Inside Sales Specialist

Sales EMEA · Oslo, Nydalen
Department Sales EMEA
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

Unique opportunity to join a great sales team in one of Norway's leading technology companies.  

 

Oslo based Zivid designs and sells advanced 3D cameras to the global robotics market providing "eyes" for industrial robots. In line with our aggressive growth ambitions, we see strong increase in customer interest and growing sales volumes, and we need to expand our commercial team. The Inside Sales Specialist will play an important role in the continued growth of Zivid. 

 

We are looking for a highly motivated, goal-oriented, resourceful, and customer-oriented Inside Sales Specialist to become part of the Zivid family to help us achieve great success with new and existing customers.  

 

CORE VALUES OF ZIVID COMMERCIAL TEAM 

Zivid commercial team believes in- and adheres to a value-based sales philosophy. We take pride in the strong market reputation of our products, and we care about our customers.  

 

We believe firmly that the success of Zivid is linked to the success of our customers, and we also believe that being honest and clear on where and with whom we can make a difference, is key for long-term success. We build deep and long-lasting relationships with our key customers, with focus on adding value and continuously making positive business impact. 

 

We recognize and value individual contributions, but an important philosophy in Zivid is that a strong team working together will achieve more than the sum of all individuals. Team accomplishments are recognized in our day-to-day work, and they are also a core element in our execution framework and compensation models. 

 

Zivid commercial team is a highly diverse organization regarding ethnicity, family status, gender, nationality and many other parameters. This is a core value to the wider Zivid, and we continue to embrace diversity and inclusiveness through recruitment and our day-to-day work culture. 


JOB DESCRIPTION / RESPONSIBILITIES 

As an Inside Sales Specialist in Zivid your key responsibility is to drive acquisition of new customers by managing the sales process of inbound inquiries until we secure the first purchase order. Key activities and responsibilities include: 

  • Lead the overall process of incoming quote requests from A to Z 
  • Collaborate with Marketing to improve our reach and attraction towards right set of customers 
  • Work closely with the engineers in Customer Success Unit (CSU) for the technical sales process 
  • Own the commercial sales process including commercial negotiations 
  • Gradually build and grow some repeat customers into your own set of accounts 
  • Building strong personal relations with customers, primarily through digital communication (mail, web meetings and calls) 
  • Relay customer feedback and market intel to relevant functions in Zivid 
  • Participate in quarterly forecast and result presentations 
  • Actively contribute to the success of the EMEA- and Global Sales Team 
  • Diligently use and take advantage of our CRM tool (HubSpot) 
  • Expected traveling (Europe): ~5% 

 

WE ARE LOOKING FOR 

Someone that wants to build or grow a commercial career selling world leading technologies towards a global market. Your background and personal qualities include several of: 
 

  • 0 – 3 years of experience from commercial roles like sales-, bid-, account- or project manager preferably working with advanced technologies towards international customers. 
  • Newly graduates (incl. class of 2022) are encouraged to apply. 
  • Candidates with more than 3 years of experience are welcome to apply, for which the position can be made into a somewhat more senior role. 
  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. in communication, economy/finance, engineering or marketing. Relevant experience (e.g. from robotics or machine vision) can compensate for shorter educational background. 
  • Personal interest in advanced technologies combined with commercial understanding and a genuine desire to help our customers succeed are personal qualities that will help you in the role. 
  • Strong ability to communicate with and influence technical- and commercial decision makers. 
  • Strong ability to quickly build trust and personal relationships through digital communication.  
  • Structure and attention to details are valuable qualities in dealing with our customers. 
  • Fluency in English is an absolute requirement with mastering of additional European language(s) as an added advantage. 

 

WE OFFER

A unique opportunity to join an exciting technology company as we enter the scale-up stage in the company life cycle. You get the chance to promote and sell a world leading technology that is proven and recognized by customers world-wide. Other perks include: 

 

  • The role does not include cold-calling or hunting customers. Zivid has a highly skilled marketing team and strong online presence that drives new customers to us. 
  • An important role in an emerging young company with global impact. 
  • Necessary training and coaching to excel in the role. 
  • Fast track chance to master complex international sales through your own successes and from harvesting knowledge from your experienced colleagues and sales management. 
  • Growing degree of autonomy and responsibility as you mature in the role. 
  • A creative and collaborative environment. 
  • Motivated and highly skilled colleagues in an agile international team. 
  • An innovative environment where risk and reward are encouraged. 
  • The opportunity to influence the future of robotic 3D vision. 
  • A great deal of fun! 

 

FURTHER CAREER OPPORTUNITIES 

Zivid is nurturing its talented employees into further growth and as we are scaling up our business we expect many interesting commercial- but also technical openings in Zivid in the future. In the commercial organization, the Inside Sales Specialist role can typically lead to more senior positions in Inside Sales, Strategic Sales, and Key Account Management. 

 

Deadline: We encourage you to apply as soon as possible, as we will review applications continuously. 

Location: Oslo (Nydalen), Norway. 

Start date:An early start date is desirable, but we will patiently wait for you if we are the perfect match for each other. 

 

 

ABOUT ZIVID 

Zivid has developed the world's most accurate real-time 3D camera for robotics and industrial applications. The camera provides robots and machines with 3D vision to make them smarter, more flexible, and intelligent. Among many applications, the Zivid product can be used to recognize randomly distributed parts for pick-and-place or do in-line quality control of 3D components in a production line. 

 

We have high ambitions and will continue to develop the best products and solutions for the machine vision industry. You will join a small and cross-functional team with a firm belief in teamwork and growing together. We have a lot of fun while we challenge ourselves every day to develop products that define the future of machine vision and robotics. If you have the right skills and are excited about working in a startup with high energy and passion, we would very much like to talk to you! 

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  • Location
    Oslo, Nydalen
  • Department
    Sales EMEA
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level