Sales Leadership

  • Salesforce.com
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Aug 06, 2018
Sales

Job Description

Job Category
Sales

Job Details
About Salesforce
Salesforce, the Customer Success Platform and world's #1 CRM, empowers companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way. The company was founded on three disruptive ideas: a new technology model in cloud computing, a pay-as-you-go business model, and a new integrated corporate philanthropy model. These founding principles have taken our company to great heights, including being named one of Forbes's "World's Most Innovative Company" seven years in a row and #1 on the FORTUNE '100 Best Companies to Work ForĀ®' List. We are the fastest growing of the top 10 enterprise software companies, and this level of growth equals incredible opportunities to grow a career at Salesforce. Together, with our whole Ohana (Hawaiian for "family") made up of our employees, customers, partners and communities, we are working to improve the state of the world.

Location: San Francisco, Chicago, Dallas, Irvine, New York, Indianapolis, Atlanta, Boston, Seattle
Our headcount demand is always changing as we grow; some of the locations listed here may or may have an immediate opening at the time of your application.

Sales Leadership

Our sales leaders, are responsible for one of the business segments shown below. Their teams sell across multiple verticals, or to one specific vertical, i.e. Financial Services, Healthcare Life Sciences, Manufacturing, Retail & Consumer Goods, Public Sector. Their teams (varying from 6-12 team members) may sell the entire Salesforce platform, or specialize in selling a specific Cloud solution, i.e. Service Cloud, Marketing Cloud, Commerce Cloud, Platform, CPQ, Quip, Analytics.

Manager/Director, Sales & Business Development
Regional Sales Manager
Regional Vice President Sales

As a First Line Sales Manager (Manager Sales & Business Development, Regional Sales Manager or Vice President Sales), you will be managing and developed a team of Sales Executives. You will participate and lead in client and prospect meetings as well as work cross-functionally with stakeholders and corporate resources as required. You will be responsible for ongoing mentoring and development of the sales team which includes recruiting, hiring and training new team members on sales process. In this role you will report on sales activity and forecast to senior sales management.

As a Second Line Sales Manager (Director of Sales & Business Development or Regional Vice President Sales), you will be responsible for setting and executing Salesforce's sales strategy within your specific region or territory. You will assume leadership of a growing sales organization, including first line sales managers and individual contributor to help drive growth in your region. In this role you will plan and manage at both the strategic and operational level.

Your Impact
The teams you lead here at Salesforce will directly impact the growth of our overall organization. You will be masterful in client engagement and impact how your customers do business in an ever-changing environment. You will coach your team to develop in their careers, and inspire your team to do the best work of their life.

Your Qualifications
Depending on the segment, the years of experience and skillset needed to be successful will vary from 2-10+ yrs of sales leadership experience managing a team of seven or more quota carrying sales people. In addition, a bachelor's degree is strongly 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

San Francisco Fair Ordinance
Salesforce will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring, Salesforce will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

This candidate must be a U.S. citizen (U.S. born or naturalized) who does not hold dual citizenship and agrees to complete a U.S. federal government Minimum Background Investigation (MBI) for a Moderate Public Trust position.