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Sales Engineer

Sales | Portland, OR, United States

As a Sales Engineer for Act-On Software's sales team your daily activities include hosting product demonstrations for potential Act-On customers, understanding customer workflows and requirements, demonstrating Act-On as a solution for customer needs, collaborating with product management on product development, and articulating customer solutions to the Customer Success team when prospects become customers.

Additional areas of responsibility: sales support, on-going training for the sales team, respond to technical and functional elements of RFPs/RFIs, and maintenance of the Act-On demonstration environment.

Skills & Requirements

  • Proficient using a SaaS solution for online demonstrations
  • Technical capacity to become an Act-On expert
  • Software technology background
  • Strong understanding of sales, marketing and SaaS solution selling
  • Experience in leading product demonstrations and online sales meetings
  • Excellent communication skills required
  • Ability to quickly understand customer needs and communicate a solution
  • Demonstrated ability to work in an online sales environment
  • Previous employment working for a SaaS company preferred
  • Ability to analyze data with excellent attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and juggle multiple priorities

Additional Requirements

  • Previous experience working in sales overlay / sales support preferred
  • Well-organized, attentive to details, and possess clear communication and relationship skills
  • Technical curiosity and a desire to fully explore the technology at hand is a big plus
  • Excellent Microsoft Office Suite proficiency
  • Excellent written, phone, video chat, and communication skills
  • A team player capable of high performance and flexibility working in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to quickly understand business requirements and expectations; detail oriented
  • BA/BS or equivalent work experience required
  • Basic ability to troubleshoot HTML, JavaScript, and CSS.
  • Previous experience with API’s and XML a plus.
  • Additional preferred experience with Salesforce.com, Sugar CRM, Microsoft Dynamics, Marketing Automation, website hosting, and SEO.
  • Previous experience working with Marketing Automation software a plus.

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