Houzz, the world's largest community for home renovation & design, with 40M+ monthly users, is looking for an amazing Account Executive to join our Tokyo sales team. You will act as a consultant to our base of thousands of home improvement professionals across Japan (think Architects, Interior Designers, Builders, etc) by providing them with solutions to build their brand locally with Houzz Pro+. This is a very warm, comfortable & consultative process & utilising state of the art prospecting, presenting & account management tools.
Who are we looking for?
-You have a dynamic personality, are a smart & hard worker, & are tech savvy.
-You must be relationship oriented & put a high value on customer service.
-You thrive in a fun & competitive, yet team oriented environment.
-You enjoy learning & being coached & challenged.
What do you need to be successful?
-Excellent verbal & written communication skills ; fluent Japanese & at minimum conversational English ( you will be selling to Japanese speaking clients, however you may be required to liaise with English speaking team members from time to time)
-You should have phenomenal interpersonal skills
-You enjoy talking with people in-person & must be comfortable with selling over the phone
-You love sales & get a buzz from building new relationships.
-Previous sales, or customer support experience is a big plus (particularly business to business)
-Familiarity with CRM tools (such as Salesforce)
-Verifiable track record of success
-A sense of humour & a real people person, full of energy & positivity
-Bonus points if you are a lover of home design & have a great Houzz profile!
What's in it for you?
-Compensation for the Account Executive is a mixture of competitive base salary & the possibility to earn high uncapped commissions.
-You'll be part of a rapidly expanding team on a mission to grow Houzz internationally.
-We have an entrepreneurial culture, a warm work environment, & a close-knit family that loves to celebrate birthdays & team accomplishments.
-Our office is awesome! We're in Tokyo - in a modern, comfortable environment designed to reflect our culture - it looks great.
-Stocked kitchen to keep you fueled.
-Opportunity for growth - join a fast growing technology organisation where we look from within to fill our leadership roles!
-Getting to work in an office filled with smart, fun, driven people.