Granicus LLC
At Granicus, our mission is to help bring government and citizens closer together.
Denver, CO
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Account Executive (Central) at Granicus LLC

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Granicus provides technology and services that empower government organizations to create seamless digital experiences for the people they serve. By offering the industry's leading cloud-based solutions for communications, content management, meeting and agenda management, and digital services to over 4,500 public sector organizations, Granicus helps turn government missions into quantifiable realities. Granicus products connect more than 200 million people, creating a powerful network to enhance citizen engagement. By optimizing decision-making processes, Granicus strives to help government see better outcomes and a greater impact for the citizens they serve. Come see the impactful work we've done on communities across the country (and world!): https://granicus.com/success-stories/

The Account Executive (AE) will work within the Small/Medium Government (SMG) Sales Team and focus on new sales opportunity creation and win. This role is focused on selling to new prospective clients, or non-Granicus clients. The AE will be responsible for proactive outreach beginning with lead generation and continue through all phases of the sales process culminating in sale win/close. This position is supported by an account development team, marketing department, and technical project managers.

Granicus is a remote first company (this isn't temporary). While we have virtual teams, you have the option for in-office work should you be located near one of our hubs. We're looking for candidates located in the Mountain or Central time zones.

What you'll do:

Key Focus:

  • Opportunity/Funnel/Pipeline creation
  • Proactive client outreach within their assigned territory
  • Build awareness, teach and develop new sales opportunities
  • Goal - develop a healthy sales funnel of new opportunities
  • Meet/Exceed all KPI metrics outlined by the management team
  • Opportunity win
  • Lead all aspects of the sales process from lead generation through win/close
  • Goal - Exceed sales quota

Essential Functions:

  • Prospective clients range from small towns and villages, to cities and counties
  • Develop a comprehensive sales strategy and business plans to acquire new prospective clients within their assigned territory
  • Work to identify market trends, best practices, referrals, and new opportunity areas
  • Lead all stages of the sales process from lead generation to win/close
  • From cold call to sales meetings, demonstrations to negotiation
  • Virtual and face-to-face meetings
  • Conduct initial qualification and discovery to determine client's current environment, potential projects, challenges and goals to determine how Granicus solutions will help them achieve their goals
  • Use an engaging and penetrating discovery process to flush out true sales opportunities
  • Effectively listen and understand where a prospect is today and where they want to be, the develop a persuasive solution and teach the prospect what they may not have known
  • Teach client about market trends, challenges and issues they did not know existed, and share best practices all in an effort to develop new sales opportunities
  • Prepare engaging presentations and demonstrations to groups ranging from 1 to 25 stakeholders
  • Work with company resources and teams to leverage knowledge in an effort to successfully lead the sales process
  • Build and cultivate relationships both horizontally and vertically through communications and conducting follow-up communications
  • Use Saleforce.com to track all sales activities properly, keep all contact/lead data accurate, create new opportunities, and move opportunities thru all stages of the sales process from lead to win/close
  • Effective management of a sales funnel and forecasting
  • Monitor and communicate target market information accurately to management 
  • Exceed KPIs for daily, weekly, and monthly activity goals for calls, appointments, demonstrations, sales meetings, etc.
  • Develop deep personal expertise and understanding of company solutions
  • Identify opportunities for new solutions or functionality of Granicus software
  • Stay current on industry trends and new or innovative approaches
  • Participate in selected industry activities, organizations/associations and trade shows as needed
  • Represent Granicus in a positive manner, foster trust, and reinforce thought leadership
  • Other duties as assigned

Who you are?

  • Proven pattern of success in software sales or highly consultative sales to business or government
  • Consistent record of outperforming quota in previous field sales position(s)
  • Successful record of managing a sales funnel with deals valuing between $10-$100k ACV
  • Strong understanding of information technology and multiple platforms, and the ability to learn new technologies quickly (LAN/WAN, web design, network security, and Audio/Visual technology)
  • Previous experience with government or parliamentary procedure is a plus
  • Proficient with MS Office product suites
  • Experience using Salesforce.com, is a plus, but not required

Soft Skills:

  • Exceptional skills in the following: communication, presentation, negotiation, closing, organizational, and teamwork
  • Not afraid of picking up the phone and speaking with someone, including cold calling
  • Self-motivated and driven to succeed; takes initiative, willing to go the extra mils
  • Able to handle rejections
  • Critical/strategic thinking - able to problem solve quickly
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and work within a team atmosphere 
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and goals
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Clear sense of integrity, work ethic, and a sincere interest in building strong relationships founded in trust
  • Entrepreneurial spirit

[By applying for this position, and if I am located in the United States, I understand that I will be required to verify that I have been, or will be, fully vaccinated prior to employment, or to verify that I cannot be vaccinated due to a legally recognized exception to the vaccine mandate.]


Come learn more about working at Granicus on our website: https://granicus.com/careers/

*starting rate may vary by experience and/or location

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Where we are

1999 Broadway is located in-between Denver’s Downtown and Uptown neighborhoods. Granicus occupies the 36 and 37 floors of the building.

Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Sales & Marketing
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • OracleDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • SalesforceCRM
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What are Granicus LLC Perks + Benefits

Granicus LLC Benefits Overview

Flexible Time Off
Medical (includes an option that is paid 100% by Granicus!), Dental & Vision Insurance
401(k) plan with matching contribution
Tuition & Training Reimbursement
Paid Parental Leave
Employer paid Short and Long Term Disability Insurance, Group Term Life Insurance and AD&D Insurance
Group legal coverage
Transit and/or parking supplement for office based employees
Free snacks and drinks in our offices
And more!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Granicus has a dedicated impact team called Givicus that organizes different volunteer opportunities for our teams. We recently completed a book drive, food drive and a day at Habitat for Humanity.
Partners with Nonprofits
Granicus partners with Habitat for Humanity, DayMaker, and Hour of Code to help the communities that we serve.
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Granicus has various impact teams for fun activities, volunteering and uniting the 3 main offices!
Daily sync
Open door policy
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Women at Granicus ERG, Black Leadership Group, Givicus is our philanthropy based community service group.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Unconscious Bias training is mandatory for all hiring managers. Extensive interview training for all interview panel members
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Granicus has a remote-first policy. If you are located near one of our office locations, you are welcome to go in but, it will never be required.
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Employees receive 40 hours per year of paid sick leave.
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Parking
Fitness Subsidies
Up to $250 per year fitness allowance.
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

Access to LinkedIn Learning, Tree house and safari books.

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