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Proofpoint Information Protection Sales Specialist in Dallas, Texas

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Proofpoint is a leading cybersecurity company protecting organizations’ greatest assets and biggest risks: vulnerabilities in people. With an integrated suite of cloud-based solutions, Proofpoint helps companies around the world stop targeted threats, safeguard their data, and make their users more resilient against cyber attacks. Leading organizations of all sizes, including more than half of the Fortune 1000, rely on Proofpoint for people-centric security and compliance solutions mitigating their most critical risks across email, the cloud, social media, and the web.

We are singularly devoted to helping our customers protect their greatest assets and biggest security risk: their people. That’s why we’re a leader in next-generation cybersecurity.

Protection Starts with People. Proofpoint

Department Overview

The Information Protection team at Proofpoint is a newer and exciting team that specializes in keeping our customers safe and protected. This team is built up of motivated and talented individuals who are passionate about the security space and want to continue to make an impact in the world and our outstanding customer base.

Role Overview

Proofpoint is looking for an experienced Sales Specialist to cover all named accounts/verticals in South Texas. This person will be reporting into a Sales Director for the Information Protection team. You will work closely with Proofpoint core sales reps as a specialist and partner to help drive growth in the region and be the expertise for this team.

Your day to day:

  • The ability to establish strong relationships at all levels to get things done and close deals

  • The hunger and drive to penetrate net new accounts as well as expand our presence with already existing customers

  • Partner with the channel organization to secure new share of the security market

  • Work closely with the core team to expand footprint in existing customer base and leverage strong relationships

  • Team up with our extraordinary Sales Engineers team to prepare account strategies and plans, deliver outstanding product demos and proof of concept programs to prospects and customers

What you bring to the team:

  • Experience and knowledge selling into the all verticals in named accountsin South TX

  • Enterprise software sales experience and selling cybersecurity

  • A proven track record exceeding sales goals and the desire to want to win

  • Passion for partnering and working with people across all functions of the business in order to complete tasks, meet deadlines and get things done and understanding the overlay structure

  • Understanding and proficiency with Salesforce or similar CRM tools

Why Proofpoint

Protecting people is at the heart of our award-winning lineup of cybersecurity solutions, and the people who work here are the key to our success. We’re a customer-focused and a driven-to-win organization with leading-edge products. We are an inclusive, diverse, multinational company that believes in culture fit, but more importantly ‘culture-add’, and we strongly encourage people from all walks of life to apply.

We believe in hiring the best and the brightest to help cultivate our culture of collaboration and appreciation. Apply today and explore your future at Proofpoint! #LifeAtPFPT


If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!

At Proofpoint, we have a passion for protecting people, data, and brands from today’s advanced threats and compliance risks. We hire the best people in the business to:

  • Build and enhance our proven security platform

  • Blend innovation and speed in a constantly evolving cloud architecture

  • Analyze new threats and offer deep insight through data-driven intel

  • Collaborate with customers to help solve their toughest security challenges

We are singularly devoted to helping our customers protect what matters most. That’s why we’re a leader in next-generation cybersecurity—and why more than half of the Fortune 100 trust us as a security partner.

Proofpoint is an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability.