Specialist Sales Collaboration and Applications

  • Location:
    Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Area of Interest
    Sales - Product
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    AI or Artificial Intelligence, Collaboration, Video, Internet of Everything, Networking, Security, Service Provider, Software Development, Testing, Wireless, Mobility
  • Job Id

What You'll Do


Product Sales Specialists promote and articulate Cisco’s leading-edge solutions, propositions and services. As a Collaboration and Applications Sales Specialist you will position our collaboration and applications propositions. You will define how Cisco’s collaboration (and applications) like Cisco Spark can deliver enhanced business outcomes to our customers.


In this job you will:

·       Succeed trough a cohesive team of Account Managers, pre-sales Engineers and Technical leaders.

·       Provide consultative and discovery selling by positioning collaboration solutions.

·       Provide direct sales execution to high touch customers (top 250).

·       Support the country sales plan for collaboration and applications

·       Understand and articulate Cisco’s vision, strategy and architectural approach.

·       Partner with Marketing and Business Development teams to launch sales initiatives.

·       Demonstrate a clear awareness of architecture specific market pressures, trends and transitions.

·       Orchestrate Cisco and the partner’s resources through the sales lifecycle.

·       Provide coverage across a variety of enterprise and public segments (top 250 customers), focused on specific verticals. 

At Cisco you will be the first to benefit from what our technology can offer. Our approach is to enable you to be flexible in how you arrange your work, making sure you give and take the best.


Who You'll Work With

We are Cisco Sales. We sell solutions and products that make our customers successful.

Our focus is to find and solve their most critical problems and help them harness new market opportunities.

We impact the way they use next-generation solutions through Cloud, software, and managed services.

You will join the Cisco PSS team in The Netherlands that consists of sales specialists. Our team has a commercial mindset and we provide subject matter expertise to customers, Cisco sales force and our partners.

Together we are transforming Cisco go to market for collaboration and software: come and define it with us.


Who You Are

·       You are an experienced (5+ years) collaboration seller with a proven track record in driving sales driven by business needs. 

·       Minimum BA degree in a business or engineering discipline or equivalent.

·       Demonstrate success in achieving and exceeding sales and financial goals.

·       Pro-active, self-starter, energized, customer focused

·       Write and speak Dutch and English fluently.



·       Strong sales background with the ability to translate outcome-based requirements into Cisco solutions.

·       Demonstrable successful sales experience in software (recurring revenue) related solutions.

·       Ability to define an architecture sales strategy.

·       Leader in performance, behaviour and your continuous drive to improve the performance of the team you work with

·       Discover, qualify, forecast and run opportunities in the short, medium and long term.

·       Mastery in developing and cultivating meaningful customer relationships up to C-level.

·       Delivery of engaging sales presentations.

·       In-depth knowledge of competitors and ability to apply competing successful sales strategies.

·       Negotiation skills to craft solutions that are beneficial to our customers, partners and Cisco overall.  

·       Proficiency in team selling approach.


Why Cisco

We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unique personalities who aren’t afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns. We are on our way to drive 40% of our revenue through recurring software offers by 2020.

We are thought leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we focus on your individual strengths to create best teams. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers.

We Are Cisco.



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