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United States of America
North Carolina
Thursday, June 16, 2022
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* Morrisville - North Carolina - United States of America

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Description and Requirements

Candidate will be supporting customers in VA/DC.

Lenovo is a $60B+ global technology leader and the world’s #1 PC company with market share growth that has outpaced the market the last 12 quarters. We are looking for a strategic Account Executive to grow our Higher Education business in Virginia and DC.

The Higher Education Account Executive will be self-motivated, understand state and national procurement vehicles, and have a deep understanding of a channel/distribution business model.  The ideal candidate will have sales experience in the IT industry, and the ability to articulate a thorough understanding of the Higher Education space. She/he will be responsible for developing and executing an aggressive customer acquisition campaign in the higher education market, as well as retaining our current base of customers across a defined region of the US.

As a Public Sector Account Executive for Lenovo, you’ll be responsible for driving revenue, profit and customer satisfaction for accounts across Higher Education, to achieve the required business targets. You will champion the innovative power of our products to make our HIED customers more productive, collaborative, and transformative. You will leverage your knowledge of Lenovo’s portfolio of award-winning products to develop strategies to help existing HIED customers understand the benefits of and implement Lenovo solutions. This is a client facing, sales role requiring deep industry experience, with expertise in how to close opportunities.

She/he will be supporting customers in Virginia and District of Columbia and should live in/around this area.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Refining and bringing leadership to the current HIED segment to achieve overall revenue and profitability objectives for Lenovo.
  • Develop high level account relationships (C-level) to serve as a trusted consultant to our customers.
  • Develop the sales strategy and set aggressive goals to grow the businesses within which we compete.
  • Understand and adapt to Lenovo’s ongoing product and services developments.
  • Ensure that our customers receive the highest level of sales and operational customer service.
  • Build complex sales strategy to ensure both long and short term goals, objectives and quotas are met.

Position Requirements:

Basic Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s degree required or equivalent experience
  • 5+ year proven track record in Public Sector/Education (SLG, K-12, Higher Ed) sales is required
  • Strong knowledge and established relationships within the channel community and Higher Education space
Preferred Requirements:
  • Extensive knowledge of Public Sector business practices including relevant contracts, procurement processes, and requirements necessary when selling to this highly regulated market.
  • Quickly develop organization agility and leverage extended teams.
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills, demonstrated team building, leadership, and the ability to manage multiple complex sales engagements concurrently.

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* Morrisville - North Carolina - United States of America