Account Executive (SaaS/ERP)

OpenGov Inc

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OpenGov is a mission driven fast-growth, Series D, venture backed startup (includes Andreessen Horowitz, Formation 8, and Emerson Collective). Our Board of Directors includes iconic Silicon Valley executives John Chambers (former Cisco Chairman and CEO) and Marc Andreessen (Time Magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people in the world).

OpenGov is the leader in modern cloud ERP software for our nation’s cities, counties, and state agencies. We have surpassed 1,000+ governments (and growing fast!) using our products in our mission to power more effective and accountable government.

OpenGov is a 2021 Top Workplaces USA award winner!

Check out the latest article about us: OpenGov continues record growth with an expanded cloud offering, growing customer base, and accelerated hiring

About the Account Executive role:

As a member of the Sales team, you will be responsible for driving new, incremental sales revenue through new customer acquisition. We are looking for an Account Executive that is results-driven, has strong and natural sales talents, and is committed to creating new business opportunities.

Account Executive Responsibilities:

  • Complete OpenGov’s in-depth on-boarding and sales training to become an expert in OpenGov’s messaging, products and services, and unique sales approach
  • Manage the complete and complex sales-cycles often presenting to C-level executives the value of OpenGov’s full suite of applications
  • Develop your own territory plan and a pipeline that will fuel the ongoing growth of your business enabling you to exceed your quarterly and annual sales quotaIdentify and qualify new opportunities leveraging your own creativity, inbound lead flow, personal prospecting efforts, contacts, existing accounts, and partners
  • Evangelize the OpenGov vision and complete value proposition through customer meetings, product demonstrations, in-market events, and account-specific initiatives
  • Work cross-functionally with our sales development, marketing, product, and customer service teams to deliver outstanding results
  • Negotiate pricing and contractual terms as required to close the sale
  • Accurately forecast profitable and predictable territory performance and required resources through adherence to our sales process
  • Advocate your customers’ implementations and maintain customer satisfaction by ensuring timely resolution of any customer service related issues

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of solution sales experience managing complex sales cycles with demonstrated ownership of territory and account management
  • Preference for Accounting/Financial/ERP software, CRM, business intelligence, reporting, permitting/licensing, enterprise software sales experience
  • Ability to align technology solutions to complex, multi-stakeholder business problems and utilize strategic thinking skills to solve customer problems
  • Track record of consistent over-achievement of quotas, revenue goals, and the ability to effectively identify and sell to C-level executives
  • Passion for building long-lasting customer relationships and working cross-functionally within a diverse team to deliver outstanding results
  • Technologically adept and business acumen focused with outstanding communication both written and oral, negotiation and presentation skills
  • Strong computer skills including G-Suite, Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), and Salesforce is a plus
  • Ability to work individually and on a collaborative team in a fast-paced and continually evolving environment
  • Convince and command on the phone/web conference, and quickly establish credibility and rapport.
  • Quickly develop a thorough knowledge of company products and client verticals, including local, state, federal governments, special districts, non-profits, higher education, and school districts.
  • Bachelor’s degree (sales training methodologies is a plus, Graduate Degree is a plus)
  • Ability to travel when required

What makes OpenGov unique

» Leadership: CEO Zac Bookman (MPA from Harvard and JD from Yale) is truly a mission-driven CEO. He was named one of the 100 most Intriguing Entrepreneurs by Goldman Sachs and SF Business Times’ 40 under 40 class of 2018!

» Funding: $140 million, Series D company, from top tier investors including Andreessen Horowitz, 8VC, and Emerson Collective. Click here to read more about our latest round of funding!

» Board of Directors: Includes iconic executives John Chambers (former Cisco Chairman and CEO), Marc Andreessen (Time Magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people in the world), Katherine August-deWilde (Vice Chair of First Republic Bank), and Amy Pressman (co-founder, former president, and a current board member of Medallia).

» Growth: Double growth with 1,000+ governments (and counting) using our products!

» Culture: Winner of 2021 Top Workplaces USA award, Forbes 2021 Best Startup Employers, 50 Best Workplaces award. Check out our Careers Video!

» Perks: 90% paid Medical/Dental/Vision premium for employees, fully paid Life and Short/Long term disability insurance, Unlimited PTO, Parental Leave policy, monthly fitness stipend, anniversary awards, and more!

» Product: Named a Tech Pioneer by the World Economic Forum, we are the leader in cloud ERP software for our nation’s cities, counties, and state agencies.

» Mission Driven: We are a technology company helping out our communities, cities, and states. We’re powering more effective and accountable government.

Come join us and make a positive social impact!

OpenGov is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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