VP, Sales Engineering
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.
The Vice President, Sales Engineering provides product and technical direction concerning geographic location management to Yext clients and prospects. As part of the Yext revenue leadership team, this executive will build, direct and manage pre-sales resources throughout Yext sales cycles.
-Provide technical/functional leadership to the sales team in the development and implementation of customer applications and customer products.
-Participate in account planning and strategy development.
-Publish technical information of specific applications and/or technical articles.
-Work cross functionally inside Yext and externally to define new products and use cases.
-Serve as the company liaison on specific technical projects with customers.
-Assist in the development of short, medium, and long term plans to achieve strategic objectives.
-Engage with Yext senior/executive leadership to ensure business unit objectives are met.
-Hire, develop and allocate resources, perform employee reviews and evaluations, participate in strategic deals and backup team members as needed to grow regional business.
-As a hands on leader, actively work with team members to solve difficult problems and coordinate corporate/external resources, when required.
-Drive strategic initiatives and programs as needed and actively support the team's career development and advancement.
-Provide guidance to revenue leaders on sales strategy, product obstacles/gaps, as well as represent the team’s needs to Yext’s executive staff.
-Direct and manage pre-sales resources throughout the sales cycle.
-Industry credibility building and leading complex SaaS pre-sales organizations.
-Influential thinker who gains acceptance of others in sensitive situations
-Travel as needed.
-BA/BS degree or equivalent, advanced degree highly desirable.
-Exemplary communication skills inside and outside of Yext.
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.
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