Solutions Consultant, Italy

Location : Milan, Italy | Team: Solutions Consultants

Role Type: Full-Time Employee (Individual)

Medallia is the pioneer and market leader in Experience Management. Our award-winning SaaS platform, Medallia Experience Cloud, leads the market in the understanding and management of experience for candidates, customers, employees, patients, citizens and residents.  

We are more than a software company. We want to be known as a company that does the right thing, no matter the challenge or controversy. We are committed to creating a culture that values every person and every experience. Individual life experiences shape the way we interact with the world, which is why we encourage people to bring their whole selves to work each day. The strength of our global workforce is the most significant contributor to our success. 

We believe: Every Experience Matters. Talent is Everywhere. All Belong Here.

At Medallia, we hire the whole person.

We are a Silicon Valley-based company aiming to expand our pre-sales support for Inside Sales and the Sales Ecosystem. As a Solution Consultant, you will be a crucial contributor to building up our operations and qualifying opportunities.

The Role

  • In this role you will partner with Sales Directors and Solution Consultant Managers to:
  • Understand potential business opportunities at customer prospects. This includes researching and understanding prospects go to market strategies and identifying potential solution hypotheses and value drivers of CX programs at the prospects organization.
  • Work with prospects and decision-makers at leading brands on a mission critical task – helping their companies improve in the eyes of their ultimate judges: customers
  • Immerse yourself in Medallia’s cutting-edge technology and tackle real business problems for our customers and prospects
  • Gain exposure to a wide range of industries and work with great colleagues from diverse backgroundsBuild your knowledge and skill-set in value-based selling
  • Be a critical member of the sales team, a leader, coach, and a trusted advisor for our prospects
  • Have the chance to own your career path as we build and grow a new team

Responsibilities

  • Solution Consultants partner with the broader Sales Team to shape the Customer Experience vision of prospects and existing clients and present Medallia’s Digital and Best Practices Packages. 
  • RFP’s - Put together compelling and creative RFP responses using robust internal RFP repository systems and templates that demonstrate the value of Medallia
  • Find and determine the best response to standard questions related to product capabilities, unique competitive capabilities, security and technology, Best Practices, customer examples, service delivery model, etc…Create and articulate program design requirements mapped to Medallia capabilities and customer-defined business goals
  • Product Demonstrations - Master Medallia’s product capabilities and address a wide variety of business concerns through a customized and differentiated product capability demonstration using Medallia’s software platform
  • Scoping - Prepare scope documents, and professional services pricing estimates using internal calculators and documents for Best Practice Platform solutions
  • Customer Discovery - Build relationships with customers to identify business goals and limitations with their current CX approach/solutions
  • Solution Design - Propose CEM solutions that transform the business and organizational culture of prospect companies using our Best Practice Platform solution framework
  • Cross-functional collaboration - Collaborate with Sales, Product, Marketing, Legal and Professional Services to deliver on prospect needs

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Significant experience in a customer-facing role or sales organization
  • Excellent business and technical presentation skills, communication (oral & written), and relationship building skills, across all levels of management
  • Demonstrated interest in technology, including comfort with technical concepts and ability to become a subject matter expert with new technology applications
  • Ambitious and self-motivated with a high emotional IQ
  • Ability to apply strategic thinking and demonstrate understanding of requirements to execute
  • Ability to make decisions guided by policies, procedures and business plan with limited guidance
  • RFP and/or proposal writing skills experience preferred
  • Results-oriented, prioritizes work activities, plans and stays organized in order to meet commitments
  • Ability to apply strategic thinking and demonstrate understanding of requirements to execute
  • High capacity to learn new terminology, technology, and products

Preferred Qualifications

  • Consulting skills (e.g. strategic, technological) and balance between a service-driven and sales mindset
  • Technical skills (e.g. CSS, HTML, web analytics)Understanding of diverse industries (including Telco, Retail, Hospitality, Finance, Insurance, B2B)
  • Previous experience in software/technology and ideally in pre or post-Sales support
  • Experience delivering presentations and demonstrate applications through remote web conferencing software
  • Prior experience/background in Customer Experience a plus
  • Bilingual English/Spanish
At Medallia, we celebrate diversity and recognize the value it brings to our customers and employees. Medallia is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. Equal opportunity is afforded to all qualified applicants and employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of gender identity or expression, race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, physical or mental disability, Veteran status, sexual orientation, and any other protected category. We also consider all qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. 

Medallia is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities in accordance with the American Disabilities Act and local disability laws. 

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