Tech Data - Americas

  • Solutions Consultant

    Location US-FL-Clearwater
    Req Number
    2018-21560
    Weekly Work Hours
    40
    Shift
    9-6
    Travel Required
    30%
    Working Time
    Full-Time
    Position Type
    Employee
  • Overview

    Tech Data is one of the world’s largest technology providers in IT distribution. Tech Data is currently ranked No. 83 on the Fortune 100® and has been named one of Fortune’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” for seven straight years.

     

    The Tech Data difference is in our people.  Every day customers like Best Buy, CDW, Office Depot, etc… depend on us to help them cost-effectively support the technology needs of end users of all sizes, including small- and medium-sized businesses, large enterprises, educational institutions, government agencies, and consumers.  Working for Tech Data, you will be supporting manufacturers such as, Apple, Brocade, Cisco, Dell, HP, IBM, Lenovo, Microsoft, Oracle, VMWare, etc…

     

    The video link below provides a glimpse into our world!

     

     

     

     

     

    The Solution Consultant is an expert in channel enablement, understands analytics and posseses financial acumen.  Works with Tech Data Cisco Marketing and Sales teams with the reseller in recommending solutions, verticals and market insight. Educates the new or existing resellers on emerging markets or technologies. Serves as an advisor to resellers on how to enter the market, gain certifications, understand which vendors play in that area (technology/market) and ensure the resellers are getting the training needed.

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities Required

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Conducts market research, profiles customers/vendors, makes presentations and participates in sales opportunities and marketing events to establish customers and determine market segment revenue potential.
    • Responsible for marketing program development, enablement, implementation and education.
    • Owns strategic communication plans to reseller, vendors and internal sales teams
    • Develops strategic business plans and presents quarterly business reviews to management and vendors.
    • Researches market conditions to determine potential sales of assigned technology products.
    • Responsible for partner recruitment
    • Knowledgeable in and advises customers on the certifications needed and how to get the certifications for various products.
    • Calls on potential customers and vendors, develops and coordinates enablement presentations.
    • Assumes an advising role and leverages advanced technological expertise to achieve specific resellers in the assigned market.
    • Negotiates reviews and analyzes all new vendor contracts from inception to final completion, maximizing profitability and ensuring contract compliance as required.
    • Evaluates competitive information, offerings and customer perspectives.
    • Participates, develops and/or supports Tech Data advanced technologies market activities, trade shows & events as assigned.
    • Develops and implements marketing and sales strategy to increase market share and profitability

    Qualifications, Required Knowledge Skills & Abilities and Working Conditions

    • Able to build solid, effective working relationships with others.
    • Able to constructively work under stress and pressure when faced with high workloads and deadlines.
    • Able to create and conduct formal presentations.
    • Able to analyze and resolve complex issues and problems in a sound and timely fashion.
    • Able to exhibit ability to be sensitive to the needs, concerns, and feelings of others.
    • Able to express ideas clearly and convey necessary information.
    • Able to interact effectively with all levels of management.
    • Able to use relevant computer system applications (which may include spreadsheets, word processors, databases, etc.) at a basic level.
    • Able to negotiate skillfully, promote/sell ideas persuasively, and close transactions with mutually beneficial results.
    • Able to prepare/analyze appropriate reports and other business correspondence.
    • Possesses strong organizational and time management skills, driving tasks to completion.

    Required Educational:High School/G.E.D.

    Preferred Educational:Bachelor Degree

    Previous Experience (Years & Type):

    -      4+ years relevant (vendor expertise) and advanced systems, technology, and industry experience.

    College Degree

    Working Conditions:Professional, office environment.Some travel may be required

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