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Regional Sales Manager

Aqua Security

Aqua Security

Sales & Business Development
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Regional Sales Manager

  • WW Sales
  • San Francisco, CA US
  • ID: 77-P-US-71

Description

Aqua is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Regional Sales Manager to join our growing team. In this remote position, you will use your sales skills and strong relationship building capabilities to generate new customer opportunities You will manage client relationships throughout the complete sales cycle from prospect to closure of the opportunity, as well as deployment and ongoing customer satisfaction. You will be expected to establish trusted relationships and leverage internal technical resources to influence the sales cycle. The ability to work effectively in a team-oriented organization is a must. The right person for this role thrives in a dynamic and fast-growing start-up environment where you can work independently.

This person can be based in CA, Denver, Phoenix, Seattle, Portland. Travel to CA is required.

  • Prospect, close, develop and maintain Enterprise level accounts and relationships.
  • Initiate proactive outbound account visits and interactions to obtain new business and build a strong relationships with the account.
  • Identify opportunities for customer development and revenue growth to grow market share.
  • Manage the full sales cycle for customer base including new customer acquisition, and existing accounts within territory.
  • Manage pipeline and accurately deliver weekly/monthly/quarterly forecasts for assigned territory.
  • Follow-up on all trade show, demo requests and leads within assigned account base.
  • Prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced team environment.
  • Turn solution inquiries into sales and up-sell opportunities
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with assigned accounts and maintain a 95%+ renewal rate.
  • Record gathered information into Aqua’s CRM (Salesforce) while advancing customers along the sales cycle.
  • Maintain professionalism and proper etiquette through all forms of communication both internal and external.
  • Inform management of any pertinent customer concerns/issues and escalate as required.
  • Manage and prepare customer proposals and RFP/RFQ/Solicitations.

About the Team

Get ready to soar to new heights in your sales career! Aqua’s sales team solves real security challenges for our customers. Fearlessly going toe-to-toe outweighing any competition, we salute our dedicated sales experts for a job well done. With our rapidly expanding fortune 500 customer base, the opportunities for success are endless! Whether you are looking to learn from the best or be the best, there’s a seat at the table for you at Aqua.

Requirements

  • 8-10+ years of prior strategic account sales experience within Security Solutions, DevOps or the Cloud arena.
  • Deep relationships across the industry including VAR’s and SA’s.
  • Demonstrated success in closing complex six-figure deals with large key Strategic Account customers with a high technical aptitude.
  • Proven success and strong ability to build partnerships with C-Level Executives in target prospects and vertical markets (i.e. Financial Services, Retail, Telecom, Healthcare)
  • Strong relationships within the territory as well as with Channel and Strategic Alliance Partners.
  • Track record of success in consistently achieving multi-million-dollar quota and the ability to deliver and close sales of complex services and solutions in a competitive environment.
  • Demonstrated success in strategic account planning.
  • Strong Project Management skills and ability to cross-functionally lead an internal account project team.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills, with a positive, self-starter attitude.
  • Organized and detail oriented with excellent follow-up skills.
  • Collaborative individual with the ability to work independently and prioritize tasks.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Completion of a formal sales training program is preferred.
  • Knowledge of Cloud and SaaS offerings is required.
  • Ability to travel at least 25% of the time is required.
  • Ability to conduct business over the phone involving prospecting, selling, and servicing new and existing customers
  • Prior experience with Salesforce is highly desired.

AND NOW, A LITTLE ABOUT AQUA

Aqua Security is a UNICORN! Founded in 2015, Aqua Security is a global scale-up company widely known for being the largest pure play cloud native vendor, helping enterprises secure their cloud-native applications from development to production, whether they run using containers, serverless, or virtual machines. Aqua bridges the gap between DevOps and security, promoting business agility and accelerating digital transformation.

  • Total of $265M in VC funding – Most Recent Series E funding event March 2021 with a Pre-money valuation ($1B), and TAM of $17B
  • More than 400 enterprise customers across the globe
  • Strategic partnerships with the major cloud native platform providers and public cloud providers (AWS, Microsoft, Google, IBM)
  • At the forefront of open-source cloud native solutions and primary cyber security research.

If you’re ready to be your best, now is the perfect time to join Aqua! We are a global scale-up, but still small enough for you to make a big impact. We have dedicated employees around the globe. And aside from being in a hot cloud security industry, we love to have fun! Aqua also offers great company culture, amazing colleagues and lots more!

Aqua is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. The salary range for this role is $140k to $150k annually. A candidate’s salary is determined by various factors, including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, and certifications. The salary range may differ in other states and may be impacted by proximity to major metropolitan cities.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally-protected status.