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At Udemy, we’re on a mission to improve lives through the power of learning. We’re a leading global learning company and one of the world’s largest education platforms, with more than 59 million learners. Our goal is to provide flexible, effective skill development to empower organizations and individuals. 

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Talented people are everywhere, and the right opportunity can be hard to come by. That’s why we’re focused on revolutionizing learning, using our skills and expertise to help others develop theirs and reach their full potential. Individually, we bring our unique perspective to reimagine the way we share knowledge. Together, we can improve lives by making learning more accessible for our learners, our instructors, and businesses around the world.

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The Manager of Strategic Sales, based in the US, will play an active role as a member of the North American sales leadership team and is responsible for overseeing the daily and long-term goals of their team and the overall business. In this role, you will often be responsible for setting and adjusting sales goals based on deep knowledge of our customers with your analytical mindset. Additionally you will be responsible for training, coaching and mentoring your field Strategic Enterprise Sales team as well as collaborating with additional internal/external partners at all levels and various locations.

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Manager, Strategic Sales

Udemy

Udemy

Sales & Business Development
Remote
Posted on Saturday, November 18, 2023

Manager, Strategic Sales

Remote, NY

About us

At Udemy, we’re on a mission to improve lives through the power of learning. We’re a leading global learning company and one of the world’s largest education platforms, with more than 59 million learners. Our goal is to provide flexible, effective skill development to empower organizations and individuals. 

Talented people are everywhere, and the right opportunity can be hard to come by. That’s why we’re focused on revolutionizing learning, using our skills and expertise to help others develop theirs and reach their full potential. Individually, we bring our unique perspective to reimagine the way we share knowledge. Together, we can improve lives by making learning more accessible for our learners, our instructors, and businesses around the world.

Udemy is headquartered in San Francisco with global offices in Australia, India, Ireland, Türkiye, and other US locations. Our robust hybrid work model spans San Francisco, Denver, Ankara, Dublin, and Melbourne. Learn more about us on our company page.

About you 

You’re an active listener and a determined person who thrives in a collaborative environment like ours. You want to use your skills to help others progress, whether that’s internally with your team or seeing the impact your work can have on people around the world as you help us expand into new markets. You’re ready for a challenge and aren’t afraid to try new ideas.

About this role

The Manager of Strategic Sales, based in the US, will play an active role as a member of the North American sales leadership team and is responsible for overseeing the daily and long-term goals of their team and the overall business. In this role, you will often be responsible for setting and adjusting sales goals based on deep knowledge of our customers with your analytical mindset. Additionally you will be responsible for training, coaching and mentoring your field Strategic Enterprise Sales team as well as collaborating with additional internal/external partners at all levels and various locations.

What you'll be doing: 

  • Lead a team focused on positioning and selling our solutions to strategic accounts (25k+ employees).
  • Drive top-line revenue growth through new customer acquisition and solution expansion within our existing account base.
  • Own and manage team forecast and pipeline opportunity development and reporting.
  • Develop, coach and lead your team to perform at a high level.
  • Connect with and influence customers and prospects at the senior leadership level.
  • Establish strategic plans and objectives to drive desired business growth.
  • Partner with internal UB teams to drive market growth and team performance, including related sales, marketing and support resources.
  • Travel requirements 40% of the time

What you’ll have:

  • 7-10 years of experience in successful sales leadership targeting commercial accounts; leading sales leaders and individual contributors
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and grow sales professionals, maximizing performance and exceeding team goals.
  • Experience developing and executing regional sales plans and forecasts, addressing new customer acquisition and existing customer growth.
  • Creativity and proficiency in supporting sales cycles, including “top of funnel” prospecting activity, opportunity qualification, developing joint close plans, negotiating and closing sales, and driving upsells.
  • Proven effectiveness working across functional teams.
  • SaaS Human Capital/Talent Management software experience, a plus.

We understand that not everyone will match each of the above qualifications. However, we also realize that everyone has unique experiences that can add value to our company. Even if you think your background might not perfectly align, we'd love to hear from you!

Life at Udemy 

We aspire to be as vibrant and dynamic as the communities we serve, as inquisitive as those who use our platform, and as revolutionary as the future we strive to open for everyone. Here are some of the things we love about life at Udemy:

  • We’re invested in creating an inclusive environment that welcomes a diverse range of backgrounds and experiences. From creating employee resource groups, ensuring we’re a Fair Pay Workplace, and building a flexible work culture, our belonging, equity, diversity, and inclusion (BEDI) initiatives always put our people first. We want you to be able to bring your authentic self to work because when we all do, we’re better for it.

  • Learning is what we do – inside and out. Our Learning & Development team is second to none, helping ensure your journey is one of continuous progression. You’ll also have unlimited access to Udemy courses, monthly UDays (meeting-free professional development days), and a generous annual professional development stipend.

  • Our reason to exist is to revolutionize learning – that calls for taking risks and learning from failures. Whether it’s our hackathons (a company-wide effort to envision new possibilities for our product) or sharing our prototypes, we see experimentation as a crucial step on the path to success.

  • We’re committed to creating world-class employee experiences and are proud of the recognition of this by Great Place to Work. Learn more about our certification here and find out what it's like to work at Udemy on our blog.

Of course, the best thing about being part of Udemy is knowing your work makes a difference for people and organizations around the world. You’ve got the skills; why not use them to help others develop theirs?

At Udemy, we value diversity and inclusion and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or family status, veteran status, medical condition, or disability. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Our Benefits Start With U

Our benefits package at Udemy “starts with U” and is grounded in mission-driven benefits that intentionally align with our core values. Here’s a sneak peek at just a few highlighted benefits if you’re a full-time Udemate based in the United States:

  • Core Benefits: Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life/AD&D, and disability coverage

  • HSA/FSA/Commuter: Pre-tax savings/spending plans, including HSA employer contributions

  • Transgender Benefits: Expanded medical coverage for gender-affirming care

  • Parental Benefits: Financial assistance for fertility (including egg-freezing), adoption, and surrogacy expenses; twelve weeks of paid family bonding for birth, surrogacy, adoption, and foster placement (plus up to six to ten weeks of paid disability leave for birthing parents) as well as a two-week “ease-back” program that enables parents to return part-time at full pay

  • Whole U: Fully paid memberships for meditation/mindfulness, therapy/coaching visits, financial planning, fertility and family building, maternity and newborn care, parenting and pediatrics, menopause care, breastmilk shipping, and caregiving support

  • Learning: Free access to Udemy and Udemy Business plus a yearly stipend to spend on professional development

  • Retirement: Pre-tax and Roth 401(k) plan with an employer contribution

  • Charitable Giving: Corporate charitable match for eligible nonprofits and charities

  • Vacation: Flexible vacation for salaried Udemates and fifteen days per year for hourly

  • Holidays: Twelve paid holidays throughout the year

Would you like to learn more about Udemy? Here are a few resources:

How Udemy Started [video]

Investor Overview

Information regarding data privacy is available within the Udemy Careers Privacy Notice.

At Udemy, we strive to be transparent around compensation. Actual compensation for this role is based on several factors, including but not limited to job-related skills, qualifications, experience, and specific work location due to differences in the cost of labor. In addition to a base salary, this role is also eligible for benefits, equity and uncapped OTE.
OTE Compensation Range
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Annette Kasper headshot
Jessica Cohen headshot
Annette Kasper headshot
+1
A look inside the Corporate Sales team at Udemy
Annette Kasper, Director of Corporate Sales
What drew you to Udemy?
1:35
How does the Corporate Sales team contribute to Udemy's mission?
0:39
What skills make a successful teammate on the Sales team?
0:54
What's your favorite Udemy course?
0:48
Matthew Jolly headshot
Jessica Cohen headshot
Matthew Jolly headshot
+1
Inside the Enterprise Sales team at Udemy
Matthew Jolly, Enterprise Account Executive
What drew you to Udemy?
0:47
What is it like to sell on the Enterprise Sales team?
1:24
A unique experience you've shared with your team?
0:56
Lightning round
0:59
Stephanie Stapleton headshot
Jessica Cohen headshot
Stephanie Stapleton headshot
+1
An inside look at the Customer Success team
Stephanie Stapleton, President, Udemy Business
What inspired you to join Udemy?
0:55
What does the Customer Success team do to build customer relationships that help businesses grow?
1:05
What is the culture like for working parents at Udemy?
1:23
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Meet Greg
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Why did you join Udemy?
0:49
What makes a great teammate at Udemy?
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What drew you to Udemy?
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How does the Corporate Sales team contribute to Udemy's mission?
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What skills make a successful teammate on the Sales team?
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What's your favorite Udemy course?
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What drew you to Udemy?
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What is it like to sell on the Enterprise Sales team?
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A unique experience you've shared with your team?
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Lightning round
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An inside look at the Customer Success team
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What inspired you to join Udemy?
0:55
What does the Customer Success team do to build customer relationships that help businesses grow?
1:05
What is the culture like for working parents at Udemy?
1:23
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Greg Brown
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Why did you join Udemy?
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What makes a great teammate at Udemy?
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Career advice to your younger self?
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What do you like to do outside of work?
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Describe the culture at Udemy?
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Lightning Round
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