• Director, Business Development, Data Management

    Job Location(s) US-IL-Chicago | US-TX-Dallas
    Requisition #
    Work From Home (Virtual)
  • Overview

    Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE: IRM), founded in 1951 and ranked as a Forbes 2018 America’s Best Employers, is the global leader for storage and information management services. Trusted by more than 225,000 organizations around the world, Iron Mountain stores and protects billions of valued assets, including critical business information, highly sensitive data, and cultural and historical artifacts. Providing solutions that include information management, digital transformation, secure storage, secure destruction, data centers, cloud services and art storage and logistics, Iron Mountain helps customers lower cost and risk, comply with regulations, recover from disaster, and enable a digital way of working. Visit www.ironmountain.com for more information.


    Our Data Management team is seeking a strong people manager to manage our Central Region sales team. The Director, Business and Customer Development will be responsible for a team of 10 account executives and account managers across the Central Region Territory.

    • This position will focus on helping the sales team prospect and retain revenue growth within mid-size, large and enterprise accounts.
    • Responsible for establishing and implementing strategic business development plan to grow revenue for Data Management services - Iron Cloud, Tape Archive solutions, Secure IT Asset Destruction (SITAD), digital transformation solutions.
    • Ability to lead a sales team.
    • Providing insightful coaching that drives behavior adoption and employee satisfaction, account retention, revenue growth, and virtuous cycle of sales optimization initiatives.
    • Maintain in-depth knowledge of Iron Mountain’s Data Management offerings, technologies, industry trends and best practices.
    • Successfully drive efforts to ensure collaborative Strategic Account Planning across multiple geographic theaters within Iron Mountain.


    • Data Management Expertise: As the Director, it is critical that the ideal candidate have a history of leading a sales team to success. Data Management (data archival, restoration, protection) experience is a plus
    • Experience leading high performance teams managing data management and/or data storage across mid-sized, large and enterprise accounts.
    • Documented track record leading teams in prospecting for new accounts, maintaining and growing accounts.
    • Exceptional bandwidth and ability to strive in a fast paced, change environment.
    • Excellent written, oral and presentation skills.
    • Strong interpersonal, planning and analytical skills
    • Ability to influence and negotiate.
    • Ability to make decisions and think in broad terms, considering the impact to the entire company.
    • Ability to team effectively at all levels of Iron Mountain and customer personnel (to include C-level) on a wide range of topics and issues.
    • Strong business acumen.
    • Experience navigating large matrix sales organizations.
    • BA required, MBA preferred.
    • Sales leadership in the Information Management industry is a plus.
    • Provide Solution configuration recommendations, product pricing, quote/schedule/contract/SOW creation, modification and support
    • Gather and share intelligence on market trends, industry trends and competitors
    • Attend relevant trade shows and marketing events to create and advance opportunities
    • Support and educate cross functioning teams such as marketing, sales enablement, legal, contracts, operations, support, channels, product management to aid in Technology Services business growth
    • Total travel: 50%



    Compliance Obligations:


    It is the responsibility of every Iron Mountain employee:

    • to comply with all applicable laws, rules, regulations, and company policies
    • to exhibit ethical behavior in accordance with our Code of Ethics and Business Conduct 
    • to complete required training within the allotted time frame


    Every Iron Mountain employee has an obligation to promptly report issues and violations.

    Iron Mountain is an equal opportunity employer, and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity characteristics or expression, disability, medical condition, U.S. Military or veteran status or other legally protected classifications in making employment decisions.