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Territory Account Manager

Date:  Jul 2, 2021

Chennai, TN, IN

Requisition ID:  29702

About Avaya

Businesses are built by the experiences they provide, and every day millions of those experiences are delivered by Avaya Holdings Corp. (NYSE: AVYA). Avaya is shaping what's next for the future of work, with innovation and partnerships that deliver game-changing business benefits. Our cloud communications solutions and multi-cloud application ecosystem power personalized, intelligent, and effortless customer and employee experiences to help achieve strategic ambitions and desired outcomes. Together, we are committed to help grow your business by delivering Experiences that Matter. Learn more at www.avaya.com.

About The Opportunity

As part of the India Sales Team, the Territory Account Manager has responsibility for all sales activity and pipeline development within their respective region or customer segment specifically for the cloud and subscription solution offerings from Avaya. They will focus on engaging existing Avaya accounts to migrate our large incumbent install base into the cloud as well as being highly proactive in profiling, prospecting and winning new logo customer opportunities to drive sales growth, market share and brand awareness. Working collaboratively with internal ‘virtual teams’ and Avaya’s partner community is essential to success with excellent interpersonal, relationship building and presentation skills a must.

About The Responsibilities

  • Proactively engages with existing Avaya customers to ensure on-going relationships are maintained, developed and we consistently drive innovation and business transformation. Will be measured around migrating the whole installed base within their territory into Avaya Cloud offering
  • Operates with ‘hunter’ mentality to identify, profile and develop new logo accounts
  • Manage and develop the growth of accounts (existing and new logo targets) demonstrating high sales activity and customer facetime for Avaya cloud solutions.
  • Position the full value of Avaya’s market leading customer experience and digital transformation solutions with the ability to articulate how Avaya differentiate in the marketplace with focus on key verticals.
  • Drive and own demand-generation activities along with marketing and Avaya’s strong partner community to impact territory, win new business and grow prospect’s presence/market share
  • Strategic alignment, engagement and account planning with key master agents and partners to best drive and deliver sales growth within territory, working collaboratively with the wider virtual teams. Will also be measured in ensuring the incremental contribution from the ecosystem

About The Requirements

  • Solid demonstrable experience within technology sales, preferably in public cloud solutions, in the ICT market, preferably related to Contact Center and Unified Communications solutions
  • Consistent track record of achieving and exceeding sales targets
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to articulate key strategic messaging internally and externally
  • Innovative/strategic thinker with business acumen to help customer understand and share the RoI of the solution
  • Adaptable to change, experience of working in a dynamic fast paced environment with ability to multi-task and prioritise
  • Proficiency with IT systems including sales tools such as SalesForce.com


5 - 8 Years of Experience


Bachelor degree or equivalent experience


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