PCM is currently hiring Account Executives in the Chicago,IL area. As an Account Executive, you will have the responsibility of bringing in net new logos and selling into multiple lines of businesses (product, software and services) in the mid-market and enterprise space.
We are expanding our organization and seeking Account Executives to join our Corporate Sales teams. This role will be responsible for an assigned territory in the field for a particular business segment. The Account Executive is responsible for building relationships in person and selling professional services and technology solutions to customers on a proactive basis. We are seeking team members with a proven track record of selling technology solutions (Converged Infrastructure, Networking, Storage, Servers and Services) to corporate customers.
You will be working with our field based Solution Architects (SA’s) and Technology Subject Matter Experts (SME’s) to help customers choose the right technology products and services to meet their needs. Acquire, manage and grow your customer base create and build consultative, long-term relationships with customers delivering, cost effective technology solutions.
- Account penetration to develop solid business relationships within the various decision-makers and influencers at all levels at each target account you will be assigned. Understand each target customer’s business model, map their organization and identify their unique technology needs.
- Engage local vendor field representatives from Cisco, HP, EMC and NetApp. Collaborating on sales efforts and partnerships with target accounts including uncovering new account and new segment opportunities.
- Coordinate with PCM’s Field Solution Architects Category Specialists via joint sales calls and on-site assessments based on customer’s specific needs. Advanced Technology Category penetration and Solution Selling.
- Collaborate with PCM’s Inside Sales Representatives to develop, document and execute account penetration strategies for assigned target accounts.
- Develop product knowledge and sales skills by participating in ongoing product and skill training opportunities provided by PCM and outside sources.
- Identify new accounts and introduce the PCM value proposition to key decision makers within the account. Position PCM’s solutions as a strategic advantage to our customers' long term needs.
- Use quarterly forecasting and pipeline management to manage sales growth. Manage geographic territory using professional territory management skills. Use our Microsoft CRM application to develop and utilize professional account management tools and follow up procedures.
- Provide consistent and timely follow up communication and action steps after every sales call.
- Collaborate on sales strategies, discuss account trends, advise changes within accounts and coordinate quotes and sales opportunities with Account Managers on an as-needed and weekly basis.
- 8 years' experience selling technology hardware, software or complex technical solutions to commercial or public sector customers.
- Experience in a sales "hunter" role.
- Track record of selling into local account base
- Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or the equivalent in experience.
- Excellent communication skills and Strong presentation skills.
- Ability to travel locally within territory as needed.
- Certifications in at least one of the following Cisco, EMC, Microsoft, HP, NetApp and/or VMware Sales Certifications highly preferred
Requisition ID 2018-2884