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  • Drives, manages and executes the business and revenue of a sales team
  • Analyzes market dynamics in an effort to maximize existing successes and to create new sales growth opportunities
  • Prepares forecasts, territory/industry management, and growth plans
  • Educates team on significant industry factors including competitive products, regulations, trends, customer needs, and pricing
  • Establishes and reports on metrics to measure team performance; correct deficiencies where necessary
  • Ensures that the sales plan is aligned with and supports the corporate revenue goal
  • Recruits and hires top talent onto your team
  • Invests time weekly to build and engage a pipeline of top talent for potential future hires
  • Manages a team of 5-10 Strategic Account Leaders; fosters a successful and positive team environment
  • 10+ years experience in field sales, operations and leadership in open source software or software DevOps environment
  • Experience selling to Fortune 500; willingness to “roll up your sleeves” and sell
  • Proven track record of meeting or exceeding performance objectives (revenue targets, pipeline targets, etc.)
  • Experience utilizing CRM systems and marketing automation systems (such as Salesforce, Clari, Marketo, etc).
  • Ability to exercise effective judgment, sensitivity, creativity to changing needs and situations; ability to handle a fast-paced environment and challenging workload
  • Strong relationship building and negotiation skills
  • Strong presentation skills; Executive level communication skills (both written and verbal) and the ability to mentor others
  • Ability to travel as needed
  • You share our values, and work in accordance with those values.
  • Leadership at GitLab
  • Ability to use GitLab

Sales KPIs

The Area Sales Manager would move to the Regional Sales Director Job Family.

Applicants for this position can expect the hiring process to follow the order below. Please keep in mind that applicants can be declined from the position at any stage of the process. To learn more about someone who may be conducting the interview, find their job title on our team page.

  • Selected candidates will be invited to schedule a 30min screening call with one of our Global Recruiters
  • Next, candidates will be invited to schedule a first interview with the Hiring Manager
  • Next, candidates will be invited to interview with 2-5 Team Members
  • Final Interview will be with a Sales leader

Additional details about our process can be found on our hiring page.

 

Compensation information for this role can be found on our Sales Commissions handbook page. On this page, we have an overview of the standard OTE base and variable split for each Sales job family. Also listed on the page, is our quota ramp information by segment as well as our seasonality assumptions. New salespeople who join after the fiscal year may be eligible for a super commission rate which pays out at a higher rate until the ramped quota is met - watch the video on the page to learn more!
Sales compensation plans are governed by the Sales Compensation Plan terms and conditions. Some differences may apply. For any specific compensation questions, please contact your manager (current manager or hiring manager).
 

GitLab Inc. is a company based on the GitLab open-source project. GitLab is a community project to which over 2,200 people worldwide have contributed. We are an active participant in this community, trying to serve its needs and lead by example. We have one vision: everyone can contribute to all digital content, and our mission is to change all creative work from read-only to read-write so that everyone can contribute.

We value results, transparency, sharing, freedom, efficiency, self-learning, frugality, collaboration, directness, kindness, diversity, inclusion and belonging, boring solutions, and quirkiness. If these values match your personality, work ethic, and personal goals, we encourage you to visit our primer to learn more. Open source is our culture, our way of life, our story, and what makes us truly unique.

Top 10 reasons to work for GitLab:

  1. Work with helpful, kind, motivated, and talented people.
  2. Work remote so you have no commute and are free to travel and move.
  3. Have flexible work hours so you are there for other people and free to plan the day how you like.
  4. Everyone works remote, but you don't feel remote. We don't have a head office, so you're not in a satellite office.
  5. Work on open source software so you can interact with a large community and can show your work.
  6. Work on a product you use every day: we drink our own wine.
  7. Work on a product used by lots of people that care about what you do.
  8. As a company we contribute more than we take, most of our work is released as the open source GitLab CE.
  9. Focused on results, not on long hours, so that you can have a life and don't burn out.
  10. Open internal processes: know what you're getting in to and be assured we're thoughtful and effective.

See our culture page for more!

Work remotely from anywhere in the world. Curious to see what that looks like? Check out our remote manifesto and guides.

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GitLab hires new team members in countries around the world. All of our roles are remote, however some roles may carry specific location-based eligibility requirements. Our Talent Acquisition team can help answer any questions about location after starting the recruiting process.  


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