Specialist Sales - Technology Solutions in Specialist Technical Unit (STU): Full time Opportunities for University Graduates

Microsoft UK

Location: Remote - UK/EU only

Job Type: Full time

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Are you ready to join us and create the future? Come as you are, do what you love—start your journey with us today!

Every year, we welcome thousands of university students from every corner of the world to join Microsoft. You bring your aspirations, talent, potential—and excitement for the journey ahead.

Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organisation on the planet to achieve more. As employees we come together with a growth mindset, innovate to empower others and collaborate to realize our shared goals. Each day we build on our values of respect, integrity, and accountability to create a culture of inclusion where everyone can thrive at work and beyond. Learn more about our cultural attributes.

Those hired into this role are invited to participate in Microsoft Aspire Experience, a two-year learning and development experience where you'll build your network, cultivate intentional capabilities and gain perspective into the career opportunities across Microsoft’s many exciting businesses.

  • Start date: 01/09/ 2023 
  • Duration: 24 Months  
  • Job type: Full time
  • Location: Reading 
  • Work type: Flexible working - You will benefit from up to 50% worksite flexibility, dependent on the needs of the role (50% office / 50% home working)

About the role

Specialist Sales - Technology Solutions in Specialist Team Unit (STU)

As a Specialist Sales in the Specialist Team Unit (STU), you will identify our customers’ challenges and solve them through the latest software and services solutions. You will be our customers’ trusted consultant, thoroughly evaluating the health of their IT platforms and development environments and diagnosing areas for improvement. Your solutions drive measurable value, helping customers run their businesses more cost-effectively and efficiently and giving them a competitive edge in their marketplace.

Responsibilities

  • Positions Microsoft solutions in competitive landscape through research and collaboration utilising industry expertise to differentiate Microsoft solutions.
  • Identifies market and customer needs and collaborates with internal teams to devise solutions to meet those needs.
  • Develops and manages pipeline for territory and forecasts resource needs.
  • Meets with customers on site to deepen relationships and solution development.

Qualifications

  • Currently pursuing or have completed bachelor's degree in Business Administration/Management, Marketing, Information Technology, Computer Science or related field OR recently graduated.
  • Strong desire and business acumen for consultative solution selling
  • Exceptional negotiation, customer service, and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, analytical and presentation skills
  • Passion for technology and customer obsessed.
  • Fluency in English as well as the local language required.

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