Our company is on the hunt for a talented and experienced Director of Sales to head up our Boston sales office. We need a self-motivated professional with proven managerial experience and an outstanding track record in sales. In this position, you will be responsible for meeting our annual sales targets within assigned regions and accounts.
Your duties will include motivating our sales team, designing strategic sales plans, and assessing costs and competition. In addition to being an excellent communicator, our ideal candidate will also demonstrate exceptional negotiation and leadership skills.
Director of Sales Responsibilities:
Create and implement strategic sales and marketing plans that successfully achieve business objectives
Monitor competitors' products, including relevant sales and marketing data
Develop an operating budget for the sales division that meets business goals
Use available data to accurately forecast sales and set appropriate performance goals
Complete market research and analyze results to adjust sales and marketing strategy for maximum success
Develop and maintain positive relationships with key clients, including negotiating and closing on major contracts
Director of Sales Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in Sales, Business Administration, Marketing or equivalent experience, Master's degree preferred
Minimum five years' experience in leading a sales team
Previous experience in senior sales role with demonstrated ability to meet or exceed targets
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to present strategy and results to staff members at every level of the organization
Ability to create and maintain positive relationships with current and prospective clients
Demonstrated skill in negotiating and closing on critical sales contracts