Our client is on the hunt for a talented and experienced Director of Sales to lead our sales department. We need a self-motivated professional with proven managerial experience and an outstanding track record in sales. In this position. You will be responsible for meeting our annual sales targets.Responsibilities:- Lead and motivate staff to improve customer service with clients- Design and implement strategic plans to reach sales targets- Cultivate lasting relationships with customers to grow customer loyalty- Develop and promote weekly, monthly and quarterly sales objectives- Draft detailed and accurate sales reports- Demonstrate the ability to carry on a business conversation with customers and decision makers- Consultatively sell and make recommendations to prospects and clients using various products and Brand Standards- Follow up on new leads and referrals resulting from telephone, marketing and email activity- Develop a complete understanding of pricing and proposal models- Prepare estimates and establish/maintain estimate follow-up procedures- Maintain an attractive retail environment (clean, organized and functional)- Work with customers to better understand their business needs and goals- Assess costs of goods, production methods and install times to identify selling prices- Estimate sales volume and profit for current and new products- Establish a sales training program to train new employees- Meet with center manager to assess company performanceWorking hours: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PMSkills:Verbal and written communication skillsSales experienceEducation:High SchoolExperience:1-4 yearsQualifications:- A minimum of 3 years experience in a sign and printing industry- In-depth knowledge of marketing techniques and best practices- Capacity to manage various projects and work to tight deadlines- Excellent negotiation and leadership skills- Outstanding written and verbal communication skills If you meet the above qualifications, please apply today!Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.