Sales Manager

New York, United States Full-time

Our Company

IBISWorld is growing. Fast. And to keep up with our rapid growth, we’re looking to build on our biggest strength: our people.

The management team at IBISWorld offers an exciting opportunity to work in small teams, collaborating across various business functions, working toward a common goal.  The outcome of this collaboration is the ability to celebrate the successes of your team members, the company, and ultimately you!  Being part of this management team means being part of a fun, energetic, intelligent and collaborative team of individuals that strive to succeed and improve themselves, their teams and the company as a whole.  The team at IBISWorld is a community of like-minded individuals who share a desire to succeed, a willingness to challenge status quo, and a passion for doing what’s best for the greater good.  You will feel supported and challenged while a being a critical player in building a company culture that values integrity, hard work and mutual respect.

IBISWorld is a global company with offices in Los Angeles, New York, London, Sydney, Melbourne and Beijing. We are the world’s leading publisher of business research. Our success has created abundant opportunity and we’re looking for fresh and intelligent new talent to join us as we continue to expand our operations.

Our mission is to be the premier provider of highly valuable information to the largest and most influential enterprises in the nations where we operate. We do this while maintaining a culture where people are passionate about their work and are surrounded by like-minded, intelligent achievers. Your mission is to find out how you can be a part of our future.

The Role

IBISWorld is looking for a result oriented and innovative Sales Manager to join our New York Industry Research team. In this role you will lead a team of 8-10 Business Development Managers empowering them to reach their highest potential and ensuring they are consistently meeting their sales goals.

You will cultivate and lead a target-driven team that is ambitious, yet supportive of one another. You will also work one on one with each of your team members to understand their needs, maximize talent and amplify performance. Additionally, you’ll have the opportunity to serve as a collaborative partner and direct report to our VP of Industry. Together, you’ll ensure that sales strategies and processes are innovative, aligned with client needs and focused on driving revenue.

As an IBISWorld Sales Manager you’ll be part of a strong and growing company that values employee development. We offer internal growth opportunities that allow employees to expand their skills and team roles within the company. You’ll join a collaborative and fun group of people who respect each other in an environment that promotes professional growth.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Proactively provide daily support, guidance and training to a team of 8-10 Business Development Managers.
  • Maintain 100% of monthly quota and hold all team members accountable to performance.
  • Motivate individuals to navigate and build their sales strategy with the goal of optimizing each deal.
  • Coach staff through development and management strategies to create a balanced opportunity pipeline.
  • Serve as a guide who can teach BDMs how to educate decision makers, build rapport, and negotiate contracts.
  • Lead the sales training and on-boarding process.
  • Identify key sales performance indicators and develop benchmarks for growth.
  • Foster a positive, upbeat, and winning culture that grows with healthy competition, teamwork, and strong commitment to individual and team accountability.
  • Provide monthly performance and forecasting reports and conduct individual performance reviews.


  • 2-3 years of sales experience (preferably inside) with a consistent record of exceeding targets.
  • 2+ years of leading an inside sales team that regularly exceeded sales goals.
  • Experience with a consultative sales approach and a demonstrable history of coaching sales people throughout that process, but also the ability to understand when to apply a more transactional approach.
  • Experience working with long sales cycles that involve multiple decision makers.
  • Enjoys the challenge of selling products and services ahead of and/or new to the market.
  • A motivator and competitor who can cultivate and maintain high morale and inspire pride at a team and individual level.
  • A solutions oriented individual who is not deterred by rejection, obstacles and unpredictable challenges
  • Excellent communication and active listening skills and ability to teach and develop this crucial skill within the team.
  • Possess extraordinary leadership abilities, and instinctively know how to use team and company assets to achieve success.
  • Strong organization and time management skills with experience working in high growth and unpredictable environments.
  • Salesforce and LinkedIn Navigator experience preferred.

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Competitive base salary (based on experience)
  • Comprehensive health insurance, including medical, vision, dental, disability and life insurance
  • Generous paid vacation accrual, paid holidays and sick leave
  • 401(k) plan, subsidized gym membership, commuter benefits and more
  • Work-from-home opportunities for select employees

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. You must be available to work full-time in our NYC office. IBISWorld does not pay relocation costs.

Equal opportunity employer

IBISWorld provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, IBISWorld complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.