1+ months

Public Safety Sales Executive III (FirstNet)

Salem, OR 97311
AT&T Global Public Sector is a trusted provider of secure, IP enabled, cloud-based, network solutions and professional services to State and Local Governments. We are dedicated to recruiting, developing and empowering a diverse, high-performing workforce that is passionate about what they do, committed to our shared values and dedicated to our customers mission.


The AT&T Public Safety Solutions organization offers a comprehensive suite of solutions to meet the needs of any public safety entity regardless of size. These solutions include leading-edge networks, 9-1-1 database services, professional support systems and a number of call handling solutions including next generation IP-enabled controllers, intelligent workstations, mapping, cloud-aided dispatch and FirstNet solutions. AT&T Public Safety Solutions delivers fully integrated, end-to-end emergency response solutions.


AT&T has an opening for an Application Sales Executive III to support the Public Safety Solutions organization, in providing world-class consulting to AT&Ts public safety customers.


**Job Duties/Responsibilities:**


This overlay sales position is responsible for selling a suite of complex 9-1-1 and Public Safety products, services, applications, and/or solutions to Public Safety and Government customers in order to enhance their ability to provide emergency services to their citizens.


**Key Roles and Responsibilities:**


+ Acts as primary point of contact for Public Safety & FirstNet 9-1-1 customers, technology partners and Account Managers for the design, proposal, and sale of complex solutions.

+ Serve as the Trusted Advisor to public safety customers by exhibiting expertise in NG911, FirstNet and MPLS networking solutions and the highest ethical standards.

+ Responds to customers RFP/RFO/RFI by providing technology guidance, overall strategy, content, and pricing.

+ An understanding of AT&Ts new and emerging application services and products that may relate to public safety/9-1-1 solution sales.

+ Ability to create and maintain strong relationships with key decision makers in local, county, state governments such as C-Level executives, PSAP directors, city/county board and commission representatives, Police/Fire/EMS Chiefs.

+ Develops strong, trusting relationships with internal contacts and key external partners.

+ Grow annual sales for new public safety solutions and network services.

+ Development and management of sales funnel that identifies opportunities and closure rates.

+ Functions as an overlay to account teams and must be a team player with a can-do attitude and strong desire to exceed expectations.


**Duties directly related to making sales includes:**


+ Meeting with customers and engaging in sales activities at the customers site; communicating with customers via phone, teleconference, video conference, e-mail, etc. related to proposed solutions/sales, etc.

+ Travel within assigned territory is required and could spend more than 50% of their time performing duties directly related to making sales away from their offices at a customers place of business or home.

+ Attendance at various trade shows/conferences to promote AT&Ts position in the Public Safety arena.

+ Identification of new opportunities and ability to close sales through persuasive negotiations.

+ Proactive development of NG911 and ESInet opportunities.

+ Utilization of Consultative Selling techniques.

+ Presentations to large audiences on technical and complex solutions requiring effective communication skills.

+ Serving as a trusted advisor to customers regarding complex public safety/9-1-1 solutions.


**Required Qualifications:**


**Experience:**


+ 10+ years experience in selling complex networking solutions to state and local government customers

+ Strong analytical skills with the ability to translate complex information into laymans terms for ease in understanding.

+ Comfortable in presenting technical solutions to large audiences and executive management.

+ Understanding of legacy 9-1-1 solutions, NG911, ESInet, Phase I/II wireless, Text to 9-1-1, CAD, JMS, RMS, Management Information Systems (MIS), ALI Database systems, voice logging systems, wireless broadband solutions, mobility applications and hosted telephony architecture.

+ Understanding of legacy network services (CAMA, T1, T3, PRI, POTS).

+ Strong knowledge and previous experience designing emerging network services (SIP, VPN, MPLS, switched ethernet, dedicated ethernet, private network transport, SDWAN, FirstNet) in support of 9-1-1 call handling and ESInet solutions.

+ Familiarity with network security and working knowledge of AT&Ts security solutions portfolio.

+ Knowledge of network components such as: TDM/IP gateways, audio arbitration, long term voice recording, firewalls, session border controllers, AudioCodes, Oracle, Sonus, Cisco, Fortinet, Juniper, Palo Alto, Avaya.

+ Highly proficient in applications such as: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, OneDrive, WebEx, Zoom, Salesforce


**Education:**


Bachelors degree preferred.


Ready to join our team? Apply today!


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Posted: 2022-03-11 Expires: 2022-06-08

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