Strategic Sales Search
July 15, 2021
United States, United States of America
Job Type


We are a leading global provider of enterprise Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and Product Portfolio Management (PPM) solutions. Due to our rapid growth and expansion in the North American market, we are seeking an Enterprise Sales Manager position. Metropolitan areas of preference for this position include New York, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, and Seattle.


Your focus will be selling the enterprise suite of PLM and PPM applications and professional services to the food and beverage, specialty chemical, and personal care markets. Your duties will include prospecting, opportunity development, proposal management, presentation/demonstrations, negotiation, closing, and business expansion. Regular communication with management and team members on the status of sales opportunities, support requirements, and sales strategy will be a necessary and key factor to your success. This is a hunter role and a remote position.

Core Competencies

This exceptional career sales opportunity requires the following qualifications:

  • A minimum of 5 -10 years’ sales experience in an enterprise software sales environment.
  • Experience with the sale of high-value, complex manufacturing software solutions focused on PLM, PPM, Regulatory Management, ERP or EHS business process tools.
  • Prior selling experience to CPG, Pharma, Food &Beverage, Cosmetics or chemical industries preferred
  • Strong track record of over-achievement of $2 million-plus in annual quotas.
  • Ability to lead internal technical resources on sales engagements and effectively leverage company expertise to senior-level executives at the line of business and IT levels.
  • Success selling high-value software and professional implementation services.
  • Capacity for “hunting” and closing new business against brand name competitors, overcoming resistance to change and developing advisory-based relationships.
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, negotiation, and closing skills.
  • Understanding of technical environments such as database platforms and web-based applications.
  • Experience with CRM, Marketing automation software, and MS Office Applications

Education Expertise

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent level in a related field.

Travel throughout the U.S and Canada as required.

For the right individual, we offer the following:

  • Competitive base and commission income package
  • Medical, Health and Vision and Life insurance, and matching 401K
  • PTO, sick time and 12 holidays
  • Enormous potential for success and growth
  • Ability to learn new concepts and work with new technology
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Talented and highly supportive team

If you recognize yourself in what you just read, send us your profile: CV, personal history, video presentation, projects carried out, and whatever you think is appropriate for us to know. If we find areas in common we will contact you.

We are a family-orientated company which offers a rewarding and collaborative working culture where every team member has the opportunity to contribute in a thriving environment where continuous improvement and innovation are highly valued.

Employees enjoy favorable conditions including a competitive salary and flex-working (work-from-home).

With offices in Milan, the United States, China, and India, our software supports hundreds of companies operating in the Food & Beverage, Chemical and Cosmetic fields, managing the product development process as well as regulatory compliance and quality.

About Sales Search International

For over 30 years, we have been introducing top-performing Software Sales Leadership to their next top Software Sales Revenue Producer.  First and foremost, we deliver, and we do it with quality and speed!  Our average time to fill on searches is 45-days and our candidate stick ratio is 98%.  We a top-ranked software sales leadership recruiting firm and bring a 5-point competitive advantage to the table which makes such quality and speed possible.

  • Proven Process – built, tested, broken, and rebuilt repeatedly over 30 years
  • Talent Access – largest software sales candidate database in the space
  • Search Mastery – average software sales recruiter tenure is 10+ years
  • Coverage – Team-Focused approach lets us touch more people faster
  • Range & Depth – we take partnership to another level

If you’re building a team or thinking about changing teams our software sales recruitment team can help you!

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