Okta is the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise. The Okta Identity Cloud enables organizations to securely connect the right people to the right technologies at the right time. With over 6,500 pre-built integrations to applications and infrastructure providers, Okta customers can easily and securely use the best technologies for their business. More than 9,400 organizations, including JetBlue, Nordstrom, Slack, T-Mobile, Takeda, Teach for America and Twilio, trust Okta to help protect the identities of their workforces and customers.
The Regional Sales Manager will manage the sales process within assigned territories of business for prospective accounts and regional consultant influencers. They will continually ensure assigned territory growth and profitability by developing solid business relationships with new clients for Okta. They will develop and execute strategies and sales tactics in the following areas: territory planning, pre-request for proposal prospecting, relationship development, pricing, presentation and delivery (finalist or other), negotiations, closing and managing contracts.
This individual will identify leads that fit within ideal client profiles for the purpose of marketing the company’s products and services as well as qualify identified leads to determine best products and services that will meet potential client’s needs. The Regional Sales Manager will initiate contact and follow-up on sales meetings and teleconferences, meet sales objectives and targets at profitable rates, move prospects into implementation, and meet established sales goals and quota schedule per plan year’s objectives. They will work with sales support to initiate customised proposals and communication for prospective clients and develop familiarity with potential clients to best meet their needs and to field inquiries.
The successful candidate will organise and conduct sales presentations, site visits and product demonstrations to prospective clients and will represent Okta in a consistent, effective and professional manner to best develop new clients. He/She will need to foster ongoing mutually beneficial relationships with consultants and maintain a solid knowledge of Okta’s technology. It is important that this individual exercise leadership, demonstrates results-oriented sales planning, and works in a positive and motivating way with internal counterparts and external clients.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
- Meet or exceed quarterly revenue targets
- Develop and execute a comprehensive regional plan
- Accelerate customer adoption
- Prospect, Build and Maintain a robust sales pipeline
- Work with partners to extend reach & drive adoption
- Manage contract negotiations
- Develop long-term strategic relationships with key accounts
- Ensure customer satisfaction
- Expect travel (50%)
- Demonstrated enterprise sales experience working for technology vendor selling Enterprise solutions
- A track record of success selling to Enterprise accounts
- Strong verbal and written communications skills
- Extensive customer network
- Strong leadership skills
- BS/BA degree preferred or equivalent
Okta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Okta is rethinking the traditional work environment, providing our employees with the flexibility to be their most creative and successful versions of themselves, no matter where they are located. We enable a flexible approach to work, meaning you can work from the office, or from home, regardless of where you live. Okta invests in the best technologies and provides flexible benefits and collaborative work environments/experiences, empowering employees to work productively in a setting that best and uniquely suits their needs. Find your place at Okta https://www.okta.com/company/careers/.