International Sales Director directs and oversees and organization's international sales policies, objectives, and initiatives. Must stay current with international variances in cultural and legal issues as pertaining to sales. Being an International Sales Director requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to top management. The International Sales Director manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. To be an International Sales Director typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience.