Alight Workday Sales Executive - Public Sector (Virtual) in Atlanta, Georgia
Our story starts with a simple universal truth: Every business is a people business. Our people are our greatest assets at Alight Solutions because People Matter! We strive for Excellence Every Day by collaborating with our clients and colleagues. At Alight, we Think Forward and we Act Now to shape the future of work and life for organizations, people and their families! Alight has 25 years of industry experience. Our success is fueled by the expertise of our people, and the strength of our proprietary and partner technology. Come join the leading technology-enabled HR and benefits service provider. Be Real with Alight and help us re-imagine how people and organizations thrive.
As part of an industry-leading team, you will help empower results for our clients by delivering innovative and effective solutions as part of our Cloud Services business group within Alight Solutions. As a Cloud Services Sales Executive, you will be responsible for selling Alight’s HR Services and Application Management Services to Workday’s customers and prospective customers within state and local government. This is a role for a person with strong organizational skills and with a real desire to learn and grow in an expanding area of Alight’s business.
Cloud Services Sales Executive
State and Local Government
Multiple locations considered including (Atlanta, Baltimore, Orlando, Richmond, Sacramento) as well as flexibility to work virtually
Develops and executes successful targeted territory development plans to help achieve or exceed growth, revenue, and margin targets.
Reaches or exceeds assigned sales goals based on selling HR Services and Application Management Services
Works with solutions to create new sales/solution slides
Develops and manages all phases of the business development cycle including managing proposal negotiations, the statement-of-work, and completion of all contract details.
Regularly attends trade shows and conferences to promote and educate prospective clients on the benefits of Workday solutions.
Collects and communicates market intelligence on products/services, incorporates it into sales client planning process, and shares it with other key stakeholders within Alight Solutions.
Regarded as a thought leader, staying current with new trends and developments within this area of expertise.
Recommends changes and improvements to organizational processes and procedures.
Keeps abreast of updates and changes to the technology and applies this appropriately in sales strategy and execution.
Manages relationships with various Workday partners including Workday Sales Account Executives, Regional Sales Directors, Business Development Team and Customer Success Managers.
Promotes HR Services and Application Management Services within Alight Solutions and mines existing client relationships across practice areas
Demonstrated selling success/sales track record and sales management success.
Ability to sell value of solutions.
Proven experience in building and developing senior client relationships
Ability to apply the firm's positioning and brand strategy to all aspects of business development effort.
Conducts oneself as a leader of a team, maximizing the team's performance by understanding the various work styles of others and their roles on the team.
Embraces entrepreneurial and creative spirit in work through recognizing and capitalizing on opportunities to help with growth and expansion of the organization.
Demonstrates strong client-facing skills with the ability to clearly articulate ideas and information and to respond promptly and effectively to all inquiries.
Ability to work in a fast paced environment, to handle multiple tasks and to adapt to frequent changes.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Demonstrates strong functional knowledge of various components of the Workday technology, including core HCM, Payroll, Talent, Financials, and other areas.
Government Consulting or Software Sales experience
Cloud Consulting or Cloud Software Sales experience (ideally Financials ERP)
10+ years direct selling or lead generation experience with demonstrated sales success with large, complex HCM sales.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent years of industry experience.
Regular travel expected and dependent on sales opportunities
By applying for a position with Alight, you understand that, should you be made an offer, it will be contingent on your undergoing and successfully completing a background check consistent with Alight’s employment policies. Background checks may include some or all of the following based on the nature of the position: SSN/SIN validation, education verification, employment verification, and criminal check, search against global sanctions and government watch lists, fingerprint verification, credit check, and/or drug test. You will be notified during the hiring process which checks are required by the position.
At Alight, we believe that diversity should be visible, valued, and sustained throughout the organization. Alight provides equal treatment and employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to any protected status or other protected characteristic.
Alight does not discriminate against anyone based on sex, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital or domestic partner status, citizenship, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristics or conduct covered by federal, state or local law. In addition, we take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified minorities, women, disabled persons, disabled veterans and other covered veterans.
Alight provides reasonable accommodations to the known limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants for employment with disabilities, sincerely held religious beliefs, practices and observances, unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Applicants for employment may request a reasonable accommodation/modification by contacting his/her recruiter.
We offer you a competitive total rewards package, continuing education & training, and tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organization.
Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities of this job to other entities; including but not limited to subsidiaries, partners, or purchasers of Alight business units.
Alight Solutions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, veteran, marital, parental, citizenship, or domestic partner status, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Alight Solutions is committed to a diverse workforce and is an affirmative action employer.
Alight Solutions is a leading provider of integrated benefits, payroll and cloud solutions. With more than 15,000 professionals across 29 countries, Alight provides leading-edge benefits administration and ERP technology and services to more than 3,250 clients including 50% of the Fortune 500. Alight’s combination of data-driven insights and technology expertise creates unique value for clients. Alight is a six-time member of IAOP’s Global Outsourcing 100. Learn how Alight drives better business outcomes and employee wellbeing for organizations of all sizes at alight.com at http://www.alight.com/ .
Our values are the essence of who we are:
We believe in the power of people and know that the best ideas can come from anywhere. We act with respect and accountability, mindful that our actions affect the lives of millions in meaningful ways.
Excellence Every Day
We believe that every day is an opportunity for growth and are energized by going above and beyond what’s expected. We are one team, hungry for results, we focus on what matters, and know that for even the most difficult challenges, there is a solution – and we will find it.
We continuously reimagine what the future could be and believe that tomorrow is created by the actions we take today. We learn from one another, champion progress and challenge the status quo.
We are brave in spirit, act decisively, learn quickly and get it done.
We are forthright and genuine when we speak. People can always trust us to say what we mean and depend on us to do what we say.
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At Alight Solutions, we are reimaging how people and organizations thrive. To deliver on this purpose, we do things differently. From company leaders to our newest colleagues, we all play a role in bringing our values to life. Every colleague shapes how Alight can become better, stronger and brighter – together. With technology as our catalyst and humanity at our core, we advance each day toward a better future in work and life.
We understand the powerful human connections that create success for organizations. We bring an industry leader's expertise and a true partner's commitment to our benefits and administration solutions around health, wealth, HR, finance and consumer experience.
Are you interested in helping us shape the future of work and life for organizations, people and their families? If so, you've come to the right place.
Help us reimagine how people and organizations thrive!
Our story starts with a simple, universal truth: Every business is a people business. We are Alight Solutions. Reimagining how people and organizations thrive.