Client Director – IT storage solutions (HOME BASED, UK WIDE)

Client Director – IT storage solutions (HOME BASED, UK WIDE)

Sales - Technology
£55,000 per annum plus commission, plus car allowance

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Overview of the Role

This role is a field-based sales role responsible for key private or public sector accounts and the delivery of profit growth. The role holder will develop new and existing relationships with key stakeholders up to and including board level and will utilise presales and solution sales techniques to sell a wide range of product and services and deliver tangible business value.

The role will carry a monthly margin centred sales target based on an annual sales growth plan.

The role holder may work from home or be office based, or home based with at least 2 days per month in team meetings in London or their York Head Office along with extensive travel to customer meetings and to offices around the UK.


The main responsibilities are detailed below, although the post holder would also be expected to perform any other duties which might reasonably be required by the business.


Establish and maintain effective professional relationships with allocated and target accounts, including key decision makers up to and including board level
Identify and maximise opportunities for sales growth using structured selling and negotiation skills and our own presales.
Develop collaborative customer strategies to drive new and existing business in both software and services
Utilise extensive product knowledge to deliver specific storage solutions and services supportive of business goals
Own, manage and control the preparation of bids, tenders and RFIs / RFQs and use allocated resources to ensure that high quality bids are submitted in a timely fashion
Ensure all actions from customer communication and meetings are distributed to the relevant personnel and are responsible for the outputs in a timely and efficient manner
Deliver sales to achieve targets across large and complex accounts
Forecast accurately via the CRM, ensuring process is adhered to.

Planning and Forecasting

Build a short, medium and long term sales pipeline of opportunities to the level required by the business & currently three times the quarterly sales target
Develop and action working account plans using the company templates, and review monthly with your line manager
Develop a strategic customer business plan, and work with your vertical account team to execute it
Develop and implement sales and marketing strategies
Educate the market in your vertical through hosting open-evening events and targeted sales promotions
Execute account planning, opportunity generation and management, communication plans and executive sponsor engagement
Hold weekly one to ones with your line manager
Attend Vendor Training and Personnel Training courses as requested by Management or required by Vendor alliances

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