Xerox Mount Laurel , NJ 08054
Posted 2 months ago
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Stewart Business Systems, LLC, A Xerox Company is hiring a Director of Sales who understands the marketplace in New Jersey.
The person in this role is responsible for:
The direction of sales activity in assigned market.
The person we will hire provides proactive leadership to a sales team to achieve maximum profitability and productivity in line with company mission and goals.
What you will do:
Develop a business plan that includes goals, objectives, and strategies that ensure budget attainment of sales goals, margins, and direct selling expenses to meet profit goals.
Implement sales and/or marketing strategy.
Prepare action plans by individuals, as well as by team, to ensure focused activity.
Initiate and coordinate development of action plans to penetrate new markets.
Provide timely feedback to management regarding individual salesperson activities, performance, and sales forecasts.
Provide end-of-month reports that clearly communicate final results.
Evaluate and maintain customer pricing and profitability.
Assist salespeople in preparation of proposals and presentations.
Serve as first line of contact with customers responsible to create and maintain accurate paperwork on each sale; fully complete and provide all documents at the time of sale for proper order staging and implementation; provide timely responses to email and voicemail inquiries regarding order.
Demonstrate effective control over the plans, issues, and obstacles surrounding the sales organization and demonstrate effective follow-up to ensure that the issues, plans, and obstacles are handled effectively.
Maintain and control inventory and other assigned assets.
Demonstrate high competitiveness, a strong will, and sound business judgment.
Be a continuous learner and share knowledge with team.
Assist in development and implementation of various marketing plans.
Have high personal ethical standards and communicate those standards to all company employees.
Develop rapport and effective interaction with all company employees
Support other departments in attaining their goals.
Create a success culture while building a strong team.
Recruit and hire sales representatives.
Ensure that all territories are occupied with salespeople who can achieve assigned sales quotas.
Orient new direct reports concerning position responsibilities, policy and procedures, work rules
Maintain quality 100% manpower levels at all times.
Establish performance goals and standards for each direct report; communicate them and gain agreement
Ensure that each salesperson meets or exceeds all activity standards for prospecting calls, appointments, demonstrations/presentation, proposals, and closes
Conduct weekly one-on-one review with each salesperson to build more effective communications, to more clearly understand training and development needs, and to provide insights as to how to improve his/her sales and activity performance.
Train and coach sales representatives through observing and documenting performance, providing feedback, and providing appropriate recognition/counseling
Invest time with sales representatives in the field to train, coach, and ensure that all aspects of sales training are being implemented
Ensure all sales representatives are prepared to attend any company/corporate-sponsored training sessions
Assist with conducting sales meetings / teleconferences that focus on sales employee development needs
Display professional and personal concern for the needs, feelings, and capabilities of others
Demonstrate a commitment to organizational initiatives through words and actions
Ensure that company policies are communicated, implemented, and followed.
Set example for salespeople in the areas of personal character, emotional commitment, organizational skills, selling skills, and work habits
Advise superiors and direct reports of developments that impact job duties
Approve / Decline time off (PTO) requests
Mindset and what you bring to the role:
Attend pertinent professional courses, seminars, and workshops to maintain the highest level of professional competence
Keep abreast of changes in technology
Other duties as assigned. Management reserves the right to add or delete duties as deemed appropriate.
Bachelor's Degree (B.A. or B.S.) from four-year college or university or equivalent.
Degree in Business Administration preferred.
Experience at technology companies including hardware/software or managed service organizations is preferred.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Proficiency in database management and data entry
Valid NJ Drivers License in good standing
Must have a dependable vehicle to be able to travel 75% of the time to customer locations
Must maintain automobile liability insurance limits of at least $100,000 per individual/$300,000 per accident for bodily injury (BI) and $50,000 property damage (PD).
Requires a minimum of five years of sales experience.
Requires a working knowledge of standard practices and procedures.
Proven track record of being at or over 100% of business plan on a consistent basis
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
Proficiency in database management and data entry
Understanding of all products, their targeted clients, and all applications
Knowledgeable about client buying cycles
Knowledgeable about the sales process and can demonstrate proficiency in each step
Familiar with Digital Print on Demand, as well as transactional printing environments
Working knowledge of integrated office solutions
Work Complexity/Budget Authority
The variety, difficulty, and magnitude of tasks and responsibilities necessary to complete the work
Tasks are multiple and diverse with some interrelationship across processes. Handles some unrelated functions. Work requires the direct application of a variety of procedures, policies, and/or precedents. May monitor budget activities but no responsibility for budget and expenditure authority.
Independent Judgment/Decision Making/Problem Solving:
The extent of independent authority for making decisions and recommendations that affect policies, procedures, and practices.
Perform duties within scope of general Stewart policies, procedures, and objectives. Analyze problems and performs needs assessments. Use judgment in adapting broad guidelines to achieve desired result. Regular exercise of independent judgment within accepted practices. Make recommendations that affect policies, procedures, and practices. Refer exceptions to policy and procedures to the supervisor.
Scope, frequency, and purpose of relationships with others, internal and external.
Regular and substantial contact with others. Contacts usually involve discussions related to policies and programs and may include proposal or grant writing, negotiation with vendors, solicitation of financial donations for Stewart, and the like. Handles sensitive, complex, and/or confidential information.
Customer Service Relationships:
Scope and skill level of building and maintaining customer service relationships
Anticipate customer needs and regularly motivate or influence others to deliver customer service excellence. May troubleshoot highly sensitive or confidential issues. Personally ensure problem resolution. Identify barriers to effective customer service and set customer service standards. Establish a customer feedback system and hold self-accountable for customer service excellence within the department.
Level of language (ability to read, write, and speak) needed to successfully accomplish the essential duties of this job.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from staff, groups of managers, customers, and the general public.
Level of mathematical skills and abilities needed to successfully accomplish the essential duties
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, percentages, proportions, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.