Senior Global Sales Director, FS
Seismic, a rapidly growing Forbes Cloud 100 company, is the global leader in enablement, helping make sales teams better by becoming more productive and engaging with buyers in a compelling way. Seismic’s platform provides continuous guidance to improve behavior, content, and skills to win more deals and deliver better experiences. Nearly 2,000 organizations including IBM and American Express have made Seismic their enablement platform of choice. Seismic integrates with business-critical platforms including Microsoft, Salesforce, Google and Adobe. Seismic is headquartered in San Diego, with offices across North America, Europe, and Australia.
In your role, you’ll be influential in spreading the word about our cutting edge technology and expanding our footprint.
Seismic’s sales reps are passionate about our product and take a consultative approach to selling our solution across several verticals, including Financial Services, Manufacturing, High Tech, and more. This Senior Director, Global Sales role has a concentration in the Financial Services vertical. If you are ready to spread awareness of our world class sales enablement tool, apply today to learn more about Seismic.
This is an INDIVIDUAL CONTRIBUTOR role.
What you will be doing:
- Selling Seismic Software, the #1 Sales Enablement Solution to enterprise technology companies
- Manage sales cycle starting with discovery, building and managing relationships, to the close of business
- Acquire new business by building a network of customers and industry contacts to facilitate sales development and successes
- Hunting and developing new logos within Financial Services
- Partner closely with the Sales Engineering team to customize product demonstrations and architect solution packages based on client requirements
- Prepare proposals that outline consultative solutions to meet client needs
- Develop referrals and reference accounts by building long-term strategic relationships
- Provide thought leadership in ideas and approaches to sales productivity challenges
What you'll bring to the team:
- 7+ years of solution sales experience with a history of driving, managing and closing enterprise deals
- Experience selling software (cloud/SaaS) to large, strategic global accounts
- Proven ability to hit, or exceed sales quota
- Ability to articulate value proposition to C-Level, Sales and Marketing executives
- Proven consultative sales solution skills in a SaaS/Cloud environment
- Travel required, which consists of working with sales employees, attending business meetings, industry meetings or working with key customers
- Fluent German and English
What we have for you:
- Generous paid vacation, sick leave, and holiday benefits, including an end-of-year company shutdown
- Paid parental leave
- Flexible work schedule
- Seismic Cares employee volunteer program
- #OneSeismic culture that celebrates wins, encourages autonomy, ownership, and transparency
Headquartered in San Diego and with more than 1,300 employees across the globe, Seismic is the global leader in sales enablement, backed by firms such as Permira, Ameriprise Financial, EDBI, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and T. Rowe Price. Seismic also recently expanded its team and product portfolio with the acquisition of Percolate, Grapevine6, and Lessonly. Our board of directors is composed of several industry luminaries including John Thompson, former Chairman of the Board for Microsoft.
Seismic is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, age, race, religion, or any other classification which is protected by applicable law.
UNITED STATES CANDIDATES ONLY: Notice regarding COVID-19 vaccination requirement as a condition of employment. At Seismic, we prioritize the health and wellbeing of our employees, families, and friends above all else. In response to the novel Coronavirus, and the increased transmissibility with recent variants, all new U.S. based Seismic employees, whose job requires them to meet in person with others or be present at a Seismic office in the course of their employment, must provide original documentation confirming status having received the prescribed vaccinations (doses) based on the manufacturer’s guidelines on their first day of employment. Accommodations due to medical or religious exemptions will be considered.
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