Sales Trainer

| Austin
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Overview

At Khoros, our passion is to help the world’s best brands create customers for life. We build products we’re proud of, and we’re passionate about customer success. As part of the Vista Equity family, you’ll receive best in class development opportunities and the ability to work with companies like Samsung, HP, Sony and Visa.

The Khoros engagement platform comprises Online Community, Social Media Management and Messaging products for social customer service, social support and social media marketing teams to listen, respond and act on customer conversations – creating deep relationships and fostering brand loyalty and advocacy.

We are looking for a stellar Sales Trainer to help onboard, train, and empower our global sales organization. You will be teaching our team about the sales process, storytelling, qualification, new products, and more. You will look for opportunities to optimize our enablement programs and deliver a great experience to all sales roles. You’ll also work closely with sales leaders to uncover learning and development opportunities. 

Responsibilities

  • Refine and deliver results-driven sales training and enablement programs using a wide variety of training methodologies, techniques, concepts, learning tools, and practices adhering to adult learning theory to ensure maximum effectiveness of training and enablement programs.
  • Present sales modules, presentations, sales skills and processes at forums such as, but not limited to sales boot camps, new release events, and as required for new processes and business needs.
  • Work closely with Sales leaders to analyze the performance of the sales force so that additional learning interventions can be developed and prescribed.
  • Facilitate process with Sales leaders to identify strengths and development needs.
  • Provide ongoing or additional training to sales team members based on skill set and/or competency.
  • Regularly incorporate appropriate evaluation tools to assess the effectiveness of training programs to improve training content and curricula.

 

Qualifications

  • At least 2 years of professional training experience, as a Corporate Trainer, Sales Trainer, Training Coordinator or a related title, preferably in a sales environment utilizing customer-focused selling.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully develop and deliver sales training programs utilizing skills in instructional design, program design and development, and training technologies.
  • Proactive nature with ability to solve problems with a sense of urgency.
  • Strong oral and written communications skills.
  • High energy level, self-motivated, positive, and able to relate well with diverse populations of all levels.
  • Highly resourceful team player, with the ability to also be extremely effective independently.
  • Great organization and project management skills, along with attention to detail.
  • High degree of proficiency with advanced features of the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • HTMLLanguages
    • CSSLanguages
    • KubernetesLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • MySQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • SalesforceCRM
    • OutreachEmail
    • MarketoLead Gen

Location

Khoros’ headquarters is in Northwest Austin. For the safety of our employees and communities, we’re working remotely during COVID-19.

An Insider's view of Khoros

What are some social events your company does?

Khoros embodies cultural diversity through inclusivity and team engagement. Not only do we offer daily catered lunches and weekly bootcamp and yoga classes, but we organize unique monthly happy hour experiences (mixology contests, candle making, mindfulness classes), quarterly volunteer opportunities, and partnerships with local nonprofits.

Laura Whitefield

Senior Executive Assistant & Cultural Specialist

What does your typical day look like?

My day starts with a quick check of Slack for anything urgent. Daily meetings include selecting new vendors, working on implementations, supporting the business with projects, or having 1x1s. I try to block time for focused project work, daily walks, and lunch away from my desk. In between, I'll catch up on our social Slack channels!

Deb de Freitas

Director, Business Systems

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

It’s our mission to internally plug Strategic Services into every team throughout Khoros. We’re super-users of the product, so we provide input and feedback. We interact with customers daily, so we convey what they’re asking for, and we want to facilitate collaboration to make an even stronger “One Khoros.”

Spike Jones

General Manager, Khoros Strategic Services

What makes someone successful on your team?

Heart. It's rare to work in a culture that values who you really are, but it can also be a lot to ask if you're not used to it. Team members who can let their walls down and make their work personal truly thrive in our environment.

Jenn Longbine

Director of Talent Acquisition and Experience

What are Khoros Perks + Benefits

Khoros Benefits Overview

Our employees are the heart of Khoros. That’s why we offer comprehensive benefits, so they can take care of themselves, their families, and also lead a healthy work-life balance. This includes competitive health & life insurance plans, in addition to wellness benefits and programs. Each Khoros office also features location-specific perks, such as commuter benefits, catered lunches, and recreational clubs.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Khoros provides Austin employees with free lunch on Monday, Wednesday and Friday and breakfast on Tuesday and Thursday.
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
$50/month offered for employee wellness
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
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