Sales Team Leader Trainee

We would be nothing without our successful sales team. We’re seeking a qualified sales associate to help us sell the products and services that our customers have grown to rely on. The sales associate will have a strong understanding of the sales process, excelling at generating leads, building relationships, and closing deals. The ideal candidate will be a quick learner with strong negotiating skills, and the ability to showcase our offerings in a compelling way. Often tasked with giving presentations, attending networking events, and attending trade shows, it’s essential that our sales rep be personable and professional.

Job Type: Full-time, Commission
Pay: $50,000 - $100,000 per year
Multiple work locations

Objectives of this Role

  • Represent our company with a comprehensive understanding of our offerings
  • Research consumer needs and identify how our solutions meet them
  • Hire, train, motivate, and advise a team of sales representatives
  • Achieve company objectives through effective planning, setting sales goals, analyzing performance data, and projecting future performance
  • Continuously develop personal leadership, hiring, and training skills while ensuring the team is using effective sales tactics to meet revenue objectives
  • Generate leads, and build and nurture client relationships

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities

  • Create and execute a strategic sales plan that expands customer base in assigned territories
  • Meet with potential clients and grow long-lasting relationships by understanding their needs
  • Track, analyze, and communicate key quantitative metrics and business trends as they relate to partner relationships
  • Recruit salespeople, set objectives, train and coach and monitor performance ensuring assigned tasks and responsibilities are fulfilled
  • Identify knowledge gaps within the team and develop a plan to fulfill them
  • Oversee the sales team to ensure company quotas and standards are met by holding daily check-ins with team to set objectives for the day and monitor progress regularly
  • Manage month-end and year-end close processes

Skills and Qualifications

  • 2+ years experience in sales management within a similar organization
  • Proven track record of success the sales cycle from plan to close
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Superb leadership ability
  • Ability to travel at least 20% of the time

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing or business administration
  • Motivational speaking experience
  • Proven success rate at levels above quotas