VP of Sales (KH-8022)
PLEASE NOTE: We will not be able to reply to you if your resume does not meet the position requirements. There is NO closing date. This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.??QUALIFICATIONS:?Education and/or ExperienceA Bachelor s Degree; or five to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in the ventilation and/or agricultural industries are highly preferred.- Strong Sales / Marketing skills- Excellent Customer / Personal Service skills- Administration / Management experience- Law / Government knowledge- Communications / Media knowledge- Economics / Accounting knowledge- Computers / Electronics- Transportation- Production / Processing?JOB DESCRIPTION:?Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is representing a successful Ag Manufacturer located in Wisconsin who is searching for a VP of Sales to lead and direct the sales team to successfully achieve sales revenue, profitability and budgetary objectives. Includes strategic planning, managing sales and customer service team, selling, and improving processes. Member of Senior Management Team. Responsibilities include: Utilize market and operational strategies to achieve business objectives for the Sales department. * Monitor and determine Key Performance Indicators (KPI s) such as sales and gross profit. * Develop, implement and manage sales, sales initiatives, sales strategies and sales programs as well as pricing strategies to balance Company s objectives and customer satisfaction. * Recommend marketing strategies, based on knowledge of establishment objectives, market characteristics, and cost and markup factors. * Access strengths and weakness of the sale team and manage the sales program accordingly. * Access strengths and weakness of the sale team and manage the sales program accordingly. * Provide on the ground support for the sales team as they generate new leads and close deals. Develop and implement new sales initiatives, strategies and programs. * Set and manage quarterly and annual sales goals. As well as monitor, analyze and communicate monthly sales data. * Evaluate the financial aspects of product development, such as budgets, expenditures, research and development appropriations, and return-on-investment and profit-loss projections. * Formulate, direct and coordinate marketing activities and policies to promote products and services, working with Marketing/Graphic Designer. * Direct the hiring, training, and performance evaluations of customer service and inside/outside sales reps and oversee their daily activities. * Participate in developing new products, modifying existing products and suggesting terminations of ineffective products. * Create and use sales forecasting and strategic planning to ensure the sale and profitability of products and/or services, analyzing business developments and monitoring market trends. * Select products and accessories to be displayed at trade association shows. * Resolve customer complaints regarding sales and service. * Resolve customer complaints regarding sales and service. * Monitor customer preferences to determine focus of sales efforts. * Work with the President to determine price schedules and discount rates. * Advise dealers and distributors on policies and operating procedures to ensure functional effectiveness of business. * Represent company at trade association shows, meetings, and conferences to promote products, generate sales, and increase market knowledge. * Confer with potential customers regarding product needs and advise customers on products to purchase. * Effectively direct delegation of authority to the appropriate subordinates. * Implement company and departmental policies, procedures and service standards in conjunction with management. * Discuss job performance problems with employees to identify causes and issues and to work on resolving problems. Keep records of customer interactions and transactions, recording details of inquiries, complaints, and comments, as well as actions taken. * Perform any other duties as assigned. * Responsible for generating team spirit, creating, and maintaining a personal attitude and work environment that fosters the highest level of employee cooperation, morale and satisfaction.??ALL INQUIRIES ARE KEPT CONFIDENTIAL. NO FEES TO APPLICANTS.If you feel that you are not a candidate for this position, but know someone who is, we do offer a Referral Bonus if we place your referral into this position.?Apply for this job.