The General Account Director drives and manages the overall account strategy and direction for a global/strategic Entertainment account headquarted in Burbank, CA. In this role, you will be the Single Point of Contact and own the business relationship (“C” suite level), and overall strategy with the client (organizational environment, including formal and informal power structures, motivations of key stakeholders and how decisions are made). The General Account Director provides guidance and thought leadership to the client on how to solve business problems through integrated Verizon solutions. This role directly deploys and manages client executive/client partner/managing partner and sales associate resources to guide and execute funnel opportunities and the existing, run-rate business as well as strategic advanced solutions. The role operates in a highly matrixed structure and will lead a team of deal experts, professional service consultants, solutions specialists, solutions architects and customer service consultants.
The General Account Directorwill use the compelling assets of Verizon to identify, build and deploy complex, integrated solutions, including:
Hosting and distributed server environments
World class information assurance solutions
Global data and voice based WAN & LAN services
Wireless and mobility services
End-to-end communications and user experience service management
IP based communications and managed services
Out-tasking and outsourcing
Professional Services across all practice areas
Digital Media Services
What we’re looking for...
You'll Need to Have:
Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
Six or more years of relevant work experience.
Five or more years selling to specified client or to media & entertainment industry
Global / international experience in selling solutions / services to major multinationals
Five or more years of direct people management/supervisory experience
Up to 50% travel required
Valid Driver's License required
Even Better if You Have:
Experience managing a P&L
10+ years directly relevant experience, working at all levels in the client up to board level
Demonstrable experience in achieving results in a complex, internationally distributed organizations.
C-level executive relationship creation and development
Operate in a matrix organization and manage a global team
Global solutions development and delivery
Large/very large/complete out-tasking and outsourcing deal leadership
Major transformation efforts involving significant organization and technology change.
Organizational and process re-design and implementation
Consultative solutions thought leadership with Fortune 500 accounts
Sales force development, training and re-engineering for solutions-based selling
Customer business case development based on TCO/ROI/ROCE techniques
Direct sales and consortia/partnership based commercial relationships
Ability to coordinate the activity of internal and external resources
Demonstrated industry/segment expertise and insight
When you join Verizon
You’ll have the power to go beyond – doing the work that’s transforming how people, businesses and things connect with each other. Not only do we provide the fastest and most reliable network for our customers, but we were first to 5G - a quantum leap in connectivity. Our connected solutions are making communities stronger and enabling energy efficiency. Here, you’ll have the ability to make an impact and create positive change. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, join our team of the best and brightest. We offer great pay, amazing benefits and opportunity to learn and grow in every role. Together we’ll go far.
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