Sales Specialist Collaboration Application and Platform

  • Location:
    Wallisellen, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Area of Interest
    Sales - Product
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
  • Job Id

What You'll Do

As the Sales Specialist Collaboration Application and Platform you lead our sales efforts across global account with Headquarters in Switzerland. The role focuses on driving the use cases for Cisco’s Collaboration Product Portfolio and using Cisco Services.

As business leaders navigate an increasingly complex world of connections, they need IT to provide a platform that can respond to collaboration needs. You are directly responsible for impacting the overall sales team goal by serving as a trusted advisor and technical authority.

  • You are working on Cisco's newest and most state of the art entries into the Collaboration market segment within Cisco's Financial, Pharma and Manufacturing Enterprise customers, playing a critical role in enabling Cisco to bring new products and services to market.
  • You participate in the creation of an overall account plan and the Unified Communications business plan
  • You proactively generate leads through customer meetings, seminars, and education Qualify Opportunities
  • Research and demonstrate solution return on investment
  • Present components of Cisco solutions to customer Competencies & Behaviours
  • Business Insight
  • Build relationships both within and outside of Cisco; establish credibility quickly through personal self-confidence
  • Understand competitor offerings and provide input to the sales team on product positioning and differentiation.

Who You'll Work With

The Sales Specialist Collaboration Application and Platform will work closely with Cisco’s Frontline Sales, Partners and in close collaboration with the UC Collaboration Center of Excellence. Some of the most exciting global customers are your peers and base for your success.

Who You Are

  • You have a demonstrable blend of sales success, industry experience, business relevance and technical acumen in a role that has high visibility and impact within Cisco's customer base.
  • You are an experienced professional looking to take your career to the next level
  • You will help drive key deals in selected, global accounts as well as being an advocate for the customer within Cisco and contribute to a Global Cisco team.
  • You are a confident leader, eager to help define strategic and competitive strategies and go to market plans.

You have experience in the following areas:

  • Several years of related experience.
  • Build and define sales strategy for a given set of global customers
  • Execution on a business plan to gain market share, build solid relationships with customers
  • Cisco product experience or relevant experience in key competitor offerings in technology area of emphasis required.
  • Proactively share information about common replicable architectures that are most appropriate for assigned customers
  • You have good knowledge in the Collaboration space and adjacent technologies including product, technology, and competitive information
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Write and speak English fluently.

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.

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