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Jerry Bernhart

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Director of Sales and Business Development

Summary:
The Director of Sales and Business Development will represent the organization to prospective clients in a professional and ethical manner to close new business while assisting the organization to achieve its targeted revenue goals.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for meeting sales quota in assigned territory/vertical market.
  • Maintains a full pipeline of qualified "New Logo" opportunities at all times.
  • Leads corporate initiatives on new business deals from prospecting to close.
  • Establishes and maintains multiple points of contact within prospect organization, including CXO level.
  • Utilizes organizationally directed strategic sales process methodology.
  • Documents and updates all activities within assigned CRM system.
  • Works collaboratively with management and fellow team members to identify and create appropriate sales strategies to close new business.
  • Follows up on all leads in a timely manner.
  • Represents the organization at industry related conferences and tradeshows.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
Responsible for building teams/relationships both in the department and cross-functionally. Also responsible for directing and coordinating the efforts of other professionals working on projects including outside agencies. Has direct responsibility for one or more other marketing associates.

Basic Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Comprehensive understanding of the traditional (direct/catalog) and e-mail/digital marketing ecosystems.
  • Documented track record of closing multi-year six figure TCV deals in the marketing services space.
  • Proven/verifiable history of meeting and exceeding million dollar yearly quotas.
  • Strong verbal and non-verbal communication skills.
    Ability to work as an individual contributor while still having a positive impact on the overall team environment.
  • High energy, ethical and self-motivated individual.
    Proficiency with Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook preferred

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