Commercial Operations Director - US

New York

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Commercial Operations Director

Trustpilot is an online community helping consumers choose with confidence, enabling companies to grow their business. A new review is written through Trustpilot every five seconds, and each month reviews are displayed over 1 billion times with our widgets and website. Our mission is to ensure that consumers around the world make informed buying choices by learning from each other’s experiences.

The Commercial Operations Team is Trustpilot’s engine room, engaging with most departments within the company to ensure consistent and efficient processes. The department currently consists of 24 employees across our Copenhagen, London and New York City offices. You will be reporting to the VP of Sales & Marketing Tech & Operations who is working from the London office.

Trustpilot is seeking a dynamic and analytical Commercial Operations Director to lead the US Operations team. We are looking for an enthusiastic, hardworking, and resourceful person who will be working closely with our local sales and customer success departments, along with our Global Operations team to build out a strong operational infrastructure to scale a rapidly growing team. You will be responsible for collaborating with senior leaders on strategy, implementing key initiatives, driving analytical rigor and managing day to day operations of the commercial organization. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Leading a team of individual contributors, help them build skills and develop them in their further career.
  • Creating an Inspiring and motivating culture that attracts top talent and builds a collaborative and mentally healthy environment
  • Partner with senior commercial leadership to create and implement US sales & Customer Success strategy.
  • Work cross functionally with finance, tech, the people team, and marketing on behalf of the commercial department to implement key initiatives such as lead routing, headcount planning and target setting
  • Drive analytical rigor throughout the commercial organization. Create reporting and dashboards, perform analysis and facilitate monthly and quarterly reviews to enable transparency and data-based decision making. 
  • Build an operational infrastructure that allows the business to scale. Create processes and proactively seek opportunities to increase efficiencies. Examples include sales policy, increasing rep productivity through systems and workflow optimization
  • Be a broker of sales engagement/ownership issues between the Sales and CS departments globally to facilitate collaboration and order
  • Define, improve, and automate core operational processes such as: lead routing, pipeline management and Customer Success Journey.

 

Your profile

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum of 7 years experience in a sales operations or commercial operations role, and at least 5 as a people manager
  • Organized and can juggle working on multiple projects at once
  • Analytical mindset, a passion for working with data, and advanced Excel or Google skills
  • Proven experience in managing a team, driven and friendly personality, data driven decision making, disciplined work habits, strong ethic and attention to details will all be key to the role.
  • Build and maintain deep relationships 
  • Able to present and implement your ideas in order to get better solutions
  • Ability to collaborate with departments ensuring priorities are moved forward.
  • An ability to prioritize workload, take personal responsibility to meet commitments and actively seeks additional responsibility. An ability to work cross-functionally and influence decision making with senior-level audiences

 

We offer:

  • On-going career development, training and one to one coaching via our in-house L&D division 
  • Full benefits and a company bonus
  • 4 weeks of paid time off 
  • Fully paid 16-week Maternity Leave & 4-weeks Paternity Leave
  • 401k match program
  • Lunch provided via external caterers once a week
  • A subscription to Headspace 
  • Balanced work-life environment, with flexibility and the option to regularly work from home part of the week
  • A key part of an exciting international growth journey






About Trustpilot

At Trustpilot, we’re passionate about our mission to offer a free and open to all review platform, built on collaboration. For consumers, we’re a place to connect with and influence businesses. For companies, we’re a platform for progress; a way to improve and innovate by engaging and collaborating with consumers. Working here is an opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated people in a rapidly growing, fast-paced and agile environment.

With vibrant office locations all around the world and over 40 nationalities, we’re proud to be an equal opportunity workplace with diverse perspectives and ideas. We work hard every day, but we also take the time to catch up with colleagues over a game of ping-pong, a cup of coffee or maybe grab a beer after work.


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