Persistent Systems Sales Manager in New York, New York

Persistent Systems is a growing business that develops Mobile Ad hoc Networking (MANET) wireless radio systems for US Government and commercial applications. The radios are typically worn on the person, mounted to manned vehicles, integrated into autonomous unmanned vehicles, or installed at fixed sites. The systems provide on-the-move data, voice, video, and situational awareness capability. Located in the heart of New York City, Persistent Systems is an exciting company that is passionate about delivering cutting edge products.

Persistent Systems is seeking an experienced Sales Manager to provide direct support to the company’s CEO in driving the efforts of the company’s sales teams across multiple locations, including working with senior management to determine sales goals, providing training and development, and identifying growth opportunities.


  • Establish sales objectives, monitor performance, and drive sales teams to meet or exceed established goals

  • Develop and conduct sales training, provide mentorship/coaching and regular feedback, and conduct performance evaluations

  • Provide support to sales team members with closing sales

  • Work with senior management to establish sales action plans, organize sales efforts, and allot resources appropriately and efficiently

  • Provide regular sales reports to senior management

  • Act as a liaison between the company’s Sales and Marketing functions

  • Attend trade shows and other industry events in support of the company’s sales efforts

  • Work with senior management and Human Resources to identify sales hiring needs, make hiring decisions, and identify development opportunities


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or a related field or equivalent experience

  • At least 5 years of experience in sales for a business-to-business (B2B) technology company

  • At least 3 years of experience managing sales teams

  • Experience providing sales training and mentorship to sales professionals at various levels

  • Proficiency in Salesforce

  • Must be available to travel up to 50% of the time

  • Must have a United States security clearance or be able to obtain a United States security clearance


  • At least 7 years of sales experience with progressive responsibility

  • Experience working in a high-growth company

  • Experience supporting sales efforts for a Department of Defense (DoD) contractor

  • Knowledge of wireless concepts, with an understanding of hardware and software concepts