GCP – Account Executive – West Coast

United States - Remote

Full Time Executive-level / Director
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What You’ll Be Doing

  • Seek out, explore, and qualify business opportunities at senior levels with Mid-Market scale clients across the West Coast. 
  • Generate net-new client engagements and relationships created from a series of lead sources such as partners, personal relationships, networking, industry events and organizations, and general business development efforts. 
  • Establish and foster a good rapport with Google Account Executives and respond to requests in a timely and professional manner to ensure the best partnership experience is delivered and commercial opportunities maximized.  
  • Work with internal Cloud Consultants, Architects, and Engineers to ensure projects closed and prospects pipelined have the resources and progress necessary to deliver world-class service levels.  
  • Deliver against challenging but realistic sales targets in an expanding market.  
  • Provide best practices, use case scenarios, and referenceable clients/projects. 
  • Develop proposals. 

Qualifications & Experience

  • 5-7 years of B2B Sales experience in Cloud Computing (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS), Services, Apps, and/or Security. 
  • Strong understanding of public cloud products and services and the ability to communicate its value proposition. Google Cloud Platform is preferred, open to candidates with experience in AWS or Azure. 
  • Demonstrable understanding of client's business strategy and how services can create change and transformation. 
  • Ability to have high-level technical conversations with key decision-makers to qualify the opportunity initially.  
  • Ability to understand the technology involved at a conversational level once fully introduced to you. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication. 
  • Driven by success, you'll also be highly personable, well organized with a strong ability to deliver to senior decision-makers within globally recognized corporations.  
  • Experience selling consulting advisory and implementation services. 
  • Experience managing multiple stakeholders within a portfolio. 
  • Strong solution sales skills. 
  • Experience with partner channel sales. 
  • Demonstrable ability to solve business problems using technical solutions and bridge the gap between business and technology. 
  • Comfortable operating at the executive-­level within client and partner accounts. 
  • Bachelor’s Degree, MBA, or other advanced degrees. 
  • Ability to travel upwards of 30%.  
  • Candidate must have the unrestricted right to work in the US without requiring sponsorship. 
Are you a Racker?Rackers thrive in fast-paced environments built to inspire learning, growing, and innovating.  They are mission-inspired, values-grounded, culture-focused, and dedicated to making a positive impact in everything they do.  Rackers are inherently wired to solve problems and share ideas in small, nimble teams.  As experts in what they do, Rackers are serious about delivering a Fanatical Experience™ to our customers. Rackers are valued members of a winning team on an inspiring mission and we want you to join the Racker family! Why work at Rackspace Technology?Find your fanatical. We deliver the best customer experience in the industry to businesses that perform life-saving research, power cities, and feed millions. Come as you are. Cultivating inclusion is not just the right thing to do, it enables us to win. Our Executive Inclusion Council and Racker Resource Groups (RRGs) partner to enable an inclusive workplace and drive initiatives such as Rackspace’s participation in the annual Texas Conference for Women. Satisfy your curiosity. No matter where you are going, we can help you get there. Our internal learning department, Rackspace University®, provides training and development to Rackers – from Microsoft™ certifications to effective leadership training – our goal is to help you grow. Make a difference. At the core of every Racker is a drive to leave the world better than we found it, and we are passionate about giving back to our communities across the globe. While Rackers can leverage paid volunteer time off for any cause, our Rack Gives Back program creates opportunities for Rackers to give their time and talent to others. Live life completely. We offer a well-rounded suite of health and wellness programs that help our Rackers achieve a healthy and balanced lifestyle. So while our Rackers are busy taking care of our customers, we take care of our Rackers. #LI-Remote #LI-MJ1 

About Rackspace TechnologyWe are the multicloud solutions experts. We combine our expertise with the world’s leading technologies — across applications, data and security — to deliver end-to-end solutions. We have a proven record of advising customers based on their business challenges, designing solutions that scale, building and managing those solutions, and optimizing returns into the future. Named a best place to work, year after year according to Fortune, Forbes and Glassdoor, we attract and develop world-class talent. Join us on our mission to embrace technology, empower customers and deliver the future.  More on Rackspace TechnologyThough we’re all different, Rackers thrive through our connection to a central goal: to be a valued member of a winning team on an inspiring mission. We bring our whole selves to work every day. And we embrace the notion that unique perspectives fuel innovation and enable us to best serve our customers and communities around the globe. We welcome you to apply today and want you to know that we are committed to offering equal employment opportunity without regard to age, color, disability, gender reassignment or identity or expression, genetic information, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity status, military or veteran status, nationality, ethnic or national origin, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or any legally protected characteristic. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.  
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