South Central Arc User Group

Established 1990

Account Executive-Natural Resources

Esri- San Antonio

As a member of the Business Development Division, you will work collaboratively with an account team to sell and promote adoption of Esri’s ArcGIS platform within an organization. As part of an account team, you will be responsible for facilitating the development and execution of a set of strategies for a defined portfolio of accounts. When executing these strategies you will utilize your experience in enterprise sales to help customers leverage geospatial information and technology to achieve their business goals. 



  • Prospect and develop opportunities to partner with key stakeholders to envision, develop, and implement a location strategy for their organization
  • Clearly articulate the strength and value proposition of the ArcGIS platform
  • Develop and maintain a healthy pipeline of opportunities for business growth
  • Demonstrate a thoughtful understanding of insightful industry knowledge and how GIS applies to initiatives, trends, and triggers
  • Understand the key business drivers within an organization and identify key business stakeholders
  • Understand your customers’ budgeting and acquisition processes
  • Successfully execute the account management process including account prioritization, account resourcing, and account planning
  • Successfully execute the sales process for all opportunities
  • Leverage and lead an account team consisting of sales and other cross-divisional resources to define and execute an account strategy
  • Effectively utilize and leverage the CRM to manage opportunities and drive the buying process
  • Pursue professional and personal development to ensure competitive knowledge of the natural resources industry
  • Leverage social media to successfully prospect and build a professional network
  • Participate in trade shows, workshops, and seminars (as required)
  • Support visual story telling through effective whiteboard sessions
  • Be resourceful and take initiative to resolve issues


  • Five or more years of enterprise sales experience providing platform solutions to businesses
  • Demonstrated experience managing the sales cycle including prospecting, proposing, and closing
  • Ability to adapt to new technology trends and translate them into solutions that address customer needs
  • Demonstrated experience with strong partnerships and advocacy with customers
  • Excellent presentation, whiteboarding, and negotiation skills including good listening, probing, and qualification abilities
  • Experience executing insight selling methodologies
  • Demonstrated understanding and mitigation of competitive threats
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage and prioritize your activities
  • Demonstrated experience to lead executive engagements to provide services and sell to the natural resources industry
  • Knowledge of the natural resources industry fiscal year, budgeting, and procurement cycle
  • Highly motivated team player with a mature, positive attitude and passion to meet the challenges and opportunities of a business
  • Ability to travel domestically and/or internationally up to 50%
  • US citizenship and ability and willingness to obtain a security clearance
  • Bachelor’s or master’s in GIS, business administration, or a related field, or equivalent work experience, depending on position level

Recommended Qualifications:

  • Understanding of the ArcGIS platform and how it relates to the natural resources industry
  • Experience working with the natural resources industry
  • Experience working with GIS
  • Fundamental understanding of requirements of the natural resources industry
  • General knowledge of spatial analysis and how it is used for problem solving
  • Results oriented; ability to write and craft smart, attainable, realistic, time-driven goals with clear lead indicators

Lauren Justin | Business Development Recruiter   

Esri | 380 New York Street | Redlands, CA 92373 | USA

T 909 793 2853 x 3810 |  

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