What’s Gusto?

We believe that employees are people, not ID numbers. That’s why we’ve reimagined the most complicated, impersonal business tasks that employers face and created one simple and delightful service. Payroll, benefits, and HR like you’ve never seen before.

We were recently voted the #1 place to work in San Francisco. To learn more about our values, life at Gusto, and benefits, visit gusto.com/careers.

Mid-Market Sales Leadership at Gusto

Gusto is seeking a Mid-Market Sales leader in our Denver office, dedicated to driving Gusto's growth in the SMB space through increasing the number of customers using the full Gusto suite - HR, payroll, and benefits. He/she will be responsible for net new revenue from our larger “Full Gusto” customers, as well as up selling our existing payroll customers to move their benefits to Gusto. The Mid-Market Sales Leader will also help hire, train, and coach our HR, Payroll, and Benefits Advisors to be a world-class consultative acquisition team. The pace of Gusto sales is fast and the landscape we’re playing in ever-changing. We’re looking for someone who is motivated by that and brings a good sense of humor to a team that likes to work hard and have fun while we’re doing it.

 Here’s what you’ll do day-to-day:

  • Lead a sales team of 8-10 individuals with a focus on development and professional growth
  • Help refine and further develop our strategy: 10x revenue from our Direct Sales team in a cost-effective way
  • Grow net new business within Direct Sales
  • Build a world-class consultative sales team: Invest in and develop the existing sales team while simultaneously attracting top sales talent to Gusto
  • Track, measure and report-out on sales effectiveness against targets and adjust programs and strategies as necessary
  • Scale with rigor: Continuously increase the effectiveness of our team, recognizing opportunities for creating new systems, structures, and processes
  • Work cross-functionally: Flow easily across multiple teams to ensure internal messaging alignment, operational coordination and evangelization of sales strategy; collaborate with marketing to ensure the execution of programs and events to drive leads, pipeline, and deal progression
  • Ensure executive alignment and relationship building between Gusto and partner executive teams

Here’s what we’re looking for:

  • 5+ years of sales management experience: Extensive experience developing sales teams at a high-growth technology company, ideally in the HR, payroll, benefits, or fin tech space
  • A strategic mindset: Ability to think strategically, crisply synthesizing market research and competitive intelligence and turning that into a winning go-to-market strategy
  • A people leader that team members will walk through walls for: Proven ability to coach, attract, and retain amazing sales talent
  • An amazing communicator: Excellent communicator internally and externally
  • A competitive spirit who likes to win: Track record of consistently exceeding established revenue goals
  • Based in Denver, but willing to travel to San Francisco with some frequency
  • A lover of change: Experience managing change and ambiguity, taking ownership and creating structure
  • A fan of speed: Ability to successfully operate in a fast paced dynamic environment experiencing growth and expansion
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred 

About Gusto

Gusto’s mission is to create a world where work empowers a better life. By making complicated, impersonal business tasks simple and personal, Gusto is reimagining HR, payroll, and benefits for over 40,000 companies nationwide. Gusto has offices in San Francisco and Denver and the company’s investors include Google Capital, General Catalyst, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, as well as the founders of Instagram, Stripe, Nest, PayPal, Yelp, Dropbox, and Eventbrite, among others. 

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Why work with us
We are a group of technologists, foodies, wine enthusiasts, photographers, hikers, musicians, cyclists, runners, and above all a family. We are motivated, challenged, and inspired by our customers and our team. We care about solving meaningful problems and building an amazing product that our customers truly love.
Culture
We are a tight-knit family that enjoys celebrating accomplishments and spending time together at the office and outside of work. We have fun, whether we're singing karaoke, watching movies, playing ping-pong, or doing 7-minute workouts!
Perks & Benefits
NEVER GO HUNGRY: Always enjoy delicious food and snacks at the office.
HEALTH INSURANCE: Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage. We cover 100% of premiums.
VACAY: Open vacation policy. We don't count days.
STAY FIT: Fitness stipend to keep you happy and healthy.
GUSTAWAY: Team "workations" and field trips where the team travels somewhere for inspiration.
GET HERE EASILY: Commuter benefits to help you get to work.
FLY AWAY: Every employee gets a free flight to anywhere in the world on their one-year anniversary.

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