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Sales Consultant, Professional Services

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We’re adding a Sales Consultant to our Professional Services vertical team. Successful Sales Consultants in this vertical love the sales process, excel at making data driven decisions, understand the needs of the Professional Services industry and are passionate about helping Professional Services businesses compete in today’s market. They understand how to turn a cold call into a face-to-face meeting, and then how to work with that prospect to create value for both that potential client and TriNet. They also thrive in high-growth environments with the ability to make an impact.

As a Sales Consultant in the Professional Services vertical, you will be responsible for selling our core Professional Employer Organization (PEO) services to new and/or established Professional Services businesses (typically less than 500 employees). You will work with these business owners and their leaders to help them contain costs, simplify administration, and minimize employer-related risk while providing excellent service to their employees by moving them to a consolidated HR model.

Sales Consultants target and convert prospects into clients with their thorough understanding of TriNet’s value proposition and their ability to quantify that benefit for clients. You will write proposals, gain appropriate approvals, and present those proposals to your prospective clients. You will utilize data to position products and enable customers to understand how TriNet’s products and services will impact their own P&L. You are also responsible for or meeting the yearly sales quota of Worksite Employees (WSE) by identifying, prospecting, presenting, proposing and closing our PEO services to C-level executives within TriNet’s defined verticals.  

Find and develop prospects by heavy networking, referrals, cold calling, direct selling, business development through support organizations, and Centers of Influence
Employ consultative selling and establish a trusted advisor relationship in order to determine the prospect's needs, create engagement, alignment, desire, and acceptance
Sell our core Professional Employer Organization (PEO) services to C-level executives at prospective small businesses by quantifying TriNet’s benefits and value proposition  
Work with business owners and their leaders to help them contain costs, simplify administration, and minimize employer-related risk by moving to a consolidated HR model
Write proposals, gain appropriate approvals, and present approved proposals to prospective clients
Utilize data to position products and involve the prospective customer in determining how various capabilities, products and services impact not only their P&L but also their ability to efficiently run their organization
Responsible for concurrently moving a number of prospects through sequential stages of sales process:  initial prospect meeting, request for proposal data gathering, benefits comparison, technology demonstration, proposal presentation, and close.
Achieve the quota target by meeting sales metrics that drive business opportunities
Complete all administrative tasks and duties in a timely manner
Other projects and responsibilities may be added at the manager’s discretion.

Education: Bachelor’s degree is a plus; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Training Requirements (licenses, programs, or certificates): None

Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in consultative sales 
Minimum 5 years of B2B sales experience required
Previous experience with developing own leads and prospecting for brand new business
Human Capital Management industry experience a plus
Prior experience selling in one of the following industries is a plus: SaaS, HRO, BPO
Experience making Professional Services connections in local market
Previous Professional Services experience . Should have sold to or worked at a Professional Services organization

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to communicate with employees at all levels of the organization
Strong knowledge and understanding of both state and federal employment laws 
Excellent interpersonal skills 
Excellent presentation and facilitation skills
A demonstrated commitment to high professional ethical standards and a diverse workplace
Ability to adapt to a fast paced continually changing business and work environment while managing multiple priorities 
Ability to use technology and common software and web applications, including MS Office and Salesforce.com

WORK ENVIRONMENT/OTHER INFORMATION (Travel required, physical requirements, on-call schedules, etc.)
Ability and willingness to travel to prospective clients’ sites within United States  
Work in clean, pleasant, and comfortable office setting 
Ability and willingness to travel to prospective clients’ sites
May be required to work at a TriNet office location (full-time or part-time)
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.                                           

Please Note: TriNet reserves the right to change or modify job duties and assignments at any time. The above job description is not all encompassing. Position functions and qualifications may vary depending on business necessity.

TriNet is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants based on race, religion, color, disability, medical condition, legally protected genetic information, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), age, veteran status or other legally protected characteristics.  Any applicant with a mental or physical disability who requires an accommodation during the application process should contact a company manager, a company officer or a TriNet HR representative to request such an accommodation.

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