Regional Sales Director - Bay Area - API Security

  • Bay Area Ridge Trail, Fremont, CA 94539, 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: API Security 

JOB TITLE(s): Regional Sales Director 

Job Description

This role requires a seasoned security software sales professional, who is results-oriented, proactive, confident under pressure, and has demonstrated skills in solution sales. Strong leadership skills, strategic planning, excellent communication, virtual-team engagement, time management, pursuit planning, negotiation skills and presentation skills are essential.

Qualifications

  • The candidate must be confident and capable of delivering readiness to sales audiences and be able to represent the Cybersecurity solution as well as be able to speak as a subject matter expert (SME) at industry or customer events.
  • Creating & executing a business plan to ensure your services & product revenue, and unit goals are achieved including developing a healthy pipeline of qualified opportunities.
  • This role requires strong virtual team influence and integration skills, working with the account team, Marketing and Product teams to drive demand generation.
  • The successful candidate must possess strategic thinking, communication/presentation skills and organizational agility to guide customers.
  • An in-depth knowledge of the sales motions that lead to successful deal pursuits combined with a demonstrated track record of closing large enterprise deals and exceeding annual quota targets is vital.
  • The successful candidate must have proven experience in driving complex, competitive solution sales scenarios, working in a matrix environment, and leading opportunities to closure. Candidates must be comfortable shaping the solution vision with your clients.
  • Candidates must be able to build trusted relationships, to understand customer business strategies, to present business value & return on investment (ROI) while being able to demonstrate the value and impact of the Secful solution.
  • Broad industry knowledge is required along with a deep understanding of the security technologies. 

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.