Job Description

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Sales Director – Power Equipment

  • Job Tag: #LI-BL1
  • Posted: May 31,2022

Our client is the leading manufacturer of power equipment in the nation. They sell their premium product through dealers and distribution. They are seeking to hire a head of sales (Sales Director) to lead one of there top divisions. This individual will be responsible for leading a team of 10 direct reports, will develop and execute strategic plans to meet sales targets and long-term channel growth. This person will direct strategic initiatives for North American sales and work closely with the General Manager. This position will compensate well through base salary plus bonus, LTIP and competitive perks and benefits.

*This position does require relocation

Responsibilities

  • Manage a team of 10 direct reports
  • Work with cross-functional teams and business departments
  • Develop strategies, policies, objectives, and sales processes
  • Oversee monthly sales plan, sales projections, and product forecasting to support operations production schedules and customer retail needs
  • Build and maintain long-lasting, strong relationships with customers, dealers, and distribution partners to better understand their business objectives and needs
  • Understand and communicate industry-specific trends and landscapes to the sales team and the division leadership team

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 10 years of sales or marketing experience with power equipment, durable goods, power sports or Ag equipment
  • 5+ years of sales leadership experience
  • Technical aptitude
  • Strong project management skills
  • Sold through a dealership network and through distribution
  • Bachelor’s degree is required, MBA is preferred
  • Ability to travel

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