Director, Sales Enablement

Sales Management | Remote US, United States



Director, Sales Enablement

Marketo provides the leading engagement marketing software and solutions designed to help marketers develop long-term relationships with their customers – from acquisition to advocacy. Marketo is built for marketers, by marketers and is setting the innovation agenda for marketing technology.

The Opportunity

Marketo is experiencing a rapid, high rate of growth globally. It is critical to the business that we continue to build sales productivity and velocity. In order to ensure success, this requires ownership of tools, processes, and enablement programs that will drive rapid, consistent, and scalable programs (I.e.: Onboarding, continuing education, accreditations, events, etc.). This requires an individual with innate technology rigor, strong organizational skills, and the ability to build an enablement/delivery function that will scale to accommodate the needs of Marketo as it grows through geographic and product expansion.

 Join our Global Enablement Team to lead the planning, design, and implementation of Sales enablement programs. Develop plans for the US, EMEA and APAC regions that include on-boarding and continuous education activities.

 Responsibilities

  • Lead a team responsible for development & productivity, for the sales and technical communities, with a strategic focus on the design, development, implementation and delivery of all enablement activities, tools, processes, programs, and accreditations, globally.
  • Partner with Executive Leadership to identify knowledge and skills gaps across the company, conduct on-going needs assessments, and roll-out targeted programs in coordination with the Sales, Marketing, Support, and Operations Leadership teams.
  • Translate business needs into sales training products and programs. Consistently enhances and updates the current training programs and products.
  • Oversee the preparation of sales training products and programs such as classes, workshops, learning modules, and other job aids and materials for distribution to internal and external customers.
  • Design and implement metrics to ensure consistent evaluation and measurement of the accreditations globally
  • Often initiate collaboration & communication with all departments to ensure consistency, avoid redundancy, and that needs are met and leverage internal resources thereby ultimately, enhance training programs.
  • Translate business needs into sales training products and programs. Consistently enhances and updates the current training programs and products.

 Required Skills/Experience 

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years’ experience of sales enablement or sales training developing program experience and delivery of projects
  • Experience with onboarding pre-sales and sales teams
  • Experience in curriculum development, training, and delivery
  • Experience with marketing practices and product implementations
  • Experience with Salesforce and JIVE
  • Proven project and time management skills in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Must be a quick learner, self-starter and have the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment
  • Manage the rollout, adoption, and knowledge transfer of sales tools best practices
  • Competent presentation skills for online or classroom training delivery
  • Ability to travel as necessaryCO
This position can be based at our headquarters in San Mateo, CA or at our COE in Denver, CA

About Marketo

Marketo provides the leading engagement marketing software and solutions designed to help marketers develop long-term relationships with their customers – from acquisition to advocacy. Marketo is built for marketers, by marketers and is setting the innovation agenda for marketing technology. Marketo puts Marketing First. Headquartered in San Mateo, CA, with offices around the world, Marketo serves as a strategic partner to large enterprise and fast-growing small companies across a wide variety of industries. To learn more about Marketo’s Engagement Marketing Platform, LaunchPoint® partner ecosystem, and the vast community that is the Marketo Marketing Nation®, visit www.marketo.com.


Marketo is an equal opportunity employer.