CIT is a business technology company, building a first-class team to implement and support today's and tomorrow's technology. Our employees enjoy an atmosphere of continued learning, innovation, fun and teamwork. (Not to mention they get to play with cool technology and state-of-the-art tools). With several technology divisions within CIT, career opportunities are endless. CIT is conveniently located in Woodbury, MN with easy access off Highways I-94 and 494. Along with a new satellite office in Rochester, MN.
CIT is a dynamic, cutting-edge technology solutions provider offering IT support, training, hardware, and custom WEB, server and client-based programs to our clients. CIT is a technology company offering end-to-end IT services to our customers.
CIT’s passion is to provide superior value via strong customer relationships in combination with IT solutions that address business needs. Creating a level of satisfaction so high that our customers couldn’t imagine working with another team. Our employees’ proactive and value-driven interactions provide innovative and strategic solutions to our customers and their business needs.
CIT Core Values:
Our people – Our employees are collaborative, reliable, empowered, passionate, dedicated, committed and accountable.
Passion for our customers – Customers are our focus and always first
Integrity - Do the right thing, we do what we say and are always respectful
Our culture – We believe in a life/work balance, is fun and positive. We celebrate the victories
Our solutions – Are innovative, the best technologies and are the right fit to provide strategic value
A Sales Executive job is to build CIT business by identifying and selling to new prospects. This role is responsible for the discovery and pursuit of new sales prospects and negotiating deals. Sales Executives must have excellent communication skills and feel comfortable reaching out to potential customers to demonstrate our services and products via cold calling, networking and social media methods. CIT expects that you represent the organization in a professional and ethical way in all your client and coworker engagements.
This is a hunting role. Sales Executives are expected to continuously cultivate new opportunities through high-volume prospecting activities. A successful Sales Executive will participate in all aspects of the sales and marketing process to acquire new accounts and grow CIT market share with strong and dynamic relationship-building skills. Sales Executives need to be highly organized and detail oriented, with exceptional presentation, communication, and interpersonal skills. Sales Executive will plan, develop and execute sales strategies to meet an established new client acquisition quota. Prior to the sale being finalized, they will introduce a Customer Relationship Manager (CRM) that will foster the relationship even further. Other duties include maintaining account records for forecasting reports and sales pipeline.
It is important for Sales Executive to stay on top of new developments in their industry, so you will regularly attend training sessions, conferences and trade shows. At times, Sales Executives may be called upon to conduct market intelligence on competitors’ activities, including product or service pricing and sales techniques. Making sales presentations to potential customers are required.
The Sales Executives work in a corporate office setting. A standard 40-hour week is typical, but flexible hours and overtime may be necessary to meet new client quota goals.
Acquire new business opportunities related to selling CIT solutions to new customers (80%) Develops sales leads, call on prospective customers (in-person and via phone). Maintains updated client account details in CIT’s ConnectWise CRM software. Provides information about company products and services and closes opportunities to meet new client acquisition quotas. Works closely in developing solutions and sales strategies with key manufacturers such as Microsoft, Dell, HP, VMware, etc.
Administrative tasks (20%) Completes various administrative reports on expenses, special projects, sales forecasting in a timely manner and updates the customer contact database.
Cold calling and prospecting
Prepare strategic plans regarding daily activities, lead generation, customer contact, and structure of calls/appointments/follow-ups
Duties include maintaining customer account records in CIT software platforms
Customer record maintenance
Customer opportunities and activities
Completing weekly and monthly forecasting and pipeline reporting
Develop Quarterly Marketing Campaigns with CIT Marketing Department
Networking with manufacturer and distribution partners, clients and professional organizations
Identifies business opportunities by identifying prospects and evaluating their position in the industry; researching and analyzing sales options
Develop new business opportunities with all types and sizes of businesses and organizations. Maintain knowledge and understanding of the client’s business to recognize sales opportunities
Build and maintain a pipeline of qualified opportunities that you can convert to closed sales
Actively seek out new sales opportunities through cold calling, networking and social media Develop Quarterly Marketing Campaigns with CIT Marketing Department
Sign up new clients by establishing contact and developing relationships with prospects
Set up meetings with potential clients
Prepare and deliver appropriate presentations on products and services
Negotiate/close deals and handle complaints or objections
Maintains current on industry trends, market activities, and competitors.
Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards
Participate on behalf of the company in exhibitions or conferences
Periodically attend trade shows and user group meetings to interact with industry experts and network with customers
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed. Collaborate with team members to achieve better results
Build strong personal and professional relationships with prospects and clients
Represent CIT’s people, culture, and values in the market
Contribute to the overall sales strategy
Performance Expectations: The position reports to the Marketing & Business Development Manager and has four primary performance objectives:
Sales Meetings: You are required to create phone and face-to-face meetings with highly qualified prospects (20+ per month)
Contacts: You will make an average of 50-75 calls/e-mails per day to prospects articulating the benefit of our services portfolio and addressing questions and concerns from potential customers
Database Generation: You will maintain a quality database of qualified prospects that will support broader corporate marketing and lead nurturing efforts
New Client Accounts: You are required to produce 50 net new CIT Clients
Overall Team Performance to Goal: You will support team activities required to achieve sales targets
Capable of working in corporate office setting with a 40-hour workweek
Proficiency in English
Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office
Outgoing personality and desire to learn how to be the best
Exceptionally organized and good time manager
Strong technology skills with MS products
Self-confident and polite
Honest and Enthusiastic
Proven experience as a Sales Executive or relevant role
Sales: 3 years (Preferred)
B2B Sales: 3 years (Preferred)
CIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, affectional preference, disability, age, marital status or status with regard to public assistance.