Sales Enablement & Training Specialist

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What Messagebird is looking for in applicants

Transform the communications world! 

We’re proud (and excited!) to be transforming the global communications landscape through our Omnichannel Platform-as-a-Service (OPaaS). 

  • What’s my job title? Sales Enablement & Training Specialist 
  • Where in the world? You can work remotely from the US.
  • Working hours? For this role, you will operate within your local business hours.
  • What language(s) are required?  Fluency in English. 

The role: Sales Enablement & Training Specialist 

As our Sales Enablement & Training Specialist, you will be an important part of the SparkPost (a MessageBird company) go to market team supporting efforts to drive sales efficiency and fluency for our internal sales and partner organizations. You will work closely with Sales, Sales Operations, Product Marketing, and other subject matter experts to create and deliver sales enablement and training materials for our internal sales, SDR, and Partner reseller teams.

What you’ll do

  • Create high quality training materials (slides, videos, job aids) to support enablement programs
  • Deliver effective and engaging training sessions to our internal and external partner sales teams
  • Manage a sales onboarding program to ramp SparkPost new hires faster and more efficiently
  • Maintain the content repository of sales training materials and marketing assets for the SparkPost sales team
  • Build on-demand learning courses and assessments in our sales LMS
  • Maintain a partner portal that includes collateral and on-demand learning course for partners
  • Collaborate with Product, Product Marketing, and Product Specialist teams to support delivery of product training to internal and external sales organizations 
  • Work with vendors for our sales tools to ensure best practices are being utilized by our sales team for increased productivity and efficiency

What you’ll bring

  • Excellent presentation creation and delivery skills with demonstrated skills in adapting content delivery by audience
  • Highly organized and skilled at managing multiple projects and prioritizes
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Ability to collaborate and coordinate projects with many different teams 
  • Ability to work in a fast-changing environment that requires strategic thinking, resourcefulness, results-oriented decision making, and commitment to excellence
  • Graphic design and video editing skills preferred
  • Qualifications:
  • Four year BS or BA degree
  • 2+ years of Sales training/enablement experience, preferably with a technology company
  • Experience creating product training materials for sales or customer facing teams
  • Experience delivering training content to sales teams virtually
  • Experience supporting sales teams selling SaaS, analytics, or data subscription to business customers.
  • Email marketing experience a plus


What You’ll Gain

  • Work from anywhere 
  • Generous stock options for all Birds
  • WFH set-up budget
  • State-of-the-art work gear
  • Learn from hundreds of the best minds in the business
  • Collaborate with diverse colleagues from over 55 countries (and counting)


Life at MessageBird:

We call ourselves Birds!

We work fast, grow fast, build fast and focus on impact. We’re go-getters, industry leaders and roll-up-your-sleeves-and-make-it-happen kind of people. 

Ready To Fly?

Our cloud communications solutions make it possible for over 25,000 businesses to instantly connect with billions of devices worldwide, allowing them to speak with their customers in the same ways they talk to their friends.

Headquartered in Amsterdam, we’re proud to be a “Work Anywhere” company. Our unique and united culture is rooted in our team: a diverse flock of over 750 Birds who represent 55 nationalities and counting. We’re smart, fast, and hungry. Our potential for growth is limitless. 

We understand that “life happens” and give you the freedom to choose the best environment for you to “get sh*t done”. Our Birds choose where they work from in the region or country we’re hiring in, so long as it’s within the job’s complementary timezone as indicated in the Job descriptions — this could be from one of our MessageBird hubs (Amsterdam, Singapore or Bogota) or remotely.... Want to work from a rural retreat? Sure, no problem! How about a bustling city getaway for a few weeks? Go ahead!

MessageBird is committed to fostering a fair and equal environment based on trust and mutual respect. We believe that a diverse and inclusive workplace is paramount to our success and we are committed to building a team that represents a wide variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. 

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