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Director of Sales

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Granicus | Sales | 80202, CO

The Director of Sales is responsible for managing a team of account executives and account managers charged with sales to State and Local prospects and customers.

What You'll Do:

  • Meet regional sales financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions
  • Accomplish regional sales human resource objectives by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees in assigned districts; communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing job contributions, planning and reviewing compensation actions; enforcing policies and procedures
  • Achieve regional sales operational objectives by contributing regional sales information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems; identifying trends; determining regional sales system improvements; implementing change
  • Establish sales objectives by creating a sales plan and quota in support of national objectives
  • Maintain and expand customer base by counseling regional account executives and account managers; building and maintaining rapport with key customers; identifying new customer opportunities
  • Recommend product lines by identifying new product opportunities, and/or product, packaging, and service changes; surveying consumer needs and trends; tracking competitors
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks
  • Accomplish sales and organization mission by completing related results as needed

 

Skills & Requirements

Who You Are:

  • Confident, competitive, thorough, flexible, and tenacious
  • Proven to be capable of managing a team of 8-12 sales people
  • Capable of coaching a selling team responsible for $100K+ deals as part of a diverse sales pipeline
  • Goal-oriented and self-motivated
  • Excited about managing multiple simultaneous priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Independently accountable for commitments and delivering the best performance by intelligent prioritization
  • Proven in your ability and passion for managing prospecting activity volume and related metrics

You Have Demonstrated Many of the Following:

  • Passion for public sector success
  • Client focus - the desire and ability to understand the drivers of client needs
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills, both written and oral
  • Significant accomplishments selling enterprise software, ERP, SaaS, Marketing/Communications technology, or marketing services
  • Success selling to State and Local government entities
  • Impressive track record of C-Level sales activity
  • Demonstrated effectiveness selling through partners, resellers, and/or integrators
  • 3+ years of field sales management experience in IT, Information Services, or Business Services and 8+ years of total field sales experience

Granicus is committed to providing equal employment opportunities. All qualified applicants and employees will be considered for employment and advancement without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, physical or mental disability, age, genetic information, sexual or affectional orientation, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, familial status, military or veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.