• Microsoft Cloud Solution Sales Professional

    Posted Date 1 month ago(9/7/2018 9:27 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-2688
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Job Locations
    US-IL-Chicago | US-AZ | US-CO | US-CA | US-OH | US-MA | US-GA
  • About Us

    PCM is one of the fastest-growing value added direct marketers of technology solutions for business, government and educational institutions as well as consumers. We’ve built an environment that is fast-paced, growing and continually changing with the needs of industry. Our rapid growth and expansion has created numerous career and advancement opportunities. 

     

    Providing IT solutions nationally since 1987, PCM, Inc. is an industry recognized, publicly traded, value-added direct marketer of technology products, services and solutions to businesses, government, education, and individual consumers. Fully accredited and authorized by major manufacturers including HP, Apple, Cisco, Microsoft, Dell, and 1500 others, PCM offers product and service solutions through field sales, call center, and eCommerce venues. With annual sales of $2.5B+ , 4500 employees and over 400,000 products available, PCM delights in serving small, medium and enterprise level businesses. 

     

    PCM is an exciting and rewarding place to work.

    Overview

    The PCM Team is actively recruiting for this field sales overlay role. As the Microsoft Cloud Solution Sales Professional you will add value by leading Microsoft Cloud sales efforts, including: qualifying, developing and managing sales opportunities with an emphasis on the Microsoft Public Cloud. You will play an integral part in maximizing our long term revenue growth, ensuring successful deployment, adoption, consumption, and active usage of products. Additionally, you will work closely with PCM teams to improve customer satisfaction. In this position, you will be involved in all phases of the sales cycle from opportunity development through closure for all Microsoft Cloud opportunities in your assigned territory.  

     

    The SSP is a critical part of the account team and works closely with PCM Account Executives, Licensing Specialists, Business Development Managers and Services as well as the Microsoft Field personnel.

    Responsibilities

    • The ideal candidate will have demonstrated an ability to work with executive level management in enterprise customers to map IT requirements to business initiatives.
    • The successful candidate must be able to articulate the business value of PCM and Microsoft Cloud Solutions and products and position them in competitive scenarios.
    • Applicants should have a strong sales background with 6+ years of industry experience with an established vendor and specific experience selling cloud solutions.
    • The ideal candidate will have strong communication and presentation skills with the ability to articulate the advantages of Microsoft technology to senior business and technical decision makers.
    • Candidate must be comfortable presenting to audiences in-person or via teleconferencing
    • Candidate must be able to operate as part of a virtual team. Strong teamwork capabilities are required.
    • Candidate must be proficient in creating Solution Strategies mapped to the business plan for the accounts assigned within their territory
    • Industry Expertise: Be an expert in industry trends including competitive and market dynamics, product, licensing and technology trends.
    • Continual self-directed learning to stay up to date on technology changes required
    • Additional duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • Four year college degree from an accredited institution.
    • Minimum 2 years’ experience with primary focus on assessing Microsoft Azure opportunities
    • Minimum six years of sales or sales engineering experience in a business-to-business, large/strategic customer segment; or a record of achievement and technical solution expertise in a comparable sales role.
    • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS), and Google Apps, VMware vCloud, Google Cloud Platform strongly desired, but not necessary.
    • Product certification, engineering credentials, or equivalent technical credentials.
    • Will be required to pass and maintain sales certifications
    • Ability to work in a globally deployed team environment
    • Maintain a high level of involvement with current technologies and innovations
    • Travel to Customer sites for Project Kickoffs, Discovery, Assessments and Road mapping sessions
    • Manage enterprise level Customers and Customer Requests with a professional and positive attitude
    • Ability to travel (up to 50% expected)
    • Excellent communication, presentation and organization skills
    • High level of commitment to exceptional customer service and relationship building skills
    • Ability to execute, intense focus on results, strong teamwork skills, self-motivated and pro-active

    Why work for Us?

    PCM Offers:

    We offer an environment for career-driven individuals seeking to make a solid contribution to our company objectives and their own career enhancement. If you want to work in a challenging, performance-based environment and be rewarded for your efforts, then PCM is the place to build your career.

     

    PCM offers a competitive base salary, bonus, 401K with a company match and medical/dental benefits as well as an Employee Purchase Plan, company sponsored discount programs and paid time off.   

     

    PCM is more than an IT provider: we are a trusted technology partner for thousands of businesses across the country specializing in cloud, data center, mobility, networking, security, and software solutions.

    PCM: The right technology, delivered! 

      

    We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

     

    Disclaimer: PCM extends offers of employment only to qualified candidates who have applied for a position using our official application through our career site, iCims.  Please be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment or "phishing" actions that may come from individuals or entities impersonating PCM.  PCM will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.  Once employment has been confirmed and as part of the onboarding process, new hires will receive instructions from PCM to set up their direct deposit information from our payroll department.

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