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Account Executive - Education



Sales & Business Development
Remote · Texas, USA
Posted on Saturday, September 2, 2023

Zoom is looking for State, Local and Education (SLED) Account Executives to sell our Zoom One Platform. Our SLED Account Executives engage with public agencies and public and private education institutions, of all sizes, in a defined geographic territory. You’ll build positive, trusted relationships with decision makers and help public agencies and public and private education institutions realize the value of their investments.

About the Team

As a member of the Zoom SLED team, you will empower Zoom’s public agencies and public and private education institutions to discover flexible solutions for modern team collaboration. You will advocate the innovative power of our platform to make organizations more productive, collaborative, and mobile. Your opportunity is to delight customers by doing what’s right for their business, to meet them where they are at in their cloud journey and to provide them with the best solutions for innovation.

About the person

You're a highly motivated platform sales professional who is passionate about contributing to an innovative technology company. You own the customer relationship by establishing trust and credibility, using influence and business acumen. You understand and have experience with UCaaS-based technology in order to architect custom collaboration solutions with your customers, helping them reach the next level of their business. You are a curious and continuous learner who uses a consultative approach to build positive relationships with key stakeholders.

About the Role

  • Effectively qualify leads and identify prospect needs, engaging technical resources

  • Conduct high-level conversations with Administrators and Executives

  • Meet or exceed sales as assigned by selling Zoom services into SLED accounts

  • Work strategically with management to deliver forecasts, identify trending opportunities/challenges, and provide recommended solutions

  • Prospect net new logos, develop and maintain business within existing accounts and manage complex sales situations / large projects

  • Create, deliver and manage client demos/ presentations, quotes/ proposals, and Quarterly Business Reviews (QBRs)

  • Utilize solution and value-selling techniques along with objection handling to effectively guide sales process to close

  • Keep informed of product line, competition and sector trends

  • Source, upsell and leverage business from established customer relationships and new departments

  • Strong understanding and adherence to public sector procurement regulations and guidelines

Basic Skill Requirements

  • 5+ years selling technology into the Public Sector

  • Experience with contract vehicles and procurement policies in the territory

  • Experience selling UCaaS, CCaaS, PaaS, SaaS within SLED vertical

  • Customer Relationship Management (CRM) tool experience

  • Effective communication skills with internal and external partners of all levels

  • BA/ BS or equivalent experience

  • Ability to travel, as needed

Preferred Skill Requirements

  • 8+ years selling technology into the Public Sector

  • Knowledge of solution-selling techniques

  • Understanding of UC tools including Zoom, WebEx, Teams and Skype for Business and UC tools (video, chat, voice)

  • Salesforce CRM experience, as well as Dynamics, ZoomInfo, DiscoverOrg

Salary Range or On Target Earnings:





In addition to the base salary and/or OTE listed Zoom has a Total Direct Compensation philosophy that takes into consideration; base salary, bonus and equity value.

Information about Zoom’s benefits is on our careers page here.

Note: Starting pay will be based on a number of factors and commensurate with qualifications & experience.

We also have a location based compensation structure; there may be a different range for candidates in this and other locations.

About Us

Zoomies help people stay connected so they can get more done together. We set out to build the best video product for the enterprise, and today help people communicate better with products like Zoom Contact Center, Zoom Phone, Zoom Events, Zoom Apps, Zoom Rooms, and Zoom Webinars.

We’re problem-solvers, working at a fast pace to design solutions with our customers and users in mind. Here, you’ll work across teams to deliver impactful projects that are changing the way people communicate and enjoy opportunities to advance your career in a diverse, inclusive environment.

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We believe that the unique contributions of all Zoomies is the driver of our success. To make sure that our products and culture continue to incorporate everyone's perspectives and experience we never discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status. Zoom is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.