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Senior Sales Operations Analyst



IT, Sales & Business Development, Operations
Denver, CO, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

About Gusto

Gusto is a modern, online people platform that helps small businesses take care of their teams. On top of full-service payroll, Gusto offers health insurance, 401(k)s, expert HR, and team management tools. Today, Gusto offices in Denver, San Francisco, and New York serve more than 300,000 businesses nationwide.

Our mission is to create a world where work empowers a better life, and it starts right here at Gusto. That’s why we’re committed to building a collaborative and inclusive workplace, both physically and virtually. Learn more about our Total Rewards philosophy.

We’re looking for a Sales Operations Analysts to partner with Revenue leaders. As a key contributor to our Revenue team, you will play a critical role in developing the go-to-market capabilities for our high growth Sales and Onboarding teams. This role provides a unique opportunity in that you will support and help shape a rapidly growing and strategically important segment of our business. Candidates should align with our company values, be highly self-motivated to drive results, and have an insatiable desire to learn and grow to solve the business problems they face.

Here’s what you’ll do day to day:

  • Strategic advisor to Sales and RevOps leadership: Influence, inform, and operationalize decisions about go-to-market needs, programs, and operational needs with leadership
  • Live and breathe Cross-sell/Upsell: Represent frontline, sales and onboarding, Health insurance, teams in cross-functional projects with marketing, product and business technology teams
  • Empower a team to provide day-to-day support of frontline programs: Coach and mentor a team who provides day-to-day support and thought partnership to Sales and Onboarding leadership, including ad hoc decision making support, reporting and analyses, cross-functional collaboration and one-off projectsUplevel acquisition strategy and execution: Support, develop, and execute acquisition strategy projects (e.g., frontline team structure, role redefinition, account and lead prioritization, territory design, onboarding capacity planning/accuracy/timeliness) Process design and improvement: Codify, diagnose, and implement process and tool improvements that improves the acquisition funnel by providing a better Customer experience resulting in higher conversion rates, faster sales cycles, and higher cross/upsell and better Seller/Onboarding experience resulting in higher frontline efficiency and effectivenessComp and quota planning: Develop quotas and provide input to compensation to motivate Reps to overachieve sales targets
  • Frontline Productivity & Enablement: Develop funnel/pipeline management best practices, and metrics / analytics to enable productivity. Translate pain points into comprehensive business requirements and projects
  • Revenue Analytics: Partner with our other RevOps team members, Finance team, and Marketing team to develop sales metrics, operational reporting, and forecasts
  • Cross-Functional Partnerships: Partner effectively with Sales leadership, Finance & Business Operations, Marketing, and Product teams.

Here’s what we’re looking for

  • 8+ years of strategy, ops, or analytical experience; ideally 5+ in sales or business operations. Previous healthcare/healthcare insurance experience a Plus. Experience at a fast-paced technology company, direct and channel sales, and multi-product sales team is preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in people management with passion for recruiting, developing, and mentorship operational teams
  • Passionate about Sales Ops and GTM strategy - helped high potential, high velocity sales orgs scale, and know how to avoid the pitfalls
  • Strong yet empathetic business partner; experience collaborating with and advising sales leaders
  • First principles thinker who analyzes and presents data effectively to drive insights and decision-making.
  • True passion for sales: you creatively find ways to make sales teams more productive.
  • Deep experience with typical sales-stack technologies and analytical tools (e.g., SFDC, SQL, Tableau or similar).
  • You are a self-starter and fast learner; no one tells you where to find the answers
  • Hyper-organized with strong attention to detail; effective stakeholder and project management is the bare minimum and is part of your secret sauce
  • Executive written and verbal communication
  • Adaptable; you have the ability to influence senior leaders and drive change, but also get your hands dirty and troubleshoot any issue that arises

Our cash compensation amount for this role is targeted at $151,000 - $185,000 in San Francisco and New York, and $128,000 - $157,000 in Denver & most remote locations. Final offer amounts are determined by multiple factors including candidate experience and expertise and may vary from the amounts listed above.

Gusto has physical office spaces in Denver, San Francisco, and New York City. Employees who are based in those locations will be expected to work from the office on designated days approximately 2-3 days per week (or more depending on role). The same office expectations apply to all Symmetry roles, Gusto's subsidiary, whose physical office is in Scottsdale.

Note: The San Francisco office expectations encompass both the San Francisco and San Jose metro areas.

When approved to work from a location other than a Gusto office, a secure, reliable, and consistent internet connection is required.

Our customers come from all walks of life and so do we. We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it's the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger. If you share our values and our enthusiasm for small businesses, you will find a home at Gusto.

Gusto is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or any employment decision based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or other applicable legally protected characteristic. Gusto considers qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Gusto is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you require assistance in filling out a Gusto job application, please reach out to candidate-accommodations@gusto.com.