Senior Director, Sales Salary
A Senior Director, Sales earns an average salary of $129,550 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Customer Relationship Management (CRM), New Business Development, Account Management, and Business Strategy.
Job Description for Senior Director, Sales
Senior director in sales jobs are available in a wide variety of industries, and so this manager's duties may vary widely depending on the position. However, generally, these individuals perform a large amount of managerial duties such as coordinating with other executives on the sales process, which includes prospecting, qualifying, and managing services and products offered by the company. Senior directors in sales often work directly with advertisers and vendors as well. Additionally, they are in charge of managing and reporting on sales goals, forecasts, and policies, as well as hiring and potentially training new sales staff members.Read More...
This position mostly consists of work in an office environment, but teleconferencing and travel may be necessary. Work hours are typically limited to normal business hours, but overtime may also be required in some positions.
Qualifications for senior director in sales positions vary depending on the size of the company and specifics of the position. For example, larger companies may require at least 10 years of experience, while smaller companies may require a less extensive background. In all cases, it is typical for employers to require at least a bachelor’s degree in a related field, with a master’s degree preferred. Many senior director of sales positions require a strong background in written and oral communications, media, advertising tools, and pay-per-click products.
Senior Director, Sales Tasks
- Plans and directs sales force activities to maximize profit from all segments of the market.
- Responsible for maximizing the potential sales volume of all segments of the market.
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