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Regional Vice President (Enterprise, East - SLED)

Verkada

Verkada

New York, NY, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Who We Are

Verkada is the largest cloud-based B2B physical security platform company in the world. Only Verkada offers six product lines — video security cameras, access control, environmental sensors, alarms, workplace and intercoms — integrated with a single cloud-based software platform.
Designed with simplicity and scalability in mind, Verkada gives organizations the real-time insight to know what could impact the safety and comfort of people throughout their physical environment, while empowering them to take immediate action to minimize security risks, workplace frustrations and costly inefficiencies.
Founded in 2016 with more than $460M in funding raised to date, Verkada has expanded rapidly with 16 offices across three continents, 1,700+ full-time employees and 20,000+ customers across 70+ countries.

We are seeking a Regional Vice President, Enterprise (SLED, East) with superb energy, passion and experience with a “Hands On Approach” driving new business acquisition within the State, Local (municipalities of 250k+ populace and city gov with 500k+ populace) and Education(10k students +) business.. The role focuses on the strategic and tactical planning for the region to ensure objectives are met and aligned with the overall organization goals. The Regional Vice President, Enterprise will cover the East and will play an integral role in helping Verkada surpass our growth goals.

This position reports to the Vice President of Enterprise Sales, Americas & Canada

You Will:

  • Drive, Manage and assume full ownership of all bookings growth of the East
  • Be a Public Sector Expert with a deep understanding of effectively navigating the intricacies involved in managing multiple buying stakeholders, along with a strong awareness of the specific nuances associated with government and education buying
  • Dedicate at least 50% of your time to field-based sales activities away from the workplace, including customer meetings, site visits, and relationship-building. You will partner closely with your Regional Sales Directors and Enterprise Account Executives to develop a robust field sales strategy.
  • Lead a team of Regional Sales Directors and Enterprise Account Executives in the pursuit of uncovering and developing new opportunities, managing pipeline, executing on account strategies, and managing customer growth
  • Develops and execute a Focus plan to maximize revenue and growth across the region
  • Manage all aspects of the sales process to ensure delivery against key performance metrics and quota, with a strong emphasis on net new business sales. This includes prospecting and outreach to new SLED business opportunities providing product demos, product trials, and strategic negotiations with customers and channel partners
  • Establish a partner ecosystem and work closely with partners to foster collaboration and create opportunities
  • Collaborate and work in unison with Enterprise Development, Sales Engineering, Channel Development and Verkada’s partners to exceed revenue goals
  • Provide a “Hands On Approach” into account strategy and execution
  • Drives accurate team forecasting that is aligned with Executive Leadership expectations
  • Participate in strategic and tactical planning for the region and act as a Key Member of Verkada’s Enterprise Leadership team
  • Organize weekly forecast meetings with direct reports and foster the growth of Regional Sales Directors through regular one-on-one sessions each week. These individual meetings will encompass discussions on delegation, pipeline assessment, regional strategy and performance management
  • Act as an integral part of the recruitment, onboarding and mentorship of Regional Sales Directors and Enterprise Account Executives with the support of our in-house recruiting and enablement teams

You Have:

  • 3+ years as a 2nd line sales leader in a sales-driven technology organization and a Public Sector Expert; 3+ years of managing a high performing enterprise sales team selling a highly complex technical solution with focus on building out greenfield territories and landing new business; proven success working on complex/large Enterprise deals
  • Customer-focused with extensive experience developing customer relationships within SLED accounts. This includes relationships with Government Agencies, Higher Education Institutions, Solutions Partners, and Resellers
  • Experience managing longer, complex sales cycles. This includes navigating the complexity of multiple buying stakeholders and the nuances of government and education buying
  • Experience collaborating with an internal channel partner team to sell through and with channel partners is a plus
  • Willingness to “roll up your sleeves” with Enterprise Account Executives, actively participate in their deals and maintain a robust field presence alongside them
  • Relevant software or hardware industry experience in any of the following domains; security software or hardware, computer networking and “how the internet works”, subscription, SaaS, or Cloud software is a plus
  • Strong knowledge and execution of MEDDIC is highly preferred
  • Intellectually curious. High IQ, EQ and self-awareness
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) with peers, customers, and partners
  • Thrive working in a fast paced dynamic environment with a strong sense of urgency
  • Willingness to travel up to 50%
  • BS/BA degree strongly preferred

US Employee Benefits

Verkada is committed to investing in the holistic health and wellbeing of all employees and their families. Our benefits and perks programs include, but are not limited to:

  • Healthcare programs that can be tailored to meet the personal health and financial well-being needs - Premiums are 100% covered for the employee under most plans and 80% for family premiums
  • Nationwide medical, vision and dental coverage
  • Health Saving Account (HSA) and Flexible Spending Account (FSA) with tax saving options
  • Expanded mental health support
  • Paid parental leave policy & fertility benefits
  • Time off to relax and recharge through our paid holidays, firmwide extended holidays, flexible PTO and personal sick time
  • Professional development stipend
  • Wellness/fitness benefits
  • Healthy lunches and dinners provided daily

Pay Disclosure

At Verkada, we want to attract and retain the best employees, and compensate them in a way that appropriately and fairly values their individual contribution to the company. With that in mind, we carefully consider a number of factors to determine the appropriate starting pay for an employee, including their primary work location and an assessment of a candidate’s skills and experience, as well as market demands and internal parity. This estimate can vary based on the factors described above, so the actual starting annual base salary may be above or below this range. This estimate is also just one component of Verkada’s total rewards package. A Verkada employee may be eligible for additional forms of compensation, depending on their role, including sales incentives, discretionary bonuses, and/or equity in the company in the form of Restricted Stock Units (RSUs).

Estimated Annual Pay Range
$330,000$380,000 USD

Verkada Is An Equal Opportunity Employer

As an equal opportunity employer, Verkada is committed to providing employment opportunities to all individuals. All applicants for positions at Verkada will be treated without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.