Inside Sales - Sales Support Specialist

Schneider Electric Houston, TX

About the Job

Schneider Electricâ„¢ creates connected technologies that reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives. Our 144,000 employees thrive in more than 100 countries. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations. Help us deliver solutions that ensure Life Is On everywhere, for everyone and at every moment: .

Great people make Schneider Electric a great company.

What do you get to do in this position?
Directly responsible for the achievement of the Process Automation sales volume by supporting outside sales representatives.
- The strategic importance of the Inside Sales team is to create a highly efficient and agile sales team that will bring greater visibility of the Schneider Electric portfolio to our end user client base.
- The Inside Sales Representative uses in-depth knowledge of back office functions to provide specialized support expertise to sales colleagues and clients through effective use of internal tools, collateral, and business systems.
- Assists outside sales colleagues in assessing the potential application of company products to meet client needs, and may prepare detailed product specifications for the development and, applications or solutions.
- Interprets client's requirements and translates them to a potential solution. Directly, and in collaboration with Client Sales Executives or 3rd party channel partners, assumes responsibility for defining scope and strategy of Services Agreements.
- Inside Sales Representatives are responsible for understanding the entire sales process from identifying prospects to negotiating contracts for a specific product line.
- Other job essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following:
o Deliver against assigned annual quota targets & KPIs utilizing the Franklin Covey sales methodology
o Responsible for providing sales support functions to outside sales team i.e. initial proposal development, client reports, collateral development.
o Develop and maintain key marketing campaigns.
o Price, propose and close small services level agreements.
o Leverage client data base to develop sales opportunities.

This job might be for you if:

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering
  • 2-4 years of industry experience
  • Ability to work closely with peers and outside sales teams
  • Ability to take direction from others
  • Self-motivated and ability to work with minimal support
  • Strong contract negotiations and closing skills
  • Excellent MS office and presentation development skill
  • Ability to work west coast hours to support customers

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