Account Executive

Territory:  Wisconsin and Illinois


The Opportunity:

Through market leading payments and credential-driven privileges Transact enables a connected experience across the most critical aspects of student life.  We partner with educational institutions to deliver a mobile-centric, personalized student and family experience both on and off-campus.  Our enterprise-class cloud platform and open APIs deliver mission-critical capabilities that promote student success by facilitating every aspect of campus life with richer institutional insights. 

This connected experience is underpinned by essential capabilities including integrated payments and personalized payment plans for tuition and fees, credential-driven transactions for comprehensive dining and retail transactions, uniquely configurable privileges for security management as well as automated class attendance and campus events. Transact solutions easily integrate with campus systems and external partners enabling an extensive and open ecosystem that leverages existing institutional investment, accelerates innovation while delivering a frictionless student experience. 

The Responsibilities:

As Account Executive, you will be responsible for Net New and Account Expansion within the territory. You will meet or exceed sales objectives of the assigned territory by promoting and selling the Transact solutions through a consultative selling approach that effectively aligns the products to customer business objectives, while demonstrating a quantifiable value proposition for the customer.  

Specific responsibilities will include:

Generating new sales into accounts 

Expanding existing account sales within the territory

Meeting and exceeding established sales quotas 

Making prospecting a part of the regular routine, ensuring that new prospects are being added to the pipeline on a consistent basis

Managing a complex, enterprise sales process with a 12 month to 24 month purchasing cycle

Expanding the revenue opportunity within new accounts by selling incremental follow-on business

Taking on the role of "Virtual CEO" on all RFPs; working with the RFP team to have a complete understanding of the institution needs including understanding of the platform the institution requires, partner requirements, price sensitivity, incumbent product, potential objections or concerns, Transact's strategic value proposition, and any other relevant information necessary for a successful sales process

Continually learning about new products and improving selling skills; attending training events throughout the year and participating in self-paced tutorial learning when appropriate

Being well informed about higher education commerce and security industry trends and being able to talk intelligently about the industry

Becoming familiar with all Transact partner relationships and how they relate to Transact sales.

Becoming proficient with SalesForce.com; effectively using the sales force automation tool to enter all sales information into this system for support accurate and proper forecasting/reporting

Keeping abreast of competition, competitive issues, and products

Attending and participating in sales meetings, product seminars, and trade shows

Preparing written presentations, reports, and price quotations

Assisting in contract negotiations

Managing sales pipeline

Effectively and efficiently employing resources at appropriate stages in the sales cycle; matching level for level, to grow and advance the sale

Defining and executing territory sales plans

Developing positive relationships with other employees in Marketing, Product Support, Global Services, Finance, Engineering and other departments, as needed

Collaborating with colleagues and supporting the overall team effort within the sales organization, to ensure that knowledge and expertise is leveraged throughout the sales team

The Requirements:

Enterprise solutions and Cloud software sales experience preferred

Knowledge of the Higher Ed or public-sector market preferred

Successful achievement of multi-solution large enterprise quotas using appropriate selling methodologies.

Ability to manage a pipeline of 20+ accounts and 50+ opportunities at any given time

Ability to work in a team environment

Proven success prospecting, building a pipeline, moving opportunities through the sales cycle; proposing, presenting and discussing solutions with C-level and other decision-makers

This position requires the AE to work out of a home office

Travel:  Expect 30-50%+

This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time.  

Transact Campus Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, protected military/veteran status, or any other protected factor. 


 

 

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