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Manager, Sales Development

Salesforce

Salesforce

Sales & Business Development
Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Monday, November 20, 2023

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Job Category

Sales

Job Details

About Salesforce

We’re Salesforce, the Customer Company, inspiring the future of business with AI+ Data +CRM. Leading with our core values, we help companies across every industry blaze new trails and connect with customers in a whole new way. And, we empower you to be a Trailblazer, too — driving your performance and career growth, charting new paths, and improving the state of the world. If you believe in business as the greatest platform for change and in companies doing well and doing good – you’ve come to the right place.

Department Description:
Our Business Development teams drive top of the funnel sales activity for a diverse set of industries and supports the following segments:

Commercial Business Unit:
Mid Commercial (201 - 1000 employees)
General Commercial (1001 - 4500 employees)

Enterprise Business Unit:
Select (4501 - 10000 employees)
Key (10001+ employees)
Strategic, Strategic Enterprise, Summit (Named Accounts)

Role Description:
Lead a team of Business Development Representatives that are responsible for developing and qualifying revenue opportunities within their assigned territory in the Financial Services vertical. They generate new business opportunities to fuel different business units pipeline by conducting strategic research and cold calling. You will play a key role as you lead/run this highly visible and motivated team that achieves individual, team and organizational quotas. You'll be a valuable contributor to the corporate sales strategy while providing definition and implementation of the plan for Sales to achieve corporate objectives.

Your Impact:

  • Hire, Train, and Develop a team of Business Development Representatives
  • Develop Reps into sales-ready candidates for future Account Executive positions
  • Create Industry Specific Pipeline Programs to drive Pipeline and Revenue
  • Motivate Individuals and Team to exceed objectives through coaching, regular broadcast of results, and creative incentives
  • Regularly report on Team/Individual Results - Pipeline Generation, Quality of Pipeline, Revenue Forecasting
  • Work closely with Marketing on defining Campaign follow-up and reporting
  • Work closely with Executive Leadership Team and Sales Leaders to ensure Pipeline Quality/Quantity and proper follow-up
  • Work closely with Operations to make recommendations on process improvements
  • Identify and make recommendations for improvement in the areas of Process, Efficiency, Productivity

Your Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience in sales management or sales/business development management, preferably in CRM or enterprise applications, with a consistent track record of overachievement of quota expectations
  • Consistent track record of sales success in a similar enterprise software application environment
  • Shown experience successfully leading people to achieve performance goals
  • Successful track record in a high volume transaction sales environment
  • Outstanding communication, organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent presentation and listening skills
  • Must be able to thrive in a very fast paced environment
  • Ability to hire and train new sales representatives
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

Across all Sales Leaders, we are looking for the following attributes:

  • Strong leadership capabilities
  • Experience in sales coaching and mentoring
  • Ability to operate effectively in a fast-paced, team environment
  • Has a strong drive for results
  • Strong engagement and communication skills
  • Consultative selling experience
  • Can collaborate and influence in a “win as a team” environment
  • Resourceful
  • Is a trusted advisor to the customers and colleagues
  • Strong business acumen
  • Prior experience working within the Software/Infrastructure/Platform (SaaS, IaaS, PaaS) space

Who we are:
We’re Salesforce, the Customer Company, inspiring the future of business with AI+ Data +CRM. Leading with our core values, we help companies across every industry blaze new trails and connect with customers in a whole new way. And, we empower you to be a Trailblazer, too — driving your performance and career growth, charting new paths, and improving the state of the world. If you believe in business as the greatest platform for change and in companies doing well and doing good– you’ve come to the right place.

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