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Cloud Sales Manager at NEC Corporation of America in Irving, Texas

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Location: Irving, TX


With more than 117 years of technology innovation, a global team of 100,000, and 64,000+ technology patents, NEC is in the business of providing solutions that focus on safety, security, operational efficiency - enabling people to live brighter, more enriched lives. We call this orchestrating a brighter world.



The leader of our Inside Cloud Sales team will have primary responsibility to lead a team of ~10 Inside Sales resources for all NEC cloud (UNIVERGE Blue) products and services. This role will interact directly with all levels of management on customer accounts. The Sales Manager role at NEC requires excellent leadership, communication and organizational skills to lead a team of Inside Sales team members uncovering opportunities, assessing customer requirements, hosting discovery sessions, presenting demonstrations of NEC’s technologies, and qualifying opportunities. You will also engage closely with NEC’s top-level executive leadership providing insight and analysis on the elements of the business which are driving towards the Company’s business objectives.  As a leader of the sales team, you will also work to ensure the constant advancement of the team’s skills and knowledge while at the same time, ensuring the team has the proper mindset, focus and motivation to be successful.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Manage and Lead a staff of 7 -12 Inside Cloud Sales Representatives to support a team of 35+ Account Managers and Sales Reps.

  • Recruit, onboard, coach and mentor team to become professional, account penetration experts

  • Run weekly dashboards/reports to review with SDR/BDR leadership

  • Coach and mentor BDRs on how to use technology including LinkedIn, DiscoverOrg, HubSpot, VidYard and other systems /applications to drive pipeline

  • Align with sales segment Directors, VP’s to optimize BDR activities to drive pipeline

  • Enable BDRs to deliver in excess of $1M+ in BDR generated pipeline (90 day rolling) from outbound activities

  • Establish productive, professional relationships with key personnel (marketing, operations, sales, channel) and collaborate with key stakeholders to exceed objectives.

  • Nurture your team to insure ongoing success and career progression potential

  • Proactively assesses, clarify, and validate opportunities generated by your team

  • Perform weekly/monthly audits to insure quality of opportunities



  • Education: Bachelor's degree in business, sales or marketing or equivalent training in business or sales.

  • 5+years of BDR/SDR sales experience

  • 5+years of proven leadership directly managing a team- BDR/SDR/Inside Sales

  • Com experience strongly preferred. - Management of data, dashboard management and reporting


Essential Skills:

  • Exhibits highly ethical behavior with high integrity daily

  • Strong time management, interpersonal, conflict resolution, and collaborative selling skills

  • Sets the example for BD Representatives in areas of personal character, commitment, organizational and selling skills, and work habits.

  • Results-oriented leader who defines and manages achievement of performance objectives

  • B2Bselling / Software / SaaS experience preferred

  • Strong business acumen is a must- with the ability to teach/coach team skills in navigating large corporate structures- C-Level/Subsidiaries/Divisions

  • Experience with large business end customers a plus

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including listening and presentation skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to convey and relate ideas to others through weekly 1:1’s with each team member and review KPI’s

  • Self-starter with a history of great decision making, planning, and execution to results Ability to learn and adapt quickly

  • Ability to excel in a team-oriented, collaborative, and fast-paced environment

  • Strong PC skills in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Vibrant and energetic attitude, willingness to perform and get things done while having fun Desire to Win

  • Social selling capability – and the ability to coach and guide your team in utilization


Certifications, Licenses, etc:

  • Specialized Knowledge and Skills – Excellent Sales – Presentation Skills

  • Language Skills: Excellent Business English

  • Mathematical Skills: Basic Math


Reasoning Skills:

  • Able to work in fast paced self-directed environment.

  • Prominent organization and presentation skills.

  • Excellent time management skills.

  • Highly energetic self-starter.

  • Decision making, problem resolution and creative thinking skills.

  • Able to multi task the activities with shifting priorities.

  • Should be ethical, assertive and systematic.

  • Positive mindset and “can do” mentality required.


Computer and/or Technical Skills:

  • Advanced MS Office (Word, Excel, power point etc)


Work Environment and Physical Demands -General Work Environment:

  • Noise: Moderate

  • Standing/Lifting: Upto 30 lbs

  • Visual: Clear

  • Stress: Can be high at sales closings

  • Travel: Up to 25%


Supervisory Responsibility, if any:

  • This position has supervisory responsibilities.




Headquartered in Irving, Texas, NEC is a leading provider of innovative IT, biometrics, network, and communications products and solutions for service carriers and Fortune 1000 and SMB businesses across multiple vertical industries, including healthcare, government, education, and hospitality. NEC delivers one of the industry's broadest portfolios of technology solutions and professional services, including unified communications, wireless, voice and data, managed services, server and storage infrastructure, optical network systems, microwave radio communications, and biometric security. NEC is a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, a global technology leader with a presence in over 44 countries and more than $37.5 billion in revenue. For more information, please visit

NEC Corporation of America and its subsidiaries is committed to the maximum utilization of all human resources and the goal of Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action. We provide equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, genetic characteristics, height, weight, arrest record pertaining to misdemeanors or status as a Vietnam era or special disabled veteran, or any other class protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.


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