Sales Manager

Washington DC · Full-time · Senior

About The Position

Did you know that most sensor location data from drones or small aircraft are highly inaccurate on the order of 10s to 100s of meters? Now, imagine what that means for first responders or teams flying a mission in a hostile environment.

At Edgybees, we are a small (and growing!) company on the fast track to bring clarity and accuracy to lifesaving and exploratory missions. We provide accurate geo-registration and augmented reality of satellite imagery and aerial video in real-time, enabling defense, public safety, and critical infrastructure decision makers to successfully complete their missions.

Are you looking for your next challenge? We need a sales manager that is passionate about technology and passionate about their customers! Our Sales Team is at the front end of finding opportunities for our technology and products in the market. As Sales Manager you will be responsible for identifying, cultivating and closing new business opportunities within the commercial and defense markets. The ideal candidate is an independent self-starter with a technical understanding of geospatial imagery products. 

Your success will be determined by your ability to close deals, meet targets and accurately manage and forecast the pipeline of new opportunities. 

Requirements

  • Be creative and persistent in pursuing large opportunities in the federal and commercial markets and introduce new cutting-edge AI solutions and technologies to the market
  • Flexibility and willingness to support the entire sales process from lead generation through proposal creation and submission
  • Experience selling enterprise-type SW both in public and commercial sectors; this includes demonstrating a proven track record for contributing to annual sales quota  
  • Be a highly organized sales team member with extraordinary pipeline building and pipeline management skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Strong writing skills with ability to respond to complex RFPs
  • Ability to travel up to 50% within the US and some international locations
  • Comfortable working with remote engineering and support organizations
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen. Citizenship Verification: This position requires verification of US Citizenship to meet federal government security requirements.
  • DoD Secret or higher clearance or held a previous clearance – a plus

 

Preferred Capabilities

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent experience; MBA a plus 
  • Experience working with early-stage start-ups and cutting-edge products
  • Experience working in US Government (Civil, DoD, Intel)
  • Experience with real-time aerial video, drones, satellite imagery and other ISR sources
  • Hands-on experience with Maps and GIS technologies, e.g. ArcGIS, OSM, GeoServer, Google Maps, QGIS
  • Must have strong problem-solving skills with an ability to quickly assess business conditions and respond appropriately
  • Proven excellence in effectively engaging with executive level leaders (internal and external) and third-party integrators and channel partners, must be comfortable presenting to large audiences
  • Having a sales background in both channels as well as direct sales is invaluable to this position
  • Ability to work effectively in a team and as an individual contributor
  • Motivated, energized, hungry to succeed and learn new technologies
  • Ability to develop relationships with key ecosystem partners, supporting growth of our products
  • Exceptional organizational and multi-tasking skills desired
  • Ability to recognize and resolve problems quickly using sound judgment and diplomacy



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