Enablement Specialist

  • Planet
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Oct 13, 2020

Job Description

Welcome to Planet. We believe in using space to help life on Earth.

Planet designs, builds, and operates the largest constellation of imaging satellites in history. This constellation delivers an unprecedented dataset of empirical information via a revolutionary cloud-based platform to authoritative figures in commercial, environmental, and humanitarian sectors. We are both a space company and data company all rolled into one.

Customers and users across the globe use Planet's data to develop new technologies, drive revenue, power research, and solve our world’s toughest obstacles.

As we control every component of hardware design, manufacturing, data processing, and software engineering, our office is a truly inspiring mix of experts from a variety of domains.

We have a people-centric approach toward culture and community and we strive to iterate in a way that puts our team members first and prepares our company for growth. Join Planet and be a part of our mission to change the way people see the world.

Planet is headquartered in San Francisco, California, Earth.

About the Role:

The role of Enablement is to provide the tools, assets, resources, and training to the internal sales team and our external partner network in order to improve efficiency and success. 

We are looking for a highly motivated and energetic Enablement Specialist to join our team. In this role, you will collaborate with Sales, Sales Operations, the Partners Team, Product and Marketing to support in building the Enablement program. This role presents an excellent opportunity to impact the success of our sales teams and partners. The ideal candidate thrives in a fast pace, highly engaged environment and is able to work closely with internal teams to execute on key objectives.

Impact You’ll Own:

  • Work cross-functionally with Sales Operations, Sales, Product, and Marketing to ensure that new sales content and tools align with the corporate strategy, sales process and selling skills methodologies used at Planet
  • Bridge the gap between marketing and sales by communicating upcoming product releases, developing training programs, and providing feedback on what’s working/not and what additional resources are needed
  • Create content, resources, tools, sales communications and training to create a consistent message and brand for the sales team and partner network
  • Support in the sales onboarding process to improve ramp time to full productivity of new sales hires and providing the training and tools essential for success
  • Help to develop and coordinate sales kick-offs and ongoing training events with sales leadership
  • Create a robust Channel Partner sales enablement program that includes both content and training

What You Bring:

  • 1-2 years working in a sales related role preferable in software sales or Enterprise sales
  • A track record in managing cross-functional projects and driving projects to a successful and timely completion
  • Content development of sales and partner enablement collateral
  • Enjoy working in a global team and across teams within the company
  • Willingness to travel

What Makes You Stand Out:

  • Experience with sales enablement tools, such as training tools and/or content management tools
  • Salesforce Administrator experience
  • Sales or partner training experience
  • Geospatial and/or remote sensing background

Benefits While Working at Planet:

  • This should be localized based on US, Germany, International, Remote
  • Comprehensive Health Plan
  • Wellness program and onsite massages
  • Flexible Time Off
  • Recognition Programs
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Learning and Tuition Reimbursement
  • Parental Leave
  • Offsites and Happy Hours
  • Volunteering Benefits

Some Press About Us: 

Our CEO, Will Marshall featured on TED and featured in a Planet Blog

“Planet: Bringing Space Back Down to Earth”

Tiny, privately owned satellites are changing how we view the Earth features in NBC News

“Planet And Rocket Lab Create Mission Patch To Honor Women In Aerospace” —Planet Blog

Why we care so much about Belonging. 

We’re dedicated to helping the whole Planet, and to do that we must strive to represent all of it within each of our offices and on all of our teams. That’s why Planet is guided by an ultimate  north star of Belonging, dreaming big as we approach our ongoing work with diversity, equity and inclusion.  If this job intrigues you, but you’re thinking you might not have all the qualifications, please... do apply!  At Planet, we are looking for well-rounded people from around the world who can contribute to more ways than just what is listed in this job description.  We don’t just fill positions, we aspire to fulfill people’s careers, most excited about folks who are motivated by our underlying humanitarian efforts.  We are a few orbits around the sun before we get to where we want to be, so we hope you’re excited to come along for the ride. 

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