Sales Executive, IT Services & Solutions in Manufacturing

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Date: Jul 5, 2024

Location: Chicago, IL, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 248779 


NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.


We are currently seeking a Sales Executive to join our team. This position will work remotely from your home office located in the Chicago, Illinois area. This role will require travel, as needed, for client meetings, events, conferences, etc.


The ideal candidate NTT DATA is seeking will have IT sales or other comparable experience, and strong relationships in the manufacturing industry within the Midwest US region. Additionally, understanding of Information Technology and services in the digital solutions, applications, or business process domains. The primary role of this sales position is to generate, qualify, and close new logo business for the company.


Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Develop and execute strategy for New Logo Acquisition within the Manufacturing Industry within the territory
  • Develop and execute a relationship plan for prospective customers utilizing NTT Data resources such as Marketing, Consulting, and the CRO office
  • Generate, contribute, track, and manage new sales and account plan information
  • Promote solutions-selling with a focus on value-add techniques to identify business needs, develop customized solutions, and establish business partners at the customer's C-Suite Level
  • Drive the entire sales cycle from initial customer engagement to closed sales
  • Prospect for potential customers using various direct methods such as calling and face-to-face meetings, and indirect methods such as networking
  • Qualify prospects against NTT Data criteria for ideal customers and sales
  • Maintain a high level of relevant domain knowledge in order to have meaningful conversations with prospects
  • Make presentations to internal and customer senior leaders and decision-makers
  • Work with technical staff and product specialists where required to address customer requirements
  • Report on sales activity (include desired frequency – daily is ideal for accuracy)
  • Cultivate strong relationships with third-party and partner companies that may be required to deliver full solutions to customers
  • Provide feedback to company management on market trends, competitive threats, unmet needs, and opportunities to deliver greater value to customers by extending company offerings


Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 6 years of sales experience in Consulting Services and/or Digital IT Solutions
  • Minimum of 3 years of industry experience working with Manufacturing, Industrial, Oil/Gas/Energy, Chemical, or Aerospace clients
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Ability to travel up to 40% of the time



NTT DATA is a $30+ billion trusted global innovator of business and technology services. We serve 75% of the Fortune Global 100 and are committed to helping clients innovate, optimize and transform for long-term success. We invest over $3.6 billion each year in R&D to help organizations and society move confidently and sustainably into the digital future. As a Global Top Employer, we have diverse experts in more than 50 countries and a robust partner ecosystem of established and start-up companies. Our services include business and technology consulting, data and artificial intelligence, industry solutions, as well as the development, implementation and management of applications, infrastructure, and connectivity. We are also one of the leading providers of digital and AI infrastructure in the world. NTT DATA is part of NTT Group and headquartered in Tokyo. Visit us at


NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants without regarding to race, color, religion, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for all employees. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter so that we may connect you with the appropriate team.




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