C.R. Laurence Co., Inc. (CRL) is the leading supplier to the glazing, architectural, railing, construction, industrial, and automotive industries. Offering more than 60,000 products, we serve the industry from locations throughout North America, Europe, and Australia.
Worldwide Architectural Supplier Seeks Director to lead/expand proactive inside sales force!
We are on the look-out for individuals who don't view their weekdays spent at 'a job' but rather look to develop valuable skills that ignite their passion and lead to a CAREER. If you're attracted to a work hard, play hard environment and are seeking to build a lucrative career, then welcome to CRL!
We are in search of a progressive and strategic Director, Inside Sales to lead and develop our proactive inside sales organization. If you bring a proven, inside sales playbook, are looking to build a world class sales team, and are passionate about exceptional customer experience, this is the opportunity for you.
Who are we:
We are part of the Oldcastle Building Envelope of CRH and operate our business to the highest standards of quality and customer service. The companies and institutions that depend on us impact the growing fields of glass fabrication, construction, architecture, and automotive restyling. Their positions as leaders in their own industries mean they demand the highest standards from their suppliers.
About the position:
Senior leader within the sales organization
Leading, designing and developing an inside sales organization
Channel Management and Customer relationship management
Design, develop and deploy inside sales functions
New Business Development in markets, industry developments, products and how to expand our competitive landscape
Sales and profitability analytics and Forecasting
Continually search for opportunities to improve responsiveness to our customers and markets
Coach and develop supervisors, managers and individual contributors
What will you be responsible for:
Formulate strategic playbook for inside sales team, including skills, activity, and knowledge needed to profitably grow sales while providing the best customer experience
Coaches, develops and provides constructive feedback to direct reports to foster an environment conducive to superior performance, meeting organizational sales goals
Leads the sales team in the development and refinement of the sales strategy, KPI's, departmental and individual performance goals and objectives
Partners with SVP Sales to develop sales forecast sales targets and sales forecasts
Collaborates cross-functionally to ensure marketing, category management, analytics, customer experience and operational partnership are maintained and enhanced, while executing critical go-to-market strategies
Proactively maintains awareness of both external and internal competitive landscape, opportunities for expansion, customers, markets, new industry developments and standards and provides updates, when needed, to other managers involved in the planning process
Oversees inside sales team with opportunity to lead outside team through expansion
Oversees sales plan to track and analyze sales forecast against actual results
Develops metric based reporting methodology to track sales and profitably of each product group, and team member, and provides documented feedback and analysis to measure results
Skills, knowledge and abilities we are looking for:
Strategic sales leader who has a proven track record in building world class inside sales organization
Inspirational leader who leads through living our company values and has a coaching style that develops team members to realize their full potential
Sets clear expectations and commit to the delivery, takes pride in achieving highest standards and results. Holds people accountable for their commitments and delivery
Has clearly demonstrated the ability to build, grow, design, execute and improve an inside sales function. "Has the playbook"
Has passion for growth, insists on innovation, never settles for good enough, takes the lead and seek to create new opportunities
Brings the voice of customer in everything we do and the decisions we make, goes the extra mile for exceptional customer experience every time
A few things we require:
Bachelor's degree in Business or related fields
MBA or Graduate degree preferred
Progressive career as a Sales leader with responsibility for more than $100M in revenue growth
10+ years in Sales Leadership role or related field
4+ years of leading a multi-level sales organization
Experienced change champion leading large-scale initiatives
Strong communication and negotiation skill
SAP Experience or similar ERP preferred
What CRH Americas Offers You
Highly competitive base pay
Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
Group retirement savings program
Health and wellness programs
A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion
About CRH Americas
CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America's largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.
C.R. Laurence Co., a CRH company, is a great place to grow! If you're up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH family!
CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Date Posted: Dec 30, 2020
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