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Title:  Account Executive

Location: 

Petach Tikva, IL, 49514

Requisition ID:  125868

About NetApp

We’re forward-thinking technology people with heart. We make our own rules, drive our own opportunities, and try to approach every challenge with fresh eyes. Of course, we can’t do it alone. We know when to ask for help, collaborate with others, and partner with smart people. We embrace diversity and openness because it’s in our DNA. We push limits and reward great ideas. What is your great idea?

 

"At NetApp, we fully embrace and advance a diverse, inclusive global workforce with a culture of belonging that leverages the backgrounds and perspectives of all employees, customers, partners, and communities to foster a higher performing organization." -George Kurian, CEO

Job Summary

As a Sales Representative in NetApp's Sales function, you are responsible for selling NetApp's Products and Professional Services to existing NetApp customers, as well as maintaining positive on-going relationships to meet evolving customer needs within the Enterprise  vertical. Your overall focus areas will be in prospecting, developing business, responding to RFP's, developing proposals for presentation to customers, and selling Products and Services. Cross-functional teams from NetApp's Marketing, Systems Engineering and Product Development functions provide support and tools for you to leverage to attain and exceed sales performance goals. You will utilize your excellent relationship building, negotiating, and technical skills to be successful in this role.
Essential Functions: The essential responsibilities of the Sales Representatives are to work directly with customers to capture sales opportunities and to work effectively across functions with other NetApp employees. Specific areas of responsibility that you will be responsible for include:
•    Use relationship management techniques to develop selling opportunities within existing customer accounts; penetrate new divisions and organizations within assigned accounts; develop new selling relationships within assigned partner accounts.
•    Schedule and attend sales call appointments with customers. Other NetApp sales team members may also participate in the sales call to help qualify the opportunity.
•    Determining if customer has a valid need for NetApp products and services.
•    Determining acceptance criteria that a customer could use to determine the success of an evaluation test project.
•    Utilizing a consultative approach, discuss business issues with customer and develop a formal quote, a written sales proposal, or a formal sales presentation addressing their business needs.
•    Respond to RFP's and follow up with customer.
•    Develop an account management plan to sell to customer based on their business need.
•    Build and strengthen your business relationship with customers within existing accounts. Ensure that their needs are being met.
•    Recommend marketing strategies.
•    Provide status information to your manager including forecast/pipeline information.
•    Provide, or facilitate training opportunities for your accounts.
•    Identify NetApp customer references that can be utilized when reference selling.

Job Requirements

•    12+ years of experience is preferred.
•    Strong verbal and written communications skills including presentation skills.
•    Ability to work collaboratively with employees within department and across functions.
•    Ability to convey information clearly and provide analysis as needed to help customer make buying decisions.
•    Passion for sales and high motivation.
•    Solid leadership and being team member.
•    A Bachelor of Arts or Sciences Degree in Electrical Engineer or Computer Science; or related field is required; a Graduate Degree is preferred.
•    Experience which demonstrates a significant level of expertise in technical specifications required to sell NetApp products and services is required.
•    Specialized knowledge in breadth and/or depth.

Why NetApp?

 

NetApp is a specialist in a world of generalists. We excel at elevating the world's largest clouds. We are data-driven and empowered to innovate. Trust, integrity, and teamwork converge to make a difference for our customers, partners, and communities.

We advocate for a healthy work-life balance. Our best-in-class volunteer time off program provides employees 40 hours of paid time off per year to volunteer with their preferred organizations. We offer comprehensive medical, dental, wellness, and vision plans for you and your family, as well as educational assistance, legal services, and access to discounts. Additionally, we provide financial savings programs to help you plan for your future. If you're eager to learn and solve problems, join us. #LifeatNetApp


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