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Verkada

Security cameras backed by smart software.

Director of Sales (East)
Remote
Job Description / Skills Required

About Verkada
At Verkada, we’re rethinking what it means to be physically safe. Today, we build security cameras that detect action, identify danger and help keep people and places safe and secure. Using a combination of software and hardware, we’re transforming an industry that has seen little innovation for decades—and we already support thousands of customers. But this is just the beginning. We envision a world in which security systems feel as seamless and modern as the organizations they protect and our enterprise solution becomes a model for not just business security, but public security as well.
 
The Director of Sales position is responsible for hiring, managing and mentoring a team of talent to meet and exceed their sales revenue goals. The East Mid Market Account Executives team focuses on accounts up to 2,000 employees. Our Account Executives are responsible for maintaining high activity standards; daily prospecting, pipeline growth, prospect qualification, and delivering assigned monthly and quarterly sales revenue targets. 

Job Duties and Responsiblities

    • Lead the team of Account Executives in achieving individual and team quota
    • Ongoing mentoring and development of sales team which includes recruiting, hiring and mentoring new reps
    • Conduct weekly forecast meetings
    • You will be reporting on sales activity and forecast to the VP of Sales
    • Consistently monitoring the sales activity of the team, and tracking the results
    • Quote, negotiate, and assist sales reps in closing highly complex transactions through the development of executive-level relationships with key prospects
    • Manage daily and weekly activities, pipelines, forecasts and closed deals to ensure above-quota results based on successful pipeline management
    • Coordinate and lead weekly and monthly one-on-one and team-wide pipeline reviews, meetings and training sessions to ensure ongoing improvement.

Required Skills

    • Demonstrated success in directly leading a high-performing sales team within a sales environment
    • You must demonstrate different influencing styles as appropriate to a situation, whilst demonstrating a history of successfully building and maintaining trusting relationships with colleagues and customers
    • Proven experience in working in an indirect sales model is mandatory
    • Experience of leading, coaching, and developing account executives
    • Successful track record in a high-volume transaction sales environment
    • Excellent presentation and listening skills
    • Should be able to thrive in a very rapidly changing environment
    • Proven ability to successfully hire and train new sales representatives and coach lower performers through to success
    • Successful history of closing business, and over-achieving quota
    • Demonstrated ability to accurately forecast sales results
    • Willingness to travel
About our team
Behind the scenes, we’re a team of computer scientists, hardware engineers and experienced founders who saw a chance to make a real impact. We’re united by the challenge of building beautiful products, designed for real people—and by our commitment to using technology responsibly. We believe keeping data private and secure is core to our safety as individuals, businesses and communities and we put great care into building systems that embody our values as people. Likewise, many of Silicon Valley’s top investors believe in us: we’re backed by Sequoia Capital, FirstRound, Meritech and Siemens (Next47).
 
Verkada is an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status, and encourage all qualified applicants to apply.