Director of Client Sales in Austin, TX

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Blackbaud, Inc.   •  

Austin, TX 78701

Industry: Enterprise Technology


Not Specified years

Posted 63 days ago

This job is no longer available.

The primary accountability for this role is to achieve new product target goals across our portfolio, migrate existing customers to our latest solutions, and hit overall booking objectives for the GMG NPV client teams in 2019 and beyond. Additionally, we are looking for this leader to drive overall sales efficiency and increase our account executive productivity as measured by ARR/OTE. This role will partner with other key business unit resources – Marketing, Sales Enablement, Products, Professional Services, Customer Success & other sales teams to achieve these objectives.

Other key accountabilities and activities for this role include:

Achieve Sales Booking Objectives

  • Achieve new product unit, migration, and other bookings objectives for GMG for 2019 and beyond
  • Drive overall pipeline growth strategies across all sales teams
  • Partner with marketing to develop a repeatable program that drives AE prospecting efforts in conjunction with marketing driven campaigns
  • Create key programs and strategies that will drive consistent quota achievement @ the AE level
  • Coach and measure key activity metrics, adherence to sales process and the sales leadership framework components
  • Work internally and with other GMG resources to develop win strategies and tactics for key competitors in the market
  • Work with vertical GM to establish Go-To-Market team and channel structure for 2019 and beyond
  • Work diligently with direct report sales managers to ensure our vertical and team culture drives individual and team success with opportunities to grow professionally within the organization

Hiring and Onboarding

  • Work with recruiting resources to identify and acquire sales talent both at the Account Executive and Sales Manager level
  • Ensure our recruiting strategies are proactive with a constant view of staying ahead of planned and unplanned attrition
  • Partner with Sales Enablement resources to ensure an excellent new sales employee on boarding process as well as ongoing education and resources to drive improvements in the time to productivity for all CAE roles

Drive operational effectiveness of sales teams and leaders

  • Drive adoption and execution of Sales Manager Playbook and Sales Leadership Framework (SLF) – ensure consistency across sales teams and sales leadership
  • Monitor overall sales productivity to ensure new and existing headcount are producing consistent quota achievement (70% @ 70% Program)
  • Remove inefficiencies and sales barriers to success
  • Manage and measure sales manager effectiveness
  • Drive teams toward bookings & unit goals
  • Meet product mix objectives across all teams
  • Collaborate with GMG Partners to develop short- and long-term plans to drive growth opportunities
  • Challenge the organization to explore new ideas and processes that will enable future success

Collaborate with services and success teams to ensure new client on boarding is best in class

  • Contribute to long term strategic planning of the GMG Sales Organization, particularly as it relates to client retention and renewal rates
  • Partner with product teams/resources to ensure roadmaps reflect capabilities that support client adoption rates for existing solutions and drive new product bookings
  • Work to drive collaboration across our teams to ensure our onboarding for new products and solutions is best in class

Required Experience:

  • Four-year degree from accredited University.
  • Demonstrated success leading, growing and developing sales organizations for sustained top results, particularly in B2B sales (selling to existing client base)
  • Demonstrated results of operational excellence and sales efficiency
  • Salesforce CRM and Solution Selling knowledge is preferred.

Valid Through: 2019-9-13