1+ months

Channel Inside Sales Specialist

Cisco Systems Inc.
Köln, Nordrhein-Westfalen 50667
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Channel Inside Sales Specialist

Grade 6

Location: Cologne - Germany

Who You'll Work With

At Cisco, we have a market leading position within the Cloud-Collaboration and Communication market place. Within Cisco, Placetel is an innovative and constantly growing business unit offering Cloud PBX and Cloud UC solutions to the German SMB market. We are the specialists for digitalized online and partner sales with a disruptive approach in selling cloud communication services. Our 20.000+ Placetel customers include well-known brands and companies as well as small and medium-sized enterprises.

You will be part of a highly engaged channel sales team responsible for driving the success of our Placetel products for the SMB segment. You will build direct relationships with channel partners to improve new sales opportunities within your territory. You will lead all aspects of sales while using state of the art technologies to remotely collaborate with distributors and partners.

What You'll Do

Cisco is looking for a Virtual Sales Specialist in the German Placetel Organization located in Cologne in Germany. If you love selling in a changing environment, are goal-oriented and believe in performance rewards for exceeding annual sales goals though strong collaboration with partners and custoimers, we have a place for you.

In this job,

  • You act as a trusted advisor for Placetel partners and distributors
  • you demonstrate the business value of Placetel PBX and Collaboration solutions
  • You develop and manage leads independently.
  • You plan and execute the channel sales strategy in order to meet the agreed breakthroughs and timescales and to ensure that sales targets are achieved or exceeded.
  • You perform online Sales presentations and demonstrations
  • You assist and support channel partners with their inquires
  • You develop and keep up of distributor relations and take measures to activate new resellers

Who you are

  • You have minimum 5 years of sales/inside sales experience working with channel or end-customer accounts as a Sales Specialist or equivalent
  • Ideally you have experience as a leader/manager
  • You have obtained a bachelor degree or equivalent
  • You possess strong expertise with Telecommunication solutions or expertise in key competitor offerings
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication, listening and negotiation
  • You have strong customer interaction skills, empathetic, open communication
  • You are willing to take over responsibilities and accountability
  • You are a standout colleague: drive culture of teamwork for success
  • You are fluent in German and preferably English
  • You have passion and dedication to success as well as the strong motivation to be successful in a competitive and fast changing market

Why Cisco

At Cisco, each person brings their unique talents to work as a team and make a difference.

Yes, our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns, but our edge comes from our people.

We connect everything people, process, data and things and we use those connections to change our world for the better.

We innovate everywhere - From launching a new era of networking that adapts, learns and protects, to building Cisco Services that accelerate businesses and business results. Our technology powers entertainment, retail, healthcare, education and more from Smart-Cities to your everyday devices.

We benefit everyone - We do all of this while striving for a culture that empowers every person to be the difference, at work and in our communities.

Colorful hair? Dont care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? Thats cool. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. Be you, with us! #WeAreCisco

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. 


Posted: 2019-07-17 Expires: 2019-11-15

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