Based on 457 responses, the job of Sales Director has received a job satisfaction rating of 4.08 out of 5. On average, Sales Directors are highly satisfied with their job.
Q: What is it like working as a Sales Director?
Define what level you want to be (manager, VP, SVP, etc) and start acting like them.
"Insecurity of employment."
Be organized, consistent , always conduct sales training, document every one on one meetings you have with employees . Don't get involved the corporate politics, aquiantance not friends.
"Very busy business."
Think on your feet.
"Know Your Business & Take Care of Your People."
Know your business well, set the appropriate sales strategy, and take care of your people.
"Coach / Mentor."
Success comes from the success of your people. I think the greatest asset a Sales Director can possess is the ability to listen, empathise, inspire and coach.
"I love my work."
Pros: Is not a huge company and there is great exposure and interaction with the senior management.
Cons: Sometimes we don't have the name or size to compete with the big clients.
"Working for the best automotive company."
Pros: Toyota Way.
Cons: Regional management and organization.