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At Coast Capital, we’re not dreaming about a better future, we’re building one.

As a member-owned cooperative, we’re helping our members with their real goals and real challenges so they can live the real life they want. It’s what we’ve been doing for over 80 years, and it’s why today we stand almost 600,000 members strong. Plus, we invest 10% of our budgeted profits back into our community – almost $90 million since 2000 alone – because when our members do well, we believe our communities should do well too.  

Sales Compensation Specialist

Location: Canada

Job Type: Full Time 

myWork Options: In-person, Hybrid, Remote


What’s the job?

The Sales Compensation Specialist leads the sales compensation operational process including planning, design, implementation, administration and assessment.  Instructs a small team that implements and operationalizes sales processing activities.


What you’ll get to do:

  • Lead the standardized sales planning process, ensuring all relevant steps are completed including plan design approval
  • Facilitate sales design and assessment activities with relevant stakeholders
  • Establish the identification of metrics and production sources with cross-functional business leaders and organizational analysts
  • Contribute to the business crediting rules and target setting process in order to align compensation
  • Coordinate modeling and forecasting with Finance Business Partners and communications with HR Business Partners
  • Provide market analysis and plan effectiveness feedback summaries to support recommended plan changes
  • Provide guidance to Sales leadership, HR Business Partners related to sales compensation practices including compliance requirements
  • Identify ways to automate and/or streamline processes, partnering with internal teams where necessary
  • Provide recommendations into  governance activities and process as necessary
  • Oversee the day-to-day functions of administration analysts


Who are we looking for?

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree with a focus in HR, Business, Finance or related discipline.
  • You have 7+ previous administrative experience processing sales compensation.
  • You have advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and sales compensation platforms.
  • You have advanced knowledge of sales compensation design principles and a proficient knowledge of sales governance.
  • You pride yourself on understanding the business in which you work in and have a solid business acumen.
  • Beyond your excellent verbal and written communication, you have previous experience in stakeholder management.
  • You are a problem solver at heart and can identify a problem and ideate a solution for discussion.
  • You have previous leadership experience and have managed direct reports.
  • You are comfortable facilitating complex concepts to all levels of the organization.


Equity, Diversity & Iclusion at Coast Capital


Don’t meet every single requirement? At Coast Capital, we believe everyone has potential. We are committed to building better, brighter, more inclusive futures for everyone – including our employees. We see the potential in our employees to achieve amazing things and want to invest in your future. If you’re excited about this career opportunity and your experience may not perfectly align with every qualification in this job posting, we still encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this or other opportunities at Coast Capital.


At Coast Capital, we are committed to equity, diversity and inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, Black, and racialized persons, persons with disabilities, people of diverse sexual and gender identities and women. We value applicants who have demonstrated a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognize that diverse perspectives, experiences and expertise benefit of our employees, our members, and our community.


Why join Coast Capital?

Purpose is our North Star.  We look at everything through our purpose. It informs the advice we provide our members, the experiences and products we create, and the programs we build to support our employees and communities.

Committed to inclusion and engagement. We have an ongoing focus on equity, diversity, and inclusion and routinely track how we’re doing, and what we need to do to keep improving. We foster a culture where everyone can feel safe to be who they really are and thrive.

A career that grows with you. We believe in developing our people and promoting from within. Many employees have spent decades, and sometimes their entire careers, with Coast Capital and have progressed from the frontlines to senior leadership.

Work where you’re most effective. In 2020 the world changed, and that includes how we work. In response to COVID-19 we launched myWork, which gives employees flexibility in where they work based on the nature of their role.

Benefits that flex to the needs of you and your family.  We offer comprehensive, customizable benefits for you and your family, so you can choose what fits best for you and your lifestyle.

Retirement options. We also take care of our employees once they retire. That’s why we offer the choice of a defined contribution or defined benefit pension plan or RSP’s.

Mortgage and auto financing benefits. Employees save thousands on their mortgages and auto loans with best-in-category benefits.

Real recognition. We recognize excellence throughout the year, through an online community that lets employees give kudos and thanks throughout the year.  We’re human, which means we like to have fun with events, celebrations, and recognition throughout the year.

An award winning culture. We’re a Platinum member of Canada’s Best Managed Companies and are regularly recognized by Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures and the BC Top Employers Awards.

We reinvest 10% back into the community. When we do well, our communities do well. That’s why since 2000 we’ve invested over $90 million into our member’s communities. 

Double your impact. Through our employee volunteer program, Coast Capital donates $10 for every hour you volunteer to a Canadian charity or non-profit of your choice.

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