Sales Engineering Manager - Colorado
Posted on: November 22, 2021
About the opportunity
As a Sales Engineering Manager, you are responsible for building
and running a team of regionally distributed Sales Engineers
throughout North America. You will grow the size and abilities of
the team already in place and work in close collaboration with
regional and global sales and partnership teams to align on
go-to-market strategy, role focus and locations in order to support
our continued growth.
Contentful's Sales Engineers serve as trusted advisors for
prospects, customers, and internal Sales and Product teams. They
map customer needs to the value of the Contentful platform, and
demonstrate its benefits to developers, product managers, marketing
leaders, and C-level executives. As the team guide, you will lead
and scale a team of effective, consultative, and technical sales
engineers, be a role model on our most important opportunities, and
assist in developing insights and strategies that ensure successful
Contentful deployment and adoptio n
Sales Engineering Manager may travel up to 25% of the time and will
have the opportunity to work with teams around the world, from
visionary brands to innovative digital agencies.
What to expect?
Hire, on-board, train, mentor, and develop new Sales Engineers
Partner with regional and global sales and partnership teams on
Guide Sales Engineers to utilize a customer-focused strategy to
drive adoption of Contentful in partnership with the sales
Coach Sales Engineers in the skills needed to map technology
capabilities to prospect and customer business needs; to
communicate technical software delivery concepts to mixed technical
and non-technical audiences
Capture and share best-practice knowledge amongst the Sales
Guide and motivate the development of demonstrations, digital
experiences, whitepapers, datasheets, and other customer facing
guidance and best practices
Provide technology leadership and strategic inputs into building
new capabilities, technical readiness, and offers based on emerging
technologies and market trends
What you need to be successful?
A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, or a comparable
field, or equivalent experience
3+ years of SaaS Sales/Solution Engineering Management experience,
preferably with employees in distributed locations
3+ years of influential success as a Sales/Solution Engineer
Excellent English communication skills, both verbal and written
Ideally have recent industry experience with current web
Experience and excitement about disruptive technology solutions
Experience shaping the practice of Sales Engineering at a previous
Experience initiating cross-departmental company initiatives,
gathering other experts around them to accomplish shared goals.
Willingness to travel 25% of the time
What's in it for you?
Join an ambitious tech company reshaping the way people build
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
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: $161,250 - 170,625
[This position is eligible for equity awards in accordance with the
terms of Contentful's variable compensation plans.]
Who are we?
Contentful powers digital experiences for 28% of the Fortune 500
companies and thousands of global brands. Our content 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 Spotify, Urban Outfitters, Jack in the Box, The British Museum,
Xoom and Lenovo use Contentful to build their mobile and web
products, voice controlled apps and more.
We're growing rapidly and are backed by over $150 million in
funding from top-tier venture capital firms like Sapphire Ventures,
Salesforce Ventures, General Catalyst and Benchmark.
More than 350 people from 70 nations contribute their energy and
creativity to Contentful, working from hubs in Berlin, San
Francisco, Denver and distributed locations around the world.
"Everyone is welcome here" - it's 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 look forward to your
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