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VICE PRESIDENT OF SALES, SSC HIGHER ED - CHICAGO / MAJOR METRO


SSC Services for Education is known for our expertise, commitment, and value; and we at SSC truly believe that our people are our greatest asset. By utilizing our associates' knowledge and experience alongside SSC's extensive training, providing supportive management, and offering unparalleled wage and benefit packages as well as career advancement opportunities, we have developed a workforce that differentiates us from our competitors.
SSC Services for Education is a Nationwide Best in Class Facility Service Provider . As a member of Compass Group, North America, we want you to be as great as you can be. We empower our associates to direct their own future, keeping them confident that we support them every step of the way. As a result, our associates embody greatness through their actions, natural passion for quality, and a can-do attitude. The opportunity for greatness is real at SSC and throughout the Compass world.
Job Summary
ARE YOU A LEADER?
Reporting to the Senior Vice President of Sales, the Vice President of Sales will be responsible for growing and managing the SSC Higher Education portfolio across the United States. The Vice President is responsible for directing sales activities of the Sales Directors and Sales Support team and will play a key role in leveraging resources to ensure continued success. This position will be located in a major metro in the US.
We offer you a significant SIX Figure earning potential with a base salary and commissions-uncapped! Commissions and benefits include: annual bonus payouts, 401k, expense account, annual Sales Excellence trip (all expenses paid trip with guest to lavish resorts in places like Aruba, Grand Cayman Island, Marco Island and other exciting destinations), company car and paid vacation. AND...we look towards your future with proactive learning and development, career pathing and loads of opportunity for internal mobility. Come join us for an unparalleled career opportunity, incredible food and the best work family anywhere!
Key Responsibilities:
  • Strong sales management and sales-related function skills including commitment to Compass Sales Process
  • Drive new business revenue aggressively while ensuring strong profitability
  • Excellent rapport and relationship builder
  • Identify necessary support resources to successfully support team in closing new business
  • Ability to multi-task and establish priorities; strong time management skills
  • Consistently exceed sales quotas
  • High energy, positive attitude and excellent communication/presentation skills
  • Communicate effectively across the organization both horizontally and vertically. Partner with operating colleagues.
  • Assist operations team in transitioning business
  • Assist operations team in client retention of new business as directed

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • Minimum of three years' experience in new business development team management, preferably 5-7 years
  • A track record of consistently exceeding sales quotas and targets over time
  • Strong computer skills and ability to work with CRM database management system
  • Ability to represent the organization at a variety of industry and non-industry events
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Think logically with a common sense approach
  • High energy level, strong executive presence and the ability to progress further in the organization
  • Has the ability to manage career and relationships in a professional manner with Character, Trust and Integrity - a terrific Role Model
  • Experience in selling at the "C" level
  • Ability to travel extensively throughout United States as this will be a nationally based position
  • Team Player who wants to be part of and contribute to the success of a top-caliber sales organization


Apply to SSC today!
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Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.
Req ID: 248596
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SARAH M POMINVILLE
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