Virtual Sales Specialist - Advanced Malware Protection - South of Europe

  • Location:
    Oeiras, Lisboa, Portugal
  • Additional Location(s)
    Italy, Spain, Lebanon
  • Area of Interest
    Sales - Product
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
  • Job Id

What You'll Do

Cisco is always looking to identify talented people to contribute as a VSS (Virtual Sales Specialist). Developing your skills as a sales professional and as a team player is a key part of success as a Cisco employee. Daily activities will include training sessions on the various technologies, self-paced training with practice assignments, and team building activities.  

In this role you will:

  • Discover, build, and drive new opportunities with our Cisco partners
  • Prospecting, account profiling, collaborative engagement with internal/external resources
  • Document and record activities in


Who You'll Work With

Cisco's Global Virtual Sales organization is redefining sales. In a fast- changing business environment, we leverage Cisco's own collaboration tools to create a virtual team with borderless customer and partner interaction. 


Who You Are

* 1-5 years of business to business sales experience

* Advanced customer relationship skills with proven sales record

* Comprehensive sales skills ranging from cold-calling to SWOT analysis to up-selling to forecast accuracy, presentation skills

* Ability to deliver business-oriented value propositions for complex systems

* Experience working with field sales, partners, technical, and operational resources to create sales strategies and execute goals

* Consistent achievement of sales quotas and forecasted revenue targets. (ie. Achieving consistent forecast accuracy)


Desired Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Experience using CRM tools (Salesforce preferred) to facilitate multiple aspects of sales cycle
  • Interest in Cisco sales assignments that may include field sales or relocation to field sales assignment
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken (fluency in other languages like French, Italian, Spanish or Arabic will be considered a plus)

Why Cisco

At Cisco, each person brings their unique talents to work as a team and make a difference. 

Yes, our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns, but our edge comes from our people.

We connect everything – people, process, data and things – and we use those connections to change our world for the better.

We innovate everywhere - From launching a new era of networking that adapts, learns and protects, to building Cisco Services that accelerate businesses and business results. Our technology powers entertainment, retail, healthcare, education and more – from Smart Cities to your everyday devices.

We benefit everyone - We do all of this while striving for a culture that empowers every person to be the difference, at work and in our communities.

Colorful hair? Don’t care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? That’s cool. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. Be you, with us! #WeAreCisco



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