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Sales Manager

Compass

Compass

Sales & Business Development
Arlington Heights, IL, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 25, 2023

At Compass, our mission is to help everyone find their place in the world. Founded in 2012, we’re revolutionizing the real estate industry with our end-to-end platform that empowers residential real estate agents to deliver exceptional service to seller and buyer clients.

As a Sales Manager, you will best, support, coach, and retain Compass agents while fostering an exceptional company culture. The Sales Manager will act as a conduit between the regional leadership team and our agents and will be focused on implementing various sales and platform-related initiatives and policies, in alignment with the company’s vision and annual goals. The Sales Manager will be primarily responsible for leading a large agent population, motivating, coaching, and mentoring sales agents, as well as providing strategic and operational guidance to the Company’s executive team.

At Compass You Will:

Growth planning & professional development

  • Be responsible for leading your agent population, motivating, coaching, and mentoring sales agents, as well as providing strategic and operational guidance to the Company’s executive team

  • Retain and coach Compass agents while fostering an exceptional company culture

  • Lead regular office-wide agent meetings (for the purposes of growth planning, broader performance reviews, company policy updates, and any other company or market updates)

  • Relay market intelligence from the Research team and Business Development targets to agents

  • Provide agents with high-level Business planning, feedback, and professional development guidance

  • Develop initiatives to boost agent productivity and reinforce these practices through coaching

  • Regular tracking/monitoring of key metrics and platform adoption that drive revenue and increase efficiency

  • Help Agents develop and deliver their personal sales goals

Culture-building

  • Ensure Compass is creating a positive work environment to ensure agent satisfaction and overall retention

  • Promote positive behavioral attributes & attitudes among agents

  • Resolve agent, brokerage, and contract/compliance issues on an as-needed basis

  • Be a culture carrier who inspires and empowers those around you with a positive and constructive approach to creating and implementing change

Company strategy

  • Relay on-the-ground market trends from agents to Business Development and Executive team

  • Develop and share perspectives on future agent management

  • Act as a conduit between local leadership and our agents by implementing various sales-related initiatives and policies in alignment with the company’s vision and values

  • Build & drive the strategies implemented by regional & national operations to grow the adoption of Compass tech, programs, and ancillary services within your agent population

Agent growth & pitching new business

  • Partner with Business Development to collaborate on agent candidates

  • Lead and provide support to agents in pitching new business opportunities

  • Collaboratively working with agent teams on sales exclusive presentations and proper market pricing with sellers

  • Complete Agent Contract renewals for your agent roster annually

Who you are:

  • In-depth knowledge and proven track record in the leadership areas listed above

  • An energetic, forward-thinking, creative individual with high ethical standards and an appropriate professional demeanor

  • A strategic planner with analytical ability, good judgment, and strong operational focus.

  • Superior verbal and written communication skills to ensure clear and consistent delivery of the Company’s messaging

  • High emotional intelligence; professional and trustworthy with confidential and sensitive information

  • Excellent organizational skills and interpersonal skills, including the ability to resolve disputes and observe confidentiality

  • Technologically forward-thinking

  • Hands-on approach with the maturity and experience to navigate all levels of the organization. Capable of engaging a diverse set of stakeholders and gaining their trust

  • Self-starter attitude and ability to exercise judgment and problem-solve with minimal supervision; a bias towards action and over communication

  • A commitment to exceed goals that is internal, constant, and self-imposed

What We’re Looking For:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

  • Personal Sales Experience as a Realtor with 5+ years of being licensed, Brokers license preferred, validly licensed in applicable state(s) at all times of service

  • At least two years of experience as an Associate Sales Manager or 5+ years in real estate sales/sales management

  • Deep understanding of local real estate contracts and laws

  • Must obtain the state license requirements for any jurisdiction in which they are operating (e.g., Broker’s level)

Perks that You Need to Know About:

Participation in our incentive programs (which may include where eligible cash, equity, or commissions). Plus paid vacation, holidays, sick time, parental leave, marriage leave, and recharge leave; medical, tele-health, dental and vision benefits; 401(k) plan; flexible spending accounts (FSAs); commuter program; life and disability insurance; Maven (a support system for new parents); Carrot (fertility benefits); UrbanSitter (caregiver referral network); Employee Assistance Program; and pet insurance.

Do your best work, be your authentic self.
At Compass, we believe that everyone deserves to find their place in the world — a place where they feel like they belong, where they can be their authentic selves, where they can thrive. Our collaborative, energetic culture is grounded in our Compass Entrepreneurship Principles and our commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, growth and mobility. As an equal opportunity employer, we offer competitive compensation packages, robust benefits and professional growth opportunities aimed at helping to improve our employees' lives and careers.

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