Account Manager Forest Service

Company Name:
Absolute Opportunities
Account Manager Forest Service
Location: Vienna, VA
Openings: 1
Salary Range: 140K-160K
Put your years of service and experience in the federal government to work in this challenging position on our national government team.
Work directly with US Forest Service organizations, to include the National Forest System and State and Private Forestry, and research centers to facilitate information sharing, understanding, analysis, and decision making through the direct application of GIS technology.
These activities are centered primarily in the Washington, DC region and conducted across the nation.
Consult with and advise current and prospective customers on the application of our technology; articulate the benefits of our enterprise range of software solutions
Strategize business development opportunities and provide proposal writing support to targeted opportunities
Manage accounts from procurement process through contract implementation; lead contract negotiations by providing account focus
Coordinate seminars and user group meetings to educate customers and facilitate networking on GIS-based solutions
Support international distributors in applying our technology to government organizations including attending international user group meetings and seminars
Advise on software requirements and advocate our software for functionality relevant to federal agencies
Bachelors or masters in computer science, geography, or a GIS-related field, depending on position level
Minimum of three years of account management experience
Familiarity with the federal government organization and related activities
Effective interpersonal skills with ability to establish successful working relationships
Strong presentation and account management skills
Ability to work independently
Recommended Qualifications
Experience working for or with the federal government
Knowledge of the sales cycle related to federal government contracting and procurement
Understanding of the enterprise range of software solutions and how they relate to the federal government and its respective agencies
Familiarity with relevant data and standards
Software engineering skills
Familiarity with current IT architectures and systems engineering
Security Clearance US Citizen/Clearable

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