Sales Account Manager

Posting Location : Location US-IL-Chicago
Posting date 1 week ago(12/1/2021 3:38 AM)
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Field Sales

About the job

The Red Hat Sales team is looking for a Sales Account Manager to join us in Chicago, IL. In this role, you will sell our innovative offerings and assist in the strategic planning for each account. You'll be assigned specific accounts and customers within a geographic territory, and work to gain a better understanding of the challenges facing some of our biggest customers. We'll need you to collaborate with these accounts to discover new opportunities, use past solutions as blueprints for future success, and build relationships with C-level executives to guide technological decision making. 

What you will do

  • Sell the complete Red Hat portfolio of solutions within assigned enterprise accounts
  • Promote the Red Hat value proposition to prospective customers within a highly competitive market
  • Manage complex sales cycles from prospecting to closing
  • Maintain and develop new relationships within your assigned accounts
  • Excel within a fast-paced and dynamic organization

What you will bring

  • 10+ years of experience selling within the software space
  • Experience selling in direct and partner models
  • Knowledge and passion for Linux and open source technology
  • Demonstrated market knowledge and competitive knowledge opportunities
  • Proven history of exceptional quota attainment

About Red Hat

Red Hat is the world’s leading provider of enterprise open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to deliver reliable and high-performing Linux, hybrid cloud, container, and Kubernetes technologies. Red Hat helps customers integrate new and existing IT applications, develop cloud-native applications, standardize on our industry-leading operating system, and automate, secure, and manage complex environments. Award-winning support, training, and consulting services make Red Hat a trusted adviser to the Fortune 500. As a strategic partner to cloud providers, system integrators, application vendors, customers, and open source communities, Red Hat can help organizations prepare for the digital future.



  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Flexible Spending Account - healthcare and dependent care
  • Health Savings Account - high deductible medical plan
  • Retirement 401(k) with employer match
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Paid parental leave plans for all new parents
  • Leave benefits including disability, paid family medical leave, and paid military leave
  • Additional benefits including employee stock purchase plan, family planning reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, transportation expense account, employee assistance program, and more! 

Note: These benefits are only applicable to full time, permanent associates at Red Hat located in the United States. 

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