Regional Sales Manager – North America South

Digital Lumens, an OSRAM business, is driving the Industrial IoT (IIoT) and smart building revolution through superior software, products, and system integration. Our cloud-based platform, SiteWorx, brings the tangible benefits of the IIoT to industrial environments worldwide, and leverages the power of intelligent, connected lighting and wireless smart sensors to deliver facility-wide control and new operational insight from a unique vantage point—overhead.

Our intelligent lighting controls and IIoT-based facility and process monitoring solutions have been deployed across nearly 500 million square feet of space, and the company is distinguished by breakthrough technology, a management team of proven visionaries from the solid-state lighting and distributed networking industries, and proven results from real-world clients in 45 countries.

Position Overview

This role is responsible for managing the Digital Lumens’ sales channel and generating revenue for the product line in the North America Region.  The product line includes all of Digital Lumens’ intelligent lighting fixtures and management platform. The Regional Sales Manager reports to the Director of Channel Sales, North America.

This role includes : (i) forecasting business & market needs; (ii) achieving monthly, quarterly and annual sales targets; (iii) formulating & implementing sales tactics, sales process and sales reporting/analytics to improve performance and measure ongoing productivity of the sales team; (iv) providing feedback to the organization based on customer and market response to the products and competitive intelligence, and (v) ensuring customer satisfaction.

This position will drive sales based on the Company’s sales methodology including account penetration, partner recruitment, training and support, prospect qualification, , sales process planning, negotiation, and closing all sales opportunities.

Candidates must have a demonstrated track record of success including: (a) sales management experience, including selling a sophisticated technology-based product line; (b) forecasting and reporting requirements; (c) proven experience managing a partner network; and (d) exceeding multi-million dollar revenue targets.

The ideal candidate will possess a dynamic, high-energy interpersonal style with a strong sales and revenue generation focus.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Meeting and exceeding revenue growth targets in the region
  • Accurately forecasting and achieving sales targets
  • Effectively managing resources to close sales opportunities
  • Understanding industry trends, product capabilities and customer requirements
  • Establishing executive level, long term customer relationships for the long term growth of the company
  • Ensuring customer satisfaction
  • Develop a close working relationship with the direct and reseller sales people who need in-depth technical expertise
  • Develop timely and accurate lighting layout and ROI models based on given customer project requirements.
  • Responsible for development and delivery of product demonstrations
  • Responsible for representing the product to customers and at field events such as conferences, seminars, etc.
  • Approximately 50%+ travel

What We Look For

  • Undergraduate degree in Marketing, Business or a technical discipline.   Graduate degree preferred
  • 2 or more years in Enterprise, technology, or IT sales; Knowledge of the warehousing and manufacturing lighting market helpful.
  • Experience building and managing a value-added reseller network is required.
  • Outstanding leadership with a demonstrated competency of managing technology sales through times of growth, change and ambiguity.
  • Proven solution sales experience in (i) identifying market size and focus; (ii) developing sales pipelines; (iii) penetrating new accounts; and (iv) driving the sales process within a relationship-driven reseller-assisted selling environment.
  • Demonstrated experience using sales analytics and funnel management techniques to drive productivity, as well as ensure appropriate sales activity with visibility of the pipeline to senior management for forecasting and business planning.
  • Experience working closely with Marketing on programs to support the sales organization including lead generation programs
  • Experience managing sales for sophisticated technology product lines.  Furthermore, requires ability to multi-task numerous sales projects simultaneously, while ensuring revenue targets are met.
  • Proven ability to navigate and sell to large, complex organizations
  • Demonstrated management guidance and initiative, implementing business plans and territory plans within the region; at the same time, closely involved in the overall business, customer relationships and the details of sales transactions.
  • Proven Track Record in over-achieving quarterly and annual sales targets.  Experience consistently exceeding multi-million dollar quotas, with demonstrated success in accurately forecasting quarterly and annual targets, and achieving sales commitments.
  • Experience in successfully managing the sales cycle from business champion to the executive level.  Positioning the value proposition and selling to the “C”-suite is a must.
  • Solid knowledge of and experience in formal sales training (i.e. Solution-Selling, Customer-centric Selling, Strategic Selling and/or Value Selling)
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Experience implementing and utilizing sales automation tools such as Salesforce.com
  • Solid understanding of relevant technology and platforms

Interested in this position? If so, please apply online via the OSRAM job portal or send an email with your resume attached to careers@digitallumens.com. For more information, please contact Derek Coutu at dcoutu@digitallumens.com.

If you know about others that may be interested in this opportunity, you may be eligible for the Digital Lumens non-employee referral reward.

Digital Lumens will not accept unsolicited resumes from placement agencies or recruiters.