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Sales Specialist 1 - Senior Digital Inside Sales

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 8/24/2017 5:50:23 PM
  • 2966636
  • Job Function: Sales
  • Business Segment: Digital Services
Location(s): United States; California; Pleasanton


About Us:
ServiceMax from GE Digital is a leading industry provider of field service management software – an estimated $25 billion market worldwide. The company continues to reimagine and create solutions for the 20 million people globally who install, maintain, and repair machines across dozens of industries as the leading provider of complete end-to-end mobile and cloud-based technology for the sector.

ServiceMax brings together the right data at the right moment to delight customers and drive business results at the crucial point of service. We’re rethinking field service, and delivering cutting edge technology to help companies perfect service delivery, drive revenue and growth, and delight customers. Come be part of our innovative team!

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:
The Sales Specialist 1 - Senior Digital Inside Sales is part of GE's front line: the point where many individuals encounter our company for the first time. In this roll, you will capture campaign-driven responses from prospective and existing clients using telephone, social media, websites and LiveChat. As part of a streamlined, end-to-end demand system, you will convert these responses to validated opportunities before engaging GE sales teams for deal closure.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for marketing the company’s products and/or services via telephone and other digital means with well-qualified prospects.
  • Generate prospective customers through cold calling and qualifies leads.
  • Direct qualified leads to field, Business Partner Channel and/or inside sales team for close.
  • Mail marketing/sales literature to prospective clients, keep up-to-date knowledge of the industry as well as competitive posture of the company, and enhance awareness in the targeted business community of the company and its products/services.
  • Prepare activity and forecast reports.
  • Does not close the sale.

    Qualifications/Requirements:

    Basic Qualifications:

  • College Degree or High School Diploma/GED and 3+ years experience in sales
  • 3+ years in B2B Inside Sales or Outside Sales

    Eligibility Requirements:

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Pleasanton, CA

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Proficiency in MS-Office applications (Word, Excel)
  • Experience with Databases and/or Customer Relationship Management Systems (as a user)
  • Previous experience in high volume lead generation and qualification environments
  • Experience in Software Sales either Industrial or Commercial
  • Experience in business-to-business sales
  • Ability to multitask & manage high volumes of activity & demonstrate measurable results.

    Technical Expertise:

  • Independently creates an effective digital engagement strategy that collects market knowledge and engages others; Develops processes to measure effectiveness of efforts in terms of using market knowledge to predict buying decisions and trends.
  • Persists to identify and prioritize client needs; Asks relevant questions to defining the business outcome; Consistently arrives prepared and well versed, in order to optimize clients’ time when aligning to desired business outcomes.
  • Proactively identifies pipeline risks and develops mitigation plans; Proactively shares 'best practices' to improve pipeline efficiency; Helps to develop sales team relationships with key contacts; Communicates pipeline issues to sales team; Identifies key issues with sales forecasts an focuses resources/ assistance where appropriate.
  • Able to take products, services, solutions knowledge and connect them to customers’ objectives to develop differentiated opportunities for GE; Draws upon non-traditional solutions; Constantly thinks out of the box & outside domain of expertise to develop creative solutions that meet ongoing customer needs.

    Business Acumen:

  • Proactively and independently monitors information about competitors and the overall market; Champions tools, processes, and systems to track and store intelligence data; Able to clearly articulate implications of market knowledge to key stakeholders.
  • Analyzes and calculates with the customer/ economic decision maker GE's ability to provide economic value to the customer's process and financial story; Develops plans and identifies metrics to measure GE impact to customer's bottom line, clearly articulating the GE value proposition.
  • Communicates the fundamentals of the customers’ business; Relates specific trends or references to supplement the information provided by the customer; Develops a strategy map to show understanding of the customer’s outcomes as mapped to GE solutions, Identifies organizational structure.

    Personal Attributes:

  • Increases client engagement to further drive the pace and focus required to achieve business priorities and uncover desired outcomes for both the customer and GE; Utilizes business acumen and domain experience to advise the customer on critical success factors for the initiative at hand.
  • Asks both open and closed questions in a logical order to gather critical information, including information required to form hypotheses and make decisions.
  • Constantly asks insightful and probing questions internally and externally to grow knowledge base and information pertaining to the dynamic changes across productions/solutions, customer, market and industry, etc; Highly inquisitive.

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    Locations: United States; California; Pleasanton

    GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

    GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.


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