Regional Sales Lead
Job Details
Skyline Technology Solutions Headquarters - Glen Burnie, MD
Optional Work from Home
Full Time
4 Year Degree (Bachelor's) or equivalent
Up to 25%

Who Is Skyline?

Founded on the idea of treating people better. Built by passionate, caring people. Committed to the future success of our clients and employees.

Skyline is a people first organization dedicated to growing your career and providing opportunities for personal and professional growth. Were growing and looking for bright individuals who are unafraid of challenges, thrive on problem solving, and are passionate about helping others succeed. Come join a team where you will be challenged, supported, and encouraged to grow yourself towards your fullest potential.

Driving Sales Interactions with Existing Customers and Prospects

  • Responsible for driving sales and services, by building and maintaining relationships with multiple layers of organizations from operations through to key decision makers at the executive level.
    • Primarily focused on driving new sales with assigned existing customers and prospects, as well as greenfield opportunities in your assigned region(s).
    • Accountable for positioning all relevant Skyline solutions to the appropriate stakeholders at each prospect or existing customer.
      • Establish and own relationships with key buying influences.
      • Expected to build relationships with C-Level relationships at customers.
    • Balance short-term revenue wins with long-term (multi-year) engagements that create recurring revenue. Ultimate success is defined by becoming a trusted IT (Information Technology) partner with customers, helping them to develop, craft, and prioritize their strategic roadmap.
    • Ability to navigate the sale process in complex customer environments, with multiple stakeholders, and multiple influencers in the buying process.
      • Actively engage in the iteration of focused value chain (solutions, partners, value propositions) definition and related positioning to customers and prospects
      • Conduct sales visits and presentations, partnering with Skyline solutions architects to position Skyline value propositions to customers and prospects.
      • Maintain solutions expertise and consult on sales / marketing documentation. Incrementally develop the ability to play the role of the solution architect by actively figuring out to leverage their knowledge to make initial sales encounters more compelling for prospects.
    • Engage relevant customers and prospects with Skyline sales campaigns as directed by the Sales Operations Manager.
      • Create opportunities to further educate and sell to customers and prospects.
      • Provide feedback from customers and prospects that help to redirect or modify campaigns.
    • Attend conferences and events in your assigned region(s) to prospect and position Skyline in the marketplace.
    • Be willing to travel as needed to prospect and drive sales.
  • Managing Sales Priorities & Account Strategy
    • Maintain a strategic capture plan for your accounts, using the standard template provided
    • Develop quarterly metrics / initiatives for each account as part of your plan
    • Update your strategic plans quarterly (at a minimum)
    • Present performance reporting each quarter
      • Relative to established plans and quarterly initiatives
      • Relative to projected revenue
      • Provide any changes to subsequent quarterly initiatives
    • Leverage GovWin to have awareness of recompetes and other RFPs that are expected to be released so that you can incorporate into your plans / initiatives, and so that Skyline capture team can support capture strategy activities as early as possible.
  • Proposals, Awarded Sales
    • Work with the company lead for pricing and proposals to develop competitive and comprehensive RFP (request for proposals) responses and SOWs (statement of work) (statement of work).
    • Iterate on the provided proposal from delivery to ensure that proposals provide Skyline with the best chance of success (pricing, themes, deliverables, etc.)
    • Add the intro and executive summary sections for each proposal.
    • Provide a win announcement to the sales operations manager within 48 hours (about 2 days) of award / purchase order. Use the approved template.
    • Populate the Sales to Delivery PowerPoint template and schedule an internal meeting to review and align deliverables and strategy as part of the internal kickoff for new sales.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience selling complex IT solutions across multiple disciplines such as network services, systems, structure cabling, outside plant, and IT operations. Experience working in aspects of the delivery process for the above solutions is preferred
  • Experience in working on deals that have sales cycles from 6 - 48 months (about 4 years) where competitive bid processes may be required.
  • Experience working with hardware / software channel partners to collaborate on sales strategy.
  • 5+ years of experience cultivating and closing larger sales opportunities, over $1 million in annual revenue, for individual customers is preferred
  • 5+ years of experience working with State & Local Government. Experience leveraging and/or managing contract vehicles and the RFP proposal process preferred.

About Skyline

Skyline is a full-service IT integrator, enterprise solutions provider, and product development organization headquartered in Maryland and serving clients throughout North America. Our technology solutions enable communities to connect in ways that improve their lives, enhance public safety, and create economic growth.

Our mission is to build a more resilient and connected society.

We envision a world in which critical infrastructure connects communities, fosters economic growth, and enables governments to share information to enhance public safety.

Our values:

  • Customer Success: co-creating value for our clients success
  • Curiosity: understanding the problems facing our customers
  • Leadership: choosing to do the right thing, even when it is the harder path
  • Trust and Respect: the foundation for building strong relationships
  • Accountability: owning our actions, decisions, and results regardless of outcome

If you are looking to work for a company that cares deeply about its employees and clients, if you're inspired by our mission and values, if you want to further develop yourself and others, please apply today!