Motorola Solutions
We help people be their best in the moments that matter.
Maryland, USA

Solutions Sales Specialist

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Company Overview

At Motorola Solutions, we're guided by a shared purpose - helping people be their best in the moments that matter - and we live up to our purpose every day by solving for safer. Because people can only be their best when they not only feel safe, but are safe. We're solving for safer by building the best possible technologies across every part of our safety and security ecosystem. That's mission-critical communications devices and networks, AI-powered video security & access control and the ability to unite voice, video and data in a single command center view. We're solving for safer by connecting public safety agencies and enterprises, enabling the collaboration that's critical to connect those in need with those who can help. The work we do here matters.

Department OverviewMotorola’s Sales Strategy team is an evolving organization at the front line of aligning Products, Services, & Software programs with the needs of our customers & salespeople. Our team will foster collaboration across the business-units to align the needs of the field with existing and new sales enablement services and support (within the pillars of Mission Critical LMR and Broadband, Video and Analytics, and the End-to-End Public Safety Ecosystem known as Command Central) Integration points between ASTRO and other solutions is our company’s internal strategy (via development and acquisitions)... our PURPOSE is to create resonance with our customers by offering strategies and solutions that address pain points and help simplify their daily work.
Job Description

As a Sales Specialist, you will be responsible for driving thought leadership into the entire portfolio. You will be part of a Solutions Consultant team who will enable sales teams with training and sales strategies for new markets and new customer verticals. You will keep customer focus as your #1 priority, ensuring Voice of Customer engagements are conducted in a beneficial way, without confirmation bias, & by capturing customer “fields of play”. Your team will foster collaboration across the portfolio to develop sales approaches and enablement material which can be taught and delivered by our various sales and sales overlay teams. It will be your responsibility to research and find successful sales approaches to leverage existing MSI install base to pivot sales conversations to our expansion portfolio. You will have access to the Worldwide Competitive Enablement team and the NA Portfolio Strategy teams, who will review your approach and prioritize product development to better position our products. The Sales Specialist role will be a selling role measured primarily on selling performance in relation to quota of NA Quota Targets. This position will support at a minimum of MSI's North American State & Local Region. This role will require over 60-75% travel.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Create End-user and System Administrator qualitative and quantitative value propositions associated with new ASTRO System features and products and the Integrated Workflow to other MSI products and solutions

  • Validate value propositions with MSI customers

  • Interview customers and teach sales how to conduct beneficial outcome selling to generate deeper customer engagement and interest

  • Providing solution demonstrations and trade show support (booth, presentations, panel discussions)

  • Create and validate verbiage for capability description and value for competitive and sole source proposals in partnership with the NA proposal and field sales teams

  • Maintain a customer reference list

  • Collaborate with Direct, MRs and Inside Sales teams to evolve the sales training program

  • Create consultant communications plan to evangelize the value of MSI unique Red Threads between our installed products and rest of our expansive portfolio

  • Periodically educate and update the Lobbyist Community on MSI’s portfolio of solutions at a high level

  • Provide competitive positioning / winning strategies for opportunities

  • Provide high level technical oversight of proposed Solutions in support of Engineering (not design systems)

  • Feed Development roadmap requests to NA Portfolio Strategy / Go-to-Market teams

  • Support virtual and in person demos

Specific Knowledge/Skills:

  • State & Local Government Market experience preferred

  • Strong Technical Sales support background (3+ years)

  • Proficient with PowerPoint and Google Slides

  • Understanding of MSI’s market segments and customers

  • Strong communication and customer interaction skills required (Empathetic listening skills)

  • Comfortable with presenting in intense sales environment

  • Ability to communicate effectively and teach others

  • Focus on creation of sales enablement tools that allow our sales force to engage with their installed base to create new sales opportunities in the Software Enterprise space by leveraging their existing relationships

  • Focus on coaching sales on customer engagement and presentations based on customer data


  • Bachelor's Degree preferred, emphasis in Marketing, Engineering or Communications desired

  • Creative, strategic, and resourceful individual with an outstanding track record in enterprise or State & Local Govt Solutions Sales

  • Experience creating and delivering “How to Sell” training curriculum

  • 3+ years experience in one of the following: sales, engineering, marketing, or product management


Basic Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • 3+ years of experience in one or more of the following: land mobile radio, carrier, infrastructure, sales, engineering, marketing, or product management

Travel Requirements
Relocation Provided
Position Type
Referral Payment Plan

Our U.S. Benefits include:

  • Incentive Bonus Plans
  • Medical, Dental, Vision benefits
  • 401K with Company Match
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • Generous Paid Time Off Packages
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Paid Parental & Family Leave
  • and more!

EEO Statement

Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally-protected characteristic. 

We are proud of our people-first and community-focused culture, empowering every Motorolan to be their most authentic self and to do their best work to deliver on the promise of a safer world. If you’d like to join our team but feel that you don’t quite meet all of the preferred skills, we’d still love to hear why you think you’d be a great addition to our team.

We’re committed to providing an inclusive and accessible recruiting experience for candidates with disabilities, or other physical or mental health conditions. To request an accommodation, please email [email protected].

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What are Motorola Solutions Perks + Benefits

Motorola Solutions Benefits Overview

Our U.S. benefits include:
- Incentive Bonus Plans
- Medical, Dental, Vision benefits effective Day 1
- 401K with Company Match and Day 1 vesting
- 9 Paid Holidays
- Generous Paid Time Off Packages
- Employee Stock Purchase Plan
- Paid Parental & Family Leave
- and more!

Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Remote work program
Our remote work program includes telecommuting at Manager discretion.
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Highly diverse management team
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Employee stock purchase plan
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
Child Care & Parental Leave
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation + Time Off
Unlimited vacation policy
Generous PTO
Paid holidays
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Free snacks and drinks
Company-sponsored happy hours
Onsite office parking
Relocation assistance
Onsite gym
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education available during work hours
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications

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