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Proofpoint Senior Regional Director of Strategic Accounts in Boston, Massachusetts

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.

Company Overview

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.

The Role

We are seeking an exceptional Senior Director of Strategic Accounts to join and lead our rapidly expanding specialist team focused on a select list of the region’s largest enterprise accounts. In this role you will be leading and coaching Strategic Accounts Managers, identifying, developing, and retaining high talent who deliver value to the company’s business. You will play a hands-on role with the field sales organization in this customer facing and highly visible position, including direct participation in closing deals at key accounts.

Your day-to-day

  • Define partner plan and work with the channel to drive incremental revenue

  • Maintain up to date knowledge of company’s competitive positioning in the marketplace

  • Partner with Sales Engineering, Professional Services, Marketing, and Support to close deals, drive revenue and adoption

  • Create and execute both strategic and tactical plans to significantly increase our presence, revenue and market share in select very large Enterprise accounts

  • Lead a team of virtual Strategic Account Managers throughout the region

  • Establish and maintain key select customer relationships and develop and implement strategies for expanding the company’s customer base

What you bring to the team

  • Exceptional leadership skills and prior success leading high performing field sales teams spread over a large geography

  • In depth Security or Enterprise SaaS solutions sales knowledge is preferred

  • Strong understanding of new and current technologies and trends specifically in the security industry

  • Outstanding consultative selling skills and ability to clearly and effectively articulate the company’s value proposition

  • Strong business acumen with the ability to create a business plan, build a strong business pipeline, accurately forecast and close business

  • Passion around what you do and the drive to want to win

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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