Salesforce.com, Inc Area Vice President, Commercial Healthcare & Life Sciences in Chicago, Illinois
Area Vice President, Commercial Healthcare & Life Sciences.Salesforce, the Customer Success Platform and world's #1 CRM, empowers companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way. The company was founded on three disruptive ideas: a new technology model in cloud computing, a pay-as-you-go business model, and a new integrated corporate philanthropy model. These founding principles have taken our company to great heights, including being named one of Forbes's "World's Most Innovative Company" five years in a row and one of Fortune's "100 Best Companies to Work For" eight years in a row. We are the fastest growing of the top 10 enterprise software companies, and this level of growth equals incredible opportunities to grow a career at Salesforce. Together, with our whole Ohana (Hawaiian for "family") made up of our employees, customers, partners and communities, we are working to improve the state of the world.
The AVP Commercial Healthcare & Life Sciences Sales will be responsible for setting and executing Salesforce’s Commercial sales strategy. This executive will assume leadership of a growing sales organization of 20+, including 3 RVP across AMER, to help drive complex enterprise deal transactions.
Set and execute an aggressive customer acquisition strategy to generate 30%+ annual growth in revenue and bookings
Maintain key customer relationships and develop and implement strategies for expanding the company’s customer base
Provide detailed and accurate sales forecasting
Manage overall sales process, set appropriate metrics for sales funnel management
Plan and manage at both the strategic and operational levels
2nd line leadership experience leading teams in strategic sales in the US preferred, 1st line leadership experience required
Experience in Healthcare & Life Sciences vertical preferred, not required
Strong track record of recruiting, developing and retaining a high performing enterprise sales organization
Consistent overachievement of quota and revenue goals
8+ years in software and/or applications sales (ideally in a CRM, ERP and/or B2B SW company), selling primarily to the CxO level
Proven track record of building satisfied, loyal and reference able customers
C-suite level resources, aligned with regional executives, AEs, and internal leadership teams to present a single front internally and help represent a single vision for our customers
Proven success working within a highly matrixed organization and establishing strong relationships across all functions
Strong operational and analytical abilities
Strategic enterprise sales experience and revenue achievement selling multiple enterprise software offerings
Experience selling cloud based enterprise applications is strongly preferred
Bachelor degree preferred
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Salesforce, the Customer Success Platform and world's #1 CRM, empowers companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way. We are the fastest growing of the top 10 enterprise software companies, the World's Most Innovative Company according to Forbes, and one of Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For six years running. The growth, innovation, and Aloha spirit of Salesforce are driven by our incredible employees who thrive on delivering success for our customers while also finding time to give back through our 1/1/1 model, which leverages 1% of our time, equity, and product to improve communities around the world. Salesforce is a team sport, and we play to win. Join us!