Chicago | Illinois | United States
Upwork ($UPWK) is the world's largest On Demand Talent platform. Each year $1.7 billion of work happens through Upwork, allowing businesses to get more done and helping professionals break free of traditional time and place boundaries and work anytime, anywhere on projects they love. At Upwork, you'll help build on this momentum. Together, we'll create economic and social value on a global scale, providing a trusted online workplace for businesses to connect with extraordinary talent and work without limits.
The Upwork Sales team brings our contingent staffing solutions to mid-market and large enterprises. Many leading analysts predict that 50% of the workforce will be freelancing by 2020. As a result, more companies are moving toward flexible workforce solutions and many are using online staffing platforms to embrace this shift. Today 30% of the Fortune 100 are already using Upwork to get more work done. We are looking for a Sales Manager, Business Development to join our Chicago team! This is a ground floor opportunity for a leader with a startup attitude who can roll up their sleeves, or an individual contributor who wants to move into leadership to build our teams and grow the business.