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Sales Director salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

Additional Cash Compensation
Total Compensation
Median: $143K
Min: $60K
Max: $300K

How Much Does a Sales Director Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Sales Director in Chicago is $142,811. The average additional cash compensation for a Sales Director in Chicago is $98,605. The average total compensation for a Sales Director in Chicago is $241,416. Sales Director salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous Sales Director employees in Chicago.

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Sales Director jobs in Chicago

Sales Director

1 week ago
Scout is hiring a highly motivated Central Sales Director to join our growing company and build out our team! This is a full-time, high-activity role that will require you to start and build the Chicago office. This person will recruit and manage 6-8 Account Executives directly. Scout provides sales resources and executive mentorship to help you achieve monthly and quarterly goals, with opportunities for increased compensation.


2 months ago
An individual contributor driving significant revenue growth by using general business acumen to uncover prospect business needs and identify how Conversant solutions can help prospects achieve their business goals Coordinate internal resources for the preparation and delivery of new business presentations. Create and deliver compelling, customized sales presentations that address the core business issues and opportunities faced by the prospect. Effectively monitor day-to-day management of accounts in your assigned territory and build relationships with key marketing, merchandising, and media decision makers. Stay current on industry trends and personnel moves among prospect organizations. Negotiate and close contracts with client marketing and legal stakeholders.

Sales Director, Corporate Segment

2 weeks ago
Be a talent first leader - At Relativity, we are focused on being a talent first company. As the Director of the Corporate segment, this means, first, setting the standards for excellence and defining what success looks like for your organization. Most of the front line sellers will be new in role in 2020 so there is an incredible opportunity to shape expectations and establish a cultural standard driven by your own vision. Additionally, you should be ready to build an inclusive and diverse team culture. We are focused on creating a company and sales environment where people of diverse backgrounds can have a voice and feel heard. There will be no shortcuts taken. Lastly, it will be important to be a consummate guide and supporter of your direct report’s growth and development. Setting clear vision, direction and coaching will be of paramount importance given the recent rapid expansion of the team itself. Strategic sales leadership – The Corporate segment is our newest and fastest growing segment. You will be the ultimate driver of strategy and execution of sales results. You will be expected to deeply understand the needs of the customer which will, in turn, influence the sales playbook to win. Collaborator across the org – By being a segment leader, you will be partnering across the company to drive results. Synchronizing the needs of the Corporate segment with teams such as Marketing, Customer Success, and our Service Delivery team will be paramount to your success. Driver of operational excellence – The Corporate sales team is undergoing a period of hypergrowth. So, setting standards and repeatable operational processes will key to scaling the team for the future. Your operational leadership will set the standard in terms of sales efficiency and effectiveness.

Director of Sales

1 week ago
You have 10 or more years experience in leading, developing and scaling a young sales team. You have a natural ability to foster a supportive culture, that’s both motivating and respectful, in order to achieve results. You have a track record of team development and successful recruiting strategies. You have been a key player in the successful growth of a company in a relevant industry and have a proven methodology to prospect and retain customers.

Director of Sales Development

2 weeks ago
Reporting to the Chief Revenue Officer, we are seeking a self-motivated and organized team member with a passion for sales. You love being part of a team with a shared mission to build a strong sales pipeline. You have great communication skills and have a knack at identifying and qualifying sales opportunities.

Head of Sales Enablement

2 weeks ago
 Develop and execute strategy and training and development for our Sales Operations by collaborating with Sales Leadership, Sales Operations, People Operations, and GTM teams by driving key initiatives. Execute the launch of new sales training initiatives and collateral. Help to drive the growth of MRR through the engineering fully defined sales process, sales messaging, sales onboarding, and sales performance management.  Work with peers in order to help to develop and optimize sales processes and programs as it relates to our sales toolkit, including sales playbooks, proposals, and articulating ROI for prospective customers. Compliance-Proactively monitor and maintain high levels of quality, accuracy, and process consistency across sales. Develop enablement strategies to train the organization on how to optimize SFDC, other SaaS tools and data across all business units to increase our data-driven decision capabilities . Assist in the development of key performance metrics, dashboards, and reports that drive focus for the sales team. Use abilities to build, maintain and continuously improve relationships with the Product, Marketing, Sales, and Sales Operations. Collaborate with Marketing to ensure collateral and messaging are aligned.

Senior Director of Sales

1 week ago
Ensure your team meets their revenue goals and quota which includes generating net new business or new sales from existing business with our largest Enterprise customers and prospects. Meet individually with every member of your team (typically 3-4 Sales Managers) every week. You’ll review their pipeline and territory, assist with the navigation of a long, complex sales cycle, discuss the health of their accounts, discuss the customer journey, gently criticize their strategies, and lay down some clear, concise wisdom to help them hit their goals. Routinely shadow customer calls and then lead sessions with your Account Executives to provide feedback and coaching. Participate in and lead team meetings in coordination with the Vice President of Account Management. Help further refine the Sales Manager role, so that we can more effectively source, interview, and hire additional AEs/Managers. Meet weekly with the VP of Account Management to review monthly forecasting, team wins and losses, individual performance, and emerging industry trends you’ve identified from talking with your team and our customers. 

Director of Sales

1 week ago
As Jellyvision grows, we need people to coach our high-performance, quota-carrying Account Executives through our consultative enterprise SaaS process. Leading with intelligence, humility, and palpable enthusiasm, a Director of Sales will grow our team and coach them toward even greater efficiency, success, and scale.

Director of Sales

2 weeks ago
Lead a distributed sales team of BDR’s, AE’s, and Global AE’s. Meet team Sales and Revenue targets. Maintain sales pipeline, drive SFDC compliance, and ensure accurate forecasts to required operational standards. Drive and own sales acquisition goals to achieve targets. Develops a high-performing team by hiring diverse talent, prioritizing development, leading by example and by preparing people for their next role. Accelerate new hire ramps to facilitate growth. Work cross-functionally with marketing and enablement to design proper training and collateral. Work with Sales Operations to utilize sales metrics to inform the decision-making process. Ensures a high level of operational excellence through an annual qualified pipeline. Coaches sellers with a “challenger mindset” and solution selling approach to the business.

Sales Director

2 months ago
Demonstrate strategic thinking, analysis and insight abilities that lead to new logo acquisition from prospecting, nurturing and building opportunity pipeline. Be effective in leading enterprises through evaluation and adoption of in a 6-9 month selling cycle with deal sizes of ranging from $200-$500K in ARR. Manage Enterprise Sales cycle from initial pitch, testing/POC, to Ongoing Partnership. Build and foster C level (CIO’s, Chief Under writers) relationships ensuring Executive "buy in" during the Enterprise Sales cycle. Direct customer and stakeholder relationships with confidence and ease driving to key revenue goals to reach Sales quota. Understand your client’s business goals, identify trends, anticipate future needs and help determine ideal solutions and in turn, effectively communicate the benefits of Datacubes solutions at all levels. Orchestrate a broad set of internal resources (Product, Solutions Engineering, Marketing, etc.) to achieve your new logo acquisition goals and drive platform innovation to capture market opportunity. Demonstrate that you have effectively performed sales forecasting in a quarterly and annual planning rhythm with high levels of predictability, quality and accuracy on both a quarter and. Knowledge of the insurance industry preferable, but not necessary.

Enterprise Sales Director

3 weeks ago
The Enterprise Sales Director is an individual contributor role who will be responsible for acquiring new Enterprise named accounts. This position is based out of our Chicago HQ and will report to the Vice President, Enterprise Sales.

B2B Sales Director

2 months ago
 The B2B Sales Director is responsible for strategically leading and directing the B2B business to maximize growth.  Drive performance of B2B business through the development of commercial plans to increase sales and manage gross profit margin.  Collaborate and work cross functionally with various functions to effectively drive and execute business initiatives.  Work closely with the eCommerce Marketing, Merchandising and Operations teams to implement programs to optimize results.  Accountable for developing short & long-range sales and margin targets and sizing new initiatives for potential growth.  This position also acts as the B2B customer advocate, responsible for understanding customer needs/barriers and ensuring service model and service metrics are driving increased sales/customer satisfaction.  

Sales Director Salary ranges

The most common Sales Director salary in Chicago is between $130k - $140k.

Average Sales Director Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Sales Director make the most at companies with 500+ employees, earning $150,424 on average.

Sales Director Salary by gender

The average Sales Director salary for women is $117,500 and the average Sales Director salary for men is $149,450.

Sales Director Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Sales Director with 7+ years of experience is $146,505.

Average Sales salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Inside Sales Representative $41,999
Min: $33K
Max: $80K
Sales Development Representative $44,682
Min: $30K
Max: $65K
Business Development Representative $49,936
Min: $33K
Max: $165K
Sales Operations Analyst $61,210
Min: $40K
Max: $100K
Account Executive $67,147
Min: $33K
Max: $200K
Account Manager $67,337
Min: $35K
Max: $154K
Client Success Manager $72,486
Min: $37K
Max: $140K
Inside Sales Manager $82,333
Min: $63K
Max: $100K
Business Development Manager $87,395
Min: $45K
Max: $200K
Sales Manager $90,956
Min: $53K
Max: $152K
Sales Operations Manager $95,313
Min: $70K
Max: $167K
Sales Engineer $110,673
Min: $55K
Max: $160K
Director of Customer Success $120,525
Min: $70K
Max: $190K
Sales Director $142,811
Min: $60K
Max: $300K
Vice President of Sales $185,089
Min: $99K
Max: $350K
CRO (Chief Revenue Officer) $248,059
Min: $130K
Max: $310K

Skills that affect Sales Director salaries in Chicago

Sales Strategy
6% have this skill
Sales Planning
5% have this skill
Account Development
5% have this skill
Sales Management
5% have this skill
5% have this skill
5% have this skill

Recent Sales Director salaries in Chicago

Yearly Salary
A Account Principal reported a yearly salary of $132,600 with +$87,674 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
11-50 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Sales Director reported a yearly salary of $100,000 with +$25,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
51-200 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Principal reported a yearly salary of $150,000 with +$35,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
500+ Employees
Yearly Salary
A Director of Sales reported a yearly salary of $140,000 with +$110,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
500+ Employees
5-10 Reports
Yearly Salary
A Sr. Director, Marketplace reported a yearly salary of $138,500 with +$34,625 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
51-200 Employees
5-10 Reports
Yearly Salary
A Director of Business Development reported a yearly salary of $130,000 with +$50,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
201-500 Employees
>10 Reports
Yearly Salary
A Consulting Director reported a yearly salary of $212,200 with +$15,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
500+ Employees
1-5 Reports
Yearly Salary
A Sales Director reported a yearly salary of $175,000 with +$175,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
51-200 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Sales Director reported a yearly salary of $60,000 with +$160,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
11-50 Employees
1-5 Reports
Yearly Salary
A Director of North America reported a yearly salary of $107,000
7+ Years of Experience
51-200 Employees
1-5 Reports
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