Director, Outside Agent Sales

  • Boston, MA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Punchey, founded by Nathaniel Stevens, the founder and former CEO of Yodle.com , this new venture funded startup is transforming the way local business and consumers build relationship together. Poised for a major national roll-out, Punchey is the first payments platform that helps small businesses grow. The company provides an integrated electronic payment and marketing solution for small and medium-sized businesses, enabling them to increase business, accept payments, and increase customer loyalty.
Mobile payments are expected to reach $670B by 2015 according to Juniper Research. deborah@punchey.com

Job Description

We are seeking an experienced, entrepreneurial, Director of Outside Agent Sales to lead in the development, national roll-out and long term growth strategy of our independent agent program.

Summary:

Reporting to the Vice President of Sales, this person will be responsible for growing the agent channel in an economical and thoughtful way across the US.  This Director will hire a team of quality professionals that meets and exceeds revenue targets, merchant acquisition goals and company growth rates.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Directly recruit and onboard professional sales agents in major metropolitan areas to meet staffing levels to achieve maximum market penetration.
  • Train and coach agents to effectively sell merchant services and payment processing solutions to SMBs.
  • Establish necessary recruiting, monitoring and reporting infrastructure and systems to support national growth of the channel.
  • Conduct ongoing trainings for remote agents as well as visit major territories on a regular basis.
  • Accurately forecast and communicate all strategy changes to agent sales force.  
  • Work with IT to ensure appropriate sales agent set up and communication.
  • Work across all departments to streamline account onboarding and agent service issues.
  • Validate all sales metrics, materials and selling approaches from agents to ensure consistency and efficacy of product messaging. 

Qualifications

deborah@punchey.com

cell 206-849-8641

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.