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VP of Sales

Company: Baudville Brands
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

RecogNation is an Employee Engagement Company, and we believe Every Moment Matters when it comes to building thriving and high performing relationships with team members. Through the combination of our B2B SaaS Technology Platform and Curated Product Offerings, we're on a mission to transform how team members all over the world view and interact with their workplaces. RecogNation is also a part of Baudville Brands. With over $50MM in total revenues and 140 employees we seek to 'make workplaces better' though our unique blend of innovative products, go-the-extra-mile service and operational excellence. The company's 80K sq. ft. facility is located in Grand Rapids - Michigan's second largest metro area with a population of 1.3 million. ( If you're interested in joining a rapidly growing business that is making a difference, this is the place for you. ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITIY: - We are seeking a dynamic Vice President of Sales that is driven to win, loves to coach, and is a strategic thinker that is looking to make a big impact, inspire others, and drive organizational growth. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a successful history of scaling sales organizations, developing sales professionals, instituting systems and processes, analyzing data, developing forecasts, and leading teams that continually exceed growth goals. The Vice President of Sales will report to the President of RecogNation.

  • Inspire, equip, coach, and lead the various professionals within the sales organization (SDR's, AE's, Enterprise Rep's, Team Leads, Managers, etc.) to elevate their performance and exceed targets.
  • Recruit, attract, engage, and nurture exceptional sales talent.
  • Establish a high performing team culture of activity, curiosity, excellent communication, accountability, and service.
  • Become a systemic implementor of rigorous sales processes, leading to higher quality execution and increased consistency across the sales organization.
  • Provide situational coaching and advice to help further deals along in the sales process, develop reps, and capitalize on opportunities.
  • Establish, lead, and participate in regular 1:1's with direct reports, sales meetings, pipeline review meetings, role play and training workshops, prospect web demos and in person meetings.
  • Collaborate with Marketing and Analytics leaders to assess the effectiveness of demand generation activities, optimize sales campaign performance, elevate data integrity and accuracy within the CRM, and score leads and lead sources.
  • Collaborate with Program Engagement to ensure that all sales messaging, program design, customer needs, opportunity, and expectation conversations discussed through the sales process are effectively communicated and transitioned internally to ensure customer success.
  • Collaborate with Product, Technology Development, Operations, and Purchasing to elevate RecogNation's solutions and offerings. Serving as the voice of the customer and providing competitive market intelligence back to the organization.
  • Become an engaged member and positive contributor of the RecogNation Leadership team.
  • Participate in industry tradeshows, networking events, and educational conferences.
  • Champion the use of data to derive insights and drive action.
  • Develop and establish compelling and consistent 'story telling' on RecogNation's USP's throughout the sales organization.
  • Be a tone setter and lead by example. KEY MEASURES OF SUCCESS:
    • Drive an annual recurring revenue growth (ARR) rate of greater than 25% annually.
    • Sales Organization produces 100+ Net New Logo's Annually.
    • Achieve a dynamic entry level recruiting and rep. development model that generates top producers that have succeeded in each role along their growth journey with RecogNation. IDEAL CANDIDATE TRAITS:
      • Radiates ambition and drive to achieve personal and professional goals.
      • Outgoing and energetic self-starter.
      • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
      • Effective storyteller, ability to translate USP's in a relational and educational manner.
      • Team member obsessed, passion for coaching, developing, and achieving through others.
      • Customer obsessed, desire to serve and prioritize the needs and success of one's customers.
      • Strong intellectual curiosity and an affinity for data.
      • Ability to thrive in a fast paced and ever-changing environment.
      • Strong problem-solving abilities.
      • Ability to prioritize, multitask, and manage multiple concurrent projects.
      • Effective educator and trainer. REQUIREMENTS:
        • Bachelor's degree or equivalent of relevant work experience.
        • 15+ years of sales / sales leadership experience in a B2B environment.
        • 7+ years off full accountability for a sales team, division, or organization.
        • Background in selling SaaS products is preferred but not required.
        • Proven track record of impacting and elevating the performance of others through coaching and mentoring.
        • Experience with sales organization design, outbound campaign design, establishment of systematic processes and procedures, and utilization of CRM and Sales Enablement Platforms.
        • Experience with generating performance reports, annual forecasts, and executive summaries for Leadership Teams. Our Winning Culture Offers
          • A world-class work environment:
            • West Michigan's 101 Best and Brightest Companies to work for 13 times
            • National Best & Brightest winner for 8 consecutive years
            • 101 Best & Brightest in Wellness winner 8 times
            • 3-time Great Place to Work Certified---. ( )
            • Performance-based compensation commensurate with experience including annual salary and discretionary bonus
            • Stability of a privately held, employee focused business with 38+ years of rich and diverse history
            • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Long-Term Disability, and Short-Term Disability
            • Company sponsored 401K with 100% vested match
            • Tuition Reimbursement
            • Peer group of proven winners - ready to embrace the same and grow our successful business to new levels. At RecogNation, we offer a challenging but rewarding work environment where employees respect and recognize each other. We are dedicated to workforce diversity and a drug- and smoke-free workplace. RecogNation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, race, religion, color, national origin, marital status, genetic information, height, weight, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected characteristic. We welcome people of all abilities and want to ensure that our hiring and interview process meets the needs of all applicants. If you require a reasonable accommodation to make your application or interview process a great one, please let us know. Drug screening and background check are required.

Keywords: Baudville Brands, Grand Rapids , VP of Sales, Sales , Grand Rapids, Michigan

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