Vice President, Specialist Sales, Test & Learn - Financial Institutions (Open to Remote US)




Boston, MA (Remote)

Why you should apply for a job to Mastercard:

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  • 69% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 100% say the CEO supports gender diversity
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    Position summary

    les, Test & Learn - Financial Institutions

    Who is Mastercard
    What role do we play in the modern world? Are we an enabler of purchases or a facilitator for transactions? We play a much larger role in the world by enabling those that have no access to financial systems. We have the technology, people and Brand to serve modern society. Today, we are a global tech company that connects everyone to endless possibilities, priceless possibilities.

    The Data & Services team is a key differentiator for Mastercard, providing the cutting-edge services that help our customers grow. Focused on thinking big and scaling fast around the globe, this agile team is responsible for end-to-end solutions for a diverse global customer base. Centered on data-driven technologies and innovation, these services include payments-focused consulting, loyalty and marketing programs, business Test & Learn experimentation, and data-driven information and risk management services. Client verticals include Financial Institutions, Retail & Commerce and Digital Partners, Governments and many others.

    Vice President level role focused on business development for Mastercard's Test & Learn platform, leveraged by 300+ clients globally and growing revenue with new clients in Financial Institutions from National Accounts to Community Institutions.

    • Responsible for developing and executing the overall Test & Learn sales strategy for Financial Institution accounts within the United States to secure multimillion-dollar, multi-year deals
    • Build and develop individual contributor pipeline through hunting new opportunities and/or bringing over your existing relevant network of potential clients, ultimately progressing to signed platform deals
    • Manage a team of three sellers and coach them to achieve their targets and business objectives
    • Ability to message the benefits of bundling Test & Learn with other Data & Services products
    • Strong internal and external communication and influencing skills; Ability to present to senior client audiences and influence large deals
    • Ability to seamlessly partner across our Data & Services Sales CBL population
    • Excellent problem solving and analytics skills and should be able to go head to head with internal stakeholders and customers alike with fact-based thinking
    • Will serve as the face of Mastercard D&S to senior level client stakeholders, including c-suite

    All About You
    • 12+ years of progressively complex hunting sales within banking and financial institutions sectors; business contacts within C-Level / EVP / SVP preferred
    • Consistent track record of achieving commercial targets through management of a sales team and individual contribution
    • Strong commercial drive with ability to build and monetize senior client relationships based on empathy, thought leadership and subject matter expertise
    • Previous experience with revenue management and revenue goal setting
    • Deep understanding of the suite of Mastercard Data & Services value propositions with a thoughtful approach to executing within and across markets
    • Strong software or data driven solution selling background with success with 12-18+ month sales cycles; never give up attitude, excellent at 'pounding the pavement' through email/phone cold outreach
    • Ability to thrive and build robust individual pipeline with limited lead generation support
    • Strong networker across relevant stakeholder base with the ability to listen, build common ground and influence in order to effectively advance business opportunities and generate revenues
    • Top-level sales skills (internally and externally) combined with strong negotiation capabilities required for large deals

    Mastercard is an inclusive equal opportunity employer that considers applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disabled or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. In the US or Canada, if you require accommodations or assistance to complete the online application process or during the recruitment process, please contact [email protected] and identify the type of accommodation or assistance you are requesting. Do not include any medical or health information in this email. The Reasonable Accommodations team will respond to your email promptly.

    Corporate Security Responsibility

    All activities involving access to Mastercard assets, information, and networks comes with an inherent risk to the organization and, therefore, it is expected that every person working for, or on behalf of, Mastercard is responsible for information security and must:

    • Abide by Mastercard's security policies and practices;
    • Ensure the confidentiality and integrity of the information being accessed;
    • Report any suspected information security violation or breach, and
    • Complete all periodic mandatory security trainings in accordance with Mastercard's guidelines.

    In line with Mastercard's total compensation philosophy and assuming that the job will be performed in the US, the successful candidate will be offered a competitive base salary based on location, experience and other qualifications for the role and may be eligible for an annual bonus or commissions depending on the role. Mastercard benefits for full time (and certain part time) employees generally include: insurance (including medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, disability, life insurance), flexible spending account and health savings account, paid leaves (including 16 weeks new parent leave, up to 20 paid days bereavement leave), 10 annual paid sick days, 10 or more annual paid vacation days based on level, 5 personal days, 10 annual paid U.S. observed holidays, 401k with a best-in-class company match, deferred compensation for eligible roles, fitness reimbursement or on-site fitness facilities, eligibility for tuition reimbursement, gender-inclusive benefits and many more.

    Why you should apply for a job to Mastercard:

  • 4.7/5 in supportive management
  • 69% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 100% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.