Product Sales Specialist, Public Sector at Cisco Meraki (Chicago, IL)
Want to be at the forefront of the Computer Networking industry?Who We Are
At Cisco Meraki, we know that technology can connect us, empower us, and drive us! By simplifying powerful technology, we can free passionate people to focus on their mission! As the fastest growing cloud-managed networking team in the world, our products, and technology architecture are changing the face of enterprise networking and making cloud-managed IT a reality.What You Will Do
The Sr. Level Product Sales Specialist, is responsible for positioning and selling Meraki revenue. Through ambitious prospecting, finding opportunities, and collaborating with Cisco account teams and partners, drive deals through close delivering on and exceeding quarterly quota. Success will be dependent not only on the ability to sell but also on the relationship development with regional channel partners and Cisco account teams. This is a high-energy position requiring someone to be deeply motivated and results driven with a hunter mentality; it will also require someone who is equally comfortable working in a strategic and tactical capacity.
- Passionately discover, manage and close deals and consistently remain highly results-oriented in the market space
- Be curious and self-starting, learning and absorbing from others
- Maintain and lead detailed and accurate quarter forecasting on a weekly basis
- Work in a highly collaborative environment to team with Cisco Account Managers, Sales Engineers, Marketing, and Channel Partners to drive revenue and contribute to ambitious YoY growth rates
- Develop a predictable pipeline of short, mid, and long-term business on a weekly basis
- Help to exceed expectations by identifying impactful use cases that enable people to transform their businesses with Meraki solutions
- Promote your customers and ecosystem around you on the concept of cloud-managed networking for digital business
- Empower and build extended teams around you to unlock the power of Cisco’s Sales organization, customer base and partner organization
- Show up every single day with willingness to learn, a real passion for customer delight, and a desire to have fun while improving the lives of others
- 7+ years technology sales experience in a field sales capacity
- Shown success through a consistent track record with detailed quota attainment. 3+ years over achievement
- Excellent at relationship building skills and have validated decision-making ability
- BS or equivalent practical experience. Engineering background, degree or relevant experience a plus
- Need to be based in region
- 50% travel required across territory
Must be authorized to work in the U.S. Position does not provide sponsorship
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