Head of Sales
Our firm has been fully retained by a high-growth, PE backed company in Minneapolis to bring on a sales leader. This hire will be reporting directly to the President and will be responsible for overseeing a distributed team of skilled Sales Representatives. To be successful in this role you must be a polished and dynamic sales leader who’s capable of closing business and implementing best sales practices (not an ivory tower role). It is imperative that this person has a strong understanding of solution/value selling and any exposure to subscription based software or data offerings is a plus.
Desired Skills and Experience
- 10+ years relevant experience in a senior sales role with the proven ability to meet and exceed targets
- Strong operational experience with an understanding of how to best guide the growth of a data and KPI driven business
- Proven ability to build rapport with clients, understand their business goals, present appropriate solutions, persuade, negotiate and close a sale
- Strong ability to mentor, coach, manage, and motivate a distributed team
- Willingness to travel 25-30% nationally
- Must be local to the Twin Cities area
- MBA is preferred
ABOUT SKYWATER SEARCH
Start with your Short List
Led by a group of seasoned search industry professionals, SkyWater Search Partners brings new focus to a novel concept, “Short List Search.” Our purpose is to leave a lasting impression on the clients we serve by providing individuals who will make a measurable difference in their business. We strive to consistently deliver great results to our clients in a very timely manner.
Our practice areas are led by highly experienced executive recruiters who take great care in fully understanding client requirements and candidate qualifications.
• Accounting and Finance
• Information Technology
• Sales and Marketing
• Human Resources (HR)
• Supply Chain
• Consumer Package Goods (CPG)
Founded on long-standing relationships and hundreds of successful placements throughout the Twin Cities business community, SkyWater Search Partners is a proven resource for clients and candidates looking to quickly and confidently explore their “short list” of best choices. Count on us to find the best people – and the best fit.