Sales Manager

Chicago, IL

Direct Hire

Salary Range: $100,000 - $150,000

Sales Manager

Sales Leadership – Chicago – Hybrid – Full-Time

About Our Client: Founded in 1966, our client is a privately held, certified woman-owned business enterprise headquartered in the Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago, IL. They have distinguished themselves from competitors through highly specialized medical-grade cleaning, impeccable customer service, and a strong emphasis on hiring and training the best talent. As an innovative and all-inclusive professional cleaning company, our client takes pride in setting industry standards.

About the Role: Our client is seeking an experienced and dynamic Sales Manager to join their team in Chicago. This hybrid role involves managing a team of two outside salespeople, with a focus on growing the team, improving sales processes, and developing new go-to-market (GTM) strategies. The ideal candidate will be a strategic thinker with a proven track record in sales management and a passion for driving business growth.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Team Management: Lead, mentor, and manage a team of two outside salespeople, setting performance goals, providing ongoing coaching, and driving the team to achieve and exceed sales targets.
  • Recruitment & Growth: Develop and execute a plan to grow the sales team, including recruiting, training, and onboarding new sales professionals.
  • Sales Processes: Analyze and improve current sales processes to enhance efficiency and effectiveness, ensuring alignment with company goals and customer needs.
  • GTM Strategies: Develop and implement innovative go-to-market strategies to penetrate new markets, expand the customer base, and increase revenue.
  • Reporting & Analysis: Monitor sales performance metrics, prepare regular reports for senior management, and use data-driven insights to inform decision-making.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with marketing, operations, and other departments to ensure a cohesive approach to business development and client service.

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