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Territory Sales Manager, Media & Entertainment



Marketing & Communications, Sales & Business Development
Denver, CO, USA
Posted on Wednesday, November 1, 2023

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Position Overview

Do you excel in a team environment? Can you translate sales strategy and goals into concrete relevant steps that your team can accomplish? Can you inspire others to be accountable? If yes, consider leading our Territory Sales Media & Entertainment team. This role leads our Mid-Market and Territory sellers for the TV, Film & Games segments of the Media & Entertainment Industry, consisting of 8-9 sales professionals located throughout the Americas. You will reside in Denver, CO.


  • You will increase revenue growth by managing important programs and sales performance for the Media & Entertainment Territory sales organization:

  • Report to the Senior Director, Head of AMER Inside Sales

  • Lead the activities of team, including hiring, developing talent, team culture and performance management in a SaaS environment

  • Instill a culture of sales discipline and learning by sharing best practices, strategizing on opportunities and aligning on tactics to ensure success of the reps

  • Assist reps with customer meetings

  • Collaborate with Partner Managers, Industry Strategy, Marketing, Technical Sales and multiple Guilds to foster relationships and alignment

  • Chart and deliver accurate forecasting and pipeline management

  • Collaborate with internal Sales Operations and other partners on insights

  • Collaborate with Marketing & Channel teams to create campaigns

  • Collaborate with other internal organizations and coordinate other departments

  • Direct team with corporate goals and use SMART goals

  • Encourage creativity by exchanging new ideas to improve operation and efficiency within sales and the supporting organizations

  • Ensure CRM tools and Autodesk methodologies are used to process and track opportunities

  • Identify and make recommendations for improvement in sales productivity

  • Understand, Excel (can maintain complex spreadsheets), and other important customer data and business intelligence tools including Salesforce and Gong

  • Report on team and individual results: pipeline, conversion rates, and quarterly performance

  • Deliver Quarterly Business Reviews and Quarter Business Previews

  • Understand SaaS model and Media & Entertainment industry

Minimum Qualifications

  • 6+ Years sales experience in quota carrying sales (individual contributor role)- with documented sustained success

  • 6+ Years Management experience (people management) with full quota-carrying closing teams

  • Previous Sales Management responsibility in technology sales environment

  • Sales Management Experience must have included performance management

  • MUST have Previous experience using and have proficiency with advanced reporting

  • Previous project management experience- resulting in driving operational efficiencies imperative

  • Transparent style-and a willingness to explain difficult issues; ability to think quickly

  • Demonstrated change management

  • Previous experience forecasting business against targeted budgets

  • Ability to work independently- and also in a structured, disciplined sales environment

  • Some (20%) travel for internal and external meetings required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Education Level: Bachelor's Degree-4 year College/University degree or equivalent experience

  • Field of Study: Information Technology, Engineering, Business, Sales/Marketing, or similar

  • Formal training in consultative sales techniques; Experience with some sales methodology (TAS) and CRM solution is advantageous

Ideal Candidate

  • A Leader

  • A Coach - You love to develop talent

  • Transparent and Collaborative – We share information and best practices to ensure each other's success across teams

  • Flexible - when the need arises you can shift from strategic to tactical and lend a hand on customer calls

  • Inclusive - we believe everyone should be seen and heard

  • We promote a culture of courage and speaking your mind

  • You have a sense of humor- we have a good time here

  • Team Player – we believe that in helping one another be successful, we're all more successful

  • Mindful to set a positive tone for your team while managing clear expectations

  • Disciplined and organized person who will work collaboratively across many organizations to strategize and develop synergistic processes to build and close sales opportunities

  • Data driven with decision-making

  • Accountable – you're a get-it-done person and you inspire that culture with your team

  • Ego-free. There's not much room for big ego's here at Autodesk. Our culture is defined by our people. It's why we constantly feature at the top of many great place to work awards


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