7574 - P&I Sales Manager - Virtual - Northeast

Remote, USA    |     Sales   |   Full-time
Job Reference: 7574 - Posted 21-May-2022

Kelly is looking for a Sales People Leader in the northeast to direct a team of Sales Professionals to implement the sales strategy for a portfolio of local retail businesses.  Must live in the tri-state area, NY-NJ-CT.


You will be responsible for expanding and improving Kelly's business relationship with prospective and new customers to contribute to improved sales growth, profitability, customer happiness, and market share. Increase sales and profit through effective negotiations. Handle expense to sales ratios to optimize efficiency and profitability within budget.


Crucial Functions

  • Implement business plans and sales strategies with the field organization for new customers and prospects by reviewing and supervising financial indicators; using multiple sources of driven data; applying and using sales data and information; lead preparation efforts for proposals that address financial considerations and define value; meeting with decision-makers to deliver presentations and close deals.
  • Initiate customer relationships; corporate, field, and external by communicating with key decision-makers, identifying and understanding their needs; positioning Kelly products and services to address their needs and make valuable contributions to their business; understanding and aligning with prospect's desire to build preferences to use Kelly as a supplier
  • Establish and maintain an ongoing sales funnel of targeted and qualified prospects and expand the business opportunity by involving field and corporate subject matter experts; making presentations to customer organizations to introduce Kelly products and services and closing the business.
  • Clearly communicates roles and responsibilities and holds employees accountable for delivering results. Instill a growth mindset in the sales team. Drive teamwork among individuals, teams, and across the enterprise. Provide feedback and mentorship to the team to ensure growth and sales expectations are being met. Provide regular constructive feedback and development discussions with employees.


  • Top-tier staffing industry professional, experienced in selling to high-level contacts at local accounts
  • Excellent verbal, written communication, and presentation skills
  • Positive relationship building and problem-solving skills
  • Keen sense of the consultative sales process
  • Solid knowledge of service offerings and internal corporate structures
  • High level of financial foresight


Core Competencies

Thought Leadership

  • Handles Complexity - Making sense of sophisticated, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to optimally tackle problems.
  • Cultivates Innovation - Crafting new and better ways for the organization to be successful.
  • Strategic Approach - Seeing ahead to future possibilities and translating them into breakthrough strategies.

Results Leadership

  •  Productive - Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with high energy, and passion.
  • Plans and Aligns - Planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals.
  • Optimizes Work Processes - Knowing the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, focusing on continuous improvement.
  • Gets Results - Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.


People Leadership

  • Builds Effective Teams - Building strong-identity teams that apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals.
  • Communicates Effectively - Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.



  •  Being Resilient - Rebounding from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult situations.


Specific Proficiencies for Sales Leadership

Business Insights - Applying knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance the organization’s goals.

Decision Quality - Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.

Global Perspective-taking a broad view when approaching issues, using a global lens.

Courage - Stepping up to address difficult issues, saying what needs to be said.

You should know: Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.


  • HS Diploma required, Bachelor’s degree in business or related area of study preferred.
  • 5 + years demonstrated ability with a focus in recruiting or staffing operations management needed.
  • 4 + years proven track record in people management.
  • Travel up to 40% within geography.


Benefits Program

  • Paid Time off -We are now offering 3 weeks of PTO
  • Holidays - we have increased our paid holidays to 8, with the addition of Martin Luther's King Birthday
  • Sick/Mental Health/Well-Being - five days
  • Floating holidays/Personal Significance - three days
  • Volunteer - one day
  • Healthcare - Medical. Dental and Vision
  • 401(k) match
  • Vacation Purchase Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • PerkSpot - Personal Online discount Program


About Kelly Services®

Kelly connects talented people to companies in need of their skills in areas including Science, Engineering, Education, Office, Contact Center, Light Industrial, and more. We’re always thinking about what’s next in the evolving world of [1] work, and we help people ditch the script on old ways of thinking and embrace the value of all work styles in the workplace. We directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world, and we connect thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners in our [2] outsourcing and consulting practice.

[3] Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workforce, including, but not limited to, race, gender, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, and gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.