Sales Manager

Sales Austin, Texas Chicago, Illinois Clearwater, Florida Asheville, North Carolina Remote - United States Remote - Southwest Remote - East Dallas, Texas Memphis, Tennessee Boston, Massachusetts


Who you are: Do you love the B2B tech and digital marketing world? Do you know how to motivate a team to excel and reach their revenue goals? Do you have exemplary communication skills? 

Spiceworks Ziff Davis wants you! We’re on the hunt for a Sales Manager who would jump at the chance to work with a leading sales team that uses Spiceworks Ziff Davis to build their brand and generate demand! Sounds like your dream job? Time to join our team! 

What will be your responsibilities? 

  • The core responsibilities of a Sales Manager is to lead a team of Account Executives to acquire net new customers, manage them to meet top line goals.  
  • Set objectives, mentor and monitor the performance of your team through weekly meetings
  • Work closely with the Director of Sales to develop regular revenue forecasts, strategy and reporting of performance
  • Support team members in creating and executing longer term collaborations and partnerships with relevant brands 
  • Make relevant recommendations on product based on market feedback and advertising opportunities
  • Hire, train and retain new members of the team. Create a career path for your team members. 
  • Present accurate sales and revenue forecast to upper level management team on a weekly basis
  • Design and lead trainings focused on all stages of the sales process from prospecting through renewal
  • Ensure deliverability of campaigns sold by your respective teams through Internal collaboration with different departments
  • Build and implement scalable processes with the goal of improving sales effectiveness and efficiency
  • Build effective regular communication with the editorial teams and creative team to ensure current offering matches market demands.

What does it take to do this job?

  • 5+ Years of Sales Experience 
  • 3+ Years of management experience overseeing a quota carrying Sales Team 
  • Prior experience of using (reporting) Salesforce and Outreach would be an advantage
  • Advanced account management and relationship building skills to ensure customer satisfaction and repeat business to maximize ongoing revenues
  • Advanced negotiation skills are essential
  • Well-developed communication skills with the ability to motivate and drive creativity amongst internal teams.
  • Entrepreneurial attitude towards business
  • The ability to analyze internal data to create a strategic business plan and execute on it
  • Understanding of KPI setting and expectations for campaigns
  • Experience selling display media, lead generation and online content
  • Preferred Senior agency and/or client direct relationships along with industry contacts
  • Excellent understanding of the media marketplace
  • Demonstrable presentation, communication sales & negotiation skills
  • Experience in managing business pipeline and reporting back to the business – Salesforce experience is essential 
  • Excellent People Management skills
  • Ability to utilize data to provide insight and sales strategies

***In terms of logistics, all interviews will take place over phone or video due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic***

Spiceworks Ziff Davis is a safe, inclusive workplace for people of all backgrounds and walks of life. We strongly encourage you to apply if you are from a marginalized or underrepresented group, particularly in the technology industry. Some candidates may see a long list of job requirements and feel discouraged because they don't match every single bullet point - we suggest, please apply anyway. We're flexible on location wherever possible - we are a Work From Anywhere company. We don't believe in a "perfect" candidate because we believe in our core value, "Evolve and Adapt Quickly". If you believe this is a role that you'll be excited to work in every day, want to be a part of a culture like ours, and will be relentless about pushing boundaries to succeed, please apply.

Who we are: Spiceworks Ziff Davis (SWZD) is a trusted global marketplace that connects technology buyers and sellers with the most actionable and precise intent data. We are uniquely positioned to offer tech brands unmatched visibility into truly in-market accounts by leveraging our scale, quality, and diversity of intent data. With unparalleled access to the world’s most influential technology buyers through a combination of first-party (Community, Tools, Editorial) and third-party intent data, SWZD is a leader in intent-backed, intelligent, omnichannel marketing.


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