Sales Manager

Calgary, AB, Canada

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Job Description

We are looking for a Sales Manager to lead the AFL sales team centered in Calgary, Alberta servicing Western Canada. Reporting to the Director of Sales, the Sales Manager provides leadership in the development and day to day management of a direct sales team.  The Sales Manager will be responsible for proactively and systematically developing new direct business while also developing, managing and mentoring a Direct Sales team's performance. The team is responsible for home direct sales promoting TELUS products and services. This is a door to door, cold calling, direct sales team that requires a high level of energy, positive attitude and commitment to success. You must be able to work independently and stay motivated. The ideal candidate for this position will have had experience in a Direct Sales environment. Telecommunications industry experience is an asset but not required. AFL is committed to bringing top shelf talent into the market and will provide assistance to relocate and live in the markets you serve.

Skills & Requirements

 

Requirements:

  • 1+ year Sales Management experience in a Direct Sales environment.
  • Telecommunications experience is an asset.
  • Self-motivated, work well with minimal or no direct supervision.
  • Aptitude for sales; tenacious and goal oriented.
  • Aptitude for customer service; ability to thrive in direct to consumer interactions.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral/written communication, and presentation skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills to multi-task and meet deadlines as needed.
  • Strong understanding of customer and market dynamics and requirements.
  • Ability to drive sales teams and proven leadership skills with effective experience in managing, mentoring, and evaluating direct reports.
  • Ability to walk for extended periods.
  • Willing to work away from home for extended periods.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in Canada.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage to Target
  • Maintain a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Gather and report daily activity.
  • Facilitate daily training sessions.
  • Participate in team events.

AFL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not deny employment, benefits, or compensation to any individual on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status or characteristic.  The same applies to hiring and employing persons with disabilities, unless a disability prevents a person from performing the essential functions of a job with or without reasonable accommodation.  

AFL supports the objectives of affirmative action and a work environment without discrimination.  The Company calls upon and expects every individual with the Company to accept a personal responsibility for continuing the successful policy.