CyrusOne AVP - Sales in United States

The purpose of this position is to provide leadership, strategic input and creativity in the execution of the CyrusOne revenue model. This position will be responsible for the sales efforts and results for the assigned geography.

Essential Functions:

  • Sales – Conduct sales calls and close complex, technical solution sales. Work with the customer to identify underlying causes of customer’s business problems and recommend the appropriate solutions

  • Revenue – Assure that monthly, quarterly and yearly revenue quotas are achieved

  • Profit – Assure that each deal is within the profit goals established by company

  • Strategic – Provide the management team with a strategic point of view from the sales and customer prospective. This position is responsible for making sure the management team is aware of sales and customer feedback with regard to our products, our strategic position, our successes and failures

  • Management & Training of Sales Force – Provide leadership, management and training for sales executive professionals

  • Metrics Management- Assure that each BDM is obtaining the metrics outlined by company including # tours, # meetings, # of networking events, quota achievement

  • Accurate Forecasting – Maintain and review prospect pipeline and forecast. Interface with senior management to accurately budget expenses and forecast future revenue trending and actual sales activity

Minimum Requirements:

  • Direct management of sales professionals

  • Development of sales presentations

  • Proven successful sales record in “solution-based” sales

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to make presentations in formal and informal settings

  • Ability to motivate sales team members to perform at expected levels

  • Read & comprehend technical specifications and/or work prints

  • Must be able to listen & comprehend oral information

  • Ability to direct and manage work groups

  • Must be able to lead and moderate meetings, conferences, etc.

  • Ability to develop and formulate short-, mid-, and long-range plans/decisions

  • Ability to develop sales/marketing promotional plans

  • Ability to develop or create new ideas, procedures, training, etc.

  • Strong knowledge of the sales cycle

  • Ability to effectively use sales automation tools, applications software and equipment to manage the sales/service process

  • Ability to collect and analyze data and information

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Project management skills

  • Strong knowledge of web hosting, web design, IT outsourcing and collocation

  • Working knowledge of operating systems and software applications

Experience/Skills: 5+ years senior-level sales management experience in a high tech, data center or IT consulting environment. 5+ years technical sales experience

Education: Four years of college resulting in a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent is required. A Master’s Degree is preferred. Equivalent job-related experience may be substituted for degree.

Certifications: None

CyrusOne is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.

CyrusOne provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and any other state or local laws. We will respond to requests for reasonable accommodations to assist you in applying for positions at CyrusOne, or to submit a resume. If you need to request an accommodation, please contact our Human Resources at 214.488.1365 (Option 7) or by email at .

CyrusOne’s data center offerings provide the flexibility, reliability, and security that enterprise customers require and are delivered through a tailored, customer service-focused platform designed to foster long-term relationships. CyrusOne’s National IX platform provides robust connectivity options to drive revenue, reduce expenses, and improve service quality for enterprises, content, and telecommunications companies. CyrusOne is committed to full transparency in communication, management, and service delivery throughout its more than 30 data centers worldwide.

The company provides mission-critical data center facilities that protect and ensure the continued operation of IT infrastructure for hundreds of customers, including many of the Fortune 20 the Fortune 1000 lists of enterprise companies.