Data Sales Specialist

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Date: 29-Jan-2019

Location: Melbourne, Australia

About our Business

Exciting times ahead for Optus…the convergence of technology, media and telecommunications is changing the nature of our business. We continue to look for increasingly innovative ways to use technology and connectivity to improve our customers’ lives and businesses.


Optus Business is an extremely dynamic organisation, where we are constantly innovating. We are currently on the look-out for Data Sales Specialists, who will take our clients on a Data & IP journey.


About the Role

As a Data Sales Specialist, you will engage with our clients to ensure that the Optus Data portfolio including Evolve, Uecomm and other Managed Data products are well represented as a portion of Optus Business’ (OB) total sales. As part of Optus Business, you'll be part of a successful and passionate team, who are all about creating a climate that encourages our people to achieve their best.


The role will involve being a real evangelist for Data & IP products and services and you’ll have full responsibility for developing, maintaining and winning new business for Optus Business in the region. This role will be highly collaborative, and you will work closely with Optus Business Enterprise Account Managers, Sales Managers and Sales Directors, to ensure a constant pipeline of training and sales, to meet Data & IP segment targets.


What does success look like?

You will be a subject matter expert with Data and IP Products and services (including Voice) and have a natural passion for advocating their benefits to our clients’ businesses. You'll be very comfortable with a high level of client relationship and engagement typically at the "C" level.  Strong planning skills and an ability to create and execute strategy and innovative problem solving for solution development will see you meet your customers 'real needs'. By offering effective strategies and by signing new business and increasing billed revenue and profitability of revenue, you will win - both personally and professionally!


We expect that you will be able to demonstrate a strong record of Enterprise level, strategic business solutions and you'll need to be able to stand out from a talented peer group. Your strong business acumen will be augmented by superior presentation, communication and influencing skills. Naturally results driven you'll be noticed as having a high degree of personal commitment and accountability and a 'real passion' to succeed.


At Optus we offer a working experience like none other. We have a variety of benefits including a flexible working environment, discounts on Optus products and services, salary packaging, sustainable transport options, career development tools and lifestyle benefits. For more information on what Optus can offer you, please visit and click on "Working at Optus".


Optus believes in the strength of a vibrant, diverse and inclusive workforce where backgrounds, perspectives and life experiences of our people help us innovate and create strong connections with our customers.

Heads Up!
Due to the fast paced nature of our business, vacancy close dates may change, so make sure you apply today!

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