SAS

Sales Academy - Expression of Interest (Middle East & Africa)

AE-Dubai | ZA-Johannesburg
Requisition ID
2017-7892
Job Category
Intern/Entry-Level
Travel Requirements
50%

Company Overview

Germany SAS

 

**** THIS IS A GENERAL EXPRESSION OF INTEREST REQUISITION. QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE NOTIFIED WHEN POSITIONS BECOME AVAILABLE AND IF UNDER CONSIDERATION FOR THE PROGRAM. ****

 

SAS believes in the whole employee experience. Meaningful work. Empowerment to make a difference that changes people's lives. Dynamic work environments that foster innovation. And an award-winning culture that makes it all possible. We believe great ideas can come from anywhere. Whether you're a university recruit, or an experienced professinal ready for the next big challenge, SAS brings perks, passion, and the potential to grow. No limits.

 

  

 

The SAS Global Sales Academy program provides early career employees with the opportunity to enhance the knowledge acquired in school and develop necessary skills to be a successful contributor in a field sales function at SAS. The Global Sales Academy was created to build a global talent pipeline of the next generation of sales leaders in SAS offices around the world. The academy is comprised of 18 weeks of paid comprehensive training at our global headquarters in Cary, NC (USA) including a blended approach of instructor-led classroom training, self-directed e-learning, self-study materials, interactive role plays, case studies, and role-specific scenarios. Upon completion of the training program, academy hires will have the necessary tools to be successful in their role.

 

The Academy Curriculum includes:

- Sales & Technology Fundamentals

- Prospecting

- Consultative Selling

- Objection Handling

- Negotiation Techniques

- Business case development

- Social Selling

- Territory & Account Planning

- On the job field rotation

 

Upon completion of training, you will join your team in one of our Global Sales offices in Dubai or South Africa.

 

General Requirements:

- Bachelor's Degree in Business, Marketing, Economics, Communications, Management Information Systems, Finance, or similar.

- Internship or Experience in Sales, Account Management, Business Development, etc

- Strong communication & presentation skills

- Strong academic performance

- Student leadership, involvement, volunteerism, etc. 

- Passion for sales and relationship building  

 

Preferred Requirements:

- 0-3 years of professional experience 

- Technical/Professional Sales Experience

- Understanding of technology and/or analytics 

 

Data is more than just facts and figures. It can tell a story – the past, the present and, potentially, the future of an organization, an industry or even a nation. But without a good storyteller to bring it to life, data is like an unwritten book. It’s our job at SAS to be great storytellers. With our advanced analytics tools, we transform data into insights that tell the true story about an organization. We help people understand what’s really working in their businesses, fix what isn’t and discover new opportunities. For 40 years we’ve been giving our customers the power to know – and through constant innovation we’ve remained the leader in analytics software and services.

 

Yes SAS makes great software, but it’s our people who make the real difference. Our people look beyond facts and figures to deliver the insights our customers need. We want our people to truly love what they do – so we’ve worked hard to establish a culture that fosters creativity, collaboration and innovation. We’re proud to be recognized by the Great Place to Work® Institute where we are ranked No. 2 globally.


We value diversity in our workforce and are an equal opportunity employer. So if you are interested in joining us then we’d love to hear from you. Check out our careers page for more information about life at SAS. 

 

Additional Information:
To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in one of the following countries: United Arab Emirates or South Africa and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.
SAS is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
The level of this position will be determined based on the applicant's education, skills and experience.
Resumes may be considered in the order they are received.
SAS employees performing certain job functions may require access to technology or software subject to export or import regulations. To comply with these regulations, SAS may obtain nationality or citizenship information from applicants for employment. SAS collects this information solely for trade law compliance purposes and does not use it to discriminate unfairly in the hiring process.

 

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