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Wayfair is a technology leader, reinventing the way people shop for their homes

Senior Manager, Sales Operations

$80k – $120k AngelList Est.
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Senior Manager, Sales Operations (Tools)

Who We Are

The B2B Strategy & Operations team develops the go-to-market strategy and operating model for Wayfair’s B2B vertical, Wayfair Professional. We help drive both long-term thinking about what customer experience will maximize profitable growth and shorter-term measures to improve operational efficiency. We do this in partnership with a sales organization of over 500 agents delivering a nine-figure annual revenue target. Wayfair Professional helps hundreds of thousands of businesses to create the perfect space for their clients, guests and employees. We serve customers in the Office, Hospitality, Interior Design, Contractor, Property Management and other sectors, with a broad assortment across furniture, fixtures and decor. Wayfair Professional has nearly tripled in size over the past 24 months, and we are seeking to expand and upgrade the strategic capabilities that support our growing sales team.

What You’ll Do

As the Senior Manager of Sales Operations-Tools, you will be responsible for making sure that all sales/customer facing Tools (products) used by the Wayfair Professional sales team have seamless experience and are providing value for incremental sales productivity and efficiency. You’ll do so in partnership with a cross-functional team including Marketing, Sales, Product, and Engineering among others. Your output won’t just live on a PowerPoint page, but in the actions of hundreds of sales professionals and associated teams as part of a nine-figure, rapidly-growing business.

  • Develop product suite vision, current assessment, gap analysis and GTM (pilot and full implementation) as we acquire, retain and service business customers
  • Identify opportunities to improve our operating model inflecting efficiency across our sales ecosystem
  • Introduce new product initiatives, evangelize enhancements and new features and value add into the Sales organization

What You’ll Need

  • Given the strategic and cross-functional nature of this role, the qualified candidate must have strong quantitative and analytical skills, as well as excellent communication skills and a collaborative mindset.
  • Experience working in a matrix environment and managing cross-functional projects required.
  • Experience managing a high-performing team, and a track record of developing talent required.
  • Experience working in a fast-growth company or shaping your own work plan preferred.
  • Previous experience in one of the following roles preferred: consulting (ideally with exposure to sales strategy, go-to-market strategy, call center operations, or customer experience strategy); inbound sales strategy; call center / contact center strategy & operations or transformations; customer success strategy & operations.
  • Bachelor’s degree and six+ years of experience required. MBA (or master’s degree in operations research, or similar field) preferred.

About Us

Wayfair is one of the world’s largest online destinations for the home. Whether you work in our global headquarters in Boston or Berlin, or in our warehouses or offices throughout the world, we’re reinventing the way people shop for their homes. Through our commitment to industry-leading technology and creative problem-solving, we are confident that Wayfair will be home to the most rewarding work of your career. If you’re looking for rapid growth, constant learning, and dynamic challenges, then you’ll find that amazing career opportunities are knocking.

No matter who you are, Wayfair is a place you can call home. We’re a community of innovators, risk-takers, and trailblazers who celebrate our differences, and know that our unique perspectives make us stronger, smarter, and well-positioned for success. We value and rely on the collective voices of our employees, customers, community, and suppliers to help guide us as we build a better Wayfair – and world – for all. Every voice, every perspective matters. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or genetic information.

Wayfair at a glance

Wayfair is a technology leader, reinventing the way people shop for their homes

Wayfair focuses on E-Commerce, Home & Garden, Home Decor, and Furniture. Their company has offices in Boston and Berlin. They have a large team that's between 501-1000 employees. To date, Wayfair has raised $358M of funding; their latest round was closed on October 2014 at a valuation of $2.4B.

You can view their website at http://www.wayfair.com/ or find them on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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