Federal Hybrid Sales Representative, Learning Solutions

LinkedIn Learning Solutions  |  Washington DC, District Of Columbia

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Federal Hybrid Sales Representative, Learning Solutions

This role can be located in Carpinteria, San Francisco, New York or DC based on where the qualified candidate chosen for this role is located.

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As a member of our Federal Government Sales Team, you will be a part of an experienced group of sales professionals who are bringing LinkedIn’s Learning Solutions products to market in the public sector. In this hybrid sales role, you will have full-cycle responsibility for both driving new business and maintaining an existing book of client relationships. 

Our team operates like a start-up, so we are looking for candidates with entrepreneurial DNA. You can handle ambiguity and improvise new processes when needed. You are solutions-oriented, have a growth mindset, and are aligned with our belief that LinkedIn can enhance the government’s ability to serve the public.

Responsibilities:

  • Establish executive-level relationships within Department/Agency leaders
  • Manage existing and new customer relationships for revenue and relationship growth both over the phone and in-person meetings
  • Maintain prospecting activity to build a healthy pipeline and increase revenue/market share
  • Develop and execute a strategic plan for the territory and provide reliable forecasts
  • Act as a brand evangelist to improve awareness & understanding of LinkedIn Learning in the Federal Government marketplace
  • Close new business consistently at or above quota level
  • Collaborate effectively with cross-functional sales partners
  • Travel required (approximately 30%) – Field travel and field customer visits

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of sales experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in and around Washington’s government landscape
  • An understanding of the Federal human capital landscape and Federal procurement and budgeting cycles
  • Software as a Service (SaaS) experience a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to develop multi-thread relationships necessary to sell across complex enterprises. Comfort selling at multiple points inside Federal government organizations
  • An innate understanding of, and adherence to a sales process
  • Ability to include multiple partners and members of the company management team using competitive selling to position company products against direct and indirect competitors
  • Accurate forecasting skills


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