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We are looking for an ambitious senior selling ‘game changer‘ to help us grow our footprint and client base across the North American markets. You are currently running a top performing team, ready to take the next step in your career and join a global leader in its field, representing a truly unique brand. You will join us ready to unleash your impressive set of commercial leadership skills to achieve business and personal success. You will have a deeply inquisitive mind, a well-honed consultative approach to selling and unquenchable thirst for success to manage a team that sells our portfolio of macro-economic and political solutions to financial services, corporate, government, professional services and consulting sectors.
As Sales Director, you will be a highly driven, self-starting and accomplished business development leader with excellent presentations skills, strong consultative sales ability and an excellent understanding of B2B subscription businesses. Your natural instinct to ‘hunt’ will be key to success in this role. We are looking for an individual who thrives on relentlessly driving sales success by creating a competitive and high profile environment.
The ideal candidate is a hands-on dynamic leader with experience in scaling and running high performing field sales organizations. Motivating a geographically diverse team to over-achieve and constantly challenge what is possible will come as second nature to you.
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