Sr. Account Executive, Public Safety

US-TX-Carrollton
Job ID
2017-1409
# of Openings
1
Category
Sales and Sales Related

Overview

Securus Technologies is a leading provider of telephone and software systems to the corrections industry.   Our broad suite of products includes inmate communications services, investigative technologies, corrections/law enforcement/emergency information technology services, interactive voice response systems, and active global positioning systems (GPS) based offender monitoring devices.  In the past two years we have invested $175 million in new technologies, products and patents and we are still growing and expanding.

Securus and its subsidiary companies employ more than 1,000 associates who serve more than 2,600 correctional facilities and law enforcement agencies in 45 states and over 850,000 inmates nationwide. 

We are known in the industry for reputation, stability, services, growth, and state of the art technology.

  • Over 25 years’ experience vested the corrections industry!
  • Securus’ financial successes have led to consistent quarterly bonus payments in the last 5 years.
  • 10 new acquisitions within the last 3 years to expand into other public safety verticals.
  • We have been awarded over 120 patents and 60 more pending. This is 75% of all the patents in the industry.
  • Our In-house customer service and technical services teams operate 24/7/365
  • Ethically ran business, proven with our SAS 70 Reporting and Sarbanes Oxley compliance
  • Solid benefit programs including healthcare, 401(k), tuition reimbursement & training.

 

Job Purpose

The primary responsibilities of the Senior Account Executive  are:

  1. Drive new revenue through the sale of Securus products and services in all of the Strategic Product Verticals: Corrections, Public Safety, Monitoring & Investigations.
  2. Thru your strategic account plan, identify and establishes deep, Securus relationships with key decision makers and influencers who will participate in the acquisition decision-making process.
  3. Design territory plans & initiatives to win new business and defeat all competitive threats
  4. Prospect, qualify, discover needs and win new business discovering & validating client needs and pain points, recommending and proposing Securus solutions and guide the client thru a successful acquisition cycle
  5. Coordinates the involvement of company resources including: support, service, and corporate sales, marketing and development, in order to meet sales objectives, margin objectives and  customers’ expectations.
  6. Assist with the design of and meet assigned targets for sales and marketing strategic initiatives

Responsibilities

Principal Accountabilities or Duties

Client

  1. Prospect, discover, qualify, propose and close new business opportunities. Identifies and leverages appropriate resources that result in Client commitment for Securus solutions
  2. Provides guidance and leadership, in the development of account and territory plans, strategies for winning new business & beating competition.
  3. Develop proposals, both solicited and unsolicited, present the solutions and secure customer commitment to Securus products and services
  4. Ensure that relationships are maintained and strengthened across the entire enterprise, including potential relationships for our strategic product verticals.
  5. Provide clear and compelling cost/benefit analysis that delineate the cost savings, productivity improvement, improved safety for staff and the multitude of affordable communications options for inmates & their friends & families.

Territory

  1. Demonstrate leadership, knowledge and professionalism in managing, developing and maintaining opportunities, new business and relationships your assigned vertical territory
  2. Lead the development of strategic account plans, territory plans, coverage models that add value to the client and that deliver on all goals & objectives
  3. Be the recognized leader in industry solutions for your customers, keeping them informed of new products, services and applications to improve operations, safety of the staff and enhanced user experiences for friends and families
  4. Ensure that every account in your assigned territory is visited as required per the Field KPI’s.

Systems and Process

  1. Leverage the SFA to develop customer profiles, including anticipated needs and maintain this data for strategic account plans and strategies that drive revenue and create stickiness with the clients
  2. Execute a pipeline management process with qualified opportunities that ensures a make and exceed revenue performance. Target pipeline is a minimum of 4x of quota.
  3. Leverage the RFP process and team to produce superior, highly impactful RFP responses that exceed customer expectations, and clearly demonstrate the capabilities of Securus.

Financial

  1. Meet or exceed assigned objectives in revenue, client relationships, and expanded product footprint.
  2. Meet or exceed your assigned objectives for upsell, customer contact, Executive Briefings, and Customer Face Time
  3. Propose concise, focused proposals that highlight our capabilities, solutions and value
  4. Manage travel & expense to meet targets and leverage investment in the territory

Territory Initiatives

  1. Assist corporate to develop and deliver territory initiatives that heighten awareness of our brand and product portfolio and solution set.
  2. Lead your team and the client to implement and execute marketing initiatives designed to drive revenue, and increase customer satisfaction
  3. Develop and deliver Vertical territory initiatives designed to drive awareness and education/knowledge of our solutions & products.

Qualifications

Qualifications

Industry:

  • Software and Services sales and account  management.
  • Telecommunications sales experience
  • State and Local sales

Functional:

  • Minimum 5-10 years of quota carrying territory sales experience in the specified industries
  • Job experience in the Correctional Industry a plus
Required
  •  4 year College Degree
  •  Minimum GPA of 3.25
  •  Working knowledge of MS Windows and Office Suite

 

Americans with Disabilities Specifications

A significant amount of travel is generally required.  

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

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