Regional Sales Director (SMB)

4 days agoClearwater, FL
KnowBe4, Inc. is the provider of the world's largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform.  KnowBe4 enables organizations to manage the ongoing problem of social engineering by helping them train employees to make smarter security decisions, every day. Tens of thousands of organizations worldwide use KnowBe4’s platform to mobilize their end users as a last line of defense and enable them to make better security decisions, every day.
We have ranked a best place to work for women, millennials, and in technology nationwide by Fortune Magazine as well as #1 or #2 in The Tampa Bay Top Workplaces Survey for the last six years.

The Regional Sales Director is responsible for managing a team of Regional Accounts Managers and maximizing all sales opportunities in an assigned territory. More specifically, this position will ensure that subordinates are meeting and/or exceeding their monthly sales quota by targeting new business as well as reactivating dark (lapsed) customer accounts. In addition, this position will work to employ best in class sales techniques to ensure the sales team delivers on its revenue goals on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis.


  • Provide genuine recommendations  as to the hiring, firing, disciplining, and promoting of subordinate employees to which the organizations gives significant weight
  • Manage, mentor and coach a team of 5-9 Regional Account Managers to develop a strong team of world class sales professionals
  • Monitor the statistics for the Regional Account Managers within the assigned territory
  • Maintain an accurate pipeline for your team and conduct weekly pipeline reviews with all of your Regional Account Managers to ensure forecast accuracy and sales goal achievement
  • Coach and support the Regional Account Managers by assisting with closing deals by tags, handling customer objections, and reactivating dark deals
  • Maintain accurate reporting and pipeline management
  • Prioritize workload and direct the activities of Regional Account Managers
  • Identify areas of improvement and suggest training and/or disciplinary actions to increase production
  • Be an expert on closing, negotiating, prospecting and other sales techniques that are necessary to be a top performer and consistently achieve sales quota
  • Handle day to day needs of the sales team they manage

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or relevant field preferred.
  • 2+ years management experience
  • Saas sales background preferred
  • Experience with Gmail and Google Docs
  • Experience with MS Office (Word and Excel)
  • Experience with web browsers (Chrome, Internet Explorer, etc.)
  • Leadership skills required
  • Mastery of closing techniques, discovery questions, prospecting, building rapport and other key elements of the sales cycle
  • Strong verbal and written communications
  • Excellent time management and organization skills

Note: An applicant assessment and background check may be part of your hiring procedure.

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Client-provided location(s): Clearwater, FL, USA
Job ID: 4342980002

Perks and Benefits

  • Professional Development
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Promote From Within
    • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Vacation and Time Off
    • Leave of Absence
    • Sabbatical
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Paid Holidays
    • Paid Vacation
    • Volunteer Time Off
    • Paid Family Leave
  • Office Life and Perks
    • Commuter Benefits Program
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Company Outings
    • Some Meals Provided
    • Snacks
    • Casual Dress
    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
  • Health and Wellness
    • Fitness Subsidies
    • Wellness Program
    • Long-Term Disability
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Life Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Health Insurance
    • FSA
  • Financial and Retirement
    • Relocation Assistance
    • Performance Bonus
    • Stock Purchase Program
    • Company Equity
    • 401(K) With Company Matching