Project Manager – Sales Readiness, Sales Solutions & Learning Solutions

GSO: Sales Effectiveness  |  San Francisco, California

Position description

Position at LinkedIn

Project Manager – Sales Readiness, Learning Solutions & Sales Solutions

This role may be located in Sunnyvale, San Francisco, Chicago or New York depending on where the approved for hire candidates chooses.

We are seeking a Project Manager to join the LinkedIn Sales Solutions (LSS) and LinkedIn Learning Solutions (LLS) Sales Readiness team, an exciting opportunity to drive tremendous and widespread impact across Sales Readiness and two thriving business lines.  

 

Your role is central to the work every person on the Sales Readiness team does – you need to be excellent at collaboration, communication, and relationship building. You will drive operational excellence across the teamlead best-in-class project management and execution, find opportunities for synergy and leverage (across the team and global Sales Readiness), own communication and brand-building, measure results and publish progress, and coordinate/execute large-scale learning programs. 

 

You will report directly into the Manager for LinkedIn Learning Solutions (LLS) and work very closely with leadership across LinkedIn Sales Solutions (LSS), and will have the opportunity to proactively influence strategy, prioritization, and direction for the team. If you’re energized about learning, sales enablement, project management, and communication, if you can operate in ambiguity with focus and drive, and if you want to create a wide-spread impact, this could be the right role for you.   

 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Operate as ‘Chief of Staff’ for LLS and LSS Sales Readiness  
  • Project management (develop plan, timelines, own completion of milestones) for key Sales Readiness programs  
  • Create and execute Sales Readiness communication plans 
  • Own LLS and LSS Sales Readiness website (type, branding, keeping current) 
  • Build and publish dashboard of program success (measure and track progress, identify misses, create a plan to improve/solve) 
  • Proactively identify, communicate and mitigate project risks 
  • Coordination and logistical support for learning programs (offsites, summits, kick-offs)  
  • Use problem-solving skills to logically structure ambiguous problems 
  • Learn quickly, be proactive, and assume ownership for broad tracks of work 
     

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree 
  • 6+ years of project management experience 
  • 4+ years of sales experience in a closing role or sales readiness or learning & development 

 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Analytical in your approach to understanding the business impact of our Sales Readiness programs 
  • Expertise in project management  
  • Experience leading multiple projects and successfully meeting deadlines with little supervision 
  • Strong executive presence including the ability to set clear expectations and hold co-workers accountable for meeting commitments 
  • Communication (written and oral) – demonstrated the ability to write concise, clear, effective emails and build strong presentations 
  • Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills  

 

  • Attention to detail – strong organization, ability to close the loop, low tolerance for error 
  • Technologically savvy – experience with an LMS and with Sharepoint preferred  
  • Ability to thrive in a highly collaborative, agile environment  
  • Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills  
  • PMP Certified  

 

 

 


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