• Sales Manager, Red Hat Training

    Location US-NC-Raleigh
    Posting date 2 months ago(8/7/2018 9:36 AM)
    Job ID
    Inside Sales
  • Company description

    At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

    Job summary

    Join the fastest growing open source company in the world. The North American Red Hat Training team is looking for a Sales Manager to join us in Raleigh, NC. In this role, you will manage a team of Training Sales Specialists who are responsible for training bookings, revenue, and subscription consumption for their respective territory and the overall region. You'll train, develop, evaluate, and coach team members in their ability to interact with potential customers over email and phone and gain understanding of the business solutions that customers want. As a Sales Manager, you'll also establish goals and objectives for the team, assigning tasks and reviewing work frequently. The role also manages our on-shore customer service team.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Reach targeted sales goals and performance levels by effectively guiding your team
    • Motivate sales associates to promote Red Hat Training offerings and solutions while ensuring expected metrics are achieved
    • Plan sales programs to achieve key business objectives
    • Analyze various sales reports to forecast sales and establish quotas
    • Define and implement processes and systems to effectively manage the team's performance
    • Ensure the highest level of service to our customers

    Required skills

    • Bachelor’s degree
    • 5+ years of sales experience
    • 2+ years of sales management experience
    • Solid written and verbal communication skills
    • Experience managing a team with responsibility for results, cost, methods, and staffing
    • Demonstrated success in consistently managing a sales team to achieve goals
    • Ability to frequently interact with cross-functional teams, customers, and peer managers
    • Ability to translate business objectives into clear deliverables and lay out work in a well-planned and organized manner
    • Ability to set stretch objectives and distribute the workload appropriately
    • Experience training and coaching representatives on prospecting, lead process, and pipeline creation
    • Experience in the IT services marketplace is preferred

    Red Hat is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

    Red Hat does not seek or accept unsolicited resumes or CVs from recruitment agencies. We are not responsible for, and will not pay, any fees, commissions, or any other payment related to unsolicited resumes or CVs except as required in a written contract between Red Hat and the recruitment agency or party requesting payment of a fee.


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