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Role:
Due to our expansive growth, we are seeking an outstanding sales
leader to join our team as Regional Sales Director for the DC Metro region. In addition to requisite passion, skills, and experience, you will have a proven record in selling enterprise software solutions to large organizations,
experience successfully leading front-line sales teams, and a history of
overachieving team quotas.

What We Offer You:
  • An opportunity to drive significant shareholder, customer, and employee value.
  • A fast-growing and constantly evolving business and market where you will be challenged and grow.
  • Hardworking and dedicated peers across all GTM and Corporate functions.
  • Personal and Professional Growth. We believe in growing our leaders through ownership, new experiences, and formal and informal education.
  • An open, supportive and collaborative work environment.

Responsibilities:
  • Recruit, hire, onboard, and retain an all-star sales team: Encourage, empower, and motivate while pairing business and revenue objectives with appropriate growth initiatives.
  • Train new hires on the sales process, ensure standards of success are clearly articulated.
  • Consistently deliver revenue targets – ensuring company revenue goals, and objectives are achieved quarter over quarter and year over year.
  • Accurately forecast quarterly, and annual revenue numbers for assigned region, dedication to the number, and to deadlines.
  • Direct sales activities within the assigned area, set expectations, provide mentorship, prioritize efforts, hold the team accountable for building pipeline and executing each phase of the sales cycle.
Coach sales team to uncover customer needs, develop champions,
present specific use cases, demonstrate the differentiated value of
Splunk products and services and negotiate favorable pricing and
terms by selling value and return on investment.
Work as a team for the most efficient use and deployment of
resources; collaborate with sales engineering, channels/alliances,
professional services, product, legal, marketing, and engineering
teams to create a seamless customer experience.
Use CRM systems (Salesforce) extensively.
Requirements
5+ years experience building and leading front-line sales teams; ability
to grow and scale upward with the company; second-line management
experience a plus.
10+ years of direct and channel enterprise software selling experience
to large enterprises is required.
Relevant software industry experience in any of the following: IT
systems, enterprise or infrastructure management, application
development and management, security, business applications, and/or
analytics.
Subscription, SaaS, or Cloud software experience is required.
Track record of consistently meeting/exceeding sales quotas personally
and as a sales leader.
Excellent leadership and influencing skills; ability to build strong
business partnerships both outside, and within the organization.
Skilled at business planning and diligent at measuring and
communicating progress towards the plan, identifying roadblocks, and
coming up with appropriate solutions.
Experience with target account selling, solution selling, and/or
consultative sales techniques; knowledge of MEDDPICC and Challenger
methodologies is a plus
Highly professional persona and polished demeanor. Strong
verbal/written communication and presentation skills; effective at
delivering executive-level presentations.
Success adapting in fast-growing and changing environments
Bachelor's degree; MBA a plus
We value diversity at our company. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion,
sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other
applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the
candidate is applying. For job positions in San Francisco, CA, and other
locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified
applicants with arrest and conviction records.
 
 
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