Cisco Services Sales Specialist - Chicago, IL - 1330254 in Chicago, Illinois
Why you'll love Cisco
We change the World, you will become passionate about your employer and the brand you repres ent. Everything is converging on the Internet, making networked connections more meaningful than ever before in our lives. Our employees' groundbreaking ideas impact everything. Here, that means we take creative ideas from the drawing board to dynamic solutions that have real world impact. You'll collaborate with Cisco leaders, partner with mentors, and develop incredible relationships with colleagues who share your interest in connecting the unconnected. You'll be part a team that cares about its customers, enjoys having fun, and you'll take part in changing the lives of those in our local communities. Come prepared to be encouraged and inspired.
What You'll Do
Are you passionate about solution selling in the technology sector? Are you looking to build a sales career at an established and evolving company? As a Client Services Manager at Cisco you'll play a pivotal role in the sales process and work with a large portfolio of technology products and services. You'll help advance the Public Sector sales team and make our customers lives better and easier.
Who You'll Work With
As a services sales person on the SLED team, you will have the opportunity to partner with key State/Local and Education Government (SLED) customers, and serve Those Who "Protect, Serve and Educate". This role will be aligned with a critical base of customers located in the Mountain States territory, which is pivotal to our overall SLED West Services Sales success.
Who You Are
This Services Sales position will be a key member of the Cisco team developing solutions for customers that demonstrate our business and technology advisory services, architecture Advanced Services and Technical Support Services to directly impact their business outcomes. This sales position requires you to have the ability to demonstrate our evolving services portfolio to expand our business relationships with an existing base of customers, as well as, executing strategies to the identify and secure new customers. Approximately 60% of this salesperson's time will be customer facing.
Services Sales requires the ability to develop relationships with key SLED customers responsible for executing their government mission strategy enabled by Cisco services & solutions.
This requires an ability to build meaningful customer relationships, understand the customer's business requirements, desired business outcomes, as well as their funding, acquisition and decision-making processes.
This position provides you an opportunity develop and effectively manage a sales plan; drive the execution of customer-facing activities, manage pricing expectations, and navigate effectively within Cisco to secure the business.
This includes building strong working relationships, and collaborating with, our Partner community.
The Service Sales Specialist will collaborate externally & internally to drive sales strategies, pipeline development and opportunity capture effort to achieve weekly, monthly & quarterly sales goals.
Our minimum requirements for the role are -
You have five to seven years field selling experience
You have previously sold services to large Enterprise customers - preferably State and Local government, K-12 and Higher Education
You reside in the territory posted for this specific role
Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.
Cisco will consider for employment, on a case by case basis, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
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