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SDM in Italy

WE are  Self-starters, WE are  Passionate, WE are  Relationship builders, WE are  Innovative, We are  Nimble, and WE are  Transparent
WE are  SPRINTers!  We believe in challenging you, then providing you the room and flexibility to deliver.
Position Overview:
EFI Optitex is leading the way in revolutionizing the fashion and apparel industries through the use of 3D digital products. The use of 3D digital products will significantly impact key business areas in these industries, including product development, sales, marketing and manufacturing.
We are currently seeking a Sales Development Manager to join our sales team in our Milan office.
The right candidate will be a highly energetic, passionate self-starter with proven success in software sales.
This is a unique opportunity for a highly motivated, creative and hungry sales person to engage with the creative talent of the leading fashion and apparel companies in Italy.
  Primary Responsibilities
·        Achieve or exceed sales targets
·        Penetrate, develop and grow relationships with new accounts to aggressively drive sales of 2D/3D CAD solutions and professional services in the fashion and apparel industries
·        Create and lead new sales engagements via cold calling and researching companies and profiles to identify and source prospects
·        Ability to present high-level solutions and negotiate at CxO level
Qualifications
·        Minimum 5+ years of successfully selling software solutions in Italy/Europe
·        Strong result driven, hunter orientation – self-starter who creates and executes own sales leads and engagements
·        Excellent written and oral communication skills in English – a must. Fluency in additional Western European language is an advantage
·        Fashion / Textile industry knowledge and proven experience – major advantage
·        Experience in 3D CAD software or other end-user software to the fashion and apparel market – major advantage
·        Demonstrable track record of achieving and exceeding sales targets
·        Ability to create, modify and conduct effective sales presentations
·        Performs well under pressure
·        Ability to travel as required
We move quickly, with the purposeful intention of solving a problem, accomplishing a goal, and ultimately making a difference for our customers, partners, colleagues and shareholders, EFI SPRINTers take action and adapt to changes in order to transform our customers businesses to be more productive and profitable through innovation in a digital print business.