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Manager/Senior Manager, Sales

Toronto, ON +3

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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.

As a Sales Leader you will be leading a team of Account Executives selling the entire Salesforce Customer Success Platform across multiple verticals.

We are looking for a sales leader with great energy, leadership, and initiative to drive team performance and sales for our enterprise team.

You will formulate and implement a strategy to increase business growth. This role works in partnership with Sales, Marketing, Pre-sales, Partner Alliances, Services & HR, therefore cross-company engagement and orchestration is crucial.

The candidate will be a high impact individual capable of driving outstanding business results & first-class employee development.

The Sales Leader is fully responsible for developing and leading the team to generate revenue and achieve individual team and organizational quotas. Aligning to the sales strategy, the Sales Leader defines and implements plans for the assigned Accounts to achieve sales objectives.

You may be aligned to the following verticals and/or clouds:

  • Financial Services
  • Healthcare & Life Sciences
  • Retail & Consumer Goods
  • Comms, Media and Tech
  • Public Sector
  • Marketing Cloud
  • Slack
  • Mulesoft
  • Tableau
  • Marketing Cloud
  • Specialization Cloud

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 a constantly evolving environment. You will coach your team to develop in their careers, and inspire your team to do the best work of their life.
  • Provide support and guidance to Account Executives by participating and leading in client and prospect meetings or engaging other corporate resources as required
  • Development of an impactful team, including recruiting, hiring and training
  • Coaching Account Executives on strategies to drive sales wins
  • Accurate reporting on sales activity and forecasting to senior sales management
  • Consistent monitoring of the sales activity of the team, and tracking of results
  • Actively leading and monitoring demand generation activities
  • Leading initiatives to drive customer awareness and engagement
  • Develop and implement successful sales campaigns
  • Engaging at C-level in enterprise customer organizations
  • Capable of successfully handling significant client escalations and issues
  • Develop required Corporate relationships and Executive engagement to support success

Your Qualifications:

  • Depending on the segment, the years of experience and skills needed to be successful will vary from 5+ yrs of sales leadership experience developing a team of seven or more quota carrying sales people. In addition, a bachelor's degree is strongly preferred.
  • Strong background in leading Account Executives
  • Shown ability to create hard-working teams and lead them to success
  • Excellent presentation and executive engagement skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • A self-starter that can thrive in a fast paced environment

Sales & Business Development Opportunities:

Role Description:

Lead a team of Commercial Business Development Representatives that are responsible for developing and qualifying revenue opportunities within their assigned territory in the Communications, Media and High Tech 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 intuition for business
  • Prior experience working within the Software/Infrastructure/Platform (SaaS, IaaS, PaaS) space

For British Columbia-based roles, the base salary hiring range for this position is CAD 106,145 to CAD 196,550.


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