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Responsible for sales account development within an established geographic territory for a moderately complex set of products and services using an array of prospecting activities.
The Main Responsibilities
Responsible for developing sales in the designated target market(s) by identifying new sales opportunities by contacting prospective customers by cold calling, premise visits, networking, lead generation, proposal submission, and customer appointments.
Develops and implements actions to create additional opportunities to cross-sell and up-sell accounts to increase overall total customer spend with the company. Assists in creating account plans and strategies to win new business from both new as well as existing customers.
Develops and manages customer relationships for assigned accounts in order to gain strategic positioning with decision makers, retain existing revenue and attain additional business.
Learns and develops further knowledge of new technologies and selling points which includes enhancing expertise in the company's product application technologies.
Provides accurate and detailed weekly forecast funnel of identified and proposed opportunities in order to meet or exceed sales quota requirements.
What We Look For in a Candidate
Strong communication, written, and formal presentation skills.
Self-motivated, pro-active, results-oriented professional with an ability to work with minimum direction and ability to provide assistance to sales force.
Proficient in Microsoft office products: Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Requires at least 50% or more of time conducting sales activities outside of the office.
Working knowledge of selling IP, data, and voice network services.
Experience in business communications application sales is preferred
Experience with Salesforce.com preferred
What to Expect Next
Requisition #: 291933
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