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Account Executive- SATCOM Managed Services (Remote)

Fairwinds Technologies, L
Bethesda, MD
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Managed SATCOM Services Account Executive

Fairwinds’ Sales team is looking for a driven and detail-oriented Account Executive (AE) with experience selling Managed SATCOM Services. As this Account Executive, you will possess a keen ability to position Fairwinds products and services within the Commercial SATCOM carriers, and the Department of Defense (DoD). You will take Fairwinds’ product capabilities and value to potential clients, match our strengths to clients' needs, and help our partners and clients obtain communication solutions. The successful candidate has executive level contacts and is flexible and adaptable to rapidly changing situations. You must be extremely results driven, customer focused, technologically savvy, and innovative at building internal relationships and external partnerships to sell into this market. Our solutions support managed SATCOM services, exploiting GEO, MEO, and LEO based commercial SATCOM offerings.

The ideal Account Executive (AE) enjoys working hard, exhibits professionalism, is dedicated to meeting and exceeding expectations, forming relationships, has excellent collaboration skills, is able to learn new technologies quickly and uses their time efficiently. The AE will likely be required to travel to customer sites and may need to be available for some after-hour or weekend coverage depending on the customer’s needs.

This position will be remote, with expected 25% travel to customer locations.

Location: Includes remote and occasionally at Fairwinds facilities

Compensation: Base Salary + Commission

Supervisor: Fairwinds Vice President of Sales

Minimum Qualifications

  • BA/BS Degree required
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate, present and influence credibly and effectively at all levels of the organization, including executive and C-level.
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and perform effectively under pressure.
  • Aptitude for both analyzing technical concepts and translating them into business terms, and for mapping business requirements into technical features.
  • Strong knowledge of business processes (Sales, Service, Marketing, Support) business applications and automation
  • Demonstrated experience selling SATCOM to US DoD, LEO and NATO partners.
  • Experience and understanding working within the Federal Government’s procurement process, regulations, and GWACs contract vehicles. Knowledge of Air Force contract vehicles is a must.
  • Knowledge of FAR and DFAR clauses


  • Develop a comprehensive sales strategy to achieve organizational and individual sales goals
  • Aggressively prospect, and close sales deals for all accounts assigned by the VP of Sales.
  • Develop a sales strategy to achieve organizational sales goals and revenues
  • Develop sales action plans for assigned territory
  • Oversee all the activities of your accounts
  • Liaise with other company functions to ensure achievement of sales objectives
  • Assist with the development of sales presentations and proposals
  • Forecast annual, quarterly and monthly sales revenue
  • Generate timely sales reports and maintain sales pipeline in Salesforce
  • Conduct market research and competitor and customer analysis
  • Analyze data to identify sales opportunities
  • Provide recommendations for promotional ideas and materials
  • Attend trade shows and industry conventions
  • Cultivate effective business relationships with executive decision makers in key accounts

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full time, exempt position, working Monday through Friday; 40 hours per work week; occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand. Some flexibility in actual work hours may be offered.

Work Authorization/Security Clearance

Must be eligible to work in the US.

AAP/EEO Statement

Fairwinds Technologies, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Fairwinds Technologies, L


Bethesda, MD
20810 USA