Persistent Systems

Sales Associate

Job Location US-NY-New York
Department
Sales

Company Overview

Headquartered in New York City since 2007, Persistent Systems, LLC is a global communications technology company which develops, manufactures, and integrates a patented and secure Mobile Ad Hoc Networking (MANET) system: Wave Relay®. The company’s industry leading R&D team has designed wireless networking protocols to support their cutting edge Wave Relay® system and technology. Wave Relay® is capable of running data, video, voice and other applications under the most difficult and unpredictable conditions. Their suite of products is field proven and utilized in Commercial, Military, Government, Industrial, Agriculture,  Robotics, and Unmanned System markets.

Job Description & Responsibilities

Persistent Systems is seeking a Sales Associate to support the day-to-day operations of the company’s Department of Defense (DoD) team from our New York City headquarters. You will be responsible for responding to inquiries from current and prospective customers, supporting remote sales employees with information requirements, acting as a sales liaison across the entire company, sales data analysis, and preparing presentations and documentation.

 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support the Vice President of Business Development and Business Development Directors to increase business and the efficiency of the Sales function
  • Create and maintain records on the operations of the Sales team using Salesforce.com; conduct queries and analysis using Salesforce tools
  • Support exportation of the Wave Relay® system and its components in compliance with all federal laws and regulations
  • Support customers in business and sales capacities as required for expansion through direct sales; answer sales phone calls; attend trade shows
  • Act as a liaison between the Sales, Business Development, and Marketing functions
  • Research business leads and new business development opportunities
  • Support business development proposals
  • Monitor the performance of the Sales and Business Development functions and design improvement models
  • Prepare weekly sales meeting minutes and any follow-ups
  • Perform administrative functions including updating calendars and coordinating meetings

Job Qualifications & Experience

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or a related field or equivalent experience
  • Prior work/internship experience supporting sales teams and/or in a customer-facing position
  • Experience with project planning and analysis
  • Experience with team account budgets and forecasting
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Must have a United States security clearance or the ability to obtain a United States security clearance

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience supporting technical sales teams
  • Experience supporting remote sales teams
  • Experience working or a business-to-business (B2B) sales organization
  • Experience using Salesforce to create opportunities, run queries, manipulate data, and perform analytics

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