Managing Director in Denver, CO at Franklin Covey Careers

Date Posted: 6/11/2021

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Job Description

Title:  Managing Director
Reports to:  EVP Sales
Location: Anywhere in the US or Canada

Job Summary
FranklinCovey is actively recruiting future Managing Directors in preparation to support ongoing business growth.  Major functions of the Managing Director role include leading a sales team of 8-12 Client Partners, help win business and accelerate revenue growth, ongoing coaching and mentoring of Client Partners in sales process and reporting.  This is a Senior Leadership role which requires strong business leadership experience and maturity.   Through training, this individual will acquire expertise on Franklin Covey offerings including All Access Pass (AAP), our core solution for organizations to partner with FranklinCovey. 

Essential Job Functions:


  • Supports and leads company strategy with leadership team member mindset (as opposed to individual contributor mentality)—AAP, FTF, 3x Pipeline, Closing, Company Strategy, Policy
  • Models integrity
  • Creates an inclusive culture of trust in direct team, amongst area team, and with global partners
  • Manages a market—CPs and BDPs directly, dotted line accountability of ISs, Consultants, RPLs, CECs
  • Maintains executive presence—written and verbal, with clients and internally
  • Fulfills hiring expectations in alignment with company strategy and actively participates in onboarding
  • Defines expectations and manages accordingly by unleashing talent through coaching, development, celebration, and performance management
  • Builds bottom-up accountability, both for independent production and interdependent contribution
  • Maintains focus on WIGs utilizing 4DxOS and lead measures


  • Focuses on the big Win for the client but balances with an FC Win
  • Utilizes call plans, Opportunity Plans, Decision Grids, and coaches using HCS methodology
  • Demonstrates BD, progression, and closing skills, but much more focused on “coaching to do” vs. “doing”
  • Understands promotional levers, company resources available, revenue recognition, and other public company policies, and makes margin-based choices
  • Drives effective use of event allocation: pre-calls, onsite maximization, follow up
  • Innovates, improves, focuses on Circle of Influence


  • Knows CPs and how they manage their business, builds CP forecasting skills
  • Coaches around next steps on every deal
  • Uses judgement and provides appropriate level of detail regarding team forecast
  • Fulfills written and verbal reporting requirements with quality and according to deadlines

Job Requirements

This position requires a strong track record of 10+ years of senior leadership with a minimum of 5+ years of successful sales leadership experience. Exceptional interpersonal and verbal communication skills required and experience with preferred. Must be a motivated leader with a strong work ethic, leadership, and people development competencies with the ability to work in a fast-paced growth environment.  Strongly prefer knowledge and experience in the professional services environment. 

Company Information

Franklin Covey Co. (NYSE: FC) is a global, public company, specializing in organizational performance improvement. We help organizations achieve results that require lasting changes in human behavior. Our world-class solutions enable greatness in individuals, teams, and organizations and are accessible through the FranklinCovey All Access Pass® available in multiple modalities and in 21 languages. Clients have included the Fortune 100, Fortune 500, thousands of small- and mid-sized businesses, numerous government entities, and educational institutions. FranklinCovey executes over 15,000 client engagements each year reaching into 160 countries and territories.  Our mission statement is “We enable greatness in people and organizations everywhere”.  We fulfill this mission by hiring “Achievers with Heart”.

Visit our website at for more information regarding our organization.

FranklinCovey is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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