Designa USA – Regional Sales Manager (Chicago, IL)


DESIGNA USA is expanding rapidly across the country and looking for the ideal Regional Sales Manager in our Chicagoland office. Through your leadership, management and coordination of company sales and sales support functions within the Midwest Region (MI, OH, IN, KY, MN, IA, MO, AR, AL, MS, LA, TX, OK, KS, NE, SD, ND, IL, WI) for Partner Sales and Direct Sales (Chicago Area), you will execute and implement sales strategies in collaboration with the department Director and Marketing Team. Your contributions will expand our company’s footprint and improve our bottom line as we grow our presence across the USA.

Our company operates in a respectful, constructive and dynamic environment that promotes collaboration, teamwork and innovation to ensure continual organizational and financial growth. Working out of our Chicagoland Headquarters in Westmont, IL you will help keep us in the forefront of the parking industry as a desirable company to work for, one marked by operations, administrative and management excellence.

As a key member of the team, reporting directly to our Director of Sales & Marketing, you will have the opportunity to help us expand our dealer network in the Midwest region and footprint in Chicagoland selling our solution directly to building and parking facility operators. If this sounds like something in your wheelhouse and ignites your passion for achieving sales excellence, read on!

DESIGNA Access Corporation is the North American subsidiary of a large European Group that develops, manufactures, and installs fully automated parking access and revenue control system solutions. DESIGNA USA goes to market through both direct sales and distribution channels, and provides design, turn-key system implementation, training, and ongoing support services to our parking facility management clients.

Things You Love To Do

  • Coordinate regional company sales and collaborate with our Business Development function to deliver target results

  • Follow up on opportunity leads and generate sales opportunities through personal contacts in the marketplace

  • Develop and maintain Integration Partner Distribution Channels for DESIGNA Products & Services

  • Assist the Sales and Marketing Team in establishing new Partners in underserved markets

  • Evangelize DESIGNA solutions to key industry influencers (National Operators, Consultants and Major End Users) to drive sales to DESIGNA’s Partners and Direct Offices

  • Develop and execute a comprehensive territory plan

  • Manage sales pipeline and CRM input

  • Coordinate with the company marketing function to help identify and develop new customers for products and services as well as new products and functionality

  • Prepare monthly executive summary of all sales and marketing activities showing turn over, back log, pipeline, won/loss ratio and dealer/partner activity summaries

  • Directly manage Partner Sales and major and critical client accounts in the region, and coordinate the management of all other regional accounts

  • Participate in the development of new project proposals including responses to RFPs for partners and direct clients

  • Represent the company at various community and/or business meetings

  • Promote positive relations with partners, vendors, distributors, and colleagues

Who You Are

  • A sales guru who loves to partner with clients and distributors to solve parking facility operations challenges through technology and innovation;

  • A self starter with an existing network who cannot wait to evangelize our brand in the Midwest region.

What You Need to Have

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

  • Minimum of 3 years of demonstrated experience within the Parking, Access and Revenue Controller related industry – such as building access / alarm systems

  • Valid Driver’s License, Passport, Personal Vehicle and clean driving record required

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite – particularly PowerPoint and Excel

  • Available to travel throughout the continental US, Canada and Europe when needed

  • Able to work flexible hours (occasionally during weekends) to ensure customer requirements and commitments are met

  • Well versed in Strategic Selling Skills and Value Selling to C-level decision makers

What You’ll Gain in Return

  • An attrA competitive salary and industry leading benefits including Health, Dental, 401K, PTO, and a Vehicle Allowance

  • Opportunity to work in a dynamic and growing organization amongst a team of experienced parking industry and technology professionals

  • Unlimited incentive opportunity as you grow your region