Director, Regional Sales - Great Lakes

Sales Denver, Colorado Minneapolis, Minnesota Columbus, Ohio United States


Description

Position: Director, Regional Sales - Great Lakes

Location: Great Lakes Region

For over 10 years, Zscaler has been disrupting and transforming the security industry. Our 100% purpose built cloud platform delivers the entire gateway security stack as a service through 150 global data centers to securely connect users to their applications, regardless of device, location, or network in over 185 countries protecting over 3,500 companies and 100 Million threats detected a day.

We work in a fast paced, dynamic and make it happen culture. Our people are some of the brightest and passionate in the industry that thrive on being the first to solve problems.  We are always looking to hire highly passionate, collaborative and humble people that want to make a difference.  


As the Director, Regional Sales - Great Lakes you will report to our RVP in the Great Lakes Region and be responsible for building, directing and managing all field sales within that region. You will have the opportunity to direct and drive new business, build customer loyalty, ensure high product renewal rates and support and promote corporate strategies and initiatives.  Critical to success is the ability to build and manage high-performance teams, develop and execute area business plans, allocate appropriate resources, and develop internal and external relationships.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Lead a team of 5-10 Regional Sales Manager (Field Sales Reps) to overachieve sales goals
  • Recruit, hire and develop world class sales talent
  • Partner with marketing and channel to create a rolling 5x pipeline
  • Develop and execute a regional strategy that ensures quarterly sales quota achievement
  • Ensure sales processes and programs are part of the sales culture to ensure visibility, predictability and consistency
  • Create and maintain an operations plan with goals and objectives for the region, based on opportunity, customer needs, and strategic direction
Desired Skills & Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree or global equivalent in a related field.
  • 7+ years of Enterprise Sales Leadership experience in software/SaaS.
  • Proven track record of building and leading successful sales teams.
  • Strong sales process and methodology around territory planning, assessment and resource allocation.
  • Extensive business travel within the region - approximately 75 percent.
  • Strong leadership, planning, execution, people-management and coaching skills.
  • Strong communication skills and demonstrated ability to establish credibility and trust with customers and to build influential relationships with partners in the business, including Finance, Legal, HR, Inside Sales, Channel Partners and R&D.
  • Understand both business and people, including their drivers and success factors.
  • Understand and communicate the business value and/or ROI of installed and proposed products and solutions.

Why Zscaler?

People who excel at Zscaler are smart, motivated and share our values. Ask yourself: Do you want to team with the best talent in the industry? Do you want to work on disruptive technology? Do you thrive in a fluid work environment? Do you appreciate a company culture that enables individual and group success and celebrates achievement? If you said yes, we’d love to talk to you about joining our award-winning team.

Additional information about Zscaler (NASDAQ : ZS ) is available at http://www.zscaler.com

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

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