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Training Sales Specialist

Portland, OR | Sales

Job Description

Training Sales Specialist


Department:  Sales
Reports To:  Director of Inside Sales
Location:  Portland, OR

Summary of Role

Are you a strong inside sales professional who can generate business and close deals?  Puppet has a strong community of users, a wide variety of existing clients all hungry to learn more about Puppet and how it can continue to improve their organization's data center operations.

Puppet is hiring a Training Sales Specialist to be a key part of selling training services by phone in a specific region.  In this role, you will prospect and sell public training seats, process training orders, collaborate and partner with our vendor to schedule public trainings in assigned territory, and ensure that costs are within our guidelines.  You will prepare activity and forecast reports, update and maintain the sales database, and convey customer needs and feedback to the Training Manager.  In addition, you will identify Puppet Enterprise leads through training participants and ensure up to date training schedules are published on our training web page.


  • Aptitude for learning and communicating product value effectively
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision on complex projects
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to excel in a team-selling environment
  • Strong written/verbal communications skills
  • Expertise using sales databases

Application Instructions

Please include a cover letter with your application describing why you are interested in working for Puppet Labs, and how you feel your experience fits the listed qualifications of the position.

Working for Puppet Labs

Based in Portland, Oregon, Puppet Labs creates IT automation software which enables system administrators to deliver the operational agility and efficiency of cloud computing at enterprise-class service levels, scaling from handfuls of nodes on-premise to tens of thousands in the cloud.  Puppet powers thousands of companies, including Twitter, Yelp, eBay, Zynga, JP Morgan Chase, Bank of America, Google, Disney, Citrix, Oracle, and Viacom.  Our investors include Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, True Ventures, Radar Partners, Emerson St. Partners, VMware, Google Ventures, and Cisco.

Everyone who works here has a real, direct impact on the company, and our list of interesting and difficult challenges will always be larger than the time we have to tackle them.  Our work environment is relaxed yet results driven, encouraging creativity, collaboration, and challenging each other in order to foster continuous improvement.  Our employees embody our values, displaying curiosity, self-motivation, adaptability, and a passion for what Puppet Labs is all about.

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