Sales Director, Western Region

Department: Sales and Marketing
Job Summary: Exciting sales opportunity to grow with a forward-looking technology company in the mining industry. Company has leading edge technology products, a pipeline of new products, existing market share, and is looking for the right person to grow the business to the next level. We offer a generous benefits package along with a competitive salary and commission structure for the right person. Plans and implements sales, both short and long range, targeted toward existing and new markets by performing the following duties personally or through subordinates.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Includes the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Manages the entire sales team.
  • Achieves quarterly and annual booking goals with satisfactory margins.
  • Develops and recommends product positioning, packaging, and pricing strategy to produce the highest possible long-term market share.
  • Monitors competitor products, sales and marketing activities.
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with industry influencers and key strategic partners.
  • Guides preparation of sales and opportunity activity reports and presents to executive management.
  • Establishes and maintains a consistent corporate image throughout all product lines, promotional materials, and events.
  • Directs sales forecasting activities and sets performance goals accordingly.
  • Directs market channel development activity and coordinates sales distribution by establishing direct and indirect reps and distributors, assigns sales territories, quotas, and goals.
  • Represents company at trade association meetings to promote product.
  • Meets with key clients to maintain relationships and to negotiate and close deals.
  • Coordinates liaison between sales department and other sales related units.
  • Analyzes and controls expenditures of division to conform to budgetary requirements.
  • Assists other departments within organization to prepare manuals and technical publications.
  • Prepares periodic sales report showing sales volume, potential sales, and areas of proposed client base expansion.
  • Reviews and analyzes sales performances against programs, quotes and plans to determine effectiveness.
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education / Experience: Bachelors Degree in Sales, Marketing, Engineering, or Business preferred with a minimum of 5-10 years related experience with progressive responsibilities and accomplishments. Must be a Citizen of the United States and be DoD Clearance Eligible.
Language & Mathematical Skills: Demonstrated in-depth sales and negotiation techniques with an understanding of key financial principles and metrics. Effective ability to communicate orally or in written form effectively with co-management, internal and external customers.
Reasoning Ability: Demonstrate the ability to anticipate and solve practical problems or resolve issues.
Key Attributes:
  • Accountable, quota-focused & commitment-oriented
  • Ability to network and hold strong relationships within mining industries
  • Technical comprehension of products, segments, applicability and market space.
  • Demonstration of leadership, management and teamwork throughout their career.
  • Persuasive personality
  • Ability to build trust and strong relationships at the top and bottom of the sales chain
  • Bottom-line oriented, budget-conscious, metric/measurement driven
  • Tenacious, perseverant and determined individual
  • Proven effectiveness in fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Creative, innovative and open for new ways to sell and market products
  • Flexible to market factors and conditions
  • Must be willing and able to work in teams and remotely as individual
  • Excellent written/verbal skills – Powerpoint/Salesforce skills a plus
Travel: ~ 40% of time, US/Canada is primary focus with growth opportunities in Midwest and West
Physical Demands / Work Environment: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Individuals may need to sit or stand as needed. May require walking primarily on a level surface for periodic periods throughout the day. Reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist or lifting as required to file documents or store materials throughout the work day. Proper lifting techniques required. May include lifting up to 25 pounds for files, computer printouts on occasion. The performance of this position may occasionally require exposure to the manufacturing areas where under certain areas require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses with side shields and mandatory hearing protection. Primary environment: ambient room temperatures, lighting and traditional office equipment as found in an typical office environment. Telecommuting may be an option depending on candidate’s primary location. Moderate regional travel expected.
How to Apply:

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