The exciting world of scientific research is fueled by people with a passion for solving complex problems. At Cayuse, we are committed to our customers’ success by empowering organizations to conduct globally connected research that advances their impact on science, discovery and society. We build on that commitment with proven, integrated and easy-to-use technology that delivers exceptional value, and world class service and support that accelerates outcomes.

But we are more than just an empowering platform powered by advanced technologies. We are a collaboration of exceptional, highly skilled people with multi-disciplinary expertise, and are building our team to support our ambitious growth plans. Cayuse’s foundational strength comes from our customer and employee focused values and commitment to industry-leading solutions. It’s an exciting time to become a key member of our growing team.

Job Title: Sales Director
Reports To: Chief Revenue Officer
Location: Remote
Department: Sales
Job Type: Full-time

The exciting world of scientific research is fueled by people with a passion for solving complex problems. Cayuse develops SaaS solutions that simplify the business of research administration, helping universities, and research organizations work smarter.

We’re looking for inspired, talented professionals to help us with our ambitious growth plans. Cayuse has a strong backbone of customer and employee focused values that lead to a great working environment. With a strong financial foundation and several new products under development, it’s an exciting time to become a key member of our growing team.

Your Challenge
We are looking for someone who loves working in a growth oriented sales environment. As our sales organization continues to mature and scale, the Sales Director is tasked with leading a team that produces year-over-year revenue growth in a predictable and repeatable fashion. You will lead a team of 5+ sales executives, working with higher education institutions, hospitals, and other leading research organizations throughout North America. This is a hands-on leadership role where you will share your experience and approach to working with prospects along their buying journey. Success at Cayuse requires self direction, a bias towards action, exceptional communication skills, and the ability to get the details right while still moving fast.

Your Responsibilities

  • Hiring, training, coaching, performance management of sales reps
  • Setting and tracking sales targets for the team
  • Engage in sales opportunities with your team members
  • Suggest and implement improvements in the sales process
  • Monitor key sales metrics and manage performance based on these results
  • Establish best practices for opportunity qualification and advancement
  • Attend remote presentations, meetings and trade shows as required (up to 60% travel was required prior to COVID-19.)
  • Educate yourself and your team on the research market, competitors and industry trends

Your Qualifications

  • 3+ years of proven work experience managing a field sales team
  • Experience working with higher education institutions and/or healthcare organizations (hospitals)
  • 6+ year sales experience with focus on SaaS sales with multiple products and modules that are sold both stand alone and as a suite
  • Demonstrated track record of meeting and exceeding sales results with teams selling a minimum of $5M a year in ARR with double digit growth, year-over-year
  • High level of communications skills required for training and creating trainers
  • Self motivated, self starter.
  • Highly organized, prompt follow up protocols
  • Excellent communication skills, comfortable hosting online meetings with small groups
  • Experience with a CRM solution. (Salesforce is preferred)
  • Experience using BI tools for sales data analytics (such as InsightSquared)
  • Early adopter, comfortable with technology
  • An aptitude for coaching, consultative desire
  • Ability to train and hold team accountable to process


  • Medical – Employer pays 90% of employee premium (PPO + HSA available)
  • Vision
  • Dental
  • Short term disability covered
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Commuter benefits
  • Parental Leave
  • Casual Work Environment
  • 401k
  • Wellness Incentives
  • Sit-Stand workstations
  • Cold Brew + Kombucha on tap!

Our culture is one of inclusion and belonging where everyone feels respected, treated justly, supported and nourished. We all share responsibility for creating and sustaining a work environment where differences are celebrated and we are empowered to strive for excellence. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and actively seek to recruit, develop, and retain a diverse and talented workforce.