Field Productivity and Readiness Lead
The Americas Sales Strategy, Operations & Enablement (SSOE) team is building the future of sales: a fully autonomous sales organization powered by AI. We operate with a startup mentality, build mechanisms that scale, and innovate solutions on behalf of our customers.
The Field Productivity and Readiness (FPR) team is responsible for supporting the rapidly growing Americas Enterprise Sales business. The FPR Lead (Sales Enablement) for US West will partner with Sales Leaders to ensure high productivity of our field sales force. Primarily focusing on New Hire Onboarding, continuous “Always-boarding” programs, and strategic productivity and effectiveness initiatives. The successful candidate will combine a solid understanding of field enablement in a large organization with the ability to map field requirements and corporate resources into a comprehensive sales productivity and readiness plan.
High-Performing & Inclusive Team Culture
We are a diverse, innovative team that loves translating data, insights, and anecdotes into action. We are obsessed with delivering results for customers and supporting sales organizations, work cross functionally, and have the opportunity to shape the direction of the business. Come help us build the future!
Work and Life balance looks different from person to person. Our team is dispersed across North America and stays connected virtually through meetings, calls and emails. Our team is dispersed across North America with small and large teams located in the AWS Cloud Centers of Excellence. We work hard each day in a fast paced dynamic environment, but value the need for downtime to unplug and recharge. We want employees who love what they do, and do what they love at work, at home and beyond. We encourage our team members to partner with their managers to strike the right balance.
Mentorship & Career Growth
We’re committed to the growth and development of every member of the SSOE team. You will have the opportunity to contribute to the culture and direction of the entire org and deliver initiatives that make an impact and allow you to build your skills. Your manager will be there to help support your career advancement and help you explore ways to develop.
Here at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and we host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences. Amazon’s culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 14 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.
Key job responsibilities
The FPR Lead will partner with US West Enterprise Sales LT to define and deliver transformative programs that help the field exceed their performance and growth/development goals. He/she will focus primarily on New Hire Onboarding, continuous “Always-boarding” programs, and strategic productivity and effectiveness initiatives. The successful candidate will combine a solid understanding of field enablement in a large organization with the ability to map field requirements and corporate resources into a comprehensive sales productivity and readiness plan.
About the team
The Field Productivity & Readiness (FPR) GEO team’s mission is to improve the America's field competencies by delivering onboarding and always-boarding programs in alignment with strategic goals and priorities.
· 10+ years of Sales and Sales Enablement experience in large organizations, with increasing influence and responsibility.
· Bachelor’s degree is required
· Experience in developing and managing competency models and learning paths for Sales roles.
· Knowledge of Cloud technology and AWS core services.
· Proven experience designing and implementing a Sales Methodology training
· Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role
· Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role
· Preferred location for the position is Seattle, but candidates in the San Francisco Bay Area will also be considered
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
Pursuant to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
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