Focus Account Sales Team Manager Luxury Goods - Europe
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The Focus Account Manager Luxury Goods - Europe will report to the Senior Sales Director of Strategic Accounts International and work closely with the regional sales leaders of the assigned territory. The role encompasses promoting and selling multiple Video and Security Brands from Motorola Solutions, including Avigilon, Pelco, Indigovision, Openpath, Ava, Videotec and any further brands in the VS&A division in the future as appropriate.
Motorola Solutions Video Security & Access Control division (VS&A) engages with key luxury goods accounts and stakeholders globally . The role in question is responsible for developing, supporting, advising, and managing these relationships, ensuring a unified engagement with the respective Motorola Solutions local sales teams, to further position the portfolio and solution offerings of Motorola Solutions VS&A., increasing the respective sales and market share.
The role is a highly varied role and requires skills in several core functions including, general management tasks, business-to-business account management, and sales activities.
The core objective of this position is to increase funnel growth and sales of our video security and access control solutions portfolio by creating and shaping demand while increasing relationships within the luxury goods market sector, working closely with Motorola Solutions’ regional account teams and channel partners.
Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
Responsible for establishing strategic business development initiatives that drive corporate growth through product expansion, partnerships and alliances with a selected list of F.A.S.T Accounts.
Analyze market data to identify trends/opportunities, develop strategic direction from market information, and create compelling market analysis presentations.
Effectively present Motorola Solutions’ value proposition and demonstrate key attributes of our video security and access control portfolio.
Sales functions include forecasting, project registration, pipeline management through CRM, proof of concepts, demonstration, and market positioning presentations.
Business development and identification of new opportunities across the respective luxury goods accounts landscape.
Business to Business functions including training as required, to best position Motorola Solutions VS&A products enabling them to confidently ensure compliance with respective corporate policies and expectations.
Ensure delivery of respective revenue quota together with any MBO’s assigned.
Attend team conference calls and meetings as prescribed.
Work with and educate regional Sales Team members on how to engage with the luxury good market effectively and with maximum results.
Help in identifying all prospective new business opportunities in the assigned luxury goods accounts to maximize the impact of regional Sales Team efforts within the assigned territories.
Identify “product gaps” that need to be addressed by Product Management in order to gain greater exposure/standardization assigned sector.
Prepare reports and provide to your reporting line and Product Management on gaps and fiscal impact of gaps to the organization.
Interface and work with relevant 3rd party technology providers in the assigned account landscape to develop relationships for technology integrations.
Attend trade shows and professionally participate in booth duty within the Motorola Solutions VS&A attendance at various marketing events as determined necessary.
Conduct all required sales calls, schedule “local” promotional work and track sales activities with all channels using Motorola Solutions VS&A’s Salesforce.com lead and project tracking software database. Update regularly.
Develop standardized vertical market presentations and sales tools outlining Motorola Solutions VS&A value proposition as appropriate.
Work with applications engineers for proof of concept and relevant solution designs.
Submit regular forecasts and activity reports to management.
Strong understanding of the video surveillance & access control market in mid to premium brand space, with an aptitude for selling solutions.
A self-motivated and focused individual with a passion for technology and an aptitude for customer satisfaction.
A minimum of five years experience with a proven successful Sales/Business Development Management track record at all levels.
Luxury goods industry experience and established and relevant contacts/connections
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and at a minimum 1 additional European language, additional languages an advantage
Strong negotiation skills, being comfortable with negotiation at all levels
Excellent presentation skills verbal and written, able to communicate complex solutions in an informative way, and adapt to a varied audience
Pleasant & friendly style of verbal and written communication
Excellent knowledge of networking principles and IP communication, CCTV, and access control
Excellent IT skills, in Office/Google and other essential platforms
The Focus Account Manager Luxury Goods (Europe), shall have the responsibility to cover the following territory:
Frequent international travel will be required during the execution of the duties of the Focus Account Manager Luxury Goods(Europe) expected to be in excess of 50%.
It is expected and required that the Focus Account Manager Luxury Goods(Europe) has a valid driving license and has no individual or personal restrictions on travel and access to countries and jurisdictions within the defined territory.
Motorola Solutions VS&A may allocate such additional or other duties of work as informed to the Focus Account Manager Luxury Goods(Europe), from time to time as necessary to meet the needs of the business of Motorola Solutions Video Security & Access Control.