Senior Manager, Global Programs, LinkedIn Marketing Solutions

GSO: Sales Effectiveness  |  San Francisco, California

Position description

Position at LinkedIn

Senior Manager, LMS Global Programs  

This role will be based in either San Francisco, Chicago, or New York City depending on which location the applicant chosen for the role is currently residing.  

LinkedIn was built to help professionals achieve more in their careers, and every day millions of people use our products to make connections, discover opportunities and gain insights. Our global reach means we get to make a direct impact on the world’s workforce in ways no other company can. We’re much more than a digital resume – we transform lives through innovative products and technology.  

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We are seeking a Senior Manager to join our Sales Readiness team, who will oversee global learning programs that drive effectiveness across our LinkedIn Marketing Solutions Organization. This is an exciting opportunity to create and drive enormous impact for LinkedIn Marketing Solutions and across global Sales Readiness!  

You will pioneer the scope and impact of this new Senior Manager role in the Sales Readiness organization. You will help own, lead, and drive forward the vision for New Hire Onboarding, GTM learning, and Skills/Methodology – and how we bring cohesive, holistic, best-in-class enablement to the LMS field and managers. The right person for this role is a visionary leader with a strategic mindset, effective Design Thinking and creative problem-solving abilities, deep business acumen, exceptional communication skills, executive presence, and operational excellence. This person needs to be comfortable operating in ambiguity with open-mindedness, agility, positivity, and a continuous commitment to iterating and improving. 


Key Responsibilities 

  • Help create, lead, and drive strategy for global LMS programs – New Hire Onboarding, GTM, Skills (including Competencies, Methodology, Coaching) 
  • Create vision for driving a holistic enablement approach vs. siloed workstreams – think big (blue sky mindset).  
  • Work closely with Sr. Manager of Sales Performance Consultants to ensure successful implementation of global programs 
  • Measure success of global programs, conduct after-action reviews, publish and communicate iterative progress 
  • Manage stakeholder relationship with cross-functional partners (Sales Ops, PMM, Insights, CME)
  • Draw clarity from complex situations 
  • Implement effective change adoption and demonstrate ongoing agility  
  • Codify of work – translate vision into clear R&Rs and workstreams. Build a process that other teams can easily leverage.  
  • Modern learning obsessed – passionate about knowing the technology and trends that can make learning stick, today 
  • Exceptional communication – know your audience, articulate the “so what?”, inspire others to understand and follow the vision 
  • Coach and develop a team 
  • Manage stakeholders – build relationships, ongoing communication, bring others with you along the journey 


Basic Qualifications 

  • 8+ years of professional experience working in a sales or sales readiness environment 
  • 3+ years of leadership experience (leading and managing others) 
  • Project and program management experience 
  • Proven experience in partnering with cross-functional leaders to roll out big programs
  • Ability to travel (~15% of time) 

Preferred Qualifications  

  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • Experience in either Learning/Enablement or Sales Leadership  
  • Understanding of the Media/Marketing industry 
  • Experience managing relationships with Executives and partnering with cross-functional leaders 
  • Adept at presenting and public speaking 
  • Experience deploying change at large organizations and a deep understanding of change management methodologies  
  • Strong ability to simplify complex problems  
  • An avid learner 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Strong consultative skills 
  • Highly proficient in MS Office applications (Word, Powerpoint, Excel) 

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