Inside Sales Representative -Technology Solutions (Remote)

remote, USA
Remote Full-time
Percona is a leader in providing best-of-breed enterprise-class support, consulting, managed services, training and software for MySQL®, MariaDB®, MongoDB®, PostgreSQL® and other open source databases in on-premises and cloud environments. Our services and software accommodate rapid growth and application development, help companies develop and deploy agile solutions and improve your ability to keep up with customer needs.

Sales Mission
The primary focus of the Inside Sales Representative is to sell solutions and services to existing Percona customers and to prospect for new customers. As a first point of contact for relationship to Percona, the Inside Sales representative is the ambassador to the organization. 
Position Mission
Love working with customers and providing outstanding service and support?  Enjoy being the part of a team that revolves around efficiency and satisfaction?  Percona is adding to our US sales team to build long last relationships with our customers, ensuring their business goals are achieved as a result of using Percona’s services. 

As an Inside Sales Representative you will sell to an assigned geographic territory to achieve objectives. You will liaise with a field sales representative for the purpose of managing the customer relationship, developing account penetration strategies, and closing business. Participates as a team member on teams including Field Sales, Solution Engineers, Customer Success Manager and Field Marketing Manager. The successful candidate is able to communicate effectively over the telephone with high level decision makers, can work independently and has a passion for technology sales. Additionally, this is a role for a person who can thrive in an environment that is continually growing and changing. Some travel will be required for internal meetings.  

What You Will Do

    • selling products and services in high volume, low value, short cycle transactions using telephone sales (inbound/outbound calls).
    • Manage and close opportunities through accurate forecasting, account strategy, and planning
    • Generate sales leads and increase pipeline through demand generation and targeted campaigns
    • Collaborate with field sales representative for new business acquisition and territory quota achievement 
    • Learn and maintain in-depth knowledge of Percona products and technologies, competitors, industry trends
    • Executive level discussions from VP to CXO and solution selling 

Your Experience

    • BS or BA degree
    • 2+ years of relevant experience
    • Proven  ability to manage complex sales cycles
    • Track record of successful revenue attainment against quota
    • Demonstrated knowledge of software sales
    • Excellent communication/negotiating/closing skills with customers/prospects
    • Aggressive, great attitude, strong organizational skills
    • knowledge of Microsoft Office
    • Experience in using or other CRM
    • Highly customer focused
    • team player and capable to work independently
    • Adaptable to changes and open minded 
    • Ability to work remotely full-time
Remote work from home openings require consistent and strong internet access.

HQ is in Durham, NC USA.  Staff members should be available if there is a need for any onsite trainings and/or events at any time.    

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