Sales Manager (Fundera)


Phoenix, AZ, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Sales
  • Post Date: 05/28/2021
  • Website:
  • Company Address: 901 Market Street, 6th Floor, San Francisco, CA, 94103

About NerdWallet

At NerdWallet, we’re on a mission to provide clarity for all of life’s financial decisions. Every day, we help people find the right credit cards and mortgage rates, refinance their student loans, track their spending and so much more. We're proud to say that millions of people turn to Nerds for our objective advice, expert info, and helpful tools.

Job Description

Fundera, at NerdWallet, is the go-to financial resource for small businesses. We’re here to help entrepreneurs achieve their financial goals and grow businesses as big as their aspirations.

As a catalyst for smart financial decisions, our combination of proprietary technology and financial expertise provides business owners with tailored solutions based on their unique needs and eligibility—helping them prosper, create more jobs, and, ultimately, grow the economy.

Our Sales Manager will be essential in mentoring, coaching, and leading their team to exceed expectations, as well as working with other key stakeholders across the organization to grow the business. If you’re interested in the position, here are a few things you’ll get to do and the qualifications that will make you successful in this role.

Where you can make an impact:

  • Train, motivate, and manage a team of 6-10 account executives.
  • Set clear expectations and instill accountability for team members.
  • Shadow phone interactions and examine sales pipeline to monitor and improve team performance.
  • Develop effective coaching strategies and content for team meetings and 1:1s.
  • Encourage employees to contribute new ideas and solutions to problems.
  • Be a respected leader while maintaining our strong sales community culture.
  • Take an active role in identifying and recruiting top talent. 
  • Step outside your comfort zone to take on projects beyond of the scope of your day to day responsibilities as needed.

You are:

We recognize not everyone will have all of these requirements. If you meet most of the criteria below and you’re excited about the opportunity and willing to learn, we’d love to hear from you.

  • Experienced (2+ Years) in managing a team of at least 4 account executives.
  • Excited about growing a team and leading a diverse group of salespeople to success!
  • A Coach: you love helping others succeed and strive at pushing your team to its fullest potential.
  • Experienced working in a fast paced, metrics/data-driven environment
  • Able to maintain an upbeat and positive attitude around change
  • An exceptional written and verbal communicator.
  • Able to work across multiple teams.
  • Analytical and Data Driven.
  • A problem solver.
  • Experienced with CRM software, preferably Salesforce.


  • This role will be based in Phoenix, AZ.

What we offer:

Work hard, stay balanced (Life’s a series of balancing acts, eh?)

  • 100% paid premiums for medical, dental and vision for employees and their dependents
  • Rejuvenation Policy – Flexible Time Off + 12 holidays + Mental Health Days
  • New Parent Leave for employees with a newborn child or a child placed with them for adoption or foster care
  • Mental health support through 
  • Paid sabbatical for Nerds to recharge, gain knowledge and pursue their interests
  • Health and Dependent Care FSA and HSA with monthly NerdWallet contribution
  • Weekly Virtual Bootcamp, Yoga and Mindfulness Meditation sessions
  • Monthly Wellness Stipend and Cell Phone Stipend

Have some fun! (Nerds are fun, too)

  • Nerd-led group initiatives – Intramural Sports, Employee Resource Groups for Parents, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Women, LGBTQIA, and other communities
  • Hackathons, Happy Hours and team bonding across all teams and departments
  • Company-wide events like Little Nerds Day (aka bring your kids to work day, even if you're remote!) and our annual Charity Auction 

Lifestyle (Be your best self - we’ll take care of the details)

  • Our Nerds love to make an impact by paying it forward – Donate to your favorite causes with a company match
  • WiFi stipend, work from home equipment stipend, and co-working space subsidy
  • Commuting stipend and catered breakfast, lunch and onsite barista for SF based Nerds
  • Anniversary recognition program – choose from different items and experiences

Plan for your future (And when you retire on your island, remember the little people)

  • 401K with company match
  • Annual Enrichment Stipend for learning and development
  • Be the first to test and benefit from our new financial products and tools
  • Access to Rocket Lawyer for online legal support and resources 

NerdWallet is committed to pursuing and hiring a diverse workforce and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of any characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.



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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.