
  • Relevant software or hardware industry experience in any of the following domains; security software or hardware, computer networking and “how the internet works”, subscription, SaaS, or Cloud software is a plus
  • Strong knowledge and execution of MEDDIC is highly preferred
  • Self-motivated, tenacious, confident, with a willingness to engage in prospecting to maintain individual funnels as expected 
  • Intellectually curious High IQ, EQ and self-awareness
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) with peers, customers, and partners
  • Thrive working in a fast paced dynamic environment with a strong sense of urgency
  • BS/BA degree strongly preferred

US Employee Benefits

Verkada is committed to investing in the holistic health and wellbeing of all employees and their families. Our benefits and perks programs include, but are not limited to:

  • Healthcare programs that can be tailored to meet the personal health and financial well-being needs - Premiums are 100% covered for the employee under most plans and 80% for family premiums
  • Nationwide medical, vision and dental coverage
  • Health Saving Account (HSA) and Flexible Spending Account (FSA) with tax saving options
  • Expanded mental health support
  • Paid parental leave policy & fertility benefits
  • Time off to relax and recharge through our paid holidays, firmwide extended holidays, flexible PTO and personal sick time
  • Professional development stipend
  • Wellness/fitness benefits
  • Healthy lunches and dinners provided daily

Pay Disclosure

At Verkada, we want to attract and retain the best employees, and compensate them in a way that appropriately and fairly values their individual contribution to the company. With that in mind, we carefully consider a number of factors to determine the appropriate starting pay for an employee, including their primary work location and an assessment of a candidate’s skills and experience, as well as market demands and internal parity. This estimate can vary based on the factors described above, so the actual starting annual base salary may be above or below this range. This estimate is also just one component of Verkada’s total rewards package. A Verkada employee may be eligible for additional forms of compensation, depending on their role, including sales incentives, discretionary bonuses, and/or equity in the company in the form of Restricted Stock Units (RSUs).

Estimated Annual Pay Range

$175,000$280,000 USD

Verkada Is An Equal Opportunity Employer

As an equal opportunity employer, Verkada is committed to providing employment opportunities to all individuals. All applicants for positions at Verkada will be treated without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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An Insider's view of Verkada Inc

How does the company support your career growth?

Verkada is a company with a lot of opportunity and challenges waiting to be tackled. It really is a place where you get to "create your own destiny" while being a part of something great.

Kris Gonzalez

Lead Technical Recruiter

What are Verkada Inc Perks + Benefits

Verkada Inc Benefits Overview

As an organization, one of our top priorities is to maintain the health and wellbeing of our employees and their families. We offer flexible PTO, catered lunch and dinner every day, commuter benefits, comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage, wellness benefits, paid parental leave, fun celebrations, and more!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Throughout the year we partner with different nonprofits and use our proceeds from internal fundraisers to support their causes.
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Flexible work schedule
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Mandated unconscious bias training
Twice a year we hold a mandatory unconscious bias training for all employees to strengthen our culture and reaffirm our commitment to diversity.
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity employee resource groups
We offer three different ERGs and will continue to add more as we the company continues to grow.
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Wellness programs
Team workouts
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
Company equity
Performance bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited vacation policy
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Free daily meals
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
Company-sponsored happy hours
Onsite office parking
Recreational clubs
Relocation assistance
Fitness stipend
Onsite gym
Professional Development Benefits
Job training & conferences
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Continuing education stipend

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