Location: Fremont, CA

Position Summary

The Vice President of Sales will work closely with the President and VP of Marketing and Product Development to partner in devising sound marketing strategies and tactics to achieve forecasted revenue, profit, and market share objectives for Centillium Technology's products and services. This position will be responsible for fully exploiting the market for new and existing customers (including identifying new market niches for existing products and services) in order to gain enhanced market penetration, "mindshare" and market visibility.

Job Responsibility Summary

  • Build a sales organization for international geographical markets and the United States.
  • Develop and inplement new, effective marketing strategies, plans and programs to sell and create increased customer demand and market penetration.
  • Develop and implement sales strategies.
  • Provide operational and strategic direction, leadership and growth oportunities for sales employees.
  • Establish and maintain distribution and rep channels.
  • Establish and execute product plans, marketing activities and strategies.
  • Create and manage budget and key contracts, and sales compensation plans.

Required Qualifications

  • Technical knowledge of telecommunication and/or semiconductor industry.
  • Strong sales background and marketing knowledge, management skills, solid strategic thinking process, plus great written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong leadership, motivational skills, and impeccable integrity.

Experience and Educational Requirements

(Only those who possess required qualifications, and experience/educational requirements, need apply.)
  • 10-13 years of industry experience
  • Minimum of 10 years sales experience
  • Strong marketing background preferred
  • Experience in managing P&L;
  • Management positions held both in sales and marketing
  • BSEE or marketing degree
  • MBA preferred
  • Completed training courses in negotiation and sales, i.e. Dale Carnegie

Other Requirements

This individual must have a strong sense of commitment to the vision and be able to effectively communicate the vision thus creating a path for individuals to follow. He/she must be a team player, be energetic and enthusiastic. Effective presentation skills and professional image required.

Centillium Technology offers competitive wages and benefits. For immediate consideration email resume to [email protected]. Centillium Technology is an equal opportunity employer.