Director of Sales - Staffing Industry

Atlanta, GA 30308

Employment Type: Full-time Industry: Manager Sales Job Number: 6995 Is this job hybrid?:

Job Description

Director of Sales, Staffing Firm - Atlanta, GA

Our client leads with their entrepreneurial and collaborative culture, and they are hiring for a Director of Sales in Atlanta.  If you are looking for a well-established staffing firm with a proven track record of integrity, excellence and industry knowledge where culture is King, we should talk!

What you’ll do:
  • Sales Strategy: Develop and execute sales strategies to meet revenue and growth targets.
  • Team Leadership: Lead, hire, and mentor a high-performing sales team.
  • Revenue Growth: Drive new business development and nurture existing client relationships.
  • Market Analysis: Monitor industry trends and adjust strategies proactively.
  • Sales Operations: Manage sales operations including forecasting, budgeting, and reporting.
  • Client Engagement: Build and maintain strong client relationships.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with cross-functional teams to support sales efforts.
  • Performance Metrics: Define KPIs and strategies for continuous improvement.

What you need:
  • Proven track record in developing client accounts and growing revenue.
  • Experience high margin staffing business. 
  • Strong leadership and client relationship skills.
  • Growth-oriented mindset and ability to scale the business.
  • Experience with Applicant Tracking System, Bullhorn.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • 10+ years of leadership experience in a staffing firm.
  • Strong analytical, communication, and client engagement skills.
  • Experience in managing sales, business development, and staffing operations.

  • Strategic Thinking: Articulate vision, analyze data, and innovate.
  • Execution: Set goals, drive results, adapt, and manage risks.
  • Leadership: Attract talent, manage performance, and promote diversity.
  • Relationships: Build strong connections, inspire trust, and communicate effectively.

We are looking to speak with qualified candidates immediately. Please reach out to today!

Job Number 6995


Additional Information

MeeDerby is an executive search firm uniquely dedicated to serving the staffing industry. For nearly three decades, we've helped thousands of executives, managers, senior sales and senior recruiters who have worked in staffing find their place in this robust industry. You spend your days helping people find the perfect job. Don’t you deserve a partner who can do the same for you? Leverage our hard-won connections to take the next step in your staffing career.

Meet Your Recruiter

Jennifer Tucker
Director and Executive Recruiter

Jennifer has more than 20 years of experience in the staffing industry. She comes to MeeDerby having spent the bulk of her career working in temporary staffing and corporate recruiting for a national staffing firm. Beginning her career as an on-site manager in Lenexa, Kansas, Jennifer has experience recruiting in multiple geographies throughout the U.S. with expertise recruiting in the IT, Legal, Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Manufacturing, Light Industrial and Healthcare verticals. Jennifer is a graduate of Kansas State University and a mom of three. She loves traveling, playing games with her family, and Friday night date nights with her husband.

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