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Sales Enablement Project Manager


Appian is seeking a Sales Enablement project manager who loves details, coordinating lots of moving parts to a project or concept and thrives under deadlines. The Sales Enablement Project Manager will work with other team stakeholders in executing multiple internal sales events, including but not limited to the annual sales kickoff meeting, new learning programs and courses, and sales leadership events. In this role you will work closely with the Senior Director of Field and Partner Enablement, SVP of Sales Strategy, Process and Operations, Appian Event Marketing and the Sales Communications Manager. 

The ideal candidate will be a motivated self-starter who has the ability to understand the desired outcomes for a program or project, and take appropriate steps to take action and turn the vision into reality. Collaboration with representatives from other departments and you will have the ability to balance working on multiple projects, motivating others to adhere to deadlines, and produce appropriate deliverables. You will be accountable for completing the tasks and projects by delivering on scope, schedule, cost, and quality.

To be successful in this role, you need:

  • Create long and short-term plans, including setting targets for milestones while adhering to deadlines

  • Delegate tasks on the project to employees best positioned to complete them

  • Serve as the point of contact for other teams on specific projects to ensure alignment

  • Communicate with key sales executives to keep all projects and programs aligned with each business unit

  • Perform quality control on the project throughout development to maintain Appian standards

  • Maintain, measure, track and report on key metrics to measure success and areas for improvement

Some of the tools and resources we will equip you with:  

  • Growth:   Growth opportunities available through promotion and participation in different programs like Appian MBA, a development program devoted to shaping managers in the areas of leadership and communication. 
  • Training : Start with Value, which is our 2 week training program focused on equipping our sales new hires with the skills and knowledge needed to be successful out in the field.
  • Product:   Our   Appian product   is driving digital transformation and with our Appian Guarantee, our customers can even have their first project completed in just 8 weeks. With the market research firm Forrester estimating the low-code platform market will be around $14 billion by 2024, it is no wonder why more and more customers are turning to low-code with Appian. Hear more about our passion for the product from our Director, Solutions Consulting  here 
  • Culture:   You will directly contribute to our double-digit year over year growth backed by a world-class collaborative sales organization. In addition, Appian offers a competitive salary and generous benefits; including a flexible time off allowance and great perks. Read more about how our sales culture values openness, curiosity, and collaboration  here 

Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience managing projects – in events, marketing, learning and development
    • PMP Certification preferred but not required
  • Proficient in both waterfall and agile methodologies with proven experience creating effective project plans, dependencies, and critical path activities

  • Demonstrates strong problem-solving skills and written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to focus on continuous improvement in project delivery

  • Understands the audience and can communicate up, down, and across the team

  • Able to lead by influence and interacts effectively with project team members

  • Comfortable using video conferencing to collaborate and generate results when working remotely

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience in the field or in a related area required


About Us:

Appian helps organizations build apps and workflows rapidly, with a low-code automation platform. Combining people, technologies, and data in a single workflow, Appian can help companies maximize their resources and improve business results. Many of the world’s largest organizations use Appian applications to improve customer experience, achieve operational excellence, and simplify global risk management and compliance. Our employees create opportunities to drive hands-on impact both with our customers and throughout the organization, which creates an environment where meaningful work is met with career growth and opportunity. As a result, we are proud to have been recognized as a  Washington Post Top Workplace  for seven consecutive years. Simply put, we are changing the way businesses operate and our employees are to thank for Appian’s success.

Appian Corporation is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. Further, Appian will not discriminate against applicants for inquiring about, discussing or disclosing their pay or, in certain circumstances, the pay of their co‐worker,  Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination    

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.