Quoting & Pricing Assistant (Pre-sales Support)

pre-sales support, presales, finance or business degree / relevant experience, MS Office, Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint, Masterstream (preferred), telecommunications / telecom / telephony, exceptional organization & follow-up skills, aptitude for math & financial concepts
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Work from home not available Travel required to 25%.

Job Description

Benefits Offered: 401K, Dental,Life, Medical, Vision

Why Work Here?

“We are a growing, fast paced company, with a passionate team. Plenty of room for growth as we take the organization to the next level.”

Job description:

The Quoting & Pricing Assistant position is an ideal position for someone who is interested in getting started in the telecom/technology field.  They will assist in the pre-sale process supporting the Sales team and Account Managers. Primary responsibilities include producing pricing proposals for SD-WAN, MPLS, Internet, VoIP, SIP Services, Hosted IP & UCaaS, for sales opportunities received from sales, vendor sourcing and evaluating vendor quotes, sales order review and submission to Project Management. Profitability reports evaluating pricing and margins for specific proposals and product lines. Customer communications for order interview when necessary. This position will include assisting in maintaining product documentation, supplier and cost information and will aid sales personnel on an ongoing basis.

This position will report to the Vice President of Vendor Relations. This position will be responsible for working directly with others individually throughout the company and outside the company with applicable vendors. Will serve as a team member in coordinating product and pre-sales support across the entire company.

Nature and scope:

  • Assist with pricing unique opportunities as required, including pricing out individual locations for the provision of various voice, data, and network management technology & connectivity services
  • Work with vendors to source and cost underlying telecom and technology services
  • Complete cost studies to produce accurate profitability analysis
  • Maintain Product Catalog within the quoting tool, vendor connectivity, and vendor databases.
  • Work with Design Engineers to ensure accuracy of underlying elements and inter-dependencies to achieve desired solution for complex solutions
  • Monitor market conditions and establish a resource to track ongoing pricing trends
  • Maintain the booked sales reporting database to track monthly sales results by Product, Sales Channel and Market
  • Ad-hoc projects as required

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • BA/BS:BA/BS/BBA Degree in Finance, Business or 2 years of relevant work experience.
  • Should have experience using Microsoft Office products including Excel, Word, Access and Power Point. Experience with Masterstream is a big differentiator.
  • Experience /basic knowledge of telecommunications services and technologies a plus
  • Successful candidates must be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously while meeting scheduled deadlines and department SLOs, and work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Excellent organizational skills and communication skills, including writing. Ability to work with every level of management, including President, CEO, and COO.
  • Ability to cultivate and successfully manage vendor relationships to ensure very best vendor performance and competitiveness.
  • Candidate must be capable of learning highly technical concepts and detailed processes and communicating them to a broad audience.
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills are essential. Candidate must be able to evaluate a situation, recommend a solution and implement a plan of action.

Human Relations Skills:

Basic courtesy and diplomatic abilities are very important to this position. Ability to drive projects within other groups within and outside of the company. Must drive projects in such a way that gets the job done ahead of schedule yet maintains a team spirit with employees of other groups. Must always be committed to providing exceptional service to stakeholder organizations. Must be able to remain calm and professional in even the most demanding, stressful situations.

Problem Solving:

Effectively communicate conditions, situations, problems, and present solutions to both management and field support personnel. Candidate should be able to take direction and accomplish duties and assignments with minimum of supervision.

Physical Requirements:

Must have good visual and auditory acuity to be able to use a personal computer terminal and telephone. Must be able to work in a normal office environment. This position is located in New York City. The functions of this job require less than 25% of the employee’s time in off-site travel. Initial training period may require travel to our New Jersey office.

About this company:

Telco Experts is a leading technology solutions provider offering data networking, voice, and managed services throughout the Northeast and nationally. Founded in 2007, Telco Experts has grown to include voice, data, network connectivity and management solutions to multi-location enterprise businesses who require white-glove, custom designed technology solutions to run and maintain their businesses.

Headquartered in New York City with a 24x7x365 Network Management Center in New Jersey, Telco Experts is dedicated to pairing effective customer communications with next generation technology. We create solutions to align with your business objectives, while our built-in scalability accommodates for the future.Combined with a strong focus on the customer experience and operational expertise, Telco Experts bridges technology with world class customer service.

Telco Experts is committed to its customers and understands that the success of a company depends on customer satisfaction. That is why we recruit and hire individuals who possess a strong work ethic, are friendly, energetic and passionate about the customer experience.

Dice Id : 1052932SC
Position Id : 6190568
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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