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Confluent Program Manager, GTM in Des Moines, Iowa

With Confluent, organizations can harness the full power of continuously flowing data to innovate and win in the modern digital world. We have a purpose that drives us to do better every day – we're creating an entirely new category within data infrastructure - data streaming. This technology will allow every organization to create experiences and use the power of data in ways that profoundly impact the way we all live. This impact is our purpose and drives us to do better every day.

One Confluent. One team. One Data Streaming Platform.

Data Connects Us.

About the Role:

You want to impact the industries that run our world: Your efforts will result in real-world impact—helping to keep the lights on, get food into grocery stores, and most importantly, ensure workers return home safely.

You have an innate curiosity about how businesses work. One day, you’ll meet with someone in waste management and the next, you may be learning about the inner workings of a food distribution center. Our top sales team members seek to learn the ins and outs of the businesses they support to make a larger impact.

You build genuine relationships with your customers: The industries we serve have relied on pen-and-paper solutions for years and haven’t been met with the type of technology we offer. Our customer's value earned the trust and human relationships built over time.

You want to be with the best: Confluent’s high-performance culture means you’ll be surrounded by the best and challenged to go farther than you have before.

You are a team player: At Confluent, sales is a team sport. We help each other out by sharing best practices and focus on winning as a team.

What You Will Do:

  • Work with sales, product, and marketing stakeholders to align on high-level business priorities for the quarter and year.

  • Analyze sales performance and health of the business to create programs addressing pipeline gaps, productivity gaps, and market penetration strategies.

  • Synthesize data and create programs to address gaps in the business, bringing in cross-functional teams as needed.

  • Assess pipe creation best practices across regions, standardize, and scale to all global markets.

  • Create and maintain key assets supporting sales plays, training materials, on-pagers, FAQs, etc.

  • Collaborate with Enablement teams to integrate sales plays into seller readiness.

  • Build processes around sales tools and drive adoption to sellers.

  • Analyze pipeline health, establish pipeline generation targets, forecast pipe coverage, and coordinate with stakeholders on action plans.

  • Stay abreast of industry trends, market dynamics, and competitive landscape to identify opportunities and potential threats.

  • Champion, role model, and embed Confluent’s cultural principles (Focus on Customer Success, Build for the Long Term, Adopt a Growth Mindset, Be Inclusive, Win as a Team) as we scale globally and across new offices.

What You Will Bring:

  • 2 years of experience in crafting sales programs, campaigns, and go-to-market strategies, including experience designing revenue-producing sales campaigns and/or programs OR 2 years of experience in a selling role.

  • Knowledge of effective enterprise sales strategies (seed, grow, advise).Experience drawing actionable insights from quantitative and qualitative data.

  • Operational rigor and track record of cross-stakeholder program management and execution.

  • Established a history of driving multiple complex projects simultaneously to on-time completion in a fast-moving environment.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong quantitative skills and high data fluency.

  • Ability to draw and map data models and strong data engineering skills.

Come As You Are

At Confluent, equality is a core tenet of our culture. We are committed to building an inclusive global team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, beliefs, and experiences. The more diverse we are, the richer our community and the broader our impact. Employment decisions are made on the basis of job-related criteria without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

At Confluent, we are committed to providing competitive pay and benefits that are in line with industry standards. We analyze and carefully consider several factors when determining compensation, including work history, education, professional experience, and location. This position has an annual estimated salary of $95,700 - 112,500 USD, an annual bonus, and a competitive equity package. The actual pay may vary depending on your skills, qualifications, experience, and work location. In addition, Confluent offers a wide range of employee benefits. To learn more about our benefits click HERE ( .

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