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Dataminr is the leading real-time information discovery company.
Sales, Full Time    New York    Posted: Tuesday, November 20, 2018
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Who we are:

We are Dataminr, the world's real-time information discovery company that turns information chaos into opportunity using groundbreaking AI & machine learning technology. Our ability to find & deliver information faster than any traditional source has completely revolutionized how critical, relevant & actionable information reaches the news, finance, public sector, corporate security & communications industries.

Headquartered in New York City with over 400 employees, Dataminr has raised over $570 million in funding from leading venture & growth technology investors. Along the way, we've been referred to as the "super tool of journalists & hedge funds" while also receiving numerous awards & accolades from our clients, including being named to CNBCs Disruptor 50 list in 2014 & 2016, & the Forbes Cloud 100 in 2017 & 2018.

Working at Dataminr means you'll be a part of a challenging & dynamic environment where everyone feels that they have the freedom to be innovative, impactful & influential. Our culture promotes team interaction, work-life balance & the sharing of information & ideas because it empowers us to do our best work and have fun.

About Sales at Dataminr:

Being part of our dynamic sales team means you have the opportunity to make a unique & meaningful impact on the company & the organizations we serve. Here are some things you can expect as a salesperson at Dataminr:

  • A dollar-for-dollar, uncapped commission plan
  • Three months to ramp up before your full target kicks in
  • A comprehensive sales training program
  • Ongoing training & learning opportunities so you're always on top of the latest sales trends & best practices (and you can always use your Professional Development Fund for anything additional!)
  • Exposure & access to sales leadership for guidance & learning opportunities (you can also take part in our Mentorship Program!)
  • A culture of individual goals within a tight-knit team environment

Who you are:

You're a highly motivated self-starter & problem solver with experience leading engagements for enterprise level clients. You solve problems & identify opportunities as an advocate both for the customer & the product. Your goal is to go into any customer situation & inspire organizational change that leads to better adoption, retention, & usage of our platform.

You have experience managing a portfolio of enterprise-level accounts. You're excited about joining a growing sales & customer engagement team where you will help your clients identify & solve their most difficult data challenges.


  • Be an expert on Dataminrs platform with a deep understanding of open source & social media analytics
  • Demonstrate platform capabilities to senior corporate leaders, & support business development efforts across the users in enterprise engagements
  • Work with users of Dataminr in multiple departments across the enterprise, & increase usage across multiple product functions
  • Learn client mission & operational processes in order to integrate Dataminr into their workflows & recommend best practices
  • Partner with internal teams to develop, implement, & deliver onboarding, training & usage plans tailored for each customer
  • Serve as an advocate for our customers by creating & presenting customer health & usage data to cross-functional account management & technical teams
  • Collect customer feedback & clearly articulate product recommendations for Dataminr product development with our engineering & product teams
  • Forecast potential client use-cases & provide immediate support or remediation

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelors degree in a related field
  • 5-7 years of enterprise software or SaaS sales experience with a particular focus on account management or client/customer success
  • Outstanding communication & presentation skills
  • Ability to communicate complex concepts to a wide range of audiences, including technical & non-technical customers
  • High level of accountability & the ability to execute on multiple & competing projects & deadlines
  • Self-motivation & an ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to think on your feet & problem solve in real-time
  • Must be willing to travel domestically as needed (approximately 25%)

Our offering of competitive benefits & perks include:

  • Company paid benefits for employees & their dependents, such as medical, dental, vision, disability & life
  • Flexible spending account to be used for out-of-pocket medical, transit, parking & dependent care expenses
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Generous leave
  • Daily catered lunch with bi-monthly company dinner outings (Seamless dinner orders when needed)
  • Snack area with refrigerated beverages
  • Discounted Gym Membership

Dataminr is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. Individuals seeking employment at Dataminr are considered without regards to race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetics, marital status, pregnancy, unemployment status, sexual orientation, citizenship status or veteran status.

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