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Sales Manager, Large Enterprise

Sales Manager, Large Enterprise

Chicago | Illinois | United States

Upwork ($UPWK) is the world's largest freelancing website. 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. 

Upwork is voted #1 place to work in Chicago! - 2019
 
The Upwork Enterprise Sales team brings our flexible workforce 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 towards flexible workforce solutions and many are using online staffing platforms to adopt this shift. Today 30% of the Fortune 100 are already using Upwork to get more work done.

We are looking for a Sales Manager-Large Enterprise to join our team in Chicago. This is a ground floor opportunity for a shown leader with a startup attitude who can roll up their sleeves, build our teams and grow the business.


Your responsibilities:

  • Recruit and lead Enterprise Account Managers. Build a culture of continued success and goal achievement through talent management, feedback, mentoring and training
  • Develop plans and strategies for driving adoption within F1000 business and achieving the company’s sales goals
  • Build a detailed, accurate and predictable sales forecast and monitor and report on quota attainment on a weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual basis
  • Lead customer expectations and contribute to overall customer satisfaction, retention and growth
  • Partner with cross functional teams to deliver and build world class customer programs by ensuring collaboration across Sales, Solutions, and Program Success
  • Roll up your sleeves to aid in revenue expansion and customer adoption
  • Manage weekly account planning and training sessions

What it takes to catch our eye:

  • 5+ years of leading a quota carrying team
  • Documented success leading teams selling recruitment technology to Enterprise organizations in a competitive environment
  • You have experience working with the F1000 at an executive level
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to sell into multiple departments within a single company

How to really knock our socks off:

  • Experience in a startup environment, selling a service that is new to the marketplace
  • Proven experience with building and successfully scaling sales processes
  • Ability to lead with agility, and identify high priority sales needs
  • Experience selling to the F1000
  • Coaching and mentoring a team of sales executives
  • Experience with a “land and expand” sales philosophy highly preferred

  


Come change how the world works.
 
At Upwork you’ll help shape the future of work. From our offices in San Francisco, Santa Clara and Chicago, together we’re creating exciting new opportunities for a world of professionals. You’ll be part of a vibrant culture built on shared values: Inspire a boundless future of work, Put our community first, Have a bias towards action, and Build amazing teams. Along the way you’ll have fun and enjoy the perks of a people-first company: Work from Home Wednesday's, daily breakfast and lunch, regular in-office happy hours, top-notch benefits … and more. Check out Upwork’s spotlight on The Muse for a glimpse of our daily work/life balance.
 
Upwork is proudly committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we never discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.
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