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Area Vice President, Public Sector

Motive

Motive

United States · Remote
Posted on Friday, May 10, 2024

Who we are:

Motive empowers the people who run physical operations with tools to make their work safer, more productive, and more profitable. For the first time ever, safety, operations and finance teams can manage their drivers, vehicles, equipment, and fleet related spend in a single system. Combined with industry leading AI, the Motive platform gives you complete visibility and control, and significantly reduces manual workloads by automating and simplifying tasks.

Motive serves more than 120,000 customers – from Fortune 500 enterprises to small businesses – across a wide range of industries, including transportation and logistics, construction, energy, field service, manufacturing, agriculture, food and beverage, retail, and the public sector.

Visit gomotive.com to learn more.

Area Vice President, Public Sector

Remote - United States

Who We Are:

Motive builds technology to improve the safety, productivity, and profitability of businesses that power the physical economy. Motive combines IoT hardware with AI-powered applications to connect and automate physical operations. Motive is one of the fastest-growing software companies in the world, serving more than 120,000 businesses, across a wide range of industries including trucking and logistics, construction, oil and gas, food and beverage, field service, agriculture, passenger transit, delivery and public sector..

Motive is built on four foundational attributes; Own It, Less but Better, Build Trust, and Unlock Potential. This has taken our company to great heights, including being recognized by Fortune for Best Workplaces, Forbes Best Startup Employers, and Comparably for our Best Global Culture, Sales Team, Leadership Team, Career Growth, and CEO for Diversity. We’re proud to receive an employee net promoter score of 63 (according to Comparably) which places Motive in the top 5% of companies with 4,000 employees or more.

About the Role:

As an Area Vice President, Public Sector Sales at Motive, you will be a key leader in our fast growing State, Local Government and Higher Ed segment at Motive. As a 2nd line leader in our Public Sector org, you would manage a team of Regional Vice Presidents and guide them as their teams turn Motive’s largest prospects into customers. You’ll lead initiatives across hiring, go to market strategy, territory planning and enablement to lead Motive’s Public Sector sales teams to success. You will be at the center of it all, working directly with AE's, RVPs, cross functional teams, and Motive’s Executive team.

Our Enterprise Sales team sells consistently into Fortune 500 companies across multiple industries, including trucking, oil & gas, construction, agriculture, manufacturing, consumer transit, or any other business that requires a fleet of vehicles. You will be instrumental in building out and growing our Public Sector business to mirror the growth and success Motive has had in the Enterprise segment. Because of the collaborative nature of our Go-to-Market team, a win-as-a-team mentality is a must. In this high-energy role, you should be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with high standards of quality.

What You'll Do:

  • Lead a world-class team of seasoned Regional Vice Presidents and the Public Sector Account Executives on their teams, that you’ll partner with on forecasting, GTM strategy, territory planning, account planning, and achieving revenue targets
  • Develop and execute on strategic account and territory plans for the teams under your purview to meet or exceed ACV targets over monthly, quarterly, and annual periods
  • You are a builder and understand the correct balance of process and speed
  • Track progress and success of your teams leading indicator KPIs, coaching and enabling their success across short and long-term goals
  • Partner with C-suite, Executive leadership, and Leaders of their own respective teams to enhance alignment and help create an GTM team that is greater than the sum of its parts
  • Cultivate a culture of high-performance, winning, fun, and accountability through best-in-class hiring
  • Partner with our Sales Enablement team ad-hoc and on more formal Account Executive training and coaching programs to ensure consistency and effectiveness across the organization
  • Excellence in listening, sales process and passionate about the art of selling
  • Ensure use of CRM and other operational tools, processes, and best practices in pipeline planning, forecasting, and sales execution

What We're Looking For:

  • 2+ years experience as a 2nd line leader of a SaaS sales team in the Public Sector segment, namely State & Local Government and HigherEd (SLED).
  • 7+ years experience as a 1st line leader, managing SaaS sales teams within the Public Sector segment.
  • History of exceeding sales targets and growing revenue.
  • Ability to lead and motivate others to action, including best-in-class customer skills communication, empathy, and integrity
  • A people-based mindset, with a passion for coaching and developing sales talent at all levels and a history of developing great sales cultures
  • Examples of bringing a great sense of rigor, executions and accountability to your team’s day-to-day processes
  • Ability to collaborate with internal cross-functional partners across Sales Development, Sales Engineering, Product, Marketing, Customer Success, Legal and Sales Ops
  • Experience with Salesforce or other CRM and sales technologies and best practices enabling your team to forecast, manage their pipeline and accelerate wins
  • Lead with curiosity and example by attending sales calls to help team manage and close deals

Creating a diverse and inclusive workplace is one of Motive's core values. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives.

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The applicant must be authorized to receive and access those commodities and technologies controlled under U.S. Export Administration Regulations. It is Motive's policy to require that employees be authorized to receive access to Motive products and technology.

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