Sandler Partners Career Opportunities

Sandler Partners is a dynamic, high-growth organization at the forefront of real-world technology adoption. We are the fastest growing distributor of connectivity and cloud services in America, as documented by nine straight inclusions in the Inc. 5000, even though we also are one of the largest companies of our type. We achieved this distinction by outperforming our competitors in flexibility, breadth and depth of support for our sales partners. In short, we provide both the most support and the best support in our industry.

Because our extraordinary rate of growth is based on delivering the highest levels of service and support, careers at Sandler Partners are challenging and rewarding. We're always on the lookout for strong team members that can both collaborate in groups and problem-solve independently. Our ideal applicant is software savvy, has a positive outlook, performs well under pressure and strives for excellence. If you're interested in joining our dynamic team, send us your resume.

New Job Posting: Pricing Specialist

Do you work well with others and enjoy working in a varied and fast-paced environment? Would you like to work a mile from the beach, enjoy free lunch every day and wear casual attire to work? Our Hermosa Beach Telecommunications Brokerage and Consulting, Inc. 5000 Company is looking for someone to join our team as a Pricing Specialist. This position is for a detail oriented, organized individual who enjoys working within a high performing team.


General Summary:

The Pricing Specialist's job is to help grow company revenue by helping our clients with researching and finding the best carrier and pricing options for their customers. We listen and respond to the needs and requests of our clients to come up with the best pricing recommendations for their customers. The qualified candidate will enjoy working in a team oriented, rapid learning environment where the focus is placed on helping our clients choose the right telecom solutions for their customers.  To ensure we remain best-in-class we provide continuous opportunities for on the-job training and education. This position is based in Hermosa Beach and reports to the Quotes Team Supervisor.


Pricinpal Duties and Responsibilites:

  • Prepare product and pricing proposals for our clients comparing multiple solutions and options based on the various requirements of the opportunity and whichever requirements are most important.
  • Provide customer service support and resolve pricing problems for existing and prospective agents and customers.
  • Learn and use specialized online pricing tools and the Sandler Portal in order to provide effective sales support.
  • Actively monitor and respond to our shared quotes mailbox within our 4-hour commitment guarantee.
  • Conduct bill audits and analysis for existing and prospective agents and customers.
  • Participate in our weekly Quote Team meetings
  • Be available to answer the phones during designated work hours.
  • Attend carrier training or webinars to learn specific products, services and procedures.
  • Special projects and other related duties as requested by management.

Work Requirements:

  • Detail oriented & ability to follow instructions
  • Effective communication (written and oral)
  • Problem solving skills
  • Positive personality
  • Punctual and able to manage time effectively
  • Able to multi-task effectively
  • Able to remain calm and focused under pressure
  • Able to work on a computer for extended hours
  • Able to read, write, and speak English fluently
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Outlook, Excel and Word, and Internet Explorer

Qualifications:

  • College Degree (preferred) with an emphasis in Computer Science, Communications, Physics, Engineering, Math & Science desirable.  
  • 1-2 years of work experience in a professional environment (customer service, technical, sales, operations, etc.) preferre

Experience:

  • General Customer Service Background in internet/network technologies (voice, data, cloud, etc.) is desirable.
  • Any previous sales experience is a plus

Compensation:

This is a non-exempt hourly position, with an hourly rate of $17.50 to $22.75 plus incentives. Salary varies based on candidate’s qualifications and experience.


 

New Job Posting: Sales Representative

Our rapidly growing Inc. 5000 telecommunications brokerage and consulting firm is looking for candidates who are interested in launching into a career in sales.  This position is for an energetic, smart and motivated self-starter with enthusiasm and a strong desire to learn sales.


General Summary:

As a key member of our sales team, the Sales Representative is responsible for helping to build our business by identifying, attracting and converting leads and prospects into agent-partners through Company’s indirect sales distribution model. This position collaborates closely with internal teams to ensure partner-agents are effectively onboarded and retained as well as represents the Company at networking and other industry related events. This full-time position, based in Hermosa Beach, California, reports to the SVP of Sales and Complex Solutions and comes with a training program where you will learn about our sales process and industry to be successful, as well as a competitive benefits package. If you love a challenge, are interested in working in a great sales environment and learning new skills, we can’t wait to see your resume.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Attend and represent the Company at networking, events, and referral sources to source and attract new agent-partner leads as well as to network and develop relationships on behalf of the Company.
  • Proactively source, identify, follow up, track, monitor and convert viable agent-partner prospects into agent-partners and ultimately actively selling agent-partners. 
  • Negotiate agent-partner agreements with new and existing agent-partners. Identify and articulate the Company’s value proposition as compared to competitors. In collaboration with the SVP of Sales and Complex Solutions and Operations Teams, negotiate the most effective structure for agent-partner agreements.
  • Facilitate ongoing agent-partner account management by maintaining relationships post-conversion with agent-partners by providing support, information and guidance on providers and solutions within Company portfolio; research and recommend new opportunities and carriers as well as other improvements in helping them grow their business.
  • Manage and influence relationships with agent-partners and other individuals, as appropriate, toward achieving the overall objectives of the business and getting agent-partners to be active in selling with Company.
  • Proactively strengthen, enhance and protect the Company’s brand and reputation among its key audiences, including existing and potential agent-partners, carriers, and employees.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational training; reviewing professional publications, establishing a network, and benchmarking state of the art practices.
  • Collaborate closely with Marketing, Quotes, Partner Services, Commissions and Sales teams to provide strategic and operational perspective to ensure the cohesive management and coordination of the business’ daily operations and seamless partner-agent support across functions. 
  • Other related projects or duties as assigned.

Work Requirements:

  • Excellent customer service, time management and team building skills.
  • Outgoing personality that can easily strike up meaningful conversations with a broad range of audiences.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Must be detail, process and quality oriented. Possess strong organizational skills including excellent problem solving and analytical skills. 
  • Able to meet organizational goals and conversion quotas.
  • Must be motivated by working in a high energy sales environment as well as strongly sales oriented with the ability to do independent sales planning, sales and goal setting.
  • Ability to build partnerships, facilitate agreements and drive results.
  • Exhibit a willingness to be flexible/adaptive and demonstrate the ability to operate in a dynamic, rapidly changing, performance driven culture.
  • Ability to travel up to 50% plus of the time.
  • Needs strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office and other Windows-based or Mac computer applications. Must be proficient at navigating the Internet.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, Marketing, Communications or a related area strongly preferred.
  • 0-1 years sales, customer service, marketing or a related area helpful. Previous experience in telecommunications or a related industry helpful but not required.