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CDW Learning Environment Advisor - Esports in Lincolnshire, 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

  • Display Technology

  • Interactive AV Technology

  • Casting & ControlSystems

  • Video Conferencing

  • Furniture

  • Esports technology

  • 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


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’sdegree required

  • 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

Preferred Qualifications

  • 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

* Lincolnshire, IL *


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