Svp, Sales (5335)

Triumph Bancorp, Inc. Coppell , TX 75019

Posted 2 weeks ago

Position Summary: The SVP, Sales (SVP-S) oversees and manages the inside and outside sales teams and works closely with executive leadership to achieve the company's growth goals. The SVP-S is an active member of the senior leadership team and contributes to the development of the organization's vision, strategy and direction, and regulatory compliance. The SVP-S leads a geographically distributed sales team and is responsible for linking the company's long-range vision and strategic direction with practical tactical sales execution that results in superior new client and revenue growth.


  • Must demonstrate superior presentation skills and executive presence associated with formally representing TBC at quarterly board meetings and Triumph enterprise meetings; works closely with the senior leadership team to collaboratively set and manage agendas and provide required reporting data.

  • Develop, implement and manage the company's sales strategy, compensation models, growth/production methodologies. Regularly analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of sales strategies, tactics, costs and results, with a primary focus on taking market share from competitors within an increasingly competitive market.

  • Establish, implement and manage short-range and long-range sales goals, objectives, policies, and procedures.

  • Serve as the internal sales champion who drives data-driven sales methodologies and sales tracking/CRM tools, ensuring the adoption and utilization by all salespeople.

  • Personally manage the acquisition of major clients and coordinate/ensure the effective management of these accounts, post-closure.

  • Collaborate with other company divisions and their senior executives that are essential to the success of adding new clients, including but not limited to, underwriting and operations.

  • Develop and manage sales and marketing budgets for a team of 30 sales professionals (inside and outside).

  • Represent the company at various public events and business meetings to promote the company and build rapport with existing and potential clients.

  • Supervise the preparation, issuance, and delivery of sales materials, exhibits, and promotion programs.

  • Work with department managers and executive leadership to develop three and five year sales plans for the company; contribute to the company's strategic plan development.

  • Exhibit senior executive leadership presence, poise and management skills, including but not limited to the ability to effectively delegate, groom and develop other leaders, predict market and industry trends specific to their professional domain(s), and inspire the employees under their leadership.

  • Contributes in the development of managerial reporting and control systems for operations.

  • Gathers data; prepares and presents information in relation to the operational components of the company's strategic plan(s) to senior leadership and as requested, the board of directors.

  • Must demonstrate superior presentation skills and executive presence associated with formally representing TBC at quarterly board meetings and Triumph enterprise meetings; works closely with the senior leadership team to collaboratively set and manage agendas and provide required reporting data.


  • Consistently exhibits company core values.

  • Serves as a trusted advisor to the CEO.

  • Works effectively with the senior leadership team, establishing, nurturing and strengthening relationships based on trust, collaboration, transparency and open and honest communication.

  • Develops and leads a productive, cohesive and dynamic sales team that promotes and maintains a professional, customer-focused working environment and as a team, exhibits company core values in their daily work.

  • Meets or exceeds production and financial goals while making decisions that are in the best interest of the organization.


  • Understanding the Business

  • Knows the business and the mission-critical technical and functional skills needed to do the job; understands and can construct and preset various value propositions and understands how businesses operate in general and transportation factoring in granular detail; learns new methods and technologies easily.

  • Making Complex Decisions

  • Takes ownership and can solve the toughest and most complex problems; astute at gleaning and summarizing the strategic interpretation from available data; is inquisitive, a rapid learner and quick study; adds personal wisdom and experience to new information to produce the best conclusion and proposed solution available; uses multiple problem-solving tools and techniques.

  • Getting Organized

  • Is well organized, resourceful, and planful; effective and efficient at marshaling multiple resources to get things done within compressed time frames and with imperfect information; lays out tasks in sufficient detail to mark the trail for subordinates to understand, follow and develop; is able to get things done with less and in less time; can work on multiple tasks at once without losing track; predicts obstacles/challenges and proactively develops a range of options/solutions.

  • Dealing with Trouble

  • Takes on issues, challenges, and people with the appropriate senior executive balance of candor, directness and savviness; comfortably confronts and works through conflict; delivers negative feedback and messages without hesitation; deals promptly and fairly with problem performers and is viewed by subordinates as a leader who lives the company's core values; transparently and frequently communicates to direct reports where they stand in relation to business objectives and professional development; thrives in crises and is energized by tough challenges; not afraid to make negative decisions and take tough action; challenges the status quo.

  • Focusing on Action and Outcomes

  • Attacks everything with drive and energy with an eye on the bottom-line; not afraid to initiate action before all the facts are known; drives to finish everything he/she starts.

  • Being Organizationally Savvy

  • Maneuvers well to get things done; maze bright; knows where to go to get what he/she needs; politically aware and agile; knows what the right thing to do is; presents views and arguments well.

  • Acting with Honor and Character

  • Is a person of high character; is consistent in words and actions that are aligned with the company's core values and beliefs; deals and talks straight; walks his/her talk; is direct and truthful but at the same time can keep confidences and engenders trust.


In addition to the previously stated elements, the ideal candidate for SVP-S will also possess executive strengths and proven capabilities within the areas of corporate strategy, long-term vision, process improvement and business development. Specific requirements for the position include, but are not limited to:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Finance, Marketing, or Business is required. A Master's in Business Administration degree is highly desirable.

  • A minimum of ten (10) years of experience in the sales and marketing sector and a successful personal sales record.

  • Proven leadership experience and management of a geographically distributed sales team.

  • Knowledge of the transportation and/or logistics factoring industry is highly desired.

  • A minimum of five (5) years of proven sales leadership experience is preferred.


  • High level of written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to understand, manage and communicate complex financial constructs.

  • Team leader with a strong work ethic and a positive, can-do attitude.

  • Demonstrates considerable tact, diplomacy, discretion and judgment.

  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) a plus, but not required.

  • Ability to build/maintain effective interpersonal relationships.

  • High level of maturity and stability with an "optimistic" approach.

  • Self-directed and a self-starter with an entrepreneurial approach and hands-on experience with ability to plan and manage enterprise sales goals and objectives.

  • Excellent organizational skills with ability to manage and coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • Travel expectations: up to 75%


The work environment described below may be encountered while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Moderate noise (i.e. business office with computers, phone, and printers, light traffic).

  • Ability to work in a confined area.

  • Ability to sit at a computer terminal for an extended period of time. Occasional stooping or kneeling may be necessary.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, talk, hear and use hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard and telephone.

  • Specific vision abilities are required by this job due to computer work.

  • Light to moderate lifting is required.

  • Heavy travel and working outside of the office will be required.

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