Digital Sales Engineer - U.S.

Employer
Freeman
Location
New Haven
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 06, 2018
Closes
Feb 11, 2018
Role
Marketing
Industry
Accounting
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We?re a global company of thinkers, designers, and doers. Freeman partners with our clients to build a connection with their customers by creating brand experiences that are seamless, innovative, and immersive. From strategy, creative, and digital to logistics and event technology, our teams place the client at the center, helping them connect to people in meaningful and personal ways. What makes us unique is our collaborative culture, intuitive knowledge, global perspective, and personalized approach developed from our 90-year legacy as an industry leader. Freeman connects people to a universe of opportunities that create a spark, build understanding, and inspire action.

**SUMMARY**

Digital Ventures is seeking a **Digital Sales Engineer** to be esponsible for providing sales support assistance to the Digital Ventures Division. This position can be located anywhere in the United States. Additonal duties include:

+ Provide sales and technical staff with technical support in pre-sales activities including:

- Customer consultation and needs analysis

- Preparation of proposals & project estimates

- Attendance at customer meetings and presentations

+ Plays a primary role in the consultation process with customers in designing and documenting their requirements, and translating this into a system design/functionality summary and related budget analysis document (Needs Analysis) for customer approval.

+ Presents educational presentations to customers.

+ Assists in the preparation of customer proposals by Account executives.

+ Manages the short term communication and account management with select House and Internal accounts where an Account executive has not been assigned.

+ Liaises between Account Executives, customers and the Operations Department to develop a statement of work upon order confirmation to maximize efficiency and accuracy in the execution of the project.

+ Establishes, maintains, and actively pursues relationships, networking contacts, and channels with customers, key suppliers, and industry counterparts.

+ Assists in the preparation of strategic sales and business development planning.

+ Plays a leading role in educating Account executives in the region and nationally on specific technologies and technology concepts.

+ Interfaces with the National operations team.

+ Actively participates in retrospective review of projects to apply positive and negative experiences to future improvements in system design and process (lessons learned).

+ Participates in vendor relationships by actively seeking and understanding new products and new technologies, and presents where applicable to internal SDI sales and management staff for consideration.

+ Performs other duties as assigned.

**REQUIREMENTS**

+ Minimum 3+ years in sales and project management

+ Proven communication and presentation skills, both oral and written, to all audiences, including senior executives both with Freeman and with our customers.

+ In depth understanding of the consultation and design process, in particular the ability to interpret technical data and system design and apply it to customer needs and applications.

+ High degree of attention to detail.

+ Demonstrated computer skills and aptitude, including basic knowledge of software and hardware info-structure.

+ Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

**EDUCATION**

+ High School Diploma or GED

**Preferred**

+ Bachelor's Degree

Freeman is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, veteran status or any other protected status. Freeman will consider, for employment, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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