Regional Sales Manager, Public Sector, Southern California (Orange County/San Diego)

San Diego, California

Posted in Telecommunications

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This is an Opportunity in San Diego, CA or Orange County, CA

Cradlepoint - a part of Ericsson - was born in Boise and built for wireless. We are a team of authentic, hard-working, and innovative people driven by a shared vision toConnect Beyond the limits of wired networks. We help customers - big and small, across industries and around the world - utilize LTE and 5G cellular technology to connect people, places, and things, anywhere.We're at the forefront of the Wireless WAN and 5G - the next big waves in networking - and we remain as hungry and humble as the day we started. If you're hungry to be part of something big, come join us.

How Will You Contribute to the Company?

The Regional Sales Manager, Public Sector, Southern California (Orange County/San Diego) is responsible for sales within their assigned territory with a mission to provide exceptional customer service and support including but not limited to: new customer acquisition, customer retention, and overall expansion of Cradlepoint's presence through customer meetings, trade-shows/events, channel partner engagement, etc.

The Regional Sales Manager (RSM) will be in daily contact with current and prospective customers and achieve defined sales metrics. The RSM will provide leadership to his/her territory team with the primary objective of securing new customers within the territory. Working closely with the Inside Sales Team and Sales Engineering, the RSM will lead the territory strategy for all regional sales needs and will deliver on growth targets for that market.

The territory includes: Orange County, San Diego County, Riverside County, San Bernardino County, and Imperial County.

What Will You Do?

  • Achieve assigned sales quota on a quarterly basis as defined by forecasting accuracy pipeline development, and closing business
  • Prepare and deliver a dynamic territory strategy that will result in significant customer expansion across Cradlepoint's product portfolio
  • Utilize the sales tools and resources provided by the company to develop an effective prospecting plan while consistently maintaining presence/visibility with existing customers to ensure their satisfaction with their Cradlepoint investments
  • Always demonstrate a sense of urgency to both prospective and existing customers as defined by documented sales activities
  • Weekly, with your sales director and/or area vice president, review your monthly, quarterly and annual pipeline and define appropriate actions to drive profitable growth
  • Maintain ongoing communication and exceptional service and support to existing customers while mirroring this model to new customers as tracked by sales activities
  • Coordinate the involvement of company personnel, including support, service, and management resources, in order to meet and exceed customers' expectations
  • Proactively assess, clarify, and validate customer needs on an ongoing basis and incorporate this information into your territory strategy. This can be achieved through technical updates/refreshers along with regular cadence calls/meetings
  • Maintain high customer satisfaction ratings that meets companystandards
  • Development and maintenance of the company's image and reputation in the marketplace
  • Utilize CRM for all aspects of account management: lead generation and contact, accounts set up (following appropriate procedures as developed by A/R)to complete order cycle
  • Travel to and participate in tradeshows, events, and channel and carrier networking sessions
  • Participate in required training and compliance as defined by the company
  • Maintain adherence to all policies and procedures

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree supported by eight (8+) years of full-time technical and/or carrier sales experience in the public sector arena (state, local government, and education)
  • Demonstrated success in sales in the public sector arena as defined by customer portfolio
  • Experience with procurement vehicles/contracts specific to the State of California
  • Relevant strong experience and knowledge in the wireless networking, IoT, LTE, and security space
  • Confident self-starter with integrity and accountability; an exemplary track record of consistent achievement in prior roles
  • Expertise in implementing and successfully driving and channel sales model
  • Highly competitive, and entrepreneurial individual with a desire to tackle challenging opportunities
  • A passion for winning, a strong aptitude for business strategy and excellent collaboration skills
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills
  • Strong negotiation and leadership skills
  • Decisive problem-solving ability and capability to assess people and situations with accuracy
  • Ability to deliver a clear and compelling value proposition to customers/partners
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to a team-oriented environment
  • Must currently reside in Southern California preferably San Diego County
  • Must have recent experience working with public sector customers within the defined territory

Note: Did you know that women and other marginalized groups often hold back on applying to jobs if they don't meet 100% of all listed requirements? We don't want you to hold back! If you don't check every single box above but still feel like you could successfully do the work, we encourage you to apply! We'd love to connect and see how you could add to our team.

Why Cradlepoint?

At Cradlepoint, we celebrate & support the unique contributions of our vibrant, global employee base. We know that our differences of perspective inspire creativity and drive innovation. Our culture is based on a set of shared values designed to unite and enable our community to thrive.

At Cradlepoint, we are hungry & humble. Our values drive everything we do.
  • Respect: we seek to understand, value all perspectives and celebrate our differences.
  • Integrity: we take ownership and accountability and do the right thing - even when it's hard.
  • Perseverance: we accept and embrace change and have a passion to win.
  • Professionalism: we build trust by delivering on our promises and working collaboratively to hold each other accountable.
Our focus areas define how we work:
  • Cooperation & Collaboration: we are one team.
  • Courageous, Fact-based Decisions: be a curious learner and ask questions.
  • Execute with Speed: empower employees and guide.
  • Speak-up environment: dare to disagree.
  • Empathy & Humanness: care for each other and support work life balance.
We are creating the future of global connectivity & building the new network for the new enterprise. Come join us. You belong here.

Compensation and Benefits at Cradlepoint

At Cradlepoint, we know that our people are the key to our success. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package to help with your individual needs and goals.

Your Pay:

The salary range for this position is listed below. The actual salary offered is dependent on various factors including, but not limited to, location, the candidate's combination of job-related knowledge, qualifications, skills, education, training, and experience.

  • $98,700 - $162,150
Your pay also includes the opportunity for monthly sales incentives. Actual payouts are dependent upon the attainment of agreed to revenue goals and objectives as determined by Cradlepoint's management team.

Your Health:

Cradlepoint offers excellent, competitive employee benefits, such as: subsidized, nationwide PPO medical benefit options including a low-deductible Point of Service Plan and a qualifying High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP), with a generous company-provided HSA contribution. For California employees, we offer a subsidized HMO option through Kaiser. Cradlepoint also offers subsidized dental and vision coverage.

Your Financial Security:

We invest in both your short and long-term financial wellbeing. Cradlepoint's 401(k) plan has a 4% company match and immediate vesting. Employees will also receive company-paid employee basic life and AD&D insurance and company-paid disability benefits.

Your Time:

Your work-life balance is important to us. Cradlepoint provides generous paid time off, including: 15 days of Flexible Time Off (FTO), four paid quarterly well-being days, and 11 paid annual holidays (includes nine company holidays and up to two floating holidays). Please note that an employee's FTO balance and floating holidays may be prorated in the first year, based on start date. Cradlepoint also offers paid maternity-leave benefits and six weeks 100% paid family leave for all employees.

Additional Benefits:

Cradlepoint offers other company-paid benefits such as a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program, a free Headspace membership, LinkedIn Learning access, Talkspace mobile therapy, and volunteer paid time off.



Cradlepoint's Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging mission is to create an inclusive work environment where all employees' differences are celebrated, their thoughts matter, and everyone feels safe to bring their authentic selves to work. We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer and aim to attract, develop, and engage top talent from a diverse candidate pool. It is our policy and commitment to provide equal opportunity employment for all persons and not discriminate in employment decisions by placing the most qualified person in each job, without regard to any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

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