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Graduate Sales Associate
Start Date: July 27, 2015
Training Location: Amsterdam
Cisco is looking for recent Graduates who take smart risks, thrive in diverse environments, inspire their colleagues, and are committed to having an impact on the world. The Graduate Sales Associate position is the business track of a comprehensive onboarding and development program called the Cisco Sales Associates Program (CSAP). CSAP is designed for top university graduates from around the world who aspire to become the next generation of sales at Cisco. This 12-months program offers a global environment that provides 12 months of on-the-job training and that will prepare you for a successful sales career at Cisco. Gain hands-on education and experience with leading-edge technology, while receiving an attractive salary and accelerating your career aspirations. As part of the program, you can also look forward to be part of a community of around 2000 Alumni in more than 40 Countries around the world
The Internet of Everything is a phenomenon driving new opportunities for Cisco and it’s transforming our customers’ businesses worldwide. We are pioneers and have been since the early days of connectivity. Today, we are building teams that are expanding our technology solutions in the mobile, cloud, security, IT, and big data spaces, including software and consulting services. As Cisco delivers the network that powers the Internet, we are connecting the unconnected. Imagine creating unprecedented disruption. Your revolutionary ideas will impact everything from retail, healthcare, and entertainment, to public and private sectors, and far beyond. Collaborate with like-minded innovators in a fun and flexible culture that has earned Cisco global recognition as a ‘Great Place To Work’. With roughly 10 billion connected things in the world now and over 50 billion estimated in the future, your career has exponential possibilities at Cisco.
What will be your responsibilities:
A successful Graduate Sales Associate will be trained to manage and develop relationships with customer accounts to help them solve their challenges and collaborate with Cisco Engineers to provide technical solutions that address Customer business concerns. For the first three months of the program, you’ll undergo courses focusing on the latest technology advancements and how to effectively sell them to customers. Over the following nine months, you’ll move into a quota-carrying sales role in the Global Virtual Sales organization, where you’ll be mentored directly by Cisco sales professionals. Upon successful graduation from the Cisco Sales Associates Program, you’ll be transitioned into a Virtual Sales Account Manager role at Cisco where you can continue to grow your career.
What you need to succeed:
Do you thrive on Building New Relationships? Are you self-Motivated/self-Confident? Are you persistent/ persuasive? Are you a good listener?
You are passionate about new technology, willing to learn, you are a strong collaborator, enjoy solving customer challenges,
You have preferably a Business related degree (other degrees can be considered) and strong academic background
You also have Business or Sales experience (including retail sales, corporate internships, or entrepreneurial programs).
What you need to be eligible:
You have minimum Bachelor or Master Degree and are graduated prior to program start date
You are fluent in English and in the language of the Country you are applying to
You are able to legally live and work in the Country for which you’re applying, without Visa support or sponsorship (student Visas or Visas obtained on your own are not applicable for the program)
You are willing to relocate for minimum 12 Months to Amsterdam for the duration of the training. You are willing to return to your Country of application after the training or, depending on Business needs, stay or transfer for the following 12 months to the closest Global Virtual Sales hub (Cisco will provide relocation and Visa assistance when applicable)
What we can offer you:
A competitive salary and benefits package
The opportunity to shadow sales professionals and understand a broad range of Cisco technologies
Interaction with Cisco employees and Partners all over the world
A worldwide-recognized training with the possibility of earning Cisco Sales Certifications
Quarterly Assessments allowing self-development and training progression
Are you ready to change the World?
Make your mark on the businesses of the future and apply now at: jobs.cisco.com
Find out more about graduate programmes at Cisco here.
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