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Director of Sales - Strategic - North Texas

Empyrean Benefit Solutions

Empyrean Benefit Solutions

Sales & Business Development
United States · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Description

The Director of Sales - Strategic will have a broad understanding of employee benefits technology and services. This individual will excel at generating leads, building relationships, and closing deals in the strategic employer market space (1,500 -5k). The ideal candidate will be a quick learner with strong negotiating skills, and the ability to showcase our products and services in a compelling way. Often tasked with delivering complex presentations while leading and coordinating sales support teams, it’s essential that our sales rep be organized, personable and professional.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Accountable for achieving Annual Recurring Revenue (ARR) sales goal. Achieves and exceeds ARR goals through sales strategy delivery, sourcing new customers and maintaining and building productive long-term relationships with channel partners.
  • Represent our company’s products and services, starting with a deep and comprehensive understanding of those products and services
  • Demonstrate knowledge, delivery skills and techniques for educating influencers and employers of the Empyrean products and service delivery
  • Responsible for engaging channel partners such as brokers, consultants, advisers and carriers to build relationships that lead to qualified leads
  • Responsible for engaging employers directly to build relationships that lead to qualified leads.
  • Prepare action plans and schedules to identify specific targets that will generate pipeline and qualified leads
  • Build a valid and qualified pipeline to exceed expectations
  • Precise and detailed activity tracking utilizing the company tools and following the company defined process for tracking opportunities and activities. Develop and implement territory action plan through comprehensive data analysis, and adjust sales techniques based on interactions and results in the field.
  • Follow up on new leads and referrals resulting from marketing activity
  • Execute a consultative sales strategy
  • Demonstrates strong sales strategy ability, crafting and presenting client offers and helping the team identify and navigate alternative paths to making the sale
  • Deliver systems demonstrations
  • Achieve sales goals by assessing prospect needs and following a defined selling process, often utilizing product demos and presentations
  • Effectively partner, develop and own deal strategy with your sales leader, the transition team, and other sales support resources at the appropriate time in the selling process.
  • Develop and foster an environment of teamwork, collaboration and trust with sales support, marketing, product and operations.
  • Collaborate with an aligned client (prospect) team to ensure mutual understanding of the opportunity and the ability to deliver on it
  • Prepare a variety of status reports, including activity, closings, follow-up, and adherence to goals
  • Partner with your sales leader to identify marketing events such as seminars, trade shows, and telemarketing events; along with Empyrean supported events that will expand relationships and Empyrean brand in the development and support of you market activities.
  • Develop and manage marketing campaigns in partnership with marketing and your sales leader
  • Perform other duties as assigned
REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Proven ability to develop and deliver presentations
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain business development territory that includes prospecting
  • Proven ability to execute a thorough sales discovery process
  • Proven negotiation and closing skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND/OR EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required
    • In lieu of Bachelor’s degree, equivalent years of experience in sales, business analytics, management information systems, human resources management, benefits administration or a related field
  • 3+ years of experience selling technology and services to Strategic Employer (1,500 -5k)
  • Proven experience in building and developing client relationships with Brokers, Consultants and Employers
  • Relationship building experience necessary
  • Channel sales experience preferred
  • Experience in selling HCM, payroll, health and welfare benefits or benefits administration Services
  • Any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be considered
OTHER REQUIREMENTS
  • Up to 50% travel

Empyrean is an Equal Opportunity Employer: including disability and veterans

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