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Director, Sales Enablement

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Role Overview

The Sales Enablement Director will be central to launching new products and capabilities to our Global Technology Services End-User channel globally. This person will own and run specific launches and/or aspects of launches with a clear focus on what our sales teams need to be successful. They will also be core to the Sales Enablement team overall, assessing top sales associate performance, identifying best practices and translating those into actionable enablement resources to support sales success.

The right candidate thrives in a matrix, able to collaborate with teams from Product Management, Product Marketing, Sales Operations, Research & Advisory, Sales Learning and Development, Corporate Marketing, among others, to get to the right outcome for sales associates.

Top Level Activities:

  • Organize and run the launch for specific products and capabilities, from initial launch planning and execution to follow-up activities designed to deepen sales proficiency
  • Meaningfully contribute to Product Launch meetings to represent the voice of sales and ensure each aspect of launch is sales-ready
  • Run win/loss interviews to identify bright spots to amplify and challenges to address
  • Analyze pipeline and sales data to understand progress and organize targeted enablement support in areas identified through the data, in collaboration with Sales Ops team
  • Run win rooms in high value regions where to do so will help build momentum in specific teams
  • Convert launch material into steady state resources for new hires and collaborate with SL&D to bring resources into new hire training 
  • Partner with other teams across Gartner to identify opportunities to drive the right messages to sales through sales tech (SFDC, SalesLoft, LinkedIn Sales Navigator)

Requirements 

  • Previous experience in Sales Enablement or in working with/in sales to understand what drives performance and how to build solutions that scale
  • Project and program management experience:  Ability to organize and track complex projects, keep self and others on track and identify emerging issues
  • Strong relationship-building skills: Able to effectively partner with multiple teams and leaders to influence in a matrixed environment
  • Ability to analyze performance, identify markers of high performance and translate information into actionable insights so that it can be easily understood and used to drive change.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to create and deliver resources that can be used directly by sales in the field
  • Curiosity: Interest in understanding complex problems to identify underlying drivers and surface interesting new approaches
  • Undergraduate degree required, MBA a plus
  • 7+ years business experience in sales, sales operations or enablement, business analysis or consulting.
  • Proficient with Excel and PowerPoint

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