VMware Inside Sales Representative - Sydney in Sydney, Australia
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As an Inside Sales Rep (ISR), you will be responsible for developing pipeline and closing business in conjunction with an assigned COMMERCIAL Field Facing Rep within a large portfolio of specified customers.
The key to this role is to maintain a relationship with each of the assigned customers and the assigned COMMERCIAL Field Facing Rep and using both territory account plans, judgment and guidelines determine how to best leverage the external VMware Channel community to provide coverage and drive sales across a large number of customers.
Using consultative sales skills you will uncover the customer’s business issues either through the Partner itself, Partner sales team or through contacting customer stakeholders and develop an account plan to address them by working in partnership with the COMMERCIAL Field Facing Rep to ultimately achieving set targets.
Build pipeline in assigned Territory ensuring the healthy balance of sales stage maturity required to consistently deliver in the current quarter and the longer term.
Prepare and update twice a year a detailed Territory Plan which outlines the Go to Market plan, which engages the partner community and product opportunity mix. Based on complexity and strategic elements select a minority subset of accounts you will lead with the support of the Channel and the majority subset that will be led by a Partner with support from you.
Work closely with the Partner Business Managers to ensure that the transactional run rate business within your assigned Territory is being driven by the relevant partners.
Utilise Value Selling sales methodology including VMware sales tools and process as amended from time to time, to communicate, report, track and manage sales opportunities.
Understand the customer’s buying process and provide accurate and current forecast and opportunity detail in SalesForce.Com (vmstar).
Act as a co-ordination point of internal resources interacting with the account including marketing, technical consultants, specialists, professional services, Education etc to ensure maximum revenue and customer satisfaction.
Min 2-4 years experience in an technology Inside Sales position or similar Sales phone based position
Experience working in a matrixed organization
Proven ability to engage at multiple levels in mid market/SME accounts within IT and the business for the purposes of solution selling, establishing peer relationships and articulating VMware strategic vision.
Ideally have experience operating in a Channel SI/SO driven sales environment
Proven track record of achieving business objectives including revenue goals, in a highly competitive environment, working with commercial clients
Be passionate about Sales and technology
Be enthusiastic, have high energy and a fun character to add to our great team culture
Be driven to succeed and grow within our business.
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