Corporate Account Manager, Central Government

Req ID: R31556

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Corporate Account Manager, Central Government

  • Remote, Sweden
  • Kista, Stockholm County, Sweden
  • Full_time

Citrix builds the secure digital workspace technology that frees 400,000 customers to do their very best work from anywhere. By joining our award-winning workplace, you’ll be included in the globally diverse, collaborative team that values work-life balance. Come see why Fortune named us one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For®. Let’s innovate and grow together!

What we're looking for:

You are an experienced Corporate Account Manager with a demonstrated ability to sell complex software solutions into Central Government and higher education accounts, and possess a strong history of quota achievement.

You have extensive sales experience and can establish relationships and engage with the business and IT at management level to find opportunities and sell Citrix products and services direct to existing Central Government accounts.

Position overview

As the Corporate Account Manager, you develop accounts with high potential into larger accounts with regular revenue generation. You create partnership-based relationships with customers, typically covering 20-25 corporate-level accounts. You drive consistent revenue generation selling the entire Citrix portfolio and transform transactional/opportunistic customer relationships into continuous relationships.

You use your experience to effectively build and lead teams of Citrix and channel partner resources to achieve established account strategies.

What you will be doing

  • Establish relationships and engage with the business and IT management level to find opportunities and sell Citrix products and services direct to existing named accounts or specified strategic accounts, understanding their business and IT strategies, priorities and goals.
  • Carry a revenue quota to meets or exceed sales targets and demonstrate continuous progress towards achieving account strategies.
  • Interact strongly with customer at the Senior Management level with support on forming a relationship with C level contacts within these accounts. Understand and document customer’s business and IT strategies, priorities and goals.
  • Identify, develop, complete, and maintain account strategies to drive adoption of Citrix products and services revenue within assigned enterprise accounts and their subsidiaries and affiliates.
  • Establish and lead teams of internal and external resources to identify, pursue, and close specific opportunities consistent with account strategies.
  • Establish and maintain close relationships with inside sales, systems engineers, consultants, and sales specialists to access and influence from appropriate internal resources.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with resellers, system integrators, and any other external partner to develop and achieve account strategies and opportunity plans.
  • Understand and navigate account procurement practices to successfully negotiate profitable licensing contracts.
  • Drive prompt resolution of customer issues and ensures high levels of customer satisfaction with Citrix products and services.
  • Serve as the primary client contact for non-technical or support issues requiring escalation.
  • Provide regular and efficient updates on assigned accounts to sales management.
  • Ensure accurate and timely forecasts and management reporting in
  • Assist in securing non-commissionable revenue in assigned accounts (including Subscription Advantage).

What we are looking for

  • Demonstrated track record of establishing strategic executive level relationships to position and sell software and services.
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain executive level relationships with both business and IT customers.
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships with internal marketing, technology, implementation, and product development teams.
  • Strong consultative selling ability – critical questioning, listening, analytical, negotiation, communication, and presentation.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and articulate compelling qualitative and quantitative business cases for IT solutions.
  • Proven ability to manage long, complex sales cycles from beginning to end.  Accounts are key, highly strategic and have complex requirements.
  • Proven ability to close large complex deals with enterprise accounts.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of strategic/large account sales techniques and processes including the ability to understand customer needs, overcome objections, develop business cases, and negotiate and close deals.
  • Solid understanding of Citrix competitive domain and technologies

Basic Requirements

  • Degree educated or equivalent experience preferred
  • Extensive sales experience, ideally selling software to Central Government accounts preferred
  • Experience working with external partners to develop and close business within enterprise accounts
  • Proven track record in both negotiating complex software licensing agreements as well closing deals
  • Track record of meeting or exceeding enterprise sales quotas in excess of $3+ million a year
  • Experience using sales automation tools such as
  • Network of enterprise “reference contacts” with whom one has built a trust relationship and with whom one can gain an audience to present Citrix solutions and find opportunities

Functional Area:

Corporate Account Manager

What you’re looking for:

Everyone is welcome at Citrix. We prioritize diversity, equity, inclusion, and a culture of belonging, and celebrate bringing our courageous, authentic selves to work. We believe this way of working helps us innovate, and it’s just one of the reasons why our employees continuously recognize Citrix as a great place to work.

Citrix helps make work more sustainable to benefit the planet, our business, and our communities. For more than 30 years, we have empowered individuals and organizations to work remotely or work from anywhere, reducing commuting emissions and energy consumption in the process. 

We are the #1 leader in Virtual Client Computing (VCC) and #2 in the Application Delivery Controller (ADC) space, and we have key partnerships with top cloud providers. We’ll give you the tools, learning opportunities, mentorship, and flexibility to achieve your goals. Come see why you belong at Citrix, with our culture supporting purposeful innovation and growth from within. 

The Benefits

We offer a competitive total rewards package* that includes:

  • 18 weeks of paid parental leave
  • Health and wellness benefits
  • Employee assistance program
  • Retirement benefits
  • Time off and absence programs
  • Professional development and mentorship opportunities
  • Paid volunteer time and charitable matching of employee donations
  • Employee resource groups
  • And more!

**Please note that benefits may vary based on location.

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