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Senior Deal Desk Coordinator - Tableau

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About Tableau, a Salesforce company

Tableau helps people see and understand data. Our analytics platform fuels exploration, allowing you to quickly answer questions with data and share insights across your organization. Global enterprises, early-stage startups, nonprofits, and governments all use Tableau’s intuitive software to quickly transform their data into actionable insights. We are passionate about our product and our mission and we are loyal to each other and our company. We value work/life balance, efficiency, simplicity, freakishly friendly customer service, and making a difference in the world!

What you'll be doing.....

The Senior Deal Desk Coordinator is responsible for supporting the sales team by creating, reviewing, and verifying details around negotiated agreements and managing the approval process regarding quoting, bookings, pricing, and agreements. The Senior Deal Desk Coordinator provides works cross functionally to strategically resolve issues. The Senior Deal Desk Coordinator provides excellent customer service and is detail and process oriented. 

Some of the things you’ll be doing include…

  • Work cross-functionally to ensure negotiated deals are documented properly and in alignment with Tableau’s policies.

  • Create, review, verify and approve all incoming contracts and high value and/or non-standard orders for accuracy, including but not limited to confirming contract terms, contact and billing information, pricing, policies, existing legal agreements/pre-existing terms, promotions and purchase order terms and conditions.

  • Be the credible and trusted advisor to the sales team, collaborating on pricing, product, and commercial terms for standard and non-standard deals.

  • Creation and fulfillment of custom licensing

  • Lead deals through appropriate approvals from Sales Management, Legal, Finance, Development and other Deal Desk teams to ensure negotiated deals are in compliance with published strategic sales and business approval policies  

  • Use Salesforce, Excel, Tableau and other tools to accurately profile and analyze Enterprise customer accounts to evaluate Customer’s footprint in order to create customized deal structures including quotes, schedules, and amendments that reflect product upgrades, consolidation and co- termination of renewals and add-on orders with varying complexity

  • Drive opportunity management processes to ensure visibility and engagement on deals, supporting regular leadership reporting  

  • Create and maintain Special Handling Objects.

  • Operate as an escalation point to business partners for quote-to-cash operations and ensure compliance with published sales and business approval policies.

  • Establish productive relationships and feedback loops with Legal, Finance, Sales and Operations management to drive internal stakeholder discussions on alignment and deal efficiencies.

  • Support the Deal Desk Management, Executive, Marketing, Channel and Sales Teams for customer specific tasks as required.

  • Maintain files and customer records.

  • Participate in special projects as needed.

  • Contribute to process enhancement initiatives.   

Who you are…

  • Experienced.  Relevant experience in Deal Desk, Contract Negotiation, Sales Operations or related experience desired. Experience with e-commerce, credit-card processing, entitlement applications and Electronic Delivery Systems preferred.

  • Missionary.  Highly driven individual with an execution focus and a strong sense of urgency and a belief in Tableau’s mission.

  • Domain.  Experience with Enterprise Account Management, Professional Services & Customer/Partner Relationships in the context of Distribution, Referral, VAR, OEM, Enterprise “Special/Exception” arrangements preferred. CRM experience, Salesforce is a plus.

  • Go-Getter.  Willing to go the extra mile with a strong work ethic; self-directed and resourceful.

  • Energy and Enthusiasm. You believe in what we’re doing and won’t stop at anything to deliver on your goals. 

  • Excellent Communication. You know what to say and more importantly, how to say it. 

  • You are a Recruiter! Tableau hires company builders and, in this role, you will be asked to be on the constant lookout for the best talent to bring onboard to help us continue to build one of the best companies in the world!

Tableau will operate independently under the Tableau brand, driving forward a continued focus on our mission, our customers and our Tableau Community. The acquisition closed on August 1, 2019, and Tableau is a wholly-owned subsidiary of, inc.


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