Sales Director
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Minneapolis - Minnesota - United States of America



CBRE is the global leader in commercial real estate services and leverages the industry's most powerful knowledge base to meet the commercial real estate needs of its clients worldwide. Our vision is to be the preeminent, vertically integrated, globally capable real estate service firm. Globally we employ over 70,000 employees and operate in 48 countries.


CBRE has been ranked the industry’s top brand by the Lipsey Company for 15 consecutive years and has been named one of Fortune’s “Most Admired Companies” in the sector four years in a row. Through our values of respect, integrity, service and excellence, we maintain a relentless focus on creating winning outcomes for our clients, employees and shareholders. 


The commercial real estate market is undergoing a significant and exciting change – driven by data and technology. Digital and Technology powered products play a vital role in CBRE’s mission to create unmatched value for our clients.




A commitment to providing you with career growth opportunities within your CBRE career


An open source culture/atmosphere that encourages learning and contributing back to the community.


Energetic and collaborative teams and consulting partners


We support staying on top of the latest best practices and tools


Competitive compensation packages.


Corporate welfare benefits, which includes medical, dental, vision, disability, health care and dependent care reimbursement accounts, life and AD&D insurance, 401(k) Plan


Paid time off, parental leave, and holidays are available as established by Company policy, Paid holidays/vacation




Collaborates with the Managing Director to coordinate sales pursuits and the associated tracking and reporting.




Manages sales activity, pursuit lists, pipelines, and follow up reporting.


Manages cold call tracking, business plan review, and alignment of focus with specific opportunities for the local market area.


Assists brokers in identifying potential clients and finds connections to turn cold calls into warm calls for potential business opportunities.


Manages inbound referrals in collaboration with Managing Directors; maintains disbursement log of how inbound business was distributed.


Coordinates with Managing Directors and marketing team on multiple service line pursuits.


Works alongside Managing Directors to ensure the best-suited players are on the field for every pitch/assignment, every time.


Prepares and presents reports on deal activity at local management meetings and on an as needed basis.


Coordinates targeted vertical pursuit strategies (e.g., MidCap Targets, Private Equity, Healthcare, Non Profit Pursuits, outsourcing targets). Holds recurring meetings, develops prospecting lists, collaborates on pursuit strategies, holds team accountable for results.


Provides for effective recruitment, selection, development, and performance management of Associates. Leads training for Brokerage Associates in coordination with Managing Directors.


Serves as conduit for assisting sales team with researching information needs within a complex platform and highly matrixed work environment. Evaluates and reports on industry and business trends in local market area for potential impact on sales team.


Ensures internal company sales guidelines are followed and sales database systems are fully utilized.


Develops and maintains external relationships with industry and trade associations, vendors, professional organizations, and local community leaders.


Other duties may be assigned.




Manages the planning, organization, and controls for a major functional area or department. May be responsible for a mix of direct and matrix reports. Approves subordinate's recommendations for staff recruitment, selection, promotion, advancement, corrective action and termination. Effectively recommends same for direct reports to next level management for review and approval.


Monitors appropriate staffing levels and reports on utilization and deployment of human resources. Leads and supports staff in areas of staffing, selection, training, development, coaching, mentoring, measuring, appraising and rewarding performance and retention. Leads by example and models behaviors that are consistent with the company's values.






To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.




Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from four-year college or university and a minimum of five years of related experience managing the activities of a sales force in a service organization.




Real Estate Salesperson license.




Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret the most complex business documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive issues. Ability to write reports, manuals, speeches and articles using distinctive style.


Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations on complex topics to employees, clients, top management and/or public groups. Ability to motivate and negotiate effectively with key employees, top management, and client groups to take desired action.




Requires in-depth knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate complex figures. Ability to forecast and prepare budgets. Conducts financial/business analysis including the preparation of reports.




Ability to solve advanced problems and deal with a variety of options in complex situations. Requires expert level analytical and quantitative skills with proven experience in developing strategic solutions for a growing matrix-based multi-industry sales environment. Draws upon the analysis of others and makes recommendations that have a direct impact on the company.




Decisions made with in-depth understanding and interpretation of procedures, company policies and business practices to achieve complex results. Responsible for setting project, department and/or division deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause long-term impact to line of business and/or overall company.