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Salesforce.com, Inc Sr. Manager, Higher Education Executive Engagement in San Francisco, California

In the future, we see a better world. And the changemakers creating that better world should have the tools and technology to make this happen. Technology is the most powerful equalizer of our time, providing access to data, knowledge, and--above all--connections. Salesforce.org gets our technology in the hands of nonprofits, educational institutions, and philanthropic organizations so they can connect with others and do more good. As a social enterprise, the more missions our technology supports, the more we invest back into technology and communities, creating an endless circle of good. We’re here to help; visit us at Salesforce.org.

Job CategorySalesforce.org - Marketing and Industry Strategies

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Everyone who wants to change the world should have the tools and technology to do so. Technology is the most powerful equalizer of our time, providing access to data, knowledge, and--above all--connections. Salesforce.org gets our technology in the hands of nonprofits and education institutions so they can connect with others and do more good. As a social enterprise, the more missions our technology supports, the more we invest back into technology and communities, creating an endless circle of good.

Salesforce.org impacts thousands of organizations and the millions of people they serve by delivering the world’s best nonprofit and educational technology solutions at affordable rates. It also inspires employee giving by matching their donations and driving volunteer engagement in the community. And it leverages a unique self-sustaining model to generously re-invest the revenue generated back into the community through strategic grants focused on education and workforce development.

Salesforce.org empowers higher education institutions with the tools they need to provide the best student experience across the entire lifecycle. Student success takes a village, and with a 360-degree view of each student, her entire support team can successfully guide her on her journey to achieve her educational goals.

Salesforce.org is looking for a talented and passionate senior manager to drive thought leadership, executive engagement, and strategic events to support our Education Cloud vision.

This unique opportunity puts you at the center of marketing and thought leadership for higher education solutions at Salesforce.org. In this role you will drive execution for the higher education executive engagement strategy. You will engage with our customers and some of the best and brightest minds in their fields to capture, distribute, and amplify technology innovation in the education sector.

Responsibilities

  • Drive content, planning and program development for executives at key events: Higher Education Summit, Dreamforce, CIO Councils, CMO Councils and others.

  • Develop C-level messaging for enterprise-level higher education institutions; develop and execute marketing plan designed to engage this executive audience.

  • Build and execute executive engagement programs to establish Salesforce.org as a thought leader, an innovator and strategic partner for higher education institutions.

  • Support higher education strategic account sales program with content and sales enablement tools.

  • Support higher education analyst relations and meetings

Skills and Experience

  • Experience managing executive-level relationships

  • Passion for technology and its opportunity to help education institutions and create a bigger impact

  • 5+ years in tech communications, content marketing, product marketing, content strategy or all of the above, with emphasis on marketing to C-level executives

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent. MBA a plus (but we also love brilliant people who didn't go to business school)

  • Demonstrated experience with cloud/SaaS and CRM with a preference for candidates with Salesforce product experience

  • Working knowledge and understanding of the higher education sector

  • High energy, charismatic, innovative, creative individuals with stellar public speaking skills

  • Proven track record in performing well in fast paced, dynamic and vague environment

  • Collaborative and confident individual with the ability and willingness to roll up your sleeves and get the work done in alignment with common goals

  • Demonstrated ability to bootstrap and grow a new program at a fast-moving organization

  • Messaging, writing, editing, and overall marketing skills

  • Commitment to working with shared leadership and in cross-functional teams

  • Up to 25% travel including occasional international travel required

Leadership Qualities

  • Think Strategically -- Knows what it takes to give your job the competitive advantage. Ability to see the forest through the trees in a dynamic environment. Aligns the right resources to the task at hand; foresees and plans around obstacles.

  • Make Smart Decisions -- Analyzes and synthesizes broad, cross-business or cross-discipline information that leads to breakthroughs or significant insight. Makes an impact.

  • Focus on Customer Success -- Builds and maintains relationships with customers; shapes solutions that have significant positive impact on their business.

  • Drive Results -- Attacks everything with drive and energy with an eye on both the bottom line and customer success.

  • Collaborate & Communicate -- Works well within a team environment. Writes and presents effectively in 1:1 and group situations. Gives others a voice.

Posting Statement

Salesforce.com and Salesforce.org are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. Headhunters and recruitment agencies may not submit resumes/CVs through this Web site or directly to managers. Salesforce.com and Salesforce.org do not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes. Salesforce.com and Salesforce.org will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with Salesforce.com or Salesforce.org.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring, Salesforce will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Founded in 1999, Salesforce is the global leader in Customer Relationship Management (CRM). Companies of every size and industry are using Salesforce to transform their businesses, across sales, service, marketing, commerce, and more by connecting with customers in a whole new way. We harness technologies that can revolutionize companies, careers, and, hopefully, our world.

Salesforce is built on a set of four core values: Trust, Customer Success, Innovation, and Equality. By making technology more accessible, we're helping create a future with greater opportunity and equality for all. This has taken our company to great heights, including being ranked by Fortune as one of the “Most Admired Companies in the World” and one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” eleven years in a row, and named “Innovator of the Decade” and one of the “World’s Most Innovative Companies” eight years in a row by Forbes.

There are those who choose to work with the best and brightest. And then, there are those who want to do more than just a job. They are the ones improving lives, not only their careers. Having an impact now instead of later. Doing something that’s so much bigger than themselves, an industry, and their company.

We believe everyone can be a Trailblazer. Join Salesforce and discover a future of new opportunities.

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