Manager, Sales Systems
Denver, Colorado, United States

About the opportunity

The Manager, Sales Systems will play a critical role in supporting the Contentful Sales and Partnerships organizations by helping to oversee the departments Tech Stacks and Sales Systems team in order to help Contentful scale.  In alignment with the Contentful Business Systems team, this person will be responsible for the team implementing and maintaining the tools and resources used by the Sales and Partnerships teams.  The  Manager, Sales Systems will also assist the head of Sales & Partner Operations with strategic Tech Stack planning in order to scale the departments and build the next level of resources needed to meet our goals. This role requires a candidate who exhibits all of the key capabilities of Sales Operations: Efficiency, Collaboration, Persistence, Resilience, and Purpose. The candidate must be a strong leader, self-directed, well-organized, detail-oriented, and possess excellent written and verbal communication skills

What to expect?

  • Manage the Sales Systems team and the Tech Stack 
  • Partner with Information Systems, Sales Enablement, Business Systems, Sales, Partnerships, CS, and Marketing and other cross functional teams to drive business system efficiency.
  • Collaborate with regional and cross functional Sales & Partner Operation teams, Enablement, Marketing and other departments to improve integration of all tools.
  • Optimize current system driven processes to scale for growth and efficiency such as enablement delivery, predictive modeling of machine learning in CRM, and partner portal.
  • Manage the development of detailed design specifications and project plans to drive software system and process improvements, enhance business efficiency, manage new product implementations.
  • Manage data governance processes, privacy and adherence of guidelines between business units and systems.
  • Inform the development of market driven improvements such as but not limited to system automations, website navigation and flow, partner portal development.
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment, is adaptable, versatile and detail-oriented

What you need to be successful?

  • People management experience
  • Salesforce Developer level experience
  • Experience implementing & supporting a Partner Portal
  • Demonstrated ability to drive cross-functional teams to meet business objectives and influence colleagues, fostering strong working relationships.
  • Strong strategic thinking, creative problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Project management and organizational skills required.
  • SaaS experience
  • Ability to thrive in an organization both face to face and remote.
  • Minimum of 5+ years in a software systems role.

What's in it for you?

  • Join an ambitious tech company reshaping the way people build digital products
  • Health, vision and dental insurance
  • Generous time-off policy that rivals the best companies in tech
  • We set you up for success, equipping you with the latest and greatest hardware
  • Use your personal education budget to improve your skills and grow in your career, with extra days off
  • Plus, Contentful socks! Oh yeah!

Colorado Salary Statement: The salary range displayed is specifically for those potential hires who will work or reside in the state of Colorado if selected for the role. Any offered salary is determined based on internal equity, internal salary ranges, market data/ranges, applicant's skills and prior relevant experience, certain degrees and certifications (e.g. JD/technology), for example.

Colorado Salary Range: $127,000 - $132,000
[This position is eligible for equity awards, annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards in accordance with the terms of Contentful’s variable compensation plans.]

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Who are we?

Contentful is the leading content platform that powers digital experiences for over 30% of the Fortune 500 companies and thousands of global brands. Our platform unifies content in a single hub, structures it for use in any digital channel and integrates seamlessly with hundreds of tools through open APIs. It lets developers and content creators work in parallel, increasing team efficiency and happiness. Companies such as Shopify, Staples, Atlasssian, Electronic Arts, Chanel, Roche, Vodafone use Contentful to build their mobile and web products, voice controlled apps and more. 

We’re growing rapidly and we have secured over $330 million in funding from top-tier partners such as Tiger Global, Sapphire Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, General Catalyst and Benchmark.

More than 650 people from 70 nations contribute their energy and creativity to Contentful, working from hubs in Berlin, San Francisco, Denver and distributed around the world.

Everyone is welcome here!

“Everyone is welcome here” is a celebrated component of our culture. At Contentful, we strive to create an inclusive environment that empowers our employees. We believe that our products and services benefit from our diverse backgrounds and experiences and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, physical [dis]ability, or length of time spent unemployed. We invite you to apply and join us!

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