Spark Business Group is a collective of specialist, world-class Kiwi businesses, working together to move New Zealand forward in a digital world. We hire best-in-class technology experts who work across our multiple brands to help our business customers unravel complexity and deliver future proof solutions.Our brands are Spark Health, Spark IoT, Qrious, CCL, Leaven, Digital Island, Connexa and Entelar Group. Together, these partners and our people make up the largest and most exciting technology and transformation business in New Zealand.From connectivity, digital infrastructure and the latest in business hardware, to hybrid cloud technologies, customer experience (CX) optimisation, data science and artificial intelligence models, and cyber security expertise, we do it all. So we can help more businesses thrive in a digital world.You'll be empowered to work on things that you're passionate about. You'll be given autonomy to deliver on your ideas that contribute to our overall business strategy, and you will never have a chance to get bored. Are you ready to embrace the challenge? Come and build the future and help us, to help New Zealand win big in a digital world. About the Role This role is pivotal to the success of our sales function at Spark Business Group and you'll be a key part of a sales team serving one of New Zealand's largest market segments. You will be responsible for leading the technical solutions for a small portfolio of important New Zealand businesses.You will work within a dedicated sales team to operate against strategic sales plans; build strong customer relationships; develop pipeline; and successfully achieve sales targets. You will support your customers to win big in a digital world. This will be enabled by your passion for business and its use of technology and your relentless desire to understand your customer's needs. Day to day you will: Use your strong technical background, and excellent communication skills to build productive relationships with your customers and become the key technical point of contactWith your virtual sales team, respond to opportunities for customer growth and retention.Help your virtual sales team to understand their customers use of technology, why it's important and what advantage this offers them. Be an expert in your customer and their use of technologyWork with a team to build, promote and pitch end-to-end business outcomesUnderstand your customers business and the challenges affecting their industryExplore your passion for creating great customer experiences through doing what you say you will when you say you will; this is a role that has a lot of customer interaction What experience you'll bring: 2 years' experience in technical presales, sales engineering or professional services gained within business to business markets is preferable but definitely not required; we are keen to bring on people with passion and drive and can supply the support and training for your success! Why choose us: Diversity and Inclusion: Te Kanorau me te Whakawhāiti mai We are passionate about unlocking the magic of technology to create a more awesome Aotearoa - happier, healthier, smarter, safer, more productive and more inclusive. Our vision is for diversity and inclusion is embedded into our day-to-day activities, policies and business practices. We want you to feel totally comfortable bringing your whole self to work regardless of your gender, ethnicity, orientation, age, or ability. Spark Business Group also has many internal networks committed to equity, equal opportunity and inclusion for our diverse employees. Sustainability: Toitū Sustainability is a key focus for us at Spark Business Group We are dedicated to supporting Aotearoa 's recovery and economic transformation. What is exciting for us is that technology is a key enabler of this kind of change. As we continue to grow our business, so too are we focussed on growing the digital economy and ensuring Aotearoa can reap the full benefits it will bring. The principle of equity is at the very heart of our approach, and we remain committed to working in partnership to make a positive contribution to digital equity in line with our focus on Diversity and Inclusion. Your Benefits: Awhina Our people matter and we make sure we look after them. As a valued employee of Spark Business Group, we've got our people covered with a range of leading benefits including:Wellbeing - Comprehensive medical insurance, life and income protection. Access to wellbeing coaches, EAP and in-house Specialist Clinical support through our leading Mahi Tahi Wellness programme.Flexibility - we value remote working as well as in-office human connection, therefore we offer the benefit of regular hybrid ways of working and flexibility.Leave - in addition to four weeks annual leave, we offer up to two weeks of purchased leave, enhanced parental leave payments and study leave.Spark credit - We provide permanent employees with $120 monthly Spark credit to use on any of our amazing products and servicesSpark Share scheme - each year we offer staff the opportunity to buy into our share schemeCareer development - We have our own Internal marketplace that connects our employees with experiential, on the job learning across Spark called Spark Gigs. We support and encourage internal promotion within our business.