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Director, Government Sales (State and Local) - Multiple Locations


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About Conduent

Conduent delivers mission-critical services and solutions on behalf of businesses and governments creating exceptional outcomes for its clients and the millions of people who count on them. Through people, process and technology, Conduent solutions and services automate workflows, improve efficiencies, reduce costs and enable revenue growth. It’s why most Fortune 100 companies and over 500 government entities depend on Conduent every day to manage their essential interactions and move their operations forward.

Conduent’s differentiated services and solutions improve experiences for millions of people every day, including two-thirds of allinsured patientsin the U.S., 10 million employees who use its HR Services, and nearly nine million people who travel through toll systems daily. Conduent’s solutions deliver exceptional outcomes for its clients including $16 billion in medical bill savings, up to 40% efficiency increase in HR operations, and up to 40% improvement in processing costs, while driving higher end-user satisfaction. Learn more

Job Description

Req ID: 2019-10749
Locations: New York, New York, United States; Concord, New Hampshire, United States; Norwalk, Connecticut, United States; Providence, Rhode Island, United States; , , United States
Job Type: Full-time regular
Travel: 50%

Summary Description: 

The director-level sales executive serves as a trusted advisor and partner within the state and local marketplace. The selected candidate will establish, develop and maintain relationships with internal and external customers at all levels to drive business and exceed established growth goals. The Sales Executive will be responsible for a pipeline quota for the assigned territory, as well as a closed new business quota for the territory.

The incumbent must reside in one of the following northeastern states: Massachusetts, Maine, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Vermont, or New Hampshire.


Provide overall regional client development leadership and political strategy for the Conduent Government business unit. This role will focus on outsourcing services, such as; transaction processing, customer care, and case management, including; Human Resources services and solutions, Legal Services such as eDiscovery.

  • Constantly cultivate relationships with prospective and existing customers, supplement demand generation activities with relationships and prospect contacts
  • Secure and attend meetings with prospective customers to gain information about their business needs and current environment, develop sales messaging and conduct client presentations to C-level executives, qualify opportunities
  • Shape the future project scope for prospective clients, establish optimal company solutions and corresponding cost estimates
  • Select the best of breed partners with the best-fit solutions to tailor how Conduent responds to RFPs, secure new business, and most effectively deliver to clients’ business needs
  • Responsible for community and political involvement ensures that Conduent is viewed as a good corporate partner to the State and the local community. 
  • Work with the business unit on qualifying opportunities, establishing effective solutions and executing effective win strategies.
  • Assists the business unit in pipeline management and forecasting.
  • Coordinates governmental relations activities with the Conduent Government Affairs Office and serves as primary Conduent local resource for contact with political leadership.
  • Develops and maintains executive-level relationships.
  • Have a high-level understanding of political, operational, sales, new and existing business activities in state/region.
  • Meet or Exceed sales quota by effectively performing sales functions.
  • Contribute to enduring executive relationships that establish the company's consultative professionalism and promote its total solution capabilities.
  • Maintains broad market and competitor knowledge. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience selling to the public sector have good current relationships within the assigned region.
  • Have a high-level understanding of political, operational, sales, new and existing business activities in State/Region.
  • This role requires someone who has broad knowledge/experience including strong business political acumen and financial and services knowledge.
  • Proven remote sales and demand creation capability, proven ability to conduct discovery/needs analysis with prospective customers and to develop a successful action plan.


Conduent is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, gender identity, gender expression, sex/gender, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, use of a guide dog or service animal, military/veteran status, citizenship status, basis of genetic information, or any other group protected by law. People with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation to apply for or compete for employment with Conduent may request such accommodation(s) by clicking on the following link, completing the accommodation request form, and submitting the request by using the "Submit" button at the bottom of the form. For those using Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox please download the form first:click here to access or download the form.


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