Salesforce Senior Administrator at POLITICO (Washington DC)

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POLITICO is seeking a Senior Salesforce Administrator to join a team focused on the improvement of our Salesforce eco-system. This person will play a critical role in driving the continued transformation of our sales organization to foster enablement across a diverse group of global stakeholders. Our ideal candidate is a detail-oriented, organized, self-starter who can quickly adapt to evolving business needs and implement impactful, measurable and scalable solutions.


  • Support the completion of highly detailed, complex and expansive SFDC administration tasks including but not limited to; user and profile administration, reporting and dashboards, ETL, data cleansing, workflows, object and field creation, basic application creation, etc.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert for Salesforce capabilities and best practices, working closely with business partners to realize the full capabilities of Salesforce using best practices.
  • Maintain familiarity with other IT system / business application capabilities and scope definition in order to make recommendations about potential upstream/downstream integration or functionality intersection points.
  • Stay current with periodic SFDC releases and leverage updates applicable to organizational requirements.
  • Partner with various stakeholders to analyze business needs, elicit requirements and design solutions that enable the business to achieve its objectives, improve user experience and drive system adoption.
  • Serve as a technical resource for in-house projects and work with vendors and implementation partners to integrate new applications and tools. Act as an internal champion to ensure success of the project(s).
  • Support the creation of technical documentation for Salesforce configuration and related integrations.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders to design and deliver initial and ongoing end user training programs to improve platform adoption and utilization.
  • Serve as a member of the internal Help Desk team to analyze and troubleshoot data, user and system(s) issues.
  • Monitor and amend data strategies to support the accurate creation and distribution of reports and dashboards within Salesforce; assist the data analytics team as needed for reporting of Salesforce data using other analytics tools.
  • Other tasks as identified and assigned.

Basic Qualifications

  • Salesforce Certified Administrator required
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as a Salesforce Administrator
  • Experience with Salesforce Lightning
  • Experience integrating Salesforce with other business systems (CPQ, Marketing Automation, Reporting, etc.)
  • Experience working with sandbox and production environments to manage the distribution of system changes
  • Ability to foresee and analyze project risks, develop risk management plan and mitigate subsequent issues
  • Proficiency in Excel for data manipulation and complex reporting requirements
  • Desire to work in a team environment
  • High level of commitment and integrity
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

Ideal Qualifications

  • Salesforce CPQ certification preferred
  • Experience in the B2B media and advertising industry highly preferred
  • Organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Time-management and employee interaction skills
  • Experience working closely with operational teams (Sales, Marketing, Finance)
  • Familiar with or willing to learn scrum or agile management methodologies

We are driven by our values.We are relentless contributors, disruptors, collaborators, and talent cultivators. Our culture is defined by grit, total integrity, and a prioritization on innovation.

We value our people.We offer a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package, including health and wellness benefits, commuter benefits, retirement plans, as well as work-life balance flexibility and opportunities for career development.

Let's keep in touch.Follow us onInstagramandTwitterat @politicocareers and#meetPOLITICOfor a deep dive into what makes us POLITICOs and our adventures. We'd love to hear from you!

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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POLITICO operates in the Digital Media industry. The company is located in Arlington, VA. POLITICO was founded in 2007. It has 1050 total employees. To see all 16 open jobs at POLITICO, click here.
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