Intel Client Public Sector Solution Specialist at CDW (Lincoln, NE)

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The Solution Specialist proactively drives revenue and profit in the assigned sales segment and/or region specific to a dedicated brand and product sets. This role works directly with CDW Account Managers, sales leadership, and partners on whitespace opportunities. The Solution Specialist brings together knowledge of quotes, bid opportunities, and the market to identify deals and win them. This role is integral in identifying net new business for both CDW and the assigned brand.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Be a subject matter expert on the designated partner's products, programs and go to market strategies and communicate them to CDW sales
  • Assist CDW sales and designated partner with field alignment and account mapping within assigned territory
  • Attend customer facing events and/or conference calls to communicate the value add of CDW and the partner
  • Facilitate trainings for assigned territory on partner's products, services and programs
  • Assist the partner and Product and Partner Management (PPM) contacts in creating messaging and promotions that directly align with the specific customer set that is being supported
  • Develop and execute to quarterly sales plan
  • Complete monthly scorecard identifying sales engagement, pipeline and market trends
  • Cultivate relationships between partner sales team, CDW Sales, & Leadership teams
  • Act as a liaison between CDW Sales and Product and Partner Management (PPM) to identify. opportunities for product, program and partner alignment improvements
  • Understand the market trends and specific needs of assigned segment and/or region as well as be able to identify and communicate wins/challenges of the business internally and externally
  • Understand the competitive landscape in assigned segment and/or region and how market conditions can impact CDW and the partner being supported
  • Have excellent knowledge of CDW service offerings and the process in which account managers attach them to client products
  • Proficient in CDW tools and process such as SPS, AS400, bid desk, returns etc.

  • Maintain effective communications with all stakeholders
  • Provide monthly progress reports to Partner and internal stakeholders
  • Represent the assigned brand in meetings and speak to brand performance, category performance, program/promotion results, and current initiatives
  • Provide comprehensive reporting both internally and externally on brand performance, category performance, industry trends, and market share
Success Metrics:

  • Meet or exceed designated partner revenue expectations for assigned partner and region
  • Positive feedback from assigned sales channels through bi-annual surveys
  • Meeting or exceeding designated partner controllable margin expectations for assigned partner
  • Assigned regions bid pricing usage
  • Obtain and facilitate necessary partner and industry certifications
  • Travel as needed
  • Other special projects upon request

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree + 2 years sales/marketing experience, OR
  • 6 years experience in sales/marketing, OR
  • 4 years CDW PPM experience + 2 years experience in sales/marketing
Other Required Qualifications

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to effectively interact with all stakeholders, including partner, CDW, and customer executives
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask
  • Demonstrated financial and business acumen
  • Ability to think strategically and analyze information
  • Strong willingness to learn
Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree plus 4 years experience in Sales and/or Marketing
  • Established relationships and 3+ years experience selling
  • Previous responsibility for monthly & quarterly sales targets
  • Established track record of successful quote driven sales attainment
  • Outstanding phone, platform speaking and presentation ability
  • Familiarity in directing and maintaining enterprise-level sales proposals and contracts
  • Strong working knowledge of the assigned market with a focus on additional learning
  • Relevant industry certifications

COVID-19 Update:
CDW is committed to maintaining a workplace that is free of known hazards and to ensuring the safety, health, and well-being of coworkers and candidates for employment and their families, as well as the community.

CDW requires all coworkers be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, with the only exceptions being a documented, legally required medical or religious accommodation. Prior to starting with CDW, successful candidates will be required to: (i) be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide CDW with proof of full vaccination; or (ii) apply for and receive a medical or religious-based accommodation to be exempt from the mandatory vaccination policy.
More Information on CDW
CDW operates in the Information Technology industry. The company is located in Vernon Hills, IL. CDW was founded in 1984. It has 15000 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Volunteer in local community, Partners with Nonprofits, Friends outside of work, Group brainstorming sessions, Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff and Highly diverse management team. To see all 13 open jobs at CDW, click here.
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