Skillsoft
VP, Regional Sales (Great Lakes Region)
Brand: Skillsoft
Req#: 506656
Updated: 12/06/2019
Job Type: Regular
Location: Remote - Works From Home
Category: Sales
Position Status: Exempt
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Job Description

Are you passionate about learning and intellectually curious?  Do you thrive in a fast paced, innovative work environment where team members hold themselves and others accountable?  Are you energized by trying new things, have an agile mindset and enjoy making an impact?   Is working for a purpose driven organization important to you?  If the answers to these questions are a resounding YES, then read on!

 

Skillsoft is the global leader in eLearning. We train more professionals than any other company in the world. We are trusted by the world's leading organizations, including 65% of the Fortune 500. At Skillsoft, we believe that knowledge is the fuel for innovation and innovation is the fuel for business growth. Our 100,000+ courses, videos and books are accessed over 130 million times every month, in 160 countries and 29 languages. Our team is recognized for cutting edge digital learning and talent management solutions. 

At Skillsoft, we are all about “Making Work Matter.”  With over 2200 employees around the world, we are always looking for amazing talent! 

Will you be next to join our team?

Opportunity Highlights:

  • Lead a team focused on selling our vast solutions line to enterprise accounts.
  • Drive top-line revenue growth through new customer acquisition and expansion of our footprint within existing account base.
  • Own responsibility to meet and exceed revenue goals.
  • Win by representing a product line with key competitive differentiators.
  • Influence customers and prospects at the senior leadership level.
  • Establish strategic plans and objectives to drive desired business growth.
  • Partner with related sales, marketing and support resources in the successful advancement of critical opportunities and market penetration.
  • Manage expense priorities and broad based costs to ensure comprehensive territory coverage.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • 8-10 years of experience in successful sales management targeting corporate accounts, managing a team of 5+ sales professionals.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and grow sales professionals, maximizing effectiveness and productivity.
  • Experience developing and executing regional sales plans addressing new customer acquisition and existing customer growth.
  • Creativity and proficiency in supporting sales cycles, including prospecting activity, qualifying opportunities, negotiating and closing sales and generating repeat business.
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

    Required Attributes:

  • Proactive with a strong sense of urgency.
  • Adept at working in a fast-paced environment, with multiple and changing priorities.
  • Acute attention to detail, organized and deadline oriented.
  • Comfortable working collaboratively on a global team.
  • Self-starter with ability to make independent decisions.
  • Effective interpersonal, verbal and written communicator.

Thank you for taking the time to learn more about us. 
If this opportunity intrigues you, we'd love for you to apply!

NOTE TO EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES: We value the partnerships we have built with our preferred vendors. Skillsoft does not accept unsolicited resumes from employment agencies.  All resumes submitted by employment agencies directly to any Skillsoft employee or hiring manager in any form without a signed Skillsoft Employment Agency Agreement on file and search engagement for that position will be deemed unsolicited in nature.  No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is subsequently hired as a result of the referral or through other means.

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Skillsoft is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer: It is the policy of Skillsoft Corporation to provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability (mental or physical), protected veteran status, genetic information or any other class protected by law