Regional Sales Director, Strategic West
Location: Redwood City, California, United States
Job Number: 30829
Position Title: Senior Director, Field Sales
Regional Sales Director, Strategic West
Directly manages field sales portfolio account managers, sales specialists, and/or subordinate field sales management staff, within a geographic, industry, or product-specific alignment. Accountable for the sales of particular product lines or the entire product suite of the organization, as applicable to the role held. This role uses leadership and sales experience to manage the entire sales cycle and help their team achieve sales objectives.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Develops and manages a strategic and comprehensive business plan for the assigned territory/region, to be delivered upon by direct report sales staff.
Accountable for accurate forecasting and delivering on regular quarterly revenue targets.
Holds self and team accountable for timely documentation within CRM / Marketing software of customer contact and activity data (e.g. names, titles, contact information, opportunity value, product information, sales stages, probability, business pain, firm-future commitments, etc.).
Spends significant time with direct reports visiting existing customers and building new customer relationships.
Develops and maintains relationships with sales process stakeholders within Informatica and develops Partner relationships within the assigned sales region.
Partakes in quota setting process for team members.
Collaborates with other functions to resolve escalations/customer issues quickly.
Responsible for nurturing career development, managing performance, and pay discussions of team members.
Directly manages a team of senior sales representatives, directly or via subordinate Field Sales Managers, who are assigned accounts typically of the most complex nature.
Financial targets held by this leader will be of the largest among field sales management roles. (The size of leader’s quota may be relative to complexity and nature of account set and overall business opportunity in the territory managed.)
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
Uses advanced, collaborative leadership and prioritization skills to direct and influence operations and results for one or more sales regions or team(s).
Sets strategic objectives and long term focus of the functional area(s) managed.
Thought leader in the application and teaching of their expert-level industry knowledge and understanding of a customer's decision-making process, goals, strategies, and business objectives to subordinate leaders and sales teams.
Routine C-level audience presentations, financial acumen, negotiation, executive presence, and mentoring/coaching of subordinate managers and sales staff.
Independently determines approach to managing team and region daily operations.
Motivates others, leads by example, and sets the tone in their region for achieving objectives.
Uses succession planning, talent reviews and knowledge of future organizational talent needs to educate, evaluate, and develop subordinate leaders and staff.
Thought leader in the functional knowledge required in the sale of hybrid software solutions, Data Warehousing, Database, and/or Business Intelligence software concepts and products.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
BA/BS degree or equivalent educational background is preferred.
Minimum 15+ years of relevant professional experience.
City: Redwood City
Seniority Level: Director
Alternative Location(s) :
Community / Marketing Title: Regional Sales Director, Strategic West
LinkedIN Hashtag: LI-JL1
Unleash Your Potential
A career with Informatica gives you all the opportunities and benefits that can only come from working for the trusted industry leader. By joining our team, you'll be able to solve real-life problems, make a difference, have a global impact, and join a supportive group of globally diverse teammates. We encourage you to be yourself, grow with us and unleash your potential.
EEO Employer Verbiage:
Informatica, the Enterprise Cloud Data Management leader, empowers businesses to realize the transformative power of data. We have pioneered a new category of software, the Informatica Intelligent Data Management Cloud (IDMC), powered by AI and a cloud-first, cloud-native, end-to-end data management platform that connects, manages and unifies data across any multi-cloud, hybrid system, empowering enterprises to modernize and advance their data strategies. Customers in more than 100 countries and 85 of the Fortune 100 rely on Informatica to drive data-led digital transformation. For more information, visit us at www.informatica.com, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.
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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.
Travel Requirement: Limited
Location_formattedLocationLong: Redwood City, California US