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Regional Sales Director, Media Division (Sydney)

Sales/Sales Engineering
016053 Requisition #
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Basic Qualifications

  • Enterprise sales experience in cloud, SaaS, carrier, security, networking or related.
  • 5+ years Sales management experience.
  • Proven experience building best-in-class sales teams.
  • Sound judgment and decision-making skills to handle complex customer scenarios.
  • Ability to execute independently, while collaborating with functional teams globally.
  • Proactive, confident, assertive and entrepreneurial self-starter.
  • Excellent people management skills.
  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or Master’s degree in technology or business related field.

Desired Qualifications

  • Proven track record of growing a business and consistently exceeding tens of million-dollar quotas.
  • Demonstrated sales and general managerial values – ranging from a strong sense of ethics, sales performance, cross-functional collaboration.
  • Inspirational leadership - can articulate a clear vision and set the overall strategy and goals for the business.
  • Strategic thinker with skills to execute at the tactical level.
  • Experience at leading 10+ direct reports.
  • Able to retain, hire, train and lead a team of sales representatives to over-achieve their quotas.
  • Possess formal sales training in solution selling and/or value and successfully executing complex sales cycles with CXOs.
  • Possess strong knowledge of Internet, cloud platform, networking concepts, and demonstrates the ability to discuss them with intelligence and conviction.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, strong English communication skills and the ability to successfully collaborate with colleagues across a global, matrixed organization.

About Akamai Technologies

Akamai secures and delivers digital experiences for the world's largest companies. Akamai's intelligent edge platform surrounds everything, from the enterprise to the cloud, so customers and their businesses can be fast, smart, and secure. Top brands globally rely on Akamai to help them realize competitive advantage through agile solutions that extend the power of their multi-cloud architectures. Akamai keeps decisions, apps and experiences closer to users than anyone - and attacks and threats far away. Akamai's portfolio of edge security, web and mobile performance, enterprise access and video delivery solutions is supported by unmatched customer service, analytics and 24/7/365 monitoring. To learn how Akamai is shaping the future of digital transformation, visit and follow @AkamaiCareers on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram.

Akamai is a growing, and evolving, company with offices and operations around the world. As such, we strive to foster inclusive and representative workplaces where all employees are wholly welcome, and enabled to share and benefit from each other’s diverse contributions, as one global team. Our commitment to diversity reaches beyond our corporate offices, to our business partners and suppliers who share the same principles, and whose employees we value as integral to the Akamai business family. Learn more at

Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please click here

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