Support and assist Sales Manager I or II - Direct Sales in managing the day-to-day activities of the Direct Sales Department.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION
Contribute to the Company vision of being the industry leader in customer service through
quality, commitment, courtesy and teamwork
Responsible for meeting and exceeding budgeted sales goals
Supervise a team of Direct Sales staff and contract personnel. Direct reports may include Sales
Representative Specialists & Generalists as well as contractors. May also manage other sales resources as assigned (i.e. MDU Sales Representatives).
Assist Sales Manager in developing and implementing motivation and incentive plans, sales materials, forms and procedures
Recruit, interview, hire and train Direct Sales staff
Handle territory assignments for residential and potentially MDU Sales Representatives
Handle personnel issues, including performance appraisals, coaching, safety training, etc.
Assist with budget preparation and provide input on marketing issues and sales offers
Perform other duties as requested by supervisor
A. Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Ability to communicate orally and in writing in a clear and straightforward manner
Ability to use personal computer and software applications (i.e. word processing, spreadsheet, etc.)
Knowledge of cable television products and services, preferred
Knowledge of Direct Sales practices
Vision ability close vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus
B. Education (level and type)
Bachelor´s degree in business or marketing, or equivalent experience required.
C. Related Work Experience Number Of Years
Sales experience 1
Sales Supervisory experience preferred .5
Telecommunications and cable industry experience preferred
D. Certifications and/or Licenses
Valid driver´s license, satisfactory driving record within Company required standards and auto insurance
Travel as required
Charter Communications - 19 months ago
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