Activation Sales Rep SLED

You’re the heart of Connection. A people person who loves to help, listen, and learn. Join our team of experts to grow your career and work side by side with specialists from the industry’s biggest tech manufacturers.

Remote, OH


<p><strong>At Connection, our purpose is simple: we connect people with technology. From hardware&mdash;PCs, printers, servers, and more&mdash;to cutting-edge cloud, cybersecurity, and professional IT services, we design, build, and support the IT solutions that thousands of companies, schools, and government agencies rely on every day. We like to think of ourselves as the IT Department for our customers&rsquo; IT Department. Our company started out almost 40 years ago with two employees and a phone line. Today we&rsquo;re a Fortune 1000 IT solutions partner operating in 174 countries around the world&mdash;still driven by that startup mentality and guided by our original purpose.</strong></p>

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Full Time

Overview: <strong>What We Do:</strong><br /><br />We calm the confusion of IT by guiding the connection between people and technology. If a customer is looking for a better way to manage their warehouse inventory, equip their workforce, or secure their data, we make it happen. All it takes is finding the right combination of tech hardware, software, cloud solutions, and support services. That&rsquo;s what we do. We&rsquo;re the IT Department&rsquo;s IT Department.<br /> <br /><strong>Who We Are:</strong><br /><br />Our team is made stronger by a multitude of backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. It&rsquo;s what makes Connection unique&mdash;what drives us to innovate and create technology solutions that stand apart from the crowd. We&rsquo;d love for you to be a part of that fabric, to share your ideas and experiences with a team that thrives on fresh thinking, creativity, and helping others.<br /> <br /><strong>Why You Should Join Us:</strong><br /><br />You&rsquo;ll find supportive teammates and a rewarding career at Connection&mdash;plus great benefits. We take pride in supporting employees with a total rewards package that provides financial, emotional, and physical resources for you and your family. Our compensation, 401k plans, medical insurance, and other benefits are progressive and competitive. We value the importance of our employees&rsquo; emotional well-being. To support employees, we provide free therapy visits, mental health coaching and tools, and meditation resources. You&rsquo;ll also enjoy a generous paid time off package that includes not only vacation and sick time, but also Wellness and Volunteer Time Off days. <br /> <br /><br /><br /> <p>The Activation Sales Representative (ASR) is responsible for communicating and presenting Connection products and services to existing and prospective customers in the government and education sector, promoting Connection&rsquo;s unique value proposition, identifying decision-makers, qualifying opportunities, overcoming objections, and coordinating with team members and technology vendors.&nbsp;</p> <p>The successful candidate will have persuasive communication skills and demonstrate a consultative sales style in an outbound call center with strong written and verbal communication skills.&nbsp;<br /><br />*This position is 100% remote.</p>
Responsibilities: <br /> <p><strong><u>Technology:<br /><br /></u></strong></p> <ul> <li>Basic computer knowledge</li> <li>Knowledge of CRMs like Salesforce</li> <li>Competency in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, Outlook, and Teams</li> </ul> <p><strong><u><br />Business:<br /><br /></u></strong></p> <ul> <li>Capable of building, developing, and maintaining customer relationships</li> <li>Generating new leads for the sales teams</li> <li>Researching accounts, qualifying leads, identifying key players, and generating interest</li> <li>Participating in Connection provided technology training</li> <li>Logging sales activities and providing reporting as requested</li> <li>Understanding and promoting company programs and initiatives</li> <li>Providing management with on-time and accurate weekly status reports</li> </ul>
Requirements: <br /> <p><strong><u>Other Behavioral Competencies:<br /><br /></u></strong></p> <ul> <li>Highly motivated and target driven</li> <li>Excellent oral and written communication skills</li> <li>Strong time management skills, communication skills, both written and verbal</li> <li>Interpersonal skills with ability to work well with all levels of the organization</li> </ul> <p><strong><u><br /><br />Additional preferred competencies or preferred qualifications, if any:<br /><br /></u></strong></p> <ul> <li>Previous experience in sales, account management, customer service, account sales is a plus but not mandatory</li> <li>Remote work experience</li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong><u>Perks and Benefits Provided:<br /><br /></u></strong></p> <ul> <li>Bi-Weekly base pay, and monthly commission pay</li> <li>Bonuses and incentives to drive performance</li> <li>Ongoing sales training to keep you at the top of your game</li> <li>Joining the Connection team offers endless opportunities for career growth</li> </ul>