Higher Education Inside Sales

Employer
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Mar 07, 2017
Closes
Apr 11, 2017
Function
Sales
Industry
Consulting
Hours
Full Time

Who we want

Are you wired to sell? Do you have the unique talents to connect with diverse individuals in higher education, educate buyers and users about the value of global tracking data access, and compel decision-makers to become loyal subscribers?

Are you great on the phone, and can you quickly grasp universities’ needs and research practices? Can you conduct professional web demonstrations that highlight the features and benefits of a world-renowned database?

Do you need to own your numbers, get paid for your performance and be part of a highly visible sales team that represents one of the most prestigious companies in the world?

Do you manage your priorities and follow through on details? Do you want to exceed expectations every day in a culture of devoted colleagues who want to win?

What you will do

The deal is yours to win. As an inside sales associate, you will be responsible for following up on leads and creating opportunities for higher education and think-tank leaders. You will gain their commitment and support their research with the accuracy and integrity of Gallup’s large-scale database. The ability to be strategic and focused and to overcome resistance will be critical to your success. Ideal candidates will have the influence and charisma to connect with decision-makers and compel them to subscribe to our online platform that provides nearly a century of U.S. data and a decade of global tracking data.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to be a top contributor as you do what you do best every day in one of the most engaged workplaces in the U.S. You will be challenged and rewarded as you work with world-class managers and partners devoted to purpose, client growth and relationships.

What you need

  • A bachelor’s degree
  • Two to three years of experience in B2B inside sales
  • Experience contracting business with higher education, think tanks or similar industries
  • Experience with CRM system(s)
  • Ability to travel as needed

Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Gallup is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that celebrates, supports and promotes diversity and inclusion. We will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.