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Deloitte Sales Executive - State/Local Strategy and Analytics, Artificial Intelligence in Bethesda, Maryland

Sales Executive - State, Local, Higher Education Strategy and Analytics, Artificial Intelligence

Deloitte is seeking a top-performing Sales Executive (SE) within its Strategy and Analytics practice to pursue AI, analytics, data, and intelligent automation opportunities within the State, Local, and Higher Education (SLHE) sector. Our Strategy & Analytics portfolio helps clients leverage rigorous analytical capabilities and brings a pragmatic mindset to solve the most complex of problems. By joining our sales team, you will play a key role in leveraging your existing relationships, and helping to identify, incubate and close strategic opportunities in the Government, specifically SLHE sector, marketplace.

Work You'll Do:

The Sales Executive (SE) sells data analytics, intelligent automation, and AI technology to all sectors of our government practice and markets. These capabilities include CortexAI for Government solutions, and other Deloitte assets.

The SE's responsibilities include:

  • Leverage existing and build new client relationships, develop leads, cultivate a targeted list of prospects and lead sales efforts within a targeted set of clients working closely with Account and Practice leaders

  • Identify and influence key decision-makers at all levels within the client organization.

  • Develop internal relationships and collaborate with Deloitte leadership to formulate and execute on a go-to-market strategy. Including the development of strategic and tactical plans to meet or exceed sales objectives.

  • Understand the competitive landscape and client needs in order to effectively position our strategy and analytics practice and solutions. Stay current with trends and competitors to identify teaming relationships, improvements or recommend new products

  • Assist account teams and practice leaders with qualifying, pursuing and closing opportunities

  • Play a leadership role in driving pursuits, contribute to the development of proposals and coach the team through orals preparation

  • Represent Deloitte by spending time in the field and presenting at conferences/policy forums

  • Maintain accurate and timely customer, pipeline, and forecast data working with Sales Operations team

In addition to the above demand generation activities, the SE is responsible for demand management, i.e., working with the practice leaders to determine the detailed pursuit strategy for each strategic opportunity. This will require fostering of relationships across various Deloitte practice areas, developing consensus, and teaming with other elements of the Firm to appropriately target, purse and close engagements.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will be a senior salesperson with a significant level of business development experience and successful track record in selling consulting services, in the data analytics, intelligent automation, and cognitive technologies. These transactions are characterized by long sales cycles and significant dollar transactions. The typical candidate will bring approximately 10-15 years of selling experience accompanied by 5-10 years of sales management experience.

  • Familiarity with industry-leading technologies and relationships with key alliance partners that drive automation, data management, data ingestion, integration, and wrangling.

  • Proven successful track record of selling throughout all aspects of the sales cycle from lead identification, thru qualification and deal closure.

  • Proven consistent track record of delivering over $15-20 million of new sales revenue per annum with demonstrated year-on-year growth in revenue

  • Over 5 years of experience with building and maintaining relationships within government clients.

  • Self-motivated and goal-oriented, desire to deliver results

  • Ability to develop and secure new relationships with buyers, decision makers, influencers and other referral sources across a variety of industries

  • Expertise in relationship building that increases account penetration and leads to increased revenue opportunities with existing clients

  • Success in working closely with service line leaders, partners, practitioners and other SEs to develop strategies and tactics that drive targeting programs and win business

  • Existing knowledge of the analytics, intelligent automation, and artificial intelligence market is a must

  • Travel up to 50% (While 50% of travel is a requirement of the role, due to COVID-19, non-essential travel has been suspended until further notice)

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future

    Preferred Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree

    How You'll Grow

    At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there is always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs at Deloitte University, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career. Explore Deloitte University, The Leadership Center.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

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