CDW Learning Environment Advisor - Esports in Chicago, Illinois
The CDW•G Learning Environment Advisor will be responsible for evangelizing key education initiatives around esports solutions to their CDW•G Education sales teams and the customer base they support. This role will collaborate with the partner education teams and CDW•G Education Management to drive initiatives and solutions to coworkers and customers. Working with the leading OEM’s in the industry, the role will serve as a critical OEM agnostic voice to customers as they make purchase decisions to transform their learning spaces. The Learning Environment Advisor will be educated on all new technology platforms including; audiovisual, furniture, and esports they will be responsible for delivery ongoing training and support to their teams.
Participatein daily customer conference calls with Account Managers and Field Executives
Workin conjunction with Partner Managers to assist and execute strategic plans
Responsiblefor answering presales and post sales technical questions
Educateaccount managers on products and resources to help them become asself-sufficient as possible
Responsiblefor reviewing quotes and orders
Assistpartners with training activities and further relationships with hardwaremanufacturers
Maintain knowledge base of current manufacturers and solutionsproposed, provided, and serviced by CDW-G
Interactive AV Technology
Casting & ControlSystems
Provide oversight, recommendations, and solutions for customerproposals and RFP’s
Provide training and subject matter expertise to stakeholderswithin the organization, and customers via online and in person meetings
Recommendsales tools to assist account managers in providing solutions to theircustomers
Establishing,growing and maintaining partnerships with education institutions and otheralliances to support the organization’s goals.
Createfeedback systems to gather input from school leaders and other educators,ensuring that this information is being used to drive solution updates andimprovements.
EnsureCDW•G incorporates client and end-user feedback to continuously improve our offerings,services especially on professional learning experiences.
Capableof validating importance of instructional knowledge in the development of CDW•Gsellers and providing mentoring & assistance in this area to others on theteam
Buildstrong relationship with partner field and inside sales teams
MentorCDW•G sellers on best practice messaging to their customers
RepresentCDW•G by attending and presenting at conferences and events
Outboundcalling to potential and established customers on a daily basis
Abilityto establish and expand relationships with key executives and decision makerswithin each customer and territory
Demonstrateability to close sales and overcome customer objections
Abilityto position CDW’s solutions as a strategic advantage to our customers’ longterm needs
Developand maintain exceptional consultative relationships with existing customers
MaintainCDW’s values and Philosophies of Success
3years experience in Education IT Sales and/or Marketing with responsibility formonthly & quarterly sales targets
Proficiencywith Microsoft Office: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.
Basiccomputer skills (e.g., use of mouse, keyboard, e-mail)
Other Required Qualifications
Excellentcommunication and presentation skills
Abilityto communicate effectively with partner, CDW and customer executives.
Demonstratedability to multitask
Establishedrelationships and 4+ years experience selling in the K12 and/or HigherEducation community
Establishedtrack record of successful quote driven sales attainment
Outstandingphone, platform speaking and presentation ability
Familiarityin directing and maintaining enterprise-level sales proposals and contracts
Strongworking knowledge of the Education market with a focus on esports
Strongknowledge of CDW’s position and ability to execute solution focused marketingprograms effectively
Familiaritywith CDW SPS pipeline management, and forecast delivery tools
Learning Environment Advisor - Esports
* Chicago, IL *