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Splunk Director of Growth Initiatives - AMER in Boston, Massachusetts

Join us as we pursue our disruptive new vision to make machine data accessible, usable, and valuable to everyone. We are a company filled with people who are passionate about our product and seek to deliver the best experience for our customers. At Splunk, we’re committed to our work, customers, having fun, and most importantly to each other’s success. Innovation is in our DNA – from technology to the way we do business.

Role Description:

In this role as Director of Growth Initiatives - America's Sales, you will be responsible for helping Sales Leadership plan and implement strategic growth initiatives across the AMER+PBST field organizations, The programs & projects you lead will help drive the strategic priorities of the GTM organization, align our business objectives, and influence our ability to exceed “business as usual” growth targets via force multiplier projects.

This individual will focus daily on three core priorities (the ABC's):

  • A - Drive Alignment of Sales & cross-functional leaders in support of theater strategy and theater growth priorities

  • B - Removing Barriers inhibiting growth or operational excellence across the sales org and cross-functional teams

  • C - Accelerating Creative Ideas for long-term growth

    Execution of these 3 priorities will largely be accomplished by identifying, planning, and leading strategic initiatives that enable long-term success of the GTM and sales organization. Executing these initiatives will require frequent interaction with senior sales leaders to capture relevant data points to refine the planning, outcomes, and execution of all AMER+PBST strategic initiatives.

    Furthermore, this exceptional leader will measure the success of each initiative (by defining & capturing verifiable metrics/outcomes) and communicate these results to the org to demonstrate the benefits to the sales team and overall organization. Finally, this leader will serve as a strategic advisor to the theater leader on key decisions and long-term planning.

    Initiatives can include (but are not limited to):

  • Thought leadership planning & execution

  • Organizational structure & design

  • Organization-wide messaging & positioning

  • Customer/field feedback analysis & action planning

  • Organizational risk analysis and mitigation planning

  • Growth initiative exploration & development

  • Strategic Partnerships & relationships

    You will be asked to execute on innovative ideas to inform, motivate, and align team members; partner closely with colleagues to identify key topics and related messaging, and bring best practices to support our effort to build a people-first culture. This role will be accountable for overseeing the "big rocks" that impact our overall sales success and business growth while ensuring that we can continue to stay aligned & evolve.

    Location: Anywhere in the US Requirements:

  • Experience working in a highly matrixed organization

  • Experience working in Field Sales

  • Experience working for senior executives and leading cross-functional initiatives

  • MBA or Law Degree highly desirable

  • Operationally inclined to maintain a disciplined structure and management system

  • Prior leadership experience

  • Please note this is an individual contributor role and will not be managing direct reports, but will be working closely with senior leaders across the organization and influencing their decision making

    We value diversity at our company. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying.

    For job positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

About Splunk

Splunk was founded to pursue a disruptive new vision: make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. Machine data is one of the fastest growing and most complex areas of big data—generated by every component of IT infrastructures, applications, mobile phone location data, website clickstreams, social data, sensors, RFID and much more.

Splunk is focused specifically on the challenges and opportunity of taking massive amounts of machine data, and providing powerful insights from that data. IT insights. Security insights. Business insights. It’s what we call Operational Intelligence.

Since shipping its software in 2006, Splunk now has over 13,000 customers in more than 110 countries around the world. These organizations are using Splunk to harness the power of their machine data to deepen business and customer understanding, mitigate cybersecurity risk, prevent fraud, improve service performance and reduce costs. Innovation is in our DNA – from technology to the way we do business. Splunk is the platform for Operational Intelligence!

Splunk has more than 2,700 global employees, with headquarters in San Francisco, an office in San Jose, CA and regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong.

We’ve built a phenomenal foundation for success with a proven leadership team, highly passionate employees and unique patented software. We invite you to help us continue our drive to define a new industry and become part of an innovative, and disruptive software company.

Benefits & Perks: Wow! This is really cool!

SF Only

Medical, full company paid Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts, Commuter Accounts, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401(k), 3 weeks of PTO, sick leave, stocked micro kitchens in Splunk offices, catered lunches on Mondays, catered breakfast on Fridays, basketball hoops, ping pong, arcade games, BBQ’s, soccer, “Fun Fridays”.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Non SF

Medical, full company paid Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts, Commuter Accounts, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401(k), 3 weeks of PTO and sick leave. Our work environments vary by location however we believe in hosting amenities and fun activities to fuel our energy. You may find fully stocked micro kitchens, catered lunches on Mondays and breakfast on Fridays, basketball hoops, ping pong, arcade games, BBQ’s, soccer and “Fun Fridays”.

This isn’t a job – it’s a life changer – are you ready?

Individuals seeking employment at Splunk are considered without regards to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, physical or mental disability or medical condition (except where physical fitness is a valid occupational qualification), genetic information, veteran status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws. Click here to review the US Department of Labor’s EEO is The Law notice. Please click here to review Splunk’s Affirmative Action Policy Statement.

Splunk does not discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Please click here to review Splunk’s Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.

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