Director of Sales job in Grass Valley, CA


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Director of Sales
Location: Grass Valley, CA Category: Sales, Marketing and Events
Status: Direct Hire Reference: US_EN_1_025096_10531239
Posted: April 10,2014 Salary: $65000

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Job description

Adecco is helping a local Organics global importer and distributing company in their mission to educate, expand, and supply the market with sustainably-sourced Organic, Raw and Superfoods of the highest quality and integrity.

They are seeking a strategic Director of Sales to lead their sales efforts and sustain their rapid growth. They are in the process of interviewing candidates who have 7-10 years of sales experience and who have experience managing new business efforts in an inside and outside sales capacity. A strong candidate will have CPG experience, knowledge of our industry, interest on developing a worldwide presence, excellent communication, team development and leadership skills, and a desire to be a part of an entrepreneurial team.

Responsibilities for the Director of Sales candidate include but are not limited to the following:
- Manage and motivate a team of Account Executives, Inside Sales Representatives, and Outside Contract Sales Agents;
- Define and direct the sales process, including prospecting, qualifying and positioning our products and services
- Lead new business generation
- Planning and execution of trade show events and related activities
- Ensure delivery of monthly, quarterly and annual sales goals and manage a weekly revenue forecast
- Rollout sales business rules, practices and policies to sales territories
- Hire, train and manage the performance of Account Executives and support team members

Director of Sales candidates must meet the following qualifications for consideration:
- Bachelors Degree, or demonstrated equivalent experience
- 7 - 10 years of sales experience
- 3 - 5 years of sales management experience
- Knowledge of IT systems supporting sales, MS Office and other productivity tools
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Successful track record in sales-driven environments and superior leadership skills

This position is a Direct Hire opportunity. Please call Lisa Harkey, Sr. Recruiter for more details.

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