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Director of Sales – PA State Lottery, Retail Operations Division

Salary range:  $69,829 - $106,152

Posting Dates – October 5, 2016 – October 26, 2016

The Pennsylvania Lottery is taking sales to the next level. Come lead the team!

This is an amazing opportunity to lead innovative change in how we attract and engage retailers to drive sales. Make a real difference by motivating a statewide sales force to increase sales and profits which fund benefit programs for older Pennsylvanians. If you are someone with the courage to drive change and make a difference, this job is for you!  The person selected for this position will be an integral part of managing a $4 billion sales organization, the Pennsylvania Lottery. If you are energetic and enjoy positively influencing others, we want to talk to you!  Public service is an honorable way to spend your work day. Imagine if every successful leader spent time serving the citizens of Pennsylvania in a direct and dedicated way. It would improve the lives of Pennsylvanians!

We are looking for candidates who possess a minimum of 8-10 years of sales experience including a minimum of 4 years of leadership experience.

· Five years of retail lottery sales and/or consumer packaged goods sales experience preferred.

  • Proven record of achieving sales goals.

· Experience developing a sales plan and metrics driven goals.

· Experience creating retail promotions/sales campaigns that drive awareness and excitement about the lottery.

· Demonstrated ability to take risks and make independent decisions.

· Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills including the ability to effectively coach leaders, build relationships and leverage resources within the function and across the organization to advance business strategy.

· Direct experience teaching, mentoring and coaching junior and mid-level sales staff.

· Ability to work with in house IT staff and vendors on the development and implementation of creating actionable data for the portal.

· Proven ability to effectively manage competing priorities in a fast paced environment.

· Strong business acumen and ability to contribute to a sales and marketing strategy and operations.

· Demonstrated success driving difficult change in a highly complex organization to advance the sales and marketing strategy.

· Knowledge in change management, performance management, and strategic and operational planning.

· Strong analytic and problem solving skills.

· Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to influence all levels of the organization.

· Demonstrated ability to develop, administer and evaluate policies, practices and demonstrated knowledge of talent planning and diversity in a large organization.

· Demonstrated excellent project management skills and overseeing project managers using targeted analytics.

· Experience managing in a Union environment

This position is located in Middletown, Pennsylvania.  Interested candidates should apply through the PA Bureau of State Employment at www.employment.pa.gov under the job category for Director of Sales, PA State Lottery.

For additional information or questions you may call the PA Department of Revenue, Bureau of Human Resources, Classification and Placement Division at (717) 787-6250.


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