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Confluent // real-time data platform for orgs
London, England    Posted: Friday, October 16, 2020
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Dubbed an "open-source unicorn" by Forbes, Confluent is the fastest-growing enterprise subscription company our investors have ever seen. And how are we growing so fast? By pioneering a new technology category with an event streaming platform, which enables companies to leverage their data as a continually updating stream of events, not as static snapshots. This innovation has led Coatue Management, Altimeter Capital & Franklin Templeton to join earlier investors Sequoia Capital, Benchmark, & Index Ventures in the recent Series E financing of a combined $250 million at a $4.5B valuation. Our product has been adopted by Fortune 100 customers across all industries, & we're being led by the best in the space-our founders were the original creators of Apache Kafka. We're looking for talented & amazing team players who want to accelerate our growth, while doing some of the best work of their careers. Join us as we build the next transformative technology platform!

We are looking for a Deal Desk Analyst to join our global team. Reporting to the Sr Director of WW Deal Desk, you will support our sales teams with quotes, contracts, & pricing & have an opportunity to work cross-functionally throughout our organisation. For this role, an analytical mindset & attention to detail are imperative.

- Manage complex, nonstandard deals with multiple cross-functional partners
- Provide stakeholders with deal analysis & visibility into contract complexityAdvise sales on deal structures, pricing strategies, commercial terms, & approvals
- Partner with Sales to ensure opportunities are properly created & tracked in Salesforce including stage, probability, booking amount, & various other required fields
- Craft intelligent deal structures that increase revenue while mitigating contractual risks
- Partner with Revenue & Legal teams to craft contractual language to ensure transactions comply with revenue recognition & business operational policies
- Drive consistency across deal process by helping to optimise, streamline, & align quote-to-cash processes
- Monitor deal progress & support Sales with closing bookings

Required Skills & Experience:
- Bachelor's degree in Business (ideally)
- Experience in Deal Desk, Sales Ops, contracts, and/or pricing
- Experience supporting & advising SaaS & On-Prem Sales teams
- Experience partnering closely with cross-functional teams such as Sales, other SalesOps team members, Legal, & Finance colleagues
- Experience working with remote sales & business partner teams
- Dedication to excellent customer serviceStrong oral & written communication skills with the ability to synthesise & effectively communicate information across teams
- Proven project management experience & ability to own & run deals end-to-end
- Organised, strong attention to detail, & goal oriented
- Ability to work independently & multitask effectively
- Innate curiosity & not afraid to ask thoughtful questions
- Energetic, dedicated, & ambitious
- Salesforce CPQ experience preferred
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