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Technical Sales Executive - Hospitals Patient Dining

Job category: Sales

Job ID: 76726

US-MD-Gaithersburg

Posted: 17-Dec-2018

Sodexo is currently searching for a Technical Sales Directors, Patient Dining.  Reporting to the VP, Technical Sales, the Technical Sales Director develops, implements and achieves individual and division sales quotas/goals through orchestration of the sales process including prospect identification and qualification; industry, market, and organizational capability understanding; solution/offer development and delivery; and successful contract negotiation and closing.   

 

The Technical Sales Director works with the Sales Team to develop innovative and effective Patient Dining solutions for targeted Healthcare accounts and with operations constituents in the areas relating to financial management, people management, account development and operations.  The preferred candidate will reside on the East Coast.

 

This is a remote / virtual role and can be based anywhere in the Unites States.  Proximity to a major airport preferred.  This position will require up to 70% travel. 

 

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Obtains leads, develops prospect lists, and identifies potential clients. Determines options available to address prospective client Patient Dining solution challenges and meet their needs. Identifies, qualifies and develops opportunities
  • Partners with Sales Directors to provide technical expertise to clients in order to develop innovative and effective solutions within the area of Patient Dining.
  • Maintains current and accurate databases related to sales/marketing.
  • Develops and presents sales presentations, proposals or other sales documents based on data that determines client challenges, needs, business issues and Sodexo solutions. Closes sales. 
  • Maintains knowledge and expertise in latest Patient Dining offerings and evolution
  • Recommends and influences key decision makers to pursue a course of action based on an analysis of the client needs, objectives, and challenges. Develops and implements business plan, budget, and forecast to attain financial goals.

 

Typical Knowledge & Skills:

  • Knowledge of the sales process, creating strategy, costing, and articulating value – a high level of Sales acumen
  • Ability to interact with clients and clearly articulate the value proposition of a technical solution
  • High level of expertise in Patient Dining
  • Direct sales and operations experience a plus
  • Desire to grow with the Sales organization.

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Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor’s Degree

Basic Functional Experience - 5 years

 

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