PreSales Collective is a free community for presales professionals that offers a Slack group, high-level education, and online events.
It's free to register as a member of the community. You only need to fill out an application form with information about yourself and your current role. Once you enter the community, you will receive an invitation link to join the Slack group.
The Slack group has over 15,000 current and aspiring presales professionals from all over the world. It's an awesome place to meet like-minded people with whom to bounce off ideas, tips, and insights. You will be able to expand your professional network, as well as enhance your career by leveraging others' experiences. There are several #help channels, where you can ask questions, request advice, and share your knowledge with others.
Additionally, you can join the channel of your nearest PreSales Collective local chapter to meet and interact with locals from your area. Moreover, the Slack group has a whole section of job postings for you to find your next career opportunity.
The community also offers high-level education for presales professionals. On the one hand, you can participate in virtual events such as workshops, masterclasses, fireside chats, and webinars. On the other hand, you can leverage several online resources, which include courses, an ebook, recordings of past events, articles, and podcast episodes.
Meet like-minded presales professionals:
The PreSales Collective Slack group is an awesome place to network with people working in similar roles. Meeting new people who share your career allows you to bounce off ideas, tips, and insights with them.
Enhance your career with high-level education:
The community offers its members webinars, workshops, masterclasses, and fireside chats to learn guided by industry experts. There are also local chapters and online resources to leverage, such as online courses and an ebook.
Find your next career opportunity:
Inside the Slack group, you will be able to join aspiring presales professionals who are looking for their next role. There is a whole job postings section for you to browse through!
Members of PreSales Collective interact in a Slack group. To enter, you must register as a member (which is free). Once you are accepted, you will receive the invitation link to join Slack. Inside, you can use the different channels to join conversations about relevant topics, as well as interact with other members and meet new people.
The #help channels provide you with a place to ask questions, request advice, and share your knowledge with others. On the other hand, the #social channels allow you to interact with other members more casually, sharing hobbies and other interests. Lastly, the #presales-incubator channel is for people interested in a career in presales. Inside, you will find other aspiring professionals to network with and learn. Additionally, you can browse through different job postings to find your next career opportunity.
Moreover, the Slack group also has channels for the PreSales Collective local chapters around the world. Explore the different local chapters on the community's website to see which one is near you. Each local chapter organizes their own networking and learning events.
The community offers its members several resources and high-level education. On the one hand, you can get a free copy of the ebook "Growing your Career in PreSales Leadership". Additionally, the community's blog and podcast are other great sources of tips and best practices for presales professionals. Lastly, you can find all past events and webinars on the community's YouTube channel.
The PreSales Enablement program is free and includes 3 courses that teach you essential skills for presales professionals. On the other hand, the PreSales Technical Enablement is a single course (also free). It covers the basics of APIs, networks, app modernization, and security, along with how these concepts apply to presales professionals.
As a member of PreSales Collective, you can access several courses and workshops from educational organizations supporting presales, for free or for a discounted price.