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Account Executive (Public Sector)






Vancouver City, British Columbia, CA


We get to make cool software, work with the best people, tackle strategic business challenges and build awesome careers. But, most importantly, we get to see our work strengthen organizations to do heroic work and change the world for the better-all while having a lot of fun in the process.

Galvanize was founded in 1987 in Vancouver, Canada, and has since grown to include seven global offices. We build award-winning, cloud-based security, risk management, compliance, and audit software used by some of the world’s largest organizations. But we don’t just make software. We get to spend our days working with the best customers and coworkers, tackling strategic business challenges and building awesome careers. We help our customers change the world for the better, an idea that drives our company culture. And that means helping to create value and impact for more than 7,000 active customer organizations in 140 countries—so they too can create the future they want to see.

The Challenge Ahead

As an Account Executive on the Public Sector teamyou are a hunter, excited to develop and execute a business plan that leverages assets within your territory, build a killer pipeline, and yield reliable forecasts. You excel in solution selling, negotiation, and closing and are charged to achieve annual sales targets aligned to your territory. You build relationships and drive sales through proactive outreach to Galvanize’s existing customer base (cross-sell, upsell, platform expansion), and conduct aggressive/smart prospecting campaigns to greenfield accounts.

As a Galvanize ambassador, you love repping our products and services at industry events and engaging with prospective customers. You talk shop (GRC, ERM, Fraud, Data Analytics, Audit) and seamlessly liaise between sales leadership and Galvanize’s technical resources when required.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a diverse set of stakeholders and teams. You’ll work closely with Pre-Sales, Customer Success, Consulting, Marketing and Product Management and a variety of content contributors and resources and, of course, our beloved customers.  You build bridges and deep relationships that have people lined up to partner with you and support your efforts.

Qualifications, Experience, and Abilities;

  • Ideally 3+ years in software solutions sales (BI, GRC, ERP, CRM, etc.)
  • Experience working with established sales methodologies
  • Experience selling cloud and/or SaaS-based solutions
  • Proven track record of attaining quota
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • A successful record of forecasting accuracy
  • Aptitude for understanding how technology can improve business processes
  • Extremely curious and able to draw connections between seemingly disparate ideas
  • Proven ability to build a groundswell of interest among a customer base
  • Fearless prospector and willingness to do what makes them uncomfortable when its necessary
  • Competitive, always striving to be # 1, but in a collaborative way
  • Innovative, fearless self-starter, enjoys thinking of news ways to get the job done

Are you ready to join?

At Galvanize we are consistently disrupting the category, holding customers core to everything we do and communicating with each other from the heart! If you are looking for real purpose in your life and want to play your part in making the world a better place, then this might be the home for you!

Please note that due to the high volume of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted. We thank you for your interest and invite you to continue to check us out on as we are always on the hunt for great talent! Follow us on TwitterLinkedIn, or Instagram to see what we’re up to

Galvanize welcomes applications from all candidates who meet our job requirements. Galvanize does not discriminate based on race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family status, disability, genetic characteristics or a conviction for which a pardon has been granted or a record suspended.

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