Program Lead - Sales Training & Enablement
Start Date: August/September 2018
We’re looking for an ambitious, organized, and proactive Program Manager. Someone who can manage various projects, people, and programs at once. Someone with software sales training and management experience.
We’re a young nonprofit, and you’ll be the second full-time hire. You’ll work directly with the CEO, Founder, freelance staff, volunteers, and the Board of Directors.
You will be managing our entire cohort-based programming.
So, what would you be responsible for?
Schedule and organize all cohorts
Ensure we have quality, committed sales trainers for all sessions
Recruit and evaluate technology sales experts as guest speakers for sessions
Improve curriculum based on role and industry trends
Add to digital coursework in our LMS (Learncore)
Finalize training decks, with presenter notes
Evaluate students’ performance and deliver feedback on areas for improvement
Track learning and development, and tweak curriculum accordingly
Build and maintain employer relationships; ‘sell’ re:work’s program to employers
Guide the matching process for candidates with compatible employers
Define and document hiring profiles for each of our employer partners
Manage interview preparation with mentors and volunteers
Track progress of candidates post-placement and assess areas for improvement
Communicate with partnering employers to understand needs & wants
Develop programming for re:work alumni to empower ongoing training and collaboration with the program
Work with employers of re:work alumni to assess progress and provide feedback
Manage a thrifty P&L and report on all program-related expenses
Execute on KPIs surrounding retention, placement, and training success
Attend and participate in quarterly board meetings
Help recruit contractors, volunteers, and candidates
What do we need from you?
To embody our values: perspective, merit, respect, courage, communication, flexibility
Execution. You do what it takes to produce great results
Experience. 3+ years experience in software sales (preferably in management & training)
Energy. You fuel yourself and others around you
Flexibility. You can change course without skipping a beat, assuming it makes sense
Resourcefulness. You do a lot with a little
Ideas. We are not perfect. You bring fresh ideas on how we can improve
Ability to commit to some night and weekend work
Bonus points for:
B2B software sales management experience
B2B software sales training/enablement experience
Nonprofit volunteer and/or professional experience
A diverse personal, professional and educational background
Sales and/or bootcamp experience
What do you get?
To actually change Chicagoans’ lives
A competitive salary
A healthcare stipend (or COBRA coverage)
A blank canvas (company) on which to ‘paint’ (your work)
A very flexible schedule (a week off between cohorts), though it will be involved. We’re a startup...
To work with great people
Networking with Chicago leaders across multiple industries
How to apply:
Interested? Send your LinkedIn profile to firstname.lastname@example.org, along with a note on why you’re a great fit for the role and organization.
re:work training is a 501(c)3 that trains people with nontraditional backgrounds how to sell software. We then get them entry-level sales jobs at Chicago tech employers. More at reworktraining.org.