Sales Manager

Persado   •  

Chicago, IL

Industry: Technology


Less than 5 years

Posted 173 days ago

This job is no longer available.

What We Are Looking For:

Persado is looking for a Sales Manager who has experience growing teams and developing top performers for our Mid-Market sales team. You can demonstrate that you’ve previously built scale-able processes and implemented strategies that have successfully grown a sales team, and that people you’ve coached and developed have gone on to achieve further success. You also have proven experience increasing year-over-year revenue and have developed an uncanny ability to forecast accurately.

Coaching and skill development are a key part of this role. Initially, you will be working with highly motivated Account Executives, and will be responsible for helping them drive results and achieve a higher level of mastery of their role. 

What We Want You To Do:

  • Lead a team of Sales professionals in day to day activity including sales forecasting and pipeline management in a high growth selling environment
  • Collaborate with the mid-market sales and account management team to come up with and execute creative prospecting strategies to penetrate accounts
  • Deliver the target financial performance from the accounts and region
  • Ensure the sales processes and methodologies used are effective in helping to grow the business
  • Enthusiastically represent Persado’s technology and solutions

What We Want To See:

  • 1-2 years’ experience managing a sales team, experience with email marketing is a huge plus
  • 3-5 years’ experience in Lead Generation, Sales, Marketing and/or Business Development, ideally selling 12 month platform subscriptions in marketing or related technologies
  • Strong phone and interpersonal communication skills (verbal and written) as well as organizational skills
  • Strong understanding of the digital marketing ecosystem
  • Experience working with or other CRM
  • Salesmanship and effective communications
  • Time management (ability to work alone and develop own daily/weekly agenda)
  • Organized and structured thinking for planning and execution purposes
  • A self-starter with strict attention to detail
  • Drive, self-confidence and resourcefulness
  • Vision, positive attitude and ability to think outside of the box
  • Analytically minded and able to engage with and utilize others to deliver targets
  • Familiarity with email marketing services or Facebook advertising is a major bonus

Who You Are:

  • Excited about working in a lean start up environment
  • Desire to dive in and learn in a fast-paced organization
  • Enthusiastic, professional and highly pro-active
  • Thrives on finding efficient solutions to ambiguous problems
  • Collaborative team player who can also work with minimal direction
  • Self-starter who will take initiative
  • Strategic thinker with a constant drive for process improvement
  • Process oriented with excellent attention to detail
  • Analytical, numerate and scientifically-minded
  • Great sense of humor and outlook on life
  • Able to perform under pressure and deliver results in a demanding and fast-paced environment that requires fresh thinking and innovation
  • Tech-savvy and comfortable in a field that combines elements of multiple disciplines (technology, account management, marketing, etc.)
  • Passionate in the way you convey solutions