Software Sales Director

Technical sales specialists, wholesale trade, sell telecommunications services and computer services, to governments and large/small businesses domestically and internationally. 

$50,000 - $150,000+

Education Varies

High Demand

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Bryse Chandler

Software Sales Director – Salesforce

I currently live in Toronto working for one of the largest companies in the world. My role as a sales director allows me to utilize my leadership skills leading a team of sales representatives geared helping businesses large or small improve there day to day business interactions.

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What is your educational background?
I earned a Bachelors of Arts in Criminology and Law from Carleton University.

What are your daily responsibilities?
My days consist of managing a group of 15 sales represntatives, software engineers and customer service representatives, ensuring that our goals to provide top notch service to our clients. Conference calls, presentations and software demonstrations are all a part of my responsibilities.  

What hurdles did you face?
Being the first person to graduate from university in my family was definitely a big hurdle. Not having someone as an example was very challenging but also served as motivation to get it done. Growing up in a low income home was also a hurdle, not being able to have everything that all of the other youth had was tough. 

What advice would you give the 15 year old version of your self?
Follow your passions and remember that you are not defined by your currents circumstances. 

Core Responsibilities

01.

Maintain and grow sales relationships with existing clients

02.

Identify and solicit potential clients

03.

Assess clients’ needs, recommend or assist in the selection of appropriate goods or services, and negotiate prices or other sales terms

Typical Workplace
  • Work for agencies
  • Many spend much of the day on the phone or in meetings
  • May work 10 to 14 hours a day
  • Often on call when not working, and may work weekends
  • Some travel frequently

Attributes & Abilities 

Creativity Skills
Analytical and problem-solving skills
Organized & detail-oriented
Communication skills
Collaborative Skills
Computer skills
Grade 11

English (ENG3C/U)
Mathematics (MBF3C1/MCF3M1/MCR3U1)
Accounting (Recommended)
Business (Recommended)
Cooperative Education (Recommended)

Grade 12

English (ENG4C/U)
Accounting (Recommended)
Mathematics (MAP4C1/MHF4U1/MDM4U1)
Business (Recommended)
Cooperative Education (Recommended)

*Additional 4U/M Courses For University Candidates*

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