Director of Sales
- Washington, DC
About the Position
Armed with our industry-changing Issues Management platform, our Business Development team relishes the opportunity to help potential customers transform their businesses through the power of our technology and content. Sales Directors are FiscalNote’s key engine of market expansion and revenue growth. Focused on our customers’ long term goals, they become true strategic partners through deep empathy in order to develop our economic relationship with new customers. Able to understand true pain points and customer needs, Sales Directors guide C-level conversations about how organizations can truly integrate and accelerate the integration of high-level government and business strategy. They exhibit a bias for action, a thirst for knowledge, and a true executive mindset.
About the Business Development Team
The Business Development Team at FiscalNote is the key touchpoint for our client-focused approach. Our mission is to help our clients identify challenges and provide innovative, data-driven, and practical solutions to better navigate risk, opportunity, and uncertainty. We leverage our platform of software and information-services products to empower people and organizations with the right information at the right time. FiscalNoter’s on the Business Development Team, both experienced and new professionals, gain opportunities for learning and professional development in a diverse and innovative culture, rooted in our company values and mission. Our workspace, located in downtown Washington D.C., champions our culture through a vibrant, modern, open-concept that still offers privacy, fostering collaboration and success. Our team is committed to being a good neighbor, woven into the fabric of the DC-metro area community, and continually looking for new opportunities to support our neighbors.
Empathetic. Personable. Hungry. Intellectually-curious. You not only quickly gain trust, but also easily comprehend and empathize with issues potential customers may have. Your keen understanding of the sales cycle provides the tactical insight necessary to identify ideal methods of penetrating accounts ripe for a sale. You also understand when time and deep relationship building are some of your most effective tools in developing key accounts. Your resiliency and competitive nature are core to your successful track record, but your intellectual curiosity drives perpetual personal growth.
What to Expect:
- Strategically build, manage, and close deals in sales pipeline
- Be responsible for closing a quota of new business
- Strategically plan for account penetration
- Actively and regularly attend industry events
What Sets You Apart:
- 6+ years of B2B software or information services sales
- Consultative approach to solutions selling
- Successfully sold software into Fortune 1000 companies
- Lead demos and pitches to executives
- Carried and hit annual quota of $1m< (consistent top 20% performer)
- Closed complex sales cycles in competitive markets
- Experience pairing professional services with software
- Experience using Salesforce (preferred)
FiscalNote is continuing to hire new talent, with all interviewing and on-boarding done virtually due to COVID-19. New team members, along with our current staff, will temporarily work remotely (unless communicated otherwise).
At FiscalNote, we Lead with Values
Know your Audience ∙ Find the Truth ∙ Drive Alignment ∙ Level Up ∙ Own the Job ∙ Bias for Action ∙ Support the Family
FiscalNote is a technology-powered global software data and media company that uses powerful machine learning to provide clients with the right policy information and insights, and at the right time so that they can better navigate market risk and uncertainty and maximize new opportunities.
As the premier hub of domestic and global information for more than 5,000 clients worldwide, FiscalNote’s tools, analysis, news, and award-winning journalism delivers context, clarity, and a competitive edge in a rapidly changing world.
If your background and experience align with the competencies above, we encourage you to apply so that we can review your experience and learn more about how you can add to FiscalNote’s growth and success.
FiscalNote offers competitive salaries, equity packages, and retirement accounts to ensure we’re all FN owners. We work hard, so our open vacation policy helps us ensure you’re getting the R&R you need. We offer comprehensive health, vision, and dental insurance options supplemented by a flexible spending account (FSA). We have a slew of other benefits which you can check out at careers.FiscalNote.com.
FiscalNote values diversity. We are committed to equal opportunities and creating an inclusive environment for all our employees. We welcome applicants regardless of ethnic origin, national origin, gender, race, religious beliefs, disability, sexual orientation or age. FiscalNote is an EEOC employer.
FiscalNote uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all new employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit www.DHS.gov/E-Verify.
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