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Proofpoint Renewal Account Manager in Sunnyvale, California

It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!

We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.

Corporate Overview

Proofpoint is a leading cybersecurity company protecting organizations’ greatest assets and biggest risks: vulnerabilities in people. With an integrated suite of cloud-based solutions, Proofpoint helps companies around the world stop targeted threats, safeguard their data, and make their users more resilient against cyber attacks. Leading organizations of all sizes, including more than half of the Fortune 1000, rely on Proofpoint for people-centric security and compliance solutions mitigating their most critical risks across email, the cloud, social media, and the web. We are singularly devoted to helping our customers protect their greatest assets and biggest security risk: their people. That’s why we’re a leader in next-generation cybersecurity.

Protection Starts with People.

The Role and the Team

Based in our Sunnyvale office, Proofpoint is looking for a self-starting, responsible, mature, highly-motivated renewal sales account manager. This person must be able to work well with a team of sales account executives, sales engineers and support management to ensure the satisfaction of our existing customer base and secure their subscriptions.

The Renewal Account Manager will demand interaction with large scale enterprises at senior levels, as well as with technical staff within the traditional IT organization. The successful candidate will have sound sales experience and excellent business acumen blended with strong interpersonal and presentational skills.

Job Requirements

  • Driving the qualification, quoting, and Salesforce processes to bring renewals to a close

  • Establishing and maintaining strong business relationships at the executive level

  • Working cross functionally with various internal teams such as Account Managers, Sales Engineers, Channel, Customer Success Managers, Finance, Legal, Manufacturing, Operations, and Professional Services

  • Proactively identify customer issues, work with the larger Proofpoint team to resolve them

  • Forecast daily, monthly, quarterly accurately via Salesforce and excel

  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills and be able to clearly and effectively articulate Proofpoint’s value

  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently and in a team environment

  • Ability to coordinate Proofpoint resources to execute a complex sales strategy

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and web conferencing tools

  • Ability to use Salesforce.com and other online tools effectively

Why Proofpoint

Protecting people is at the heart of our award-winning lineup of cybersecurity solutions, and the people who work here are the key to our success. We’re a customer-focused and a driven-to-win organization with leading-edge products. We are an inclusive, diverse, multinational company that believes in culture fit, but more importantly ‘culture-add’, and we strongly encourage people from all walks of life to apply.

We believe in hiring the best and the brightest to help cultivate our culture of collaboration and appreciation. Apply today and explore your future at Proofpoint!

#LI-PFPT

#LifeAtPFPT

If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!

At Proofpoint, we have a passion for protecting people, data, and brands from today’s advanced threats and compliance risks. We hire the best people in the business to:

  • Build and enhance our proven security platform

  • Blend innovation and speed in a constantly evolving cloud architecture

  • Analyze new threats and offer deep insight through data-driven intel

  • Collaborate with customers to help solve their toughest security challenges

We are singularly devoted to helping our customers protect what matters most. That’s why we’re a leader in next-generation cybersecurity—and why more than half of the Fortune 100 trust us as a security partner.

Proofpoint is an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability.

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