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Account Manager - UCC in Chicago, IL at Westcon-Comstor

Date Posted: 3/27/2018

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  • Location:
    Chicago, IL
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Job Description

Account Manager -UCC

Position Summary:

Generate and provide customer quotes for complex or custom solutions.

Duties and responsibilities:
* Establish strategies that will result in increased sales (both existing and new customers)
* Conduct both inside sales and face-to-face sales calls to accounts as necessary
* Analyze technology needs of the customer
* Penetrate customer accounts at the manager/director levels
* Develop and present programs, solutions, and promotions related to the vendor product line
* Provide guidance/training to resellers in selling and supporting Westcon solutions
* Provide customer with guidance and support during the contract process
* Facilitate appropriate arrangements with credit and finance by presenting customers' situations and issues
* Carry out vendor promotions and marketing activities
* Develop and maintain vendor relationships that produce referral business opportunities
* Gain thorough understanding of customer business and strategic plans as they relate to Westcon products and services
* Develop 3-way relationships (vendor, Westcon, customer) to increase business for all three parties

Required Qualifications: (e.g., education, skills, abilities, knowledge):
* 0-2 years inside sales experience, cold-calling, and establishing leads
* Knowledge of telecom/IT industry highly desirable
* Knowledge of and ability to accurately apply pricing, Gross Profit, discounts, margin calculations
* Familiarity with principles of promoting, and demonstrate products and services.
* Strong presentation skills.
* Excellent communication skills
* A general understanding of networks and internet topologies is needed.
* Experience with the internet and Microsoft office suite

WestconGroup, Inc. is a value added Information Technology distributor of category-leading unified communications & collaboration technology, network infrastructure, data center, data/telecom and IT/Data & Network security solutions with a global network of specialty resellers. The company goes to market under the Comstor and Westcon brands. WestconGroup's teams are located in 70+ countries around the globe, create unique programs and provide exceptional support to accelerate the business of its global partners. Strong relationships enable partners to receive support tailored to their needs. From global logistics and flexible customized financing solutions to pre-sales, technical and engineering assistance, the company works with partners to respond with agility and speed to changing market conditions so they can achieve the fastest time to revenue. WestconGroup's portfolio of market- leading vendors includes: Cisco, Avaya, Polycom, Check Point, F5, Palo Alto and Blue Coat, among others.

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