Regional Sales Manager

Hobsons, education is more than just our business; it's our passion. Since 1974, we have been helping educators, administrators, students, and families maximize success through every stage of the learning lifecycle. Hobsons' personalized learning, academic planning, post-secondary enrollment, and student support solutions serve millions of students across more than 12,000 schools, colleges, and universities around the globe.
New Business Sales Manager
Job Summary
Currently, we have an outstanding opportunity for a New Business Sales Manager. The New Business Sales Manager (NBSM) is a highly motivated, solutions-oriented sales manager and organizational leader who can motivate new-business sales account executives to meet or exceed sales objectives and who understands thek-12 education student success market and or can quickly acclimate and learn the industry. The NBSM will be directly responsible for managing 7 to 10 Account Executives that reach out to and build relationships with schools and districts within a specific geographic territory supporting between a 3M to 5M dollar quota of annual sales and revenue.
This position will be located in: Arlington, VA (Clarendon metro).
Essential Functions/Responsibilities
Maximize revenue potential through collaboration between new business, account development, and renewal representatives. The ultimate goal here will be to help the team design and execute against a collaborative territory plan and strategy across the region.
Supervise Hobsons K12 Advising institutional sales staff. Oversee the sales effort and territory development of all new business opportunities that are assigned to his/her team. Create and execute a territory plan, assigns tasks, provides direction, resolves client and employee problems and enforces policies, procedures, and work standards.
Work within scope of responsibilities and authority to meet P&L goals. This can include the management of any and all T&E expenses that are incurred within that region
Conduct sales calls with the team to explain benefits and features of Hobsons' products to prospective clients.
Present sales demonstrations with the team to prospective clients and assist in negotiations and closing of new contracts.
Should be able to mentor, coach, and help train a sales professionals in all forms of sales skills and methodologies
Provide weekly reports on the status of the business to the sales leadership group. This will include forecast reports, personnel reports as well as qualitative overviews of the health and wealth of the NBSM's regional business.
Stay well informed about current industry trends through constant reading, research, and general due diligence and as a result be able to talk informatively about the education industry as a whole as well as the education technology solutions industries
Source, recruit, interview and hire top quality sales professionals in an ongoing fashion throughout the course of the calendar year
Should be well versed in executive based relationship building and selling
Oversee and has ultimate responsibility for the accuracy of data in and the effective use of all required sales tools
Minimum Qualifications
Bachelors degree required
5+ year's new business, enterprise software or solution-selling in a competitive market with a 2-4 month sales cycle required
Ability to motivate and inspire a diverse sales force with experience recruiting and retaining high-quality enterprise-class solutions sales professionals
Strong listening and communication skills and style appropriate for the K-12 education industry
Strong interpersonal relationship skills that will allow him/her to build partnerships with internal peers, subordinates and managers all while working within the construct of the organizational structure and culture
Strong conflict resolution, negotiating and influencing skills
Highly organized and detail oriented
Responsive and persistent
Ability to multi-task to support multiple direct reports simultaneously
Our employees are a direct reflection of our business. Diverse and talented, we are passionate about the power of education and proactive in seeking new challenges and innovations.
But the most exciting part of Hobsons is where we are headed. We believe the biggest ideas are yet to come. We are well positioned for the future with a growing workforce, international expansion, increasing revenue, creative thinking and new opportunities.
Hobsons recognizes the importance of taking care of our most valuable assets ? our employees. That's why we not only offer a comprehensive benefits package but also continuously evaluate our offerings to meet the evolving needs of our workforce.
Benefits include (but may vary depending on global location):
Competitive Medical and Dental Insurance Plans
Life and AD&D Insurance
Short-term Disability Insurance
Long-term Disability Insurance
401(k) Plan
Flexible Spending Accounts
Education Reimbursement
Employee Referral Program
Mental & Emotional Well-being
Substantial Paid Time-off
Generous Holiday Schedule PLUS a company-wide paid winter holiday from Christmas Eve through New Year's Day
Casual Dress Environment
Flexible Work Arrangement Program
In addition to a comprehensive benefits package, we actively foster a corporate culture that rewards employee excellence and encourages community service.
Ability to document identity and employment eligibility within three (3) days of original appointment as a condition of employment in compliance with Immigration Reform and Control Act requirements.
To learn more about Hobsons, please visit our corporate Web site
Hobsons is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, religion or other legally protected status.

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