Senior Manager, Professional Services Sales (Austin)

| Austin
Medallia’s mission is to help companies win through customer experience. The world’s best-loved brands trust Medallia’s Experience Cloud™, which embeds the pulse of the customer in an organization and empowers employees with the real-time customer data, insights, and tools they need to make every experience great. Named a leader in the most recent Forrester Wave and ranked in the 2018 Forbes Cloud 100 list, Medallia is growing quickly, with a global footprint that spans Silicon Valley, Austin, New York, Washington DC, London, Paris, Sydney, Buenos Aires, and Tel Aviv. Here, we value people for each of the aspects that make them whole. We believe that people should not be defined only by a job title—nobody is "just an engineer" or "just a salesperson." We are each partners, parents, children, siblings, friends, and former classmates. We have different backgrounds and we celebrate different cultures. And, just like our product, we honor each of the experiences that build our people.
At Medallia we hire the whole person, not just a part of them.
As a Professional Services Sales Senior Manager in Medallia’s Professional Services group, you play an integral role supporting the sale of Medallia. You leverage your deep experience leading software implementations, as well as expert knowledge of Medallia to inspire customer confidence. You help prospects architect best practice solutions that address specific customer business needs while being practical to implement and easy to service. You are the critical link between commitments made during the sale and delivery during the implementation. You are the expert voice, pivotal designer, reviewer, and escalation point to ensure success for new and existing Medallia customers operationalizing CEM.This is an ideal opportunity for someone with a background in technology, consulting, market research, client management, and pre-sales to take a leading role in transforming the way our clients engage their customers and in driving Medallia’s growth.
RESPONSIBILITIES: In this role, you’ll work with other Medallians and with prospective and existing customers in the following key areas:
Business Development:
• Assist Sales on new business opportunities by responding to RFPs, supporting sales meetings and designing and scoping the services
solution for clients and prospects
• Highlight the features and benefits of the Medallia and make recommendations to address questions during the sales cycle
• Review, advise on and approve the scope and cost of Medallia Professional Services
• Support SOW and Addendum creation by being an expert on Medallia technology and by representing the interests of customers and the Professional Services team
Client Management:
• Work closely with clients during the sales cycle, early in the implementation phase, and through to their transition to servicing, to ensure satisfaction
• Ensure a smooth transition from the sales cycle to the implementation phase
• If needed, you’ll be there to support the implementation team and customer on any sales related escalation topics
• Support Team Engagement and Growth
• Create a culture of achievement and teamwork
• Continually search for ways to improve Services offerings and the methods by which customers are on-boarded to Medallia
• Reach team goals for subscription revenue and group profitability
Other Responsibilities:
• Play a leading role in the development of the Services team and Medallia as we scale, including process, people, and technology
• Lead cross-functional initiatives, e.g., with Product, Engineering, Marketing, and Sales departments
• Position requires some travel, minimum of 20%

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 8 years of Experience with 5 years focused on technology consulting, project management or customer management
  • Demonstrated experience with the sales cycle in one or more of the following areas: up selling, change orders, system demonstrations or solution best practices
  • Demonstrated experience managing a changing portfolio of implementations, supervising multiple project managers designing and implementing technology solutions with new clients across industries
  • Record of consistently meeting objectives and exceeding targets at top-performing companies
  • Demonstrated interest in technology, including comfort with technical concepts and ability to learn new technology applications
  • Interpersonal skills, including the ability to work with both technical and business team members
  • Bachelor’s degree

Prefered Qualifications:

  • Experience in enterprise software, IT consulting, management consulting, or market research
  • Participation in mid to late sales cycle activities assessing technical or business requirements
  • Master’s degree

At Medallia, we don’t just accept difference—we celebrate it and recognize the value it brings to our customers and employees. Medallia is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. Equal opportunity and consideration are afforded to all qualified applicants and employees. We won't unlawfully discriminate on the basis of gender identity or expression, race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, physical or mental disability, Veteran status, sexual orientation, and any other category protected by law. We also consider all qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.
Medallia is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities in accordance with the American Disabilities Act and local disability laws.

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Technology we use

  • Sales & Marketing
    • SalesforceCRM
    • Outreach.ioLead Gen
    • DiscoverOrgLead Gen

Location

We are located in the heart of downtown Austin across the street from The Driskill and a block from popular restaurants and bars on 6th Street.

An Insider's view of Medallia

What’s the vibe like in the office?

At Medallia, we learn about our strengths and interests, pick up tricks from each other, and become better versions of ourselves - it's a fun evolution to take part in. Think Ravenclaw common room...the Medallia family is friendly, supportive, hilarious, and remarkably competent. If you're in the office, say hello and stay for a game of chess!

Summer

Workplace Services Specialist

What does your typical day look like?

Every day at Medallia presents new opportunities and challenges, so things stay fresh. Typically I grab an iced coffee before I start selling into the world's most recognizable brands; which includes researching the accounts, messaging prospects and meeting with their C-suite. Mix in some ping pong and a great lunch and you've got a typical day!

Jackson

Sales Development Representative

What are some things you learned at the company?

The people you work with have a tremendous impact on your day-to-day, professional, and personal development. People you can learn from are surrounding you - but it's on you to build those relationships, ask for help, and be humbled by the wisdom shared. A few lessons: assume good intent, the little things matter, and do what you say you will do.

Patrick

Sales Director

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

For any team to be creative, individuals need to feel totally supported by the organization. Our goal is to spark that creativity and drive to succeed through collaboration and trust. Empowerment happens when you know your team is behind you 100%. We're fortunate to work in an inclusive and diverse company that is fueled by creative drive.

Ben

Regional Director, Mid-Market Sales

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

At Medallia I'm able to work closely with colleagues outside of my job function on a daily basis. Whether I'm meeting with Sales or Account Managers on client strategy and goals for success, PMs on product updates, or Business Analysts to gain strategic insights, I'm able to get a fresh perspective and learn from people with different skill sets!

Devon

Customer Success Manager

What are Medallia Perks + Benefits

Medallia Benefits Overview

At Medallia, we couldn’t do what we do without you. That’s why we’re continually looking to enhance the ways we support you, with benefit programs and perks that allow you to bring your whole self to work. Whether it’s caring for your loved ones, having fun with your friends at work, or staying healthy, we want to provide you with the best support for you and your family.

We offer comprehensive health benefits where you select the plans that make sense for you and your family. We have paid downtown parking, public transit benefits, gym reimbursement, an on-site gym, catered lunch two days a week, lots of snacks and a weekly happy hour. We also have an open PTO plan, volunteer time off, and confidential counseling services to help you with challenges related to work, family, stress, finances and more. For families, we we have policies in place to help with the adjustment to parenthood. When a child joins the family, caregivers can be granted up to 12 weeks of 100% paid parental leave.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
During our annual Global Week of Giving, we have an entire week dedicated to giving back locally. In 2018, we volunteered at Community First! Village in Austin and Dress for Success.
Partners with Nonprofits
In 2019, Medallia joined Pledge 1%, a global movement in which giving back is ingrained into the DNA of companies of all sizes. Medallia is pledging 1% of our employee time and product.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Medallia has 10 Employee Resource Groups that are voluntary, employee-led groups that foster a diverse, inclusive workplace.
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Match charitable contributions
Medallia is able to offer Employee Resource Group gift matching to eligible non-profits.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 12 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker and 6 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Flexible Work Schedule
Medallia provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes flexible start and end times that work for you and your manager.
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes work from home on occasion as needed, for those days your car breaks down or you just need a quiet space to focus.
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Medallia offers 6 weeks of paid leave.
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Our employees receive 24 hours per year of paid volunteer time.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Employees receive 40 hours per year of paid sick leave.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
We offer pre-tax commuter benefits for all employees.
Company Outings
Medallia hosts company outings or celebrations at the office quarterly.
Stocked Kitchen
We have a fully stocked kitchen including unlimited snacks, cold brew on tap, coffee, tea and all of the flavored sparkling water you can handle.
Some Meals Provided
We provide breakfast items like cereal and yogurt daily. Employees get free catered lunch with hot items and salad bar on Monday and Wednesday.
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted once per week and feature a rotation of local beer and wine.
Parking
We offer employees paid on-site garage parking and overflow garage parking a few blocks from our downtown office.
Pet Friendly
Medallia's is dog friendly every day! You may just see Ronin, our resident Great Dane.
Fitness Subsidies
Gympass allows unlimited access to various gyms and classes at a very reduced price. You can choose between three plans and Medallia will contribute $20/month towards any plan you choose.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Customized development tracks