Vice President of Sales

  • Job Reference: 425341076-2
  • Date Posted: 17 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Michael Page
  • Location: Naperville, Illinois
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Executive Positions
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

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The Vice President of Sales is responsible for managing profitable relationships with key Distributors and direct customers in heavy material handling industries. This role will require strong leadership, experience managing a team and technical sales skills.

Client Details

Provider of Industrial Material Handling solutions


  • Manages Field Sales teams in the East and Midwest to meet revenue and profit goals
  • Leadership responsibilities for hiring, training, developing and motivating the team
  • Manages any channel crossover between Distributor and Direct Sales
  • Identifies, trains, and motivates Distributors and their direct sales force to sell products and services.
  • Initiates, prepares and coordinates the development of individual action plans with Distributors to increase market potential and penetrate new markets
  • Travels as required to develop and maintain pipeline of new and existing distributors and direct customers
  • Provides weekly sales report with focus on new customers, revenue, margins and profitability


VP of Sales profile:

  • Bachelor's Degree or relative industry experience in Industrial Material Handling
  • 10+ years sales management experience managing through distribution as well as direct sales staff
  • 5 years experience managing an industrial product line with full P&L responsibility
  • Outstanding leadership skills with a competitive desire and passion to succeed
  • Able to manage remote sales team and in office sales team.
  • Knowledgeable of working with Distributors ensuring all sales and marketing programs available at the Distributors are well understood and executed with the maximum ROI

Job Offer

Competitive base salary + bonus + company benefits

Relocation will be considered