WW Inside Sales Centre Learning Specialist: Technical

Location: Sydney
Job Type: Full time
Reference: 1109200


WW Inside Sales Centre Learning Specialist: Technical


Are you passionate about transforming how our Inside Sales teams engage customers and beat the competition? Have you been a high-performance technical seller or technical learning specialist in an inside sales environment? Are you now ready to help impact our inside sales business with speed and agility? If so, your next career move is with Worldwide Inside Sales as a Center Technical Learning Specialist!

We are seeking an Inside Sales Center Technical Learning Specialist who supports the growth of the Inside Sales team members in our Fargo Site, by delivering and facilitating deep technical training and readiness on Modern Workplace and Business Applications and supporting resources that will prepare them to offer a world-class customer experience.

Inside Sales is a cutting-edge inside sales team focused on evolving and executing new sales and marketing models. With an "all-hands-on-deck" approach, the responsibilities are broad and interesting. You will work in a high-energy environment to deliver innovation and value to Microsoft sellers within a fast-paced, “start-up” like environment.

The role will be based in Sydney, NSW, Australia


Key Responsibilities

• Work across Inside Sales Corp Teams, and in partnership with Worldwide Learning and Readiness teams to identify, prioritize, and land world-class technical readiness solutions for our sellers to deliver great customer outcomes and exceed revenue targets.

• Deliver site based new hire onboarding technical readiness utilizing the globally consistent Worldwide Readiness curriculum and process.

• Drive ongoing technical skills development and readiness, through periodic group and daily 1:1 sessions, across sales teams to ensure real-time and relevant knowledge of services and solutions.

• Provide daily call shadowing, coaching and mentoring to sellers communicating with our customers based on observations and outcomes of calls/emails etc

• Guide sellers through the effective use of the Digital Seller portal and pursuit and attainment of certifications.

• Lead the assessment and certification of sellers and managers, Track team progress against ongoing learning, readiness and certification plans.

• Assist with issue resolution on product/technical questions our sellers may have, thus facilitating their personal growth and the effectiveness of the team more broadly.

• Capture technical capability needs, design, build and publish inside sales readiness assets and measure results to ensure needs have been met & act as the go-to for learning support for all team members.

• Provide innovative thinking to continuously evolve how we develop and deliver high quality readiness at scale with speed for Inside Sales in partnership with Worldwide Readiness

• Build outstanding relationships with Inside Sales Leadership, sellers and role owners and with Worldwide Learning & Readiness

• Actively participate in and contribute to the Inside Sales global learning specialist community sharing resources, key learnings and best practices.

• Consult with management team to help influence technical development plans

• Engage Corp Headquarter Subject Matter Experts to deliver readiness updates on new product/solutions offerings, offers, licensing updates

This position will report to the Inside Sales Director of Learning & Delivery.



• 4+ years of experience in Technical Sales, Inside Sales, Helpdesk

• 4+ years of product/technical/licensing/industry training, facilitation and coaching experience

• 200-300 level depth technical knowledge of and ability to demo Microsoft cloud products including, but not limited to: Office 365, Microsoft Azure, EMS and Dynamics CRM, and cross-platform services like Skype, OneDrive, OneNote, and Office and how each of those products competes in the marketplace.

• A strong passion for sales, technology and delivering world-class customer service.

• Proven track record of outstanding performance and achieving goals.

• Strong interpersonal and communication skills – this role is unusual in that it demands both deep technical knowledge and the ability to clearly and effectively communicate and simplify concepts. Either one of these in isolation is unlikely to be sufficient to be a successful candidate.

• Flexibility, teamwork and a positive attitude is a must.

• Strong verbal, written and presentation skills required

• BA/BS degree and work experience in a relevant field (e.g. computer science, engineering).

• Some travel required for delivery and development.


This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this position. The actual duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may vary based on assignment or group.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to askstaff@microsoft.com.