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Salesforce Administrator

Gannett Buffalo Grove, IL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
An event based division of Gannett, located in Buffalo Grove, Illinois has an immediate opportunity available for a full time Salesforce Administrator. We are a lively and energetic organization growing at an exponential rate; through acquisitions and rapid development of our business segments. The ideal candidate must be willing to work in a fast paced environment, have a strong ability to multi-task, be self-driven, solution-oriented, highly organized and communicate effectively with people inside and outside of the organization. We are a group of fun, positive, and talented individuals seeking these same traits in our applicants.

Role Description

* Serve as primary system administrator for a Salesforce environment with over 20 users
* In-depth knowledge of Salesforce Sales Cloud, Marketing Cloud and Service Cloud apps
* Work with key stakeholders to identify new business processes, define requirements, customize the platform and successfully deploy the processes in a time efficient manner
* Assist with ongoing system administration including, but not limited to: creating and modifying Users, Fields, Validation Rules, Workflows, Automated Alerts, Field Updates, Page Layouts, Data Integrity standards and practices and Security functionality, custom object creation
* Create customized reports and dashboards to visualize key business metrics
* Maintain database integrity and accuracy via data cleansing, data uploads and data exports
* Maintain all system documentation
* Troubleshoot production issues in a timely manner and provide internal support when needed
* Oversee integrated business applications and ensure they function properly
* Build custom API integrations with proprietary 3rd party software and ERP systems
* Assist in training new users and grow the Salesforce skillset across the organization
* Complete regular system audits, including preparing for and deploying upgrades
* Work with outside Salesforce consultants, as needed, to ensure successful completion of tasks

Must Have

* Minimum 3-year experience as a Salesforce Business Analyst/Administrator
* Salesforce Certified Administrator or Developer required
* Experience gathering requirements and building custom Salesforce applications
* Proven ability to assess an existing Salesforce instance and recommend then implement ways to improve the overall scalability and reliability of the system and data model
* Demonstrated ability to conduct thorough needs analysis and implement solutions to drive business outcomes
* Experience with Salesforce Data Loader required along with expertise in Microsoft Excel.

Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is an innovative, digitally focused media and marketing solutions company committed to strengthening communities across our network. With an unmatched reach at the national and local level, Gannett touches the lives of nearly 140 million people monthly with our Pulitzer-Prize winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services. Gannett brands include the USA TODAY and more than 260 daily local newspaper brands, digital marketing services companies ReachLocal, WordStream, and ThriveHive and U.K. media company Newsquest. There's never been a better time to join our talented team. Visit to learn more!

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Buffalo Grove, IL
60089 USA