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Sales Specialist II


Toronto, ON, CA

Req ID:  26975
Jobs by Category:  Sales and Marketing
Job Function:  Sales & Professional Services
Status:  Full Time
Schedule:  Regular

Are you driven by the challenge of making a difference and transforming the way businesses operate today? Are you looking to empower people with insights that can turn into opportunities to have a positive impact?
We are looking for an accomplished sales professional who is obsessed with exceeding customer expectations and surpassing sales and career objectives. As part of the TELUS Emerging Industry Solutions Sales team, you'll represent the TELUS brand, values & promise in this exciting, fast growing business.  
Here’s the impact you will make and what we’ll accomplish together

Safety and sustainability matter to our customers and our customers matter to us. By using our innovative Emerging Industry Solutions, we provide customers with the information and insight required to increase productivity, safety and compliance through SaaS based, smart applications. Bring your dedication, motivation and passion to help owners and executives stay focused on their key priorities and partner with them on all-important digital transformation journeys.
This is a challenging, consultative sales role, with equal parts of autonomy and collaboration. Emerging Solutions Sales Professionals at TELUS drive customer relationships and account strategies supporting an account team. We are looking for a student of emerging technologies who has a passion for Connected Worker, HealthIoT, and Smart City applications and how they are changing the way businesses operate.  You will build trust with your customers by being the Subject Matter Expert in our ESG and EHSQ solution set.    
This is a career-shaping journey that will set you apart as you help build and grow a world-class Emerging IoT Industry Solutions business at TELUS. We will provide the coaches, strategy, training, resources, support and a fantastic culture where you will thrive and grow. We also have a ton of fun and celebrate individual and collective team success.

Here's How

Join our team and what we'll accomplish together

  • A compelling persuasive communicator, persuasive storyteller and an abstract thinker: strategic, critical and creative, who is capable of listening and interpreting stakeholder feedback to understand business processes and identify business issues/objectives
  • Identify, qualify, advance and win new opportunities 
  • Meet and exceed revenue sales objectives and grow monthly recurring revenues
  • Manage a range of opportunities, the associated reporting and account planning to support the achievement of sales objectives
  • Maintain high levels of knowledge and expertise regarding our Emerging IoT Industry Solutions and their impact on helping our customers increase safety, sustainability, productivity and compliance
  • Engage and work closely with extended team members including account Sales Executives and the broader account team: other Sales Specialists, Product Managers, Operations Managers, Service Managers, and Partners, in order to deliver the required value for our clients
  • Prepare proposals, presentations, quotations, contracts, and supporting documentation
  • Negotiate contracts and agreements


You are the missing piece of the puzzle

You are likely in a similar role, today, with 5+  years of experience in a face-to-face sales environment, applying formal sales methodologies.
You have experience helping customers solve complex challenges through innovative and emerging SaaS based technologies that focus around how organizations use data to make informed business decisions.  
You are an experienced forecaster, linking account plans to both customer and TELUS strategic drivers.

You have demonstrated ability or experience with most of the items below:

  • Business and technical acumen - demonstrated ability to identify and articulate financially sound TELUS solutions to customer's business problems through understanding the technologies, products, services and resources
  • Proven ability to create corporate relationships between TELUS and our customers that are characterized by mutual trust and respect for the TELUS value proposition
  • Knowledge or previous experience in Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) or Health, Safety & Environment (HS&E)
  • Experience working with customers in Public Sector, Construction, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Oil & Gas,  Transportation, Utilities, or other high risk industries is highly valued  
  • Knowledge of regulations that govern how businesses manage their Safety and Sustainability goals
  • Experience selling SaaS, IoT platform, or data monetization solutions to Finance, Health & Safety, Operations, and Sustainability C-Suite
  • Solution selling methodology knowledge
  • Experience with, or an affinity for, volunteerism and community involvement
  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite products and customer relationship management tools (Salesforce)
  • Comfortable using social media to build networks
  • Connected and active within your community and local business associations 
  • Must possess a valid driver's license and be willing to travel as required

    What We Give Back To You
  • A playing field and roadmap to excel and show your stuff 
  • Flexible work-styles and productivity tools
  • Active support in your personal and career development – strong leadership and coaching, access to industry leading training programs and learning tools
  • Experience in a fast-growing sales environment selling ESG, EHSq, software and/or other Connected Worker solutions
  • Opportunities to help support the communities in which you live, work and play
  • Competitive pay and benefits including employee share & retirement programs
  • Discounts on TELUS’ products and services
  • An environment that embraces our core values: Passionately put our Customers and Communities first, Embrace Change and Innovate courageously, and Grow Together through Spirited Teamwork

A bit about us

We’re a people-first, customer-first, purpose-driven team who works together every day to innovate and do good. We improve lives through our technology solutions and foster a culture of innovation that empowers team members to solve complex problems and create remarkable human outcomes in a digital world. When you join our team, you’re helping us make the future friendly.

We’re committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability—your unique contributions and talents will be valued and respected here.

The health and safety of our team, customers and communities is paramount to TELUS. Accordingly, we require anyone joining our team to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.





Sales and Marketing

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We are honoured to be recognized

$14.7 billion
TELUS’s annual revenue

$4.8 billion
The brand value that TELUS brings

Consecutive years our annual dividend payment has increased


TELUS is proud to foster an inclusive culture that embraces diversity. We are committed to fair employment practices and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

We offer accommodation for applicants with disabilities, as required, during the recruitment process.