The Southeast Sales Manager will be based in the Fort Lauderdale office and will report to the Americas Sales Manager. This position manages several direct reports within the sales team. The Southeast Sales Manager is expected to travel ~2-3 weeks per month to manage business within the region. The Southeast region includes Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, and the Caribbean.
The responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Qualified candidates must have 5-10 years related sales experience in the marine industry. Bachelor's degree preferred. The candidate must have a valid passport and be available for both domestic and international travel approximately 75% of the time
Cultural Fit: Must be aligned with the values of the company which include results orientation, collaboration, diversity, inclusion, integrity, and trust. Must be self-motivated, well-organized, and have superior customer service skills
Must have executive presence combined with demonstrated success managing complex sales cycles
Superior time management skills, multitasking skills, closing skills, and the ability to prioritize tasks with minimal supervision are essential. Must have strong interpersonal skills, verbal skills, and the ability to communicate professionally. Must have strong command of Microsoft Office products, be a team player, and be detailed oriented. Excellent writing skills including proper spelling, grammar, and punctuation required
Qualified applicant must be professional, responsive, resourceful, flexible, and maintain a positive work attitude. Must be able to work independently, maintain filing systems and basic databases, gather and analyze information skillfully, and make sound, timely, and accurate judgment while supporting reasoning for decisions
Must be a proven closer who is a hands-on sales executive; an individual who can make the call, gain access to the high-level decision makers, and close the deal. Stays up-to-date with current developments and future trends. Understands strategies of key competitors and formulates proactive plans to gain competitive advantages. Understands what future factors (i.e. technical breakthroughs, government policy, demographics, etc.) could change the environment in which the company does business
Customer Focus: Must have the desire to meet customer needs while supporting the company's goals and objectives. Builds relationships with customers, both internal and external
Unquestionable Integrity and Personal Ethics: Will not bend the rules to close the deal
About Seakeeper, Inc.
Founded in 2003 by a successful entrepreneur and a naval architect, Seakeeper is the global leader in marine stabilization. Seakeeper’s innovative technology changes the boating experience by eliminating up to 95 percent of all boat roll, the rocking motion that causes seasickness, fatigue and anxiety. Since selling its first gyro in 2008, Seakeeper has developed a growing catalog of models for an expanding range of boat sizes. Based in California, Maryland, USA, the company has more than 160 employees globally, based in the U.S., U.K., Italy, Germany, and Singapore.