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Lead Development Rep/Inside Sales - Federal Financials, AWS Global Lead Development

Job ID: 2638091 | Amazon Web Services, Inc.

DESCRIPTION

At Amazon we're working to be the most customer-centric company on earth. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and innovative people. If you'd like to help us build The Worldwide Public Sector (WWPS) Sales Organization then this is your chance to make history.

The WWPS Global Lead Development (GLD) Team is expanding! Amazon Web Services (AWS), a subsidiary of Amazon.com and a leader in Cloud Computing, is seeking diverse talent to join our team.

As a Lead Development Representative (LDR), you will play an important role within the sales organization, qualifying and generating leads, prospecting for new customers, and developing and executing sales campaigns. Working in collaboration with your global peers, marketing, account managers and partners, the successful candidate will:
- Understand customer pain points, gather technical requirements and correlate business value to customer needs
- Generate interest and provide vision of the portfolio of AWS solutions to potential customers using written reports/documents and verbal presentations
- Understand existing and developing technologies as it relates to cloud computing and update their knowledge about new services by demonstrating that they can learn and be curious
- Achieve monthly qualification goals and share them verbally and in written format
- Update and maintain customer information within Salesforce.com to include detailed call notes that illustrate a firm understanding of the opportunity with clearly-defined next steps
- Present a high level, technical solution to diverse audiences which include AWS colleagues, prospects and customers relevant to target industry or market
- Conduct research to stay informed, learn about existing markets and grow knowledge about new ones

This role will sit in our new headquarters in Northern Virginia, where Amazon will invest $2.5 billion dollars, occupy 4 million square feet of energy efficient office space, and create at least 25,000 new full-time jobs. Our employees and the neighboring community will also benefit from the associated investments from the Commonwealth including infrastructure updates, public transportation improvements, and new access to Reagan National Airport.

By working together on behalf of our customers, we are building the future one innovative product, service, and idea at a time. Are you ready to embrace the challenge? Come build the future with us.

About the team
Diverse Experiences
AWS values diverse experiences. Even if you do not meet all of the qualifications and skills listed in the job description, we encourage candidates to apply. If your career is just starting, hasn’t followed a traditional path, or includes alternative experiences, don’t let it stop you from applying.

Why AWS?
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform. We pioneered cloud computing and never stopped innovating — that’s why customers from the most successful startups to Global 500 companies trust our robust suite of products and services to power their businesses.

Inclusive Team Culture
Here at AWS, it’s in our nature to learn and be curious. Our employee-led affinity groups foster a culture of inclusion that empower us to be proud of our differences. Ongoing events and learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences, inspire us to never stop embracing our uniqueness.

Mentorship & Career Growth
We’re continuously raising our performance bar as we strive to become Earth’s Best Employer. That’s why you’ll find endless knowledge-sharing, mentorship and other career-advancing resources here to help you develop into a better-rounded professional.

Work/Life Balance
We value work-life harmony. Achieving success at work should never come at the expense of sacrifices at home, which is why flexible work hours and arrangements are part of our culture. When we feel supported in the workplace and at home, there’s nothing we can’t achieve in the cloud.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

- Bachelor's degree or equivalent
- 1+ year(s) of relevant Business to Business (B2B) or Business to Government (B2G) IT sales and prospecting experience via outbound campaigns
- Advanced written communication skills

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

- Experience selling-to or supporting Federal customers and/ or partners
- Experience using Salesforce (SFDC) or a similar CRM tool
- Experience with Microsoft Office products and applications
- Ability to effectively communicate with customers and internal stakeholders
- Self-starter with highly developed interpersonal skills and organizational skills
- Results oriented and prepared to work in a fast-paced environment
- Ability to travel 10% of the time

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.