Our client, a leading provider of Video Conferencing, Audio Visual Integration and Managed Conferencing Services, is seeking a Regional Sales Manager in the St. Louis market.
This is an executive level management position, responsible for all aspects of revenue generation within the territory, including customer acquisition, account management; hiring, motivation, management and firing of sales representative; liaison with internal departments, and outside vendors to ensure customer satisfaction.
This position will manage remote/virtual sales reps, and must be located St. Louis Metropolitan area.
Successful candidates MUST have the following to be considered for interviews:
3+ years of Sales Management.
7+ years of consistent sales success in the network systems integrator or reseller market, particularly several of the following areas: network infrastructure, network security, VoIP, SIP, Unified Communications, Videoconferencing and Collaboration.
Extensive experience in the recruitment, training, management, motivation of skilled Account Executives.
10+ years of outside sales experience with at least 5+ years in videoconferencing sales, telecommunications services sales or AV integration sales is preferred.
PLEASE DO NOT APPLY TO THIS POSITION IF YOU CANNOT MEET ALL OF THESE CRITERIA.
Responsible to manage the existing sale steam for the region.
Self-starter with experience and desire to acquire new business.
Adept at prospecting, funnel management and closing business.
Demonstrated success as a top sales performer, consistently exceeding quota.
Candidates should have experience selling network services, unified communications, voip, sip, h.323, cisco telepresence, tandberg, polycom, codian, lifesize, extron, Creston, AMX products, as well as integration, professional and managed services.
Candidates should have managed direct enterprise sales teams in several of the following markets: network infrastructure, network security, VoIP, SIP, Unified Communications, Videoconferencing and Collaboration.
Previous selling experience should include a focus on the full range of prospecting, selling and closing.
Must have the ability to prospect, sell and close at multiple levels.
Must have extensive knowledge of the telecommunications industry and define and execute sales strategies and communicate clearly and concisely through professional presentations.
The Regional Vice President of Sales will be responsible for managing the sales cycle (account planning, sales execution, pipeline/funnel management) and forecast accurately.
Strong Data and managed network services competencies.
This position requires strong Account Management and client interface and presentation skills.
In depth understanding of client business drivers, strategy and buying cycles.
Education, Experience and Skills Requirements:
10+ years of experience selling into the enterprise and or carrier telecommunications marketplace.
Bachelor’ s degree, telecommunications experience may substitute for part of education requirement.
Basic computer knowledge: MS Office, strong presentation skills, and contact management software experience.
Preferred knowledge and skills: Technical knowledge of network equipment.
Strong experience in sales management and sales training, preferably one or more of the following: Miller-Heiman, Solutions Selling, Targeted Account Selling (TAS)
Strong quantitative skills, required for accurate sales pipeline/ sales funnel management, as well as financial reporting to management and internal departments.