TELUS Small Business Solutions (SBS) is a dynamic team passionate about driving growth in British Columbia by acquiring new small business customers who are in need of business solutions including TELUS Secure Business, Business Connect and our suite of mobility solutions. In this 12-month opportunity as an Account Specialist, that offers potential permanency, you are a self-starter, someone who will hunt, prospect, search and close opportunities, specifically targeting business clients that operate within the Small Business space. What we offer you: Competitive compensation, commission A supportive culture that promotes recognition and feedback Opportunities and support for growth and development A chance to play an active role within your community A highly-engaged, dynamic and collaborative team environment Here’s what we’ll accomplish together Our highly motivated team is committed to managing and growing the small business customer base and growing market share across Canada. We deliver best-in-class customer service and use a customer first lens for strategy development, lead generation, and marketing and sales execution. Here’s how Provide a suite of TELUS Business solutions to local business clients that operate within the Small Business space in a defined area Bring an entrepreneurial spirit, and search and source new business clients to achieve and deliver on growth and profitability targets by cold calling Deliver on our customer first promise by fostering relations, and building trust and loyalty with business owners and stakeholders Understand and analyze current and prospective business needs to recommend customized solutions with prompt and efficient service Deliver accurate and timely forecast, funnel management, target/objective updates Negotiate and use your problem solving skills to influence and manage client lifecycle Act as TELUS ambassador within your community and promote the TELUS brand Be a subject matter expert on our business products and services Do you have what it takes? Post-secondary and/or equivalent experience 2+ years sales experience (wireless industry not required, considered an asset) Client Relationship Management experience preferred Passionate about creating best-in-class customer experiences Outgoing, friendly, enthusiastic, sociable and praised for cultivating relationships Contagious positive attitude, and ability to adapt to everyday changes Effective communication and presentation skills and confident in leveraging your business acumen skills Known to be a creative thinker Strong judgement, problem solving, and negotiating skill A self-starter that is not afraid of a challenge and has relentless focus on growing your client group Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize and manage your own schedule to accomplish goals with minimal directions or supervision A bit about us Our business is connecting Canadians. Our social impact is using our world-leading technology to create meaningful change, give back to help communities thrive, and help those who need it most. When you join our team, you’re helping us make the future friendly. We’re committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability —your unique contributions and talents will be valued and respected here.