Perficient, Inc. Technical Sales Specialist - St. Louis in St. Louis, Missouri
Perficient currently has a career opportunity for a Pre-Sales/Technical Sales Specialist to support our Data Solutions Practice supporting our St. Louis geography, which includes Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Nebraska and the Dakotas. The Specialist will focus on the Data Solutions Portfolio at Perficient (big data, artificial intelligence, analytics, business intelligence, data warehousing, data integration, data governance, search and data platforms.) This seller will be aligned to our key partnerships in each of these disciplines. They work in an overlay capacity with Account Developers and Account Managers in existing clients, but also have the responsibility to open new client relationships.
This individual will have an assigned territory: Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Nebraska and the Dakotas and will be responsible for solution growth with all clients in their territory.
About Our Data Solutions Practice:
Perficient's award-winning Data Solutions business unit offers cross-platform strategic offerings with solution expertise in big data, analytics, and data intelligence solutions. These solution areas cover big data & machine analytics, business intelligence, artificial intelligence, data governance, data search & content, and data platforms with industry verticals in healthcare, financial services, retail & consumer markets, and life sciences. Our team of experts deliver high-value, measurable results by working collaboratively with clients through a user-centered, technology-based and business-driven solutions methodology.
At Perficient you’ll deliver mission-critical technology and business solutions to Fortune 500 companies and some of the most recognized brands on the planet. And you’ll do it with cutting-edge technologies, thanks to our close partnerships with the world’s biggest vendors. Our network of offices across North America, as well as locations in India and China, will give you the opportunity to spread your wings, too.
We’re proud to be publicly recognized as a “Top Workplace” year after year. This is due, in no small part, to our entrepreneurial attitude and collaborative spirit that sets us apart and keeps our colleagues impassioned, driven, and fulfilled.
Manage the overall relationship and communication with key clients and have full command of their business model, application landscape and how Perficient solutions deliver value.
Will be responsible for identify net new accounts while also working with existing Perficient customers.
Manage and execute the entire end-to-end selling process, working closely with the Perficient delivery team (initial lead inquiry, qualification of opportunities, requirements gathering, project scope definition, effort estimation, proposal development, SOW creation, contract negotiation and closing).
Develop and manage key relationships with our industry software partners and their customers to drive additional new business and provide proper communication on account activity.
Leads and manages customer engagement opportunities from lead generation, to deal review, to negotiations and closing a deal.
Ability to travel to client sites where needed (up to 25% travel).
5-10+ years of services sales or professional consulting experience.
Experience as a Sales Engineer or Pre-Sales subject matter expert in multiple areas in Data Solutions (BI, Analytics, Big Data, predictive analytics, etc.)
A proven track record of achieving and exceeding revenue objectives in complex solutions environment at Fortune 500 clients.
Knowledge of/experience with structured sales methodologies, e.g., Strategic Selling, Solution Selling, SPIN, Power based Selling, Target Account Selling.
Experience in selling a variety of solutions such as: Big Data, Analytics, AI, Data Integration to name a few
Able to partner with clients to understand their organizational needs and recommend solutions that add value to their business.
Strong verbal, written communication, and listening skills; strong customer service and interpersonal skills.
Excellent collaboration and team-building skills.
Perficient full-time employees receive complete and competitive benefits. We offer a collaborative work environment, competitive compensation, generous work/life opportunities and an outstanding benefits package that includes paid time off plus holidays. In addition, all colleagues are eligible for a number of rewards and recognition programs including billable bonus opportunities. Encouraging a healthy work/life balance and providing our colleagues great benefits are just part of what makes Perficient a great place to work.
More About Perficient:
Perficient is a global digital consultancy transforming how the world’s leading enterprises and biggest brands connect with customers and grow their businesses. With more than 20 years in the industry and nearly 4,500 colleagues worldwide, we bring experience and expertise, speed and agility, and a healthy dose of pragmatism to drive our clients’ businesses forward.
Our work enables clients to improve productivity and competitiveness; grow and strengthen relationships with customers, suppliers, partners, and reduce costs. Perficient's professionals serve clients from a network of offices across North America and offshore locations in India and China. Traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market, Perficient is a member of the Russell 2000 index and the S&P SmallCap 600 index.
Perficient is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national, origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Disclaimer: The above statements are not intended to be a complete statement of job content, rather to act as a guide to the essential functions performed by the employee assigned to this classification. Management retains the discretion to add or change the duties of the position at any time.
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External Company Name: Perficient, Inc
External Company URL: www.perficient.com
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