VP Sales

  • Carlton Ave, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

ABOUT OUR FIRM: 

Lightspeed Human Capital Management Inc. is considered a global leader in the recruitment of top Sales, Technical Sales (Pre/Post), Support, Marketing, Product Management and Product Marketing candidates in the Cyber Security space. In the past year, the Lightspeed Recruiting team has delivered top level candidates for the clients considered BEST IN CLASS  including award winners – focusing on security technologies.  Our candidates have repeatedly been the TOP candidates in Sales Achievement, Leadership and Business Excellence. How so we know? Our clients call to Thank Us a Year after placements are made…this is success.

CLIENT INDUSTRY: Cloud 

FUNDING: 20m+

REPORTING TO:  Chief Executive Office 

JOB TITLE(s): Head of Sales, VP Sales 

Job Description

On the heels of tremendous market validation, our client is looking for a Head of Sales to accelerate its Go-To-Market efforts. You will be joining an exceptional leadership team at a fast growing enterprise startup. This is a tremendous opportunity for an innovative sales leader to unleash the entrepreneur in them and build the next great enterprise software company.

  • Close the next set of deals to gain personal understanding of the buyer, the problem we’re solving and the value our client delivers
  • Build and lead a team of high-performing enterprise sales reps in a player-coach role
  • Set the vision and strategy for the sales organization. Recruit world class talent. Inspire, develop, coach and mentor your team
  • Build and nurture C-level relationships across top accounts as the executive sponsor to solidify our partnership and commitment to the customer
  • Create and manage sales forecasting, planning, and budgeting processes that can scale with the business
  • Work with the rest of the management team to continuously improve our product, our positioning and our processes

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience closing complex enterprise SaaS deals
  • Minimum of 5 years experience building, scaling and managing high performing enterprise sales teams
  • Proven track record of closing six-figure ACV deals
  • Deep understanding of enterprise sales cycles for technically complex products and solutions
  • Comfortable in an early-stage “roll up your sleeves” startup environment
  • Skilled at building relationships with customers and co-workers
  • Exceptional communication skills

 

Additional Information

Lightspeed Human Capital Management Inc. is a global leader in international recruitment services, specializing in Network Optimization, Service Assurance, Security, OSS/BSS, and SDN/NFV within the telecom space.  Lightspeed works with leading clients in the technology sector and is always looking for exceptional candidates searching for their next opportunity. If this sounds like you, connect with us on LinkedIn, follow us on Twitter @talentxfactor, and visit our website www.talentxfactor.com.