Sales Director
First Data - Washington, UT

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About First Data First Data is a leading provider of payment solutions for financial institutions and merchants around the world. With over 42 Billion merchant transactions annually and nearly 750 Million credit/debit cards on file, First Data powers the payments value chain in over 80 countries across the globe. We are proud of our extensive customer relationships supporting over 7,000 financial institutions and the largest merchant distribution network in the industry with over 1,200 partners servicing merchants large and small.

Our 25,000 employees are industry experts helping businesses simplify payment processing and improve the customer experience with our broad portfolio of solutions, including: Credit and Debit card issuing and acquiring, STAR® PIN-Debit Network, Point of Sale Terminals and deployment services via our subsidiary, TASQ Technology, Gift Card and Loyalty Solutions, TeleCheck® Electronic Check Acceptance Services, MoneyNetwork® Payroll Distribution, eCommerce and online banking solutions, world-class security services like our new TransArmorsm STAR® CertiflashSM Solutions, and more.

First Data. Beyond the Transaction. " > Job Description
This position can be based out of Northwest Region (Seattle, Portland, Salt Lake City Area).
Within a geographical region, the Sales Director is responsible for the execution of the sales strategy for merchant services; including credit, debit, check, and gift card processing solutions and products to regional and small businesses. Under the direction of the VP, this individual is to work with and develop Account Executives in the achievement of the territory’s sale quota, effective pricing and margin sustainability, regional branch relationship and lead generation, and the acquisition, development and retention of productive sales talent. He or she will provide leadership and coaching for Account Executives, role out new product and program training, and provide field sales expertise as directed. This individual reports to the VP and counsels with them to develop and execute on revenue plans. The incumbent will achieve success only through the success of the overall team. Candidate Requirements
Candidate Requirements To be successful in this role, the Sales Director must have 3-5 years experience leading an Outside Sales organization. Experience managing large geographic territories and business partnerships is required. Knowledge and experience selling within the bankcard industry is a plus. Must have a proven record of developing and managing a staff to achieve and exceed their sales quota goals. Ability to adapt and navigate through complex business issues in a fast paced, constantly changing environment. This individual must demonstrate prior experience in successfully selecting individual talent and integrating the individual talent into an effective team. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be proficient with Microsoft based tools.

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