Regional Director, Business Development (mf)
The firm provides Communications Infrastructure services, including fiber and bandwidth connectivity, colocation and cloud services to the world's leading businessesThe Regional Director, Business Development (RDBD) at zColo is tasked with developing, implementing, and managing to strategic initiatives within their defined geographical region that increase/drive colocation revenue growth as well as reduce or mitigate revenue erosion or loss (churn): Penetration in Key Accounts -The RDBD has responsibility, within their geography, for engaging executives in strategic accounts to ensure they clearly understand our data center footprint, strategy, product road map, and unique value proposition. Key to success is understanding customers' mid and longer term data center strategy and requirements and to embed zColo solutions into their planning process. Success requires close coordination with the account team (sometimes leading, sometimes in a support role) and is specifically measured by the increase in funnel quarter over quarter and most important, closed zColo business with these targeted accounts. Sales Enablement - The RDBD enables and drives sales team engagement in colocation sales through education, targeting support, executive level presentations etc. in supporting the field sales organization attaining their sales targets. Complex Deal and RFP Support - The RDBD assists sales with providing presentations, developing proposals and negotiating contracts with larger and more complex deals, as well as responding to (vetted) RFPs. The RDBD provides insight on competitive landscape and pricing strategies and ensures accurate funnel reporting in SFDC . Existing Base Revenue Retention - The RDBD is charged with working with product and sales to actively renew and mitigate churn. Strategic Partnerships/Acquisitions - The RDBDs identify potential opportunities to partner with prospects and existing customers on new builds, purchases, lease backs and other unique partnerships.Undergraduate degree in business, marketing, finance, or economics.A' Minimum 5 years colocation sales experience including working knowledge of business customer applications in data center, the hardware compute/storage stack, and telecommunications network technology. Also, expert understanding of the colocation and data center business.A' Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of functional teams, and strong interpersonal skills for supporting and advising sales teams on proper systems and process.A' Proficiency in the MS Office with emphasis on Excel and PowerPoint is required. Also Google Suite of enterprise productivity tools and working knowledge of Salesforce.com.