Director, Enterprise Sales

Yext is the global location data management leader, and our mission is to help people Go Places™. The award-winning Yext Location Cloud enables companies of all sizes to manage location data across their websites, mobile apps, internal systems, and the industry’s largest ecosystem of maps, apps, social networks, directories, and search engines including Google, Apple, Facebook, Bing, and Yahoo. Learn more about how we help people go places at yext.com.


The rapidly growing Enterprise Division is a cross functional team of Sales, Account Management and Business Development professionals responsible for growing Yext’s revenues. With a focus on Fortune 50-500 brands across the United States and global chain businesses internationally, we work with brands across Automotive, Financial Services, Healthcare, Insurance, Retail and more. 

As a Director, Enterprise Sales, you are responsible for growing our client base with a focus on Fortune 50-500 clients across the United States.  You are committed to winning and taking advantage of the untapped customer base that could benefit from Yext’s product offering. Individuals should have a proven track record of consultative sales; the ability to negotiate complex six and seven figure contracts; a strong understanding of the digital landscape and a willingness to embrace disruptive, fast paced technology companies. If this is you, we offer best in class compensation with uncapped commissions.

This will be an individual contributor role, working in New York, NY. Your initial training will take place in New York, NY. Yext offers best in class compensation with uncapped commissions.


  • Build, lead and grow your own book of business, selling to our top accounts and working with Fortune 50-500 caliber clients
  • Drive significant growth in the market for both existing and new clients, achieving or exceeding individual quota
  • Focus on executing transactions in a assigned territory and prospect for new opportunities
  • Manage complete and complex sales-cycles presenting to C-level executives the value of our product
  • Define, execute, and own an engagement plan for key prospects
  • Develop and manage strong relationships within our Enterprise market segment, looking for opportunities to add value for the customer and develop additional revenue
  • Territory/Vertical identification and research, to formalize a go to market strategy and create qualified target accounts
  • Forecast sales activity and revenue achievement, while creating satisfied and referenceable customers

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS degree. In lieu of degree, relevant skills or equivalent experience
  • 10 years digital experience or technology sales and account management experience
  • Ability to reach and develop relationships with C-level executives in key verticals
  • Understanding of digital ecosystem landscape and relationships
  • Track record of success in carrying a quota, closing Fortune 50-500 deals
  • Successful history of net direct new business sales, with the ability to prove consistent delivery against targets
  • A track record of success in selling business applications and complex solutions
  • Balance a strategic view to an account with a fast-paced transactional approach
  • Track record of over-achieving quota (top 10-20% of company) in past positions
  • Experience managing and closing complex sales-cycles- demonstrated ownership of all aspects of territory management
  • Experience in bringing innovative / market defining products to market
  • Must work well in a team selling environment
  • Ability to travel

Preferred Requirements

  • Experience in a marketing performance environment with a solid understanding of SEO and SEM
  • SaaS, Local, Display and/or Search market experience


Compensation, Benefits & Perks

Yext currently employs over 500 amazing people around the globe. Our headquarters are in the historic Flatiron District in New York City, with additional offices in Chicago, Dallas, London, and Washington DC. Yext offers the following exceptional benefits: competitive compensation, 401k, unlimited snacks, daily meal allowance, flexible hours / paid time off, and excellent health / dental / vision insurance. Our mission is to help people go places—both consumers to our customers’ doorsteps and our employees to new heights in their careers. We treat our employees well and offer tremendous growth opportunities. Challenging work pushes our people to be creative in a casual environment that is caring, fun, and collaborative. We believe that when you have smart, happy people working together you can produce something special.  


Yext is based in the heart of New York City with over 500 employees worldwide operating in Chicago, Dallas, Washington D.C., Germany, and the UK. Yext has been recognized as one of America’s fastest growing companies by the Inc. 500 (#212 in 2015), one of Forbes’ Most Promising Companies (2014 & 2015) and one of Fortune's Best Places to Work (2014 & 2015). Learn more about how we help people go places at yext.com.

You can learn more about the Yext team and culture on themuse, in Forbes, and on our website and blog.


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