Major Account Manager- Public Sector

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Location:Remote - UK/EU only
Job Type:Full Time

As pioneers in audio and video technology, we at Poly uniquely understand the power of human connection. We've seen it drive innovation, solve problems, inspire action and power productivity. We are bringing together our portfolio of high-quality, proven products and services to connect people to what matters most -- whether it's their colleagues, customers, playlists or favorite games. Together, our technology will keep that connection strong and fuel a future collaboration and understanding, in spite of circumstances, distance or time zones.

Job title: Major Account Manager - Public Sector

Location: UK, (ideally London)

Here at Poly we make technology that powers human connection that simply works, then steps out of the way. We’re changing how the world communicates and collaborates and we need you.

As a Major Account Manager within the EMEA Sales Department, you will manage and own the entire Public Sector portfolio . 

We are looking for a sales professional with keen business acumen, who’s adept at selling to “C” level end users customers. You will need drive, professional excellence and a proven record of converting opportunities to genuine sales success stories. We look for a good hunter attitude in taking existing customers to the next level.

What you’ll do:

  • Implementing the regional sales strategy for your listed Central Government accounts, liaising closely with your Sales Manager

  • Driving structured sales techniques spanning the entire sales cycle to close opportunities

  • Win Central Government strategic account opportunities with the aim to maintain our Company as the leading supplier for open platform UC&C-products and solutions

  • Significantly increase the deployment of systems within existing accounts to create a high standard of brand loyalty and wall to wall adoption of Poly’s portfolio

  • Develop individual solutions and services propositions for Central Government customers and successfully partner with the Poly channel to conduct contract negotiations in order to close business

  • Monitor the market in relation to market developments, customer requirements, competitor sales efforts and strategies and communicate this to the management

  • Build and maintain excellent relationships with both the distribution and channel partners - existing and potential - to develop new business opportunities and drive to success

  • Ensure regular and accurate forecasting and reporting ( and that all required sales information is documented and maintained.

  • Actively participate in the development of long range and competitive sales strategies for the company’s products & Services

We’d love to hear from you if:

  • Must have Public Sector sales experience.

  • Leadership skills would be an asset

  • Negotiation skills and value-based selling will be a necessity

  • Proven experience in Voice, Video and Unified Communications

  • Existing relationships with Central Government accounts B2B sales experience

  • Stretch mentality, the hunger to over-achieve and earn good accelerators

  • Previous experience with a major account direct touch sales model, ideally in connection with two-tier distribution

  • Good hunter attitude being results driven, with autonomous and hands-on working style

  • Strong sales focus with an ambitious, pro-active approach to getting things done.

  • Resilient and dynamic with capacity to cope with pressure.

  • Strong business acumen with developed entrepreneurial thinking

  • Excellent presentation skills.

Listed above you will find some things we think will be valuable, but we’re also open-minded. If you recognize yourself in any skills related, we’d love for you to send us an application.

Thrive at Poly because you are joining:

  • A global team, united by our innovative products, making an impact toward creating amazing new ways to hear, to see, to work, and to work together.

  • A company who believes a distributed workforce is the present and the future. We leverage our great products, so employees can work in an environment that makes them most connected and productive, no matter where they are.

  • People who are passionate about creating excellence – for our customers, and for each other. We’re in this adventure together!

Poly is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity or expression, race, age, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, ancestry, color, marital status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking, medical condition, genetic information, or any other protected class or category recognized by applicable equal employment opportunity or other similar laws.

We give you the opportunity to drive your career and development as you want it to. We will also offer a competitive salary and bonus scheme as well as a variety of flexible benefits to suit you that include annual leave, pension scheme, Life Assurance, Dental, and Medical etc.

Your application may be subject to a background check, in accordance with local legislation.