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Yext // providing brand-verified answers to consumer questions
 
Sales, Full Time    London, UK    Posted: Thursday, January 07, 2021
 
   
 
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The customer journey starts with a question. And consumers expect answers. Yext puts businesses in control of their facts online with brand-verified answers in search. By serving accurate, consistent, brand-verified answers to consumer questions, Yext delivers authoritative information straight from the source the business itself no matter where or how customers are searching. Taco Bell, Marriott, Jaguar Land Rover, & businesses around the globe use the Yext platform to capture consumer intent & drive digital discovery, engagement, & revenue all from a single source of truth. Yexts mission is to provide perfect answers everywhere.

Senior Account Executives on the Enterprise Sales team are responsible for selling to mid-size opportunities within Yexts Enterprise clients. You are committed to winning & taking advantage of the untapped customer base that could benefit from Yexts product offering. With a sales model that fosters collaboration & supports your success, this is a great opportunity to forge a successful sales career.

What Youll Do

  • Prospect & develop sales opportunities within Yexts mid-size corporate sales segment
  • Manage complete & complex sales-cycles often presenting to C-level executives the value of our full suite of applications
  • Forecast sales activity & revenue achievement, while creating satisfied customers
  • Evangelise the Yext vision through product demonstrations, in-market events, & account specific initiatives
  • Manage the entire sales process to ensure delivery against key performance metrics, with a strong emphasis on new business sales
  • Territory/Vertical identification & research, to formalise a go-to-market strategy & create qualified target accounts
  • Pipeline development through a combination of cold calling, email campaigns & market sector knowledge/intelligence
  • Manage the end-to-end sales process through engagement of appropriate resources such as Sales Engineers, Professional Services, Executives, Partners etc.

What You Have

  • BA/BS degree or similar university level education; in lieu of degree, relevant skills or equivalent experience
  • Several years of quota carrying software or technology solution sales & account management experience
  • Experience managing the sales cycle from business champion to the C-level
  • Track record of success in carrying a quota, closing Fortune 1000 deals
  • Track record of over-achieving quota (top 10-20% of company) in past positions
  • Experience managing & closing complex sales cycles
  • Successful history of net direct new business sales, with the ability to prove consistent delivery against targets
  • Strong & demonstrated written, verbal & presentation skills

Yext is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, genetics, sex, pregnancy or childbirth, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity or nonbinary or nonconformity and/or status as a trans individual), age, physical or mental disability, citizenship, marital, parental and/or familial status, past, current or prospective service in the uniformed services, or any characteristic protected under applicable law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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