Born in 2015 in California’s Salinas Valley, HeavyConnect simplifies the workday for field-based employees and is the world leader in mobile solutions for farming operations. We are growing fast and looking for motivated problem-solvers to join our Company.
Under general direction, the VP of Sales Strategy and Channel Development (VP, Sales) is responsible for achieving HeavyConnect’s sales objectives. The VP, Sales, is responsible for providing leadership, establishing strategy, and building, developing, training, and managing a direct sales team. Responsible for sales activities, advising reps on deal development, closing business, and mentoring sales team personnel. As a member of the Sr. Leadership Team you will be part of the decision-making process at the highest level, including but not limited to long/short term planning, strategy, company direction, etc
REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: The VP, Sales reports directly to the President/CEO.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Includes the following, other duties may be assigned:
Refine sales strategy to incorporate direct sales model and channel partners management
Oversee all hiring, and on-boarding of sales personnel.
Establish performance goals for all sales department employees, and monitors performance on a continual basis.
Support CEO in managing channel partners and provide insight.
Seek out and target new customers and new sales opportunities
Initiate action plan to approach and secure new business for the Company.
Provide leadership to the day-to-day operations of the sales department
Analyze sales statistics to determine business growth potential.
Maintain and develop relationships with customers in an effort to market the company's sales, programs and contracts in a manner designed to generate the highest possible return
Seek out new accounts and revenue-generating opportunities that support the company’s mission and create sustainable growth for the company.
Develop and improve operational systems that increase efficiency and profitability across the sales process.
Recruit, develop, mentor, and lead the sales, marketing and support teams.
Lead by example and doing, in all areas, including dealing with people and customer service.
Develop annual sales plans to drive revenue and increase market share.
Drive and lead continuous development and refinement of the processes, procedures, systems and protocols.
Constantly monitor the competitive landscape and market conditions to identify opportunities, issues, and risks in order to recommend tactical strategies.
Provide the highest level of integrity and promote a positive company image inside and outside the organization.
Create sales and margin goals.
Develop and leverage sales and margin performance analytics that help continually increase sales and profitability.
Closely monitor the market and competition and advise the leadership team on changes in the market (i.e.competitive pricing, new products, etc.).
Seek out, plan, and attend industry and customer-specific trade shows, conferences, and meetings with prospective
and existing customers.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualifications listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Experience in sales driven environment.
Minimum 3 years experience in customer service based technology role
Must be upbeat, positive, professional and reliable with excellent communication skills.
Must be proficient in MS Office programs.
Writes and speaks clearly and articulately to many levels of audiences.
Advanced organizational skills with keen attention to detail.
Quality and customer focused. Exceptional multi-tasking abilities.
Proactive with problem solving ability.
Easily builds rapport with employees, superiors, clients, vendors and prospects.
Demonstrates tact, diplomacy and mature minded approach to business.
Experience effectively managing customer service issues.
Fluency in English and Spanish preferred but not a requirement.
Familiarity with automated data processing system
High work ethic and leadership qualities
Bachelors degree in relevant major; or related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
Salary: $100,000.00 Base, $150,000.00 Commission - OTE $250,000
Language Skills: Must be able to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Must be able to write simple correspondence. Must be able to effectively present information in one-on-one and group situations to employees of the organization.
Reasoning Ability: Must be able to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions. Must be able to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
Personal Traits: Must have excellent communication and people skills. Must be able to follow directions. Must be able to understand and follow work rules and procedures. Must be able to accept and learn from constructive criticism.
Tools and Equipment Required: Personal computer, email, fax, site radio, office software (MS Office), et al.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to
sit, talk, hear, see, use hands and fingers, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk for short to long periods at a time.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee will encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Please note: This job description is to be used as an overview of your job responsibilities and duties, and is subject to change or revision as determined by management. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job, at any time. This job description is not and does not imply a contract of employment in any way. Either the employee or the company may terminate the employment relationship at-will, at anytime, with or without prior notice and with our without cause.
Job Types: Full-time, Commission
Salary: $100,000.00 to $250,000.00 /year
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.