Job Description

Job Title
Sales Account Manager- Kolkata
Company Name
Software Sales MNC Firm-Education
Company Description
Software Sales MNC Firm-Education
Job Description
Position Responsibilities… Overall revenue responsibility in the defined segments of the geographic Area. Contribute towards & implement sales strategies to expand and grow company’s market share in the defined Area. Communicate effectively, through both verbal and written correspondence with Corporate/Research/Academic Leadership, Information Technology Managers & Library Science Professionals, in addition to upper-level decision makers at Academic, Corporate & Research institutions. Thoroughly understand the product line, including, but not limited to: features, benefits, compatibility, pricing/configuration, application, integrations within LMS/CMS environment, correlation to and use in the client environment. Analyse & segment your geographic area, develop robust sales coverage, communication & promotion plans; be a pro-active source of information about customers, competitors & market developments Ensure that you & your colleagues build & manage robust pipelines - identify & qualify prospects, follow-up on sales- leads & convert opportunities - to consistently meet & exceed pre-set revenue targets within the defined geographic area. Professionally and accurately demonstrate the product line to prospective clients in both live and web-based environments. Successfully introduce new products, both to existing contacts and to additional stakeholders within the same organisation Ensure accuracy of CRM data in Salesforce and sales & activity reporting for your Area as per the sales management & reporting systems defined from time-to-time. Work with the Customer Success team for integration of company’s software services with customers’ LMS and to help customers achieve optimum usage of the licensed solutions Be a key point of contact for all matters of importance specific to your customer base to build strong, trusted relationships with key stakeholders, ensuring that key information is communicated in a timely manner and appropriate assistance is provided for high level priority requests and escalations Work closely with your team and other internal teams i.e. marketing, product and support to ensure the customer is supported and informed Ensure the successful implementation of marketing events and campaigns Manage the requirements & administration associated with licence activation Keep up to date with stakeholder developments in your geographic area, identify growth opportunities and contribute ideas towards sales/up-sells within area Keep yourself & the company up-to-date with product-offerings, pricing strategies, sales & marketing activities of key competitors in general, and specifically within your area Contribute to strategy and planning alongside the South Asia, Country & Region leadership Any other duties, as necessary
Desired Profile
Post-graduate degree/diploma in Business Management/Sales & Marketing Management/Computer Applications would be an added advantage Minimum 8 years in a quota-driven Sales role in Edtech/IT Services/E-Commerce/Information Services/Online Publishing. Team-leadership experience would be an added advantage Experience of selling online/software services to the C-suite level in the Education (Higher Ed./K-12) and/or Government/Corporate research sectors is desirable Experience setting own meetings/presentations with the right decision-makers/influencers Demonstrated success in working large, complex sales with an extended sales cycle Knowledge of LMS/CMS environments preferred Ability to work effectively individually in a fast paced, changing environment Strong interpersonal, persuasion & negotiating skills Quality writing skills, excellent phone presence and professional manner Strong understanding of institutional pricing models and price negotiation Strong knowledge of Working knowledge of computers and general software applications
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