Exec Director, Solution Sales

Remote Full TimeChicago, IL, United States (Remote)Jones Lang LaSalle

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The Executive Director, Solution Sales is a sales position with primary responsibility of driving revenue growth for Work Dynamics (WD) productized services and technology software and services within a named set of accounts that are also WD or IPS Leasing clients.  The Executive Director, Solution Sales is responsible for selling outcomes using structured processes and tools such as Miller Heiman and Salesforce and is well versed across many domains of real estate and facilities.  The role requires capability to bring together multiple product solutions that are both tech enabled services and technology as a product to solve clients’ needs.  The role requires strategic problem-solving ability and established credibility in the CRE community that instills confidence and trust.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Identify opportunities to demonstrate expertise and leadership within industry organizations to further advance the recognition of JLL as a leader in Commercial Real Estate and Real Estate Technology solutions
  • Independently pitch and close complex solutions involving multiple products to C-Suite
  • Responsible for understanding all aspects of the assigned customers globally; including but not limited to: Available Market, Market Share, Customers Business Objectives, Goals, and Technologies.
  • Introduce product capabilities to Internal Client Account Teams and collaborate on share of wallet opportunities
  • Develop and maintain accurate Account Plans and Share of Wallet data in Account Planning Systems, inputting opportunities into early-stage pipeline in Salesforce
  • Build strong relationships with Client across CRE, IT and other department contacts, in collaboration with Internal Client Account Team to introduce products and solutions to the client, with established credibility as a trusted advisor on complex business issues.
  • Lead a client pursuit team to independently develop, pitch, close, and contract solutions involving multiple WD and JLLT products with c-suite, meeting client requirements.  Lead the contract negotiation with support from JLL legal team to maximize profitability and appropriately manage risk to the firm
  • Exceed annual revenue quotas while meeting target margins
  • Maintain accurate sales reporting information in Salesforce while following JLL’s robust sales and solution processes using its proprietary tools
  • Develop a thorough understanding of JLL’s broad capabilities across WD and JLLT to meet client needs, recognizing opportunities to expand the client share of wallet by partnering with WD and JLLT product, business and service line leaders
  • Work closely with and support the Principal pursuit leader in renewal contracts for comprehensive outsourcing solutions working to introduce new products into the solution strategy
  • Collaborate with additional Markets. Capital Markets, JLL Technologies and Work Dynamics team members to deliver the full value of ONE JLL

The Candidate


  • 10+ years of sales or sales solutioning experience at a large, global organization, including experience in CRE outsourcing or Enterprise CRE Sales
  • Experience across multiple disciplines of CRE services, technologies and/or solutions
  • Proven capabilities in growing relationships at the senior executive level and C-Suite for global, Fortune 500
  • Demonstrated ability to develop opportunities and close new business or expansion sales
  • Experience with successful selling outcomes using structured sales processes and tools such as Miller Heiman and Salesforce
  • Successful track record of achieving immediate credibility; presenting varying ideas to create value and challenge the status quo; and able to think quickly, listen well, and understand how to react and modify approach in front of clients and other key influencers
  • Dedicated to exceeding client’s expectations, ensuring excellence in delivery are achieved through the right solution, delivering win/win outcomes
  • Strong influential skills with ability to work across diverse stakeholders to drive common solutions
  • Understands the market of CRE Technologies, Prop Tech, IWMS, Smart Buildings, IoT, etc.
  • Behavioural Competencies
  • Passion to Win – wakes up every day thinking about how to engage new clients and beat the competition
  • Think Big – Thinks strategically, simplifies the complex, solves complex problems, sees the big picture
  • Exemplary executive presence – has the gravitas and sophistication to appropriately command the room both internally as a leader and more importantly externally with clients
  • Strategic mindset – able to see big picture and future direction of the business, then translate into achievable new business development opportunities
  • Influential – persuasive yet instills confidence among stakeholders, gravitas to drive change and obtain results
  • Connector – can bring together various constituents across the organization to help drive client solutions.
  • Thrives in Ambiguity – can navigate through a complex, multi-faceted organization with multiple stakeholders
  • Obsessed with customer habits – can use data derived from those behaviors; and trends within the industry to drive share of wallet

Estimated compensation for this position is: 325,000.00 – 325,000.00 USD

The salary listed is an estimate and not guaranteed. A salary offer will vary based on applicant’s education, experience, skills, abilities, geographic location, internal equity and alignment with market data


Remote –Atlanta, GA, Charlotte, NC, Chicago, IL, Dallas Fort Worth, TX, Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA

If this job description resonates with you, we encourage you to apply, even if you don’t meet all the requirements.  We’re interested in getting to know you and what you bring to the table!

Personalized benefits that support personal well-being and growth:

JLL recognizes the impact that the workplace can have on your wellness, so we offer a supportive culture and comprehensive benefits package that prioritizes mental, physical and emotional health. Some of these benefits, include:

  • 401(k) plan with matching company contributions
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental & Vision Care
  • Paid parental leave at 100% of salary
  • Paid Time Off and Company Holidays
  • Flexible and Remote Work Arrangements may be available

About JLL

We’re JLL—a leading professional services and investment management firm specializing in real estate. We have operations in over 80 countries and a workforce of over 102,000 individuals around the world who help real estate owners, occupiers and investors achieve their business ambitions. As a global Fortune 500 company, we also have an inherent responsibility to drive sustainability and corporate social responsibility. That’s why we’re committed to our purpose to shape the future of real estate for a better world. We’re using the most advanced technology to create rewarding opportunities, amazing spaces and sustainable real estate solutions for our clients, our people, and our communities.

Our core values of teamwork, ethics and excellence are also fundamental to everything we do and we’re honored to be recognized with awards for our success by organizations both globally and locally.

Creating a diverse and inclusive culture where we all feel welcomed, valued, and empowered to achieve our full potential is important to who we are today and where we’re headed in the future. And we know that unique backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives help us think bigger, spark innovation, and succeed together.

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