Sales Quoting Specialist

Lincolnshire, IL
Contract - On Site / Full time

smartdept. inc. is searching for a Quoting Specialist for a technology company in Lincolnshire, IL. This is a full-time, on-site, contract opportunity currently expected to last 9-months. The pay for this position is expected to be $25-$30/hour depending on experience level and fit

The Quoting Specialist focuses on using sales and technical skills to quote and assist with closing all assigned opportunities. They work closely with Business Development Managers, Sellers and Solution Architects to vet potential opportunities, detail all elements of the quote, and identify upsell opportunities into more complex service offers. As a member of the team, this person will be agile, creative, and have a "can do" perspective. All members of the team will be able and willing to take on other responsibilities and take initiative.

What You’ll Do:

  • Managing transactional operations of quotes
    • Responsible for answering pre-sales technical questions while educating account managers on the products, services, and resources to help them become as self-sufficient as possible
    • Respond to email or phone inquiries from Business Development Managers, Account Managers, ATAEs, Solution Architects
    • Provide a full quote with the minimum sale price to the seller for and recommend additional margin
    • Manage lead lists to maximize time, effort, and sales
    • Engage with partners and distributors and track quote requests
    • Work with other Product Specialists to better serve customers
    • Engage and cultivate business relationships with Sellers
    • Tracks and manages sales forecasts
    • Conducts conference calls and customer presentations as necessary
  • Proactively improve the quoting processes
    • Identify improvements to the quoting process
    • Work as part of the team to improve the offer and operations
    • Engage and cultivate business relationships with partners
What You'll Need:
  • 3+ years of experience in Sales or Sales Support
  • College degree 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite products
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to maintain a professional relationship with all departments
  • Ability to develop and deliver presentations to small and large groups
  • History of balancing multiple priorities simultaneously with the ability to adapt to the changing needs of the business while meeting deadlines
  • Critical attention to detail and solid creative problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the business, organization, and solutions that are the backbone of the organization
  • Ability to adapt to changing conditions, strategies, and organizational direction
  • Ability to excel in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • Ability to adapt to changing conditions, strategies, and organizational direction
  • Experience in technology sales
  • Highly innovative and proactive
  • Familiarity with competitive products
  • Ability to travel 25%
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