We believe that a successful sales team makes the connections with its customers that create long-lasting relationships.
As the Director of Sales for this established, premier Chicago-based scenic solutions provider, you will not only make those connections with prospects and clients, you will also ensure that your direct reports will do the same in this newly-created high energy position.
Responsibilities for the successful candidate will be to:
Prospect, sell and close new and existing business while developing proper sales strategy and tactics for company
Determine sales goals for 12, 24 and 36-month time frames
Attract, hire and manage sales force to attain goals
Strategize with clients and prospects to provide consultative solutions
Champion proposals and client solutions both internally and externally
Prepare proposals with Marketing department and Project Directors that exceed client expectations and win business
Attend trade shows as necessary to develop relationships, win business and become seen as market leader through speaking and panel participation
- This position will report to the CEO of the firm
- This position is based in Chicago, IL
- This is a salaried position with bonus paid on successful attainment of company sales and profitability goals
- This position provides for vacation, personal leave, medical benefits and 401(k) participation
The successful candidate will possess the following:
5+ years experience in successfully managing a sales force
Ability to manage and promote long-term relationships that result in revenues for the company
Consultative selling capabilities to solve client needs
Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, business, advertising, hospitality or related field, Master’s degree a plus
Understanding and competence with creative, design, and construction capabilities helpful but not essential
High level of competence in Microsoft Office and ACT CRM program
Excellent leadership skills
Ability to lead salespeople to break through barriers and achieve great things
About Chicago Scenic Studios, Inc.
Chicago Scenic is the 40-year innovator of immersive, powerful experiences that delight people and get them talking. As one of the premiere scenic fabrication and design studios in the Midwest, we’re a unique mix of collaborative storytellers, producers, designers, maker geniuses, project managers, and much more. Our wide experience includes everything from the design and fabrication of museum exhibits to set construction, scenic construction, and exhibit installation for corporate branding and events, museums, theatre, and TV/Film.