About the job
At Palo Alto Networks® everything starts and ends with our mission:
Being the cybersecurity partner of choice, protecting our digital way of life.
Our vision is a world where each day is safer and more secure than the one before. We are a company built on the foundation of challenging and disrupting the way things are done, and were looking for innovators who are as committed to shaping the future of cybersecurity as we are.
FLEXWORK is an employee-centric reimagining of how we work. We built FLEXWORK based on employee feedback it is about flexibility, trust, and choice whenever possible. Its been a journey of disruption that has yielded the best of our values. We offer as much flexibility as possible, and choices that enable you to be most productive, including benefits that meet your needs and learning opportunities that you feel passionate about.
The Regional Sales Manager partners with our customers to secure their entire digital experience. Youre motivated by the desire to solve critical challenges facing our customers secure environment, so youre prepared to connect them with a solution for every stage of threat prevention. This role is a significant driver of company revenue and growth. As an experienced and dynamic sales professional, youre responsible for leading and driving sales engagements.
We know the SASE opportunity is massive. Our solutions are best-in-breed and customers need a trusted cybersecurity partner who can create a truly zero trust based security architecture. Our customers are looking to us to create critical transformations and our portfolio of solutions will help us do that.
We expect office-based employees to be in the office four days per week, with one day working from where they choose. We believe being together facilitates casual conversations and those magic moments where we can work on issues and ideas informally. These moments build capability and deepen trusted relationships and allow our people to feel safe in taking risks and being disruptive. Like so many companies, we are working through the details and things could change . but in general if a role is deemed office-based we want our teams to be together four days per week.
As a Regional Sales Manager, you will be responsible for selling Palo Alto Networks Products and Solutions through Channel Partners and interacting directly with customers in your region
Your consultative selling experience will identify business challenges and create solutions for prospects and our customers
Understand the competitive landscape and customer needs so you can effectively position the portfolio of Palo Alto Networks solutions
Create clear goals and complete accurate forecasting through developing a detailed territory plan
Leverage prospect stories to create a compelling value proposition with insights into value for that specific account
Stay updated on industry news and trends, and how they affect Palo Alto Networks products and services
Travel as necessary within your territory, and to company-wide meetings
Experience and knowledge of SaaS-based architectures, ideally in a networking and/or security industry – SASE technology is preferred
Demonstrated experience selling complex solutions, value selling, and/or consultative sales techniques
Technical aptitude for understanding how technology products and solutions solve business problems
Identifies problems, reviews data, determines the root causes, and provides scalable solutions
Cultivate relationships with our channel partners to bring channel-centric go-to-market approach for our customers
Demonstrates in depth knowledge of the full sales cycle and the ability to follow a structured sales process
Ability to take a holistic approach to problem solving by understanding the bigger picture, and considering complex interrelationships and outcomes
Excellent time management skills, and work with high levels of autonomy and self-direction
Our sales team members work hand-in-hand with large organizations around the world to keep their digital environments protected. We educate, inspire, and empower our potential clients in their journey to security.
As part of our sales team, you are empowered with unmatched systems and tools, constantly updated research and sales libraries, and a team built on joint success. You wont find someone at Palo Alto Networks that isnt committed to your success with everyone pitching in to assist when it comes to solutions selling, learning, and development. As a member of our sales team, you are motivated by a solutions-focused sales environment and find fulfillment in working with clients to resolve incredibly complex cyberthreats.
Were trailblazers that dream big, take risks, and challenge cybersecuritys status quo. Its simple: we cant accomplish our mission without diverse teams innovating, together.
We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals with a disability. If you require assistance or accommodation due to a disability or special need, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Palo Alto Networks is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity in our workplace, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or other legally protected characteristics.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.