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Senior Director, Regional Sales - Southeast



Sales & Business Development
Virginia, USA · Georgia, USA · North Carolina, USA · Florida, USA · Tennessee, USA · Georgia, USA · Tennessee, USA · Florida, USA · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Who is Tenable?

Tenable® is the Exposure Management company. 44,000 organizations around the globe rely on Tenable to understand and reduce cyber risk. Our global employees support 65 percent of the Fortune 500, 45 percent of the Global 2000, and large government agencies. Come be part of our journey!

What makes Tenable such a great place to work?

Ask a member of our team and they’ll answer, “Our people!” We work together to build and innovate best-in-class cybersecurity solutions for our customers; all while creating a culture of belonging, respect, and excellence where we can be our best selves. When you’re part of our #OneTenable team, you can expect to partner with some of the most talented and passionate people in the industry, and have the support and resources you need to do work that truly matters. We deliver results that exceed expectations and we win together!

Your Role:

Tenable is seeking a Senior Regional Sales Director responsible for leading a regional sales team of highly skilled, seasoned sales individuals. The Regional Sales Director will map the course, develop the vision and implement annual plans and is accountable for delivering measurable results that achieves and exceeds revenue and margin targets.

Your Opportunity:

  • Act as the front line manager to recruit the direct sales management team and ensure, in turn, that these managers effectively recruit, hire, develop, and manage a tiered sales team

  • Accurately manage, inspect and report in a predictable manner on all aspects of pipeline development and forecasts for the region

  • Split time 50/50 between managing a team and customer interfacing calls

  • Works closely with new as well as established channel partners to generate new business opportunities

  • Develop go to market plan for the specific region

  • Lead negotiations for large complex deals

  • Work closely with leadership for other functions such as Sales Engineering, Channel, finance, legal, R&D and marketing to ensure efficient alignment to regional activities and to enable optimum sales performance

  • Direct sales responsibility for accounts in region and attain revenue goal for new product sales

  • Initiate, establish and maintain contact with team members, prospects, clients, and partners within assigned territory

  • Develop recommendations for growth, opportunities for growth, and key target accounts in the assigned territory

  • Develop and maintain a complete knowledge of Tenable’s products

What You'll Need:

  • 10+ years of Director-level management experience of direct reports in a fast paced, highly competitive, ever-changing sales environment

  • Min 6 years’ experience selling Security Products: Vulnerability Management, Continuous Monitoring, IDS/IPS, SIEM, DLP, Compliance, Encryption, access Management, Authentication, etc.

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of how to sell multi-product software solutions

  • Minimum of 8+ years in quota carrying sales role with demonstrated success

  • Extensive experience negotiating large complex deals with extremely complex terms, conditions, price pressures and considerations

  • Proven track record working with channel and technology partners to build strategic and cooperative sales campaigns together

  • History of coordination within an internal set of multi-functional teams such as Sales Engineers, Inside Reps, Field Marketing, Professional Services, and Channel Management to ensure target quotas as achieved and exceeded

  • Reference-able domain expertise of the Southeast US Region, accounts, decision makers and channel partners

If you’ve reached this point, and you’re still not sure if you should apply…..Just do it! We’re human and we don’t fit a perfect mold. Having diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives, that’s a good thing! If you’re coming from outside of the cyber industry - great! If you’re looking to try something new - awesome! All we ask is you bring passion to all that you do, crave creativity and innovation, and embrace the hard work of gaining new skills and accepting big challenges.

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