Job Description

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The Accenture Technology Adobe practice is seeking an Adobe Market Development team member to develop and grow our NA Adobe business.  The Adobe Market Development team member will be responsible for originating and growing our Adobe Cloud pipeline. This team member will also be responsible for establishing and nurturing relationships with both Adobe sales executives and Accenture leadership to identify, build and execute new go-to-market (GTM) strategies and sales opportunities.  The role will focus on growing the sales and pipeline of Accenture’s Adobe business through demand generation, origination and co-selling opportunities with Adobe, and enablement of Accenture’s strategy to the field and account teams.

Key characteristics for applicants include team-oriented and self-starting individuals with the ability to form strong relationships and history of solutioning and selling Adobe Cloud applications for customers.  Applicants should have knowledge of Adobe products and solutions as well as Accenture Adobe offerings.  Additional key skills include strategic thinking, concept synthesis, and strong executive presence.

The Work

Key responsibilities for the Adobe Market Development – Role Profile:

  • Demand Generation: Facilitate and execute demand generation activities – internal and joint enablement sessions, briefings and events to develop qualified pipeline
  • Sales Origination: Conduct sales origination activities, including the execution of joint account planning sessions between Accenture and Adobe to identify new opportunity areas.  Execute on these opportunities alongside sales origination and sales capture teams.
  • Relationship Management: Develop Adobe and Accenture executive and field sales level relationships to align teams and grow market share of Accenture-ADOBE collaborative business (co-sell), as well as to bring Accenture’s ADOBE strategy effectively to the field.
  • Education & Evangelism: Master Accenture’s Adobe growth strategy.  Align this strategy with regional business opportunities and evangelize key messages to the field.  Educate both Accenture and Adobe on new go-to-market (GTM) offerings, assets, and differentiators to increase win rates and grow sales.
  • Client Alignment & Field Engagement: Work across Accenture’s different entities and the Adobe organization to connect the right SMEs with the right opportunities, including Accenture Technology and Consulting teams to developing stronger strategies and the ability to execute successful sales cycles. 
  • Pipeline Tracking & Reporting – Maintain ownership of the book of business (co-sell) between Accenture and Adobe.  Integrate this in to timely and accurate regional reporting for Accenture leaders.

For now, all Accenture business travel, international and domestic, is currently restricted to client-essential sales/delivery activity only.

Please note: The safety and well-being of our people continues to be the top priority, and our decision around travel are informed by government COVID-19 response directives, recommendations from leading health authorities and guidance from a number of infectious disease experts.



Qualifications

Here's what you will need

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in go-to-market strategy, sales execution or delivery
  • Minimum of 4 years of professional experience in sales execution, sales enablement, alliance management, and offering & program development in front-office CRM and Sales, marketing, customer service, e-commerce and other customer engagement applications
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work experience.  If Associates degree, must have minimum of 6 years work experience

Bonus points if

  • Experience working with partners and cross-functional teams to develop business opportunities
  • Experience working alongside Adobe with focused experience in partner strategy and sale

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Unless expressly indicated, this role is not open in the state of Colorado. 

COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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