Deal Strategist – LinkedIn Talent Solutions

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**Deal Strategist**

LinkedIn was built to help professionals achieve more in their careers, and every day millions of people use our products to make connections, discover opportunities and gain insights. Our global reach means we get to make a direct impact on the world’s workforce in ways no other company can. We’re much more than a digital resume – we transform lives through innovative products and technology.

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The Deal Desk team is the key partner to the EMEA Sales team at LinkedIn. As part of this team, the Deal Strategist will be responsible for thoroughly understanding the sales process and partnering with our sales teams as they close deals to ensure that deals follow proper revenue, legal, and operational guidelines.

**What we can offer on our team?**

+ The opportunity to grow and develop in a fast paced environment

+ To join a kick-ass team that gets stuff done

+ Work at an amazing company with a fantastic culture

**Responsibilities** :

+ Provide consultative support to sales representatives on the sales process

+ Educate sales representatives on processes and best practices to improve performance and release sales capacity to core sales activities

+ Build working cross-functional relationships that will help resolve special requests from clients/sales representatives

+ Partner and support your team members to ensure we’re hitting our collective goals

+ Be an expert in LinkedIn’s internal sales process as well as tools (SFDC & Oracle ERP)

+ Monitor internal Key Performance Indicators (KPI) to ensure operational excellence in our sales organization

+ Adapt to new business processes on a weekly basis

**Basic Qualifications** :

+ BA/BS degree in Management/Business or similar

+ 1+ years of experience in a sales operations or customer support or finance type of role

**Preferred Qualifications** :

+ Excellent communication, organizational, time management and customer service skills

+ Ability to be proactive and come to work with a “proactive problem solving” attitude

+ Ability to process a high volume of transactions with proficiency, accuracy and integrity

+ Ability to work in a fast-paced, start up environment -Internet or SAAS company

+ Previous exposure

+ Expert knowledge of MS Office (Word, PowerPoint and Excel) and Google products

+ Knowledge of organizational sales and order management processes

+ Basic understanding of or willingness to learn revenue recognition rules in order to read and understand various sales agreements to the extent required to extract relevant information