Massachusetts Creative Jobs

MassHire Job Quest Logo

Job Information

Autodesk Deal Development Executive in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Requisition ID #


Position Overview


The Deal Development Executive is part of our Deal Desk team in Global Sales Operations Services - working with Named Account Executives on complex and non-standard sales opportunities from deal development to deal closure while driving internal steps as the deal review board and contracting process.

He/she acts as a key enabler of deal formation, increases sales efficiency and effectiveness, and improves business visibility and global consistency. The Deal Development Executive is the “organizational hub” for the Sales teams and relevant business partners during deal management, ensuring involvement and buy-in from the right stakeholders at the right time, serving as a catalyst for the ongoing growth and shorter sales cycle.

This includes getting early engaged in account reviews, analyzing the frame of a deal, pricing expertise and licensing optimization e.g. to support and develop financially sound deals that contain operationally supportable business models that meet our customer’s needs.


  • Main point of contact and deal advocate throughout the Research, Proposal, Deal Negotiation, Quote and Closure phase of high touch deals for Named Accounts (but not limited to them)

  • Collaborating with other Deal Desk members to understand the customer profile and model business as usual and previous spend, in order to build a proposal based on DealMaker which covers customer key initiatives, stakeholders, and the value Autodesk brings to the enterprise relationship

  • Establishing, maintaining and updating a project plan with defined timelines and keeping systems of record updated through the process

  • Lead the Deal Team in creation of a supportable, rationale deal for both customer and Autodesk

  • Collaborate closely with extended teams in Legal, Sales Finance, Revenue Recognition, Business Models and Operations

  • Bring non-standard business model, operational requirements and risks to the attention of the broader organization, and driving resolution of these issues

  • Lead deal through appropriate approvals (incl. Deal Review Board)

  • Prepare handover package to Business Center

Minimum Qualifications

  • A good understanding of sales process, revenue recognition including structuring of a deal, contract management and revenue forecasting

  • Ideally having come from a software technology company or similar desktop solution provider

  • Strong communication & collaboration skills with results orientated mentality, self-motivated and enthusiastic

Preferred Qualifications

  • Analytical, solution orientated & customer focused internally and externally

  • Experience of working within a matrix organization and have international and cross-functional exposure, ideally corporate experience working directly with customers and with direct account Sales Reps

  • Proactive individual who can reach out across organizations to identify key stakeholders and ensure decision makers are provided with the necessary

Salary Midpoint for this position (Colorado):


Click below to learn more about our benefits in the US.

At Autodesk, we're building a diverse workplace and an inclusive culture to give more people the chance to imagine, design, and make a better world. Autodesk is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic. We also consider for employment all qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

Are you an existing contractor or consultant with Autodesk? Please search for open jobs and apply internally (not on this external site). If you have any questions or require support, contact Autodesk Careers ( .

With Autodesk software, you have the power to Make Anything. The future of making is here, bringing with it radical changes in the way things are designed, made, and used. It’s disrupting every industry: architecture, engineering, and construction; manufacturing; and media and entertainment. With the right knowledge and tools, this disruption is your opportunity. Our software is used by everyone - from design professionals, engineers and architects to digital artists, students and hobbyists. We constantly explore new ways to integrate all dimensions of diversity across our employees, customers, partners, and communities. Our ultimate goal is to expand opportunities for anyone to imagine, design, and make a better world.