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Senior Sales Support Associate

Chicago, IL 60602
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Senior Sales Support Associate

Equinix is the worlds digital infrastructure company, operating 200+data centers across the globe andproviding interconnections to all the key clouds and networks.Businesses need one place to simplify and bring together fragmented, complex infrastructure that spans private and public cloud environments. Our global platform allows customers to place infrastructure wherever they need it and connect it to everything they need to succeed.

We area fast-growing global company with 70+consecutivequarters of growth.Through our innovative portfolio of high-performance products and services, we have created the largest, most active global ecosystem of nearly 10,000 companies, including 1,800+ networks and 2,900+ cloud and IT service providersin over 26countries spanningfivecontinents.

A career at Equinix means you will collaborate on work that impacts the world and be surrounded by endless opportunities to learn new skills and grow in varied directions.We embrace diversity in thought and contribution and are committed to providingan equitable work environment that is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success.


Pre-Sales Administration and Transactions Coordination

  • Coordinates all pre-sales activity for large, strategic customers (Large, Alliance, GAM and/or Major accounts in region)

  • Solves complex issues by engaging internal support teams

  • Takes on SSA Lead role from Hub for countries without SSAs

  • Provides ongoing dedicated Sales Support to local Sales team (EMEA specific)

  • Provides input for Hub Quote-to Cash calls on issues to escalate (EMEA Specific)

  • Ensures SFDC is up to date at Account, Opportunity, and Case level for supported Sales Team

  • Monitors and manages Case workload, identifying areas where caseload can be reduced or balanced with other SSAs

  • Owns outside projects (defining, reporting on, and driving to completion) to improve SSA role

Customer Engagement

  • Participates in face-to-face customer meetings as trusted pre-sales advisor together with Sales

  • Prepares and presents Operations part of QBR

  • Gathers customer feedback on Equinix processes and identifies improvement opportunities to increase customer satisfaction

  • Understands future customer builds and timing

  • Handles Customer escalations and works cross- functionally to resolve them

Complex Deal Support

  • Reviews pipeline with Sales rep and identifies deals to work on

  • Project manages multi-country deals engaging local SSAs

  • Coordinates deal requirements with cross-functional deals to structure deal upfront

Data Integrity

  • Leads data improvement initiatives for country or region (Siebel, SFDC)

  • Uses management reports to define corrective actions (Billing)

  • Proactively cleans up data on committed opportunities

Process and Policy adoption and reinforcement

  • Monitors Sales compliance to policies in Sales Support

  • Flags non-compliance to management

  • Participates in cross-functional workshops to represent Sales Support

  • Acts as a SME for tool or process

  • Gathers input for Business Requirement documents

  • Participates in UAT testing

  • Creates and/or delivers process and policy training to Sales Teams as needed


  • 3+ years experience preferred

  • Bachelor's degree preferred

At Equinix, were tasked with leading in the communities we serve and doing our part to help keep our communities and our teams safe. Our #IamSafeIBelongIMatter culture transcends and informs all we do. In alignment with our culture, as well as our status as a U.S. federal contractor, as of December 8, 2021, Equinix will be mandating all US-based employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. If you are unable to get a vaccine due to a medical condition, or sincerely held religious belief, Equinix will consider exemption requests as an accommodation.

Equinix is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Visit our Career page here to understand about Equinix COVID-19 Vaccine Policy.

Posted: 2021-11-12 Expires: 2021-12-11
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