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, and businesses around the globe use the Yext platform to capture consumer intent and drive digital discovery, engagement, and revenue - all from a single source of truth. Yext's mission is to provide perfect answers everywhere.
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.
Yext is seeking a Regional Vice President of Enterprise Sales who can help us continue to deliver best in class performance and availability to our Fortune 50-500 clients across the United States. The role will be responsible for managing team of regional sales reps generating revenue by closing sales directly with clients, via face-to-face contact. This is a hands-on, player/coach management role.
Build, oversee and help drive a team of regional field sales representatives that maximize sales revenues, attain corporate objectives and exceed sales goals
Forecast annual, quarterly, and monthly sales revenue streams accurately
Identify, develop, and implement effective sales plans and strategies
Develop specific revenue plans for sales teams as needed to ensure growth in all products/services targeted by the organization.
Provide coaching, advice, support, motivation or information to help individuals meet and ideally exceed their defined sales objectives
Train and coach sales representatives to structure deals that exceed revenue expectations
Serve as escalation point for issues beyond team authority; resolve team conflicts as necessary
Perform sales activities for an assigned geographic area to achieve or exceed assigned revenue objectives
Develop and test new sales strategies and tactics, replicating those that are most successful
Keep abreast of and disseminate new product and industry knowledge to the team
Maintain open communications and collaborate with cross-functional partners, including Client Services, Product Management, Consulting and Marketing to ensure timely and appropriate client solutions
Work closely with Product Marketing on go-to market strategies and see them through to successful completion
Participate in sales team meetings, sales management meetings and quarterly business reviews
Perform other duties as needed/assigned
BA/BS degree or similar college level education. In lieu of degree, relevant skills or equivalent experience
8+ years of experience exceeding quota in an individual contributor enterprise sale
3+ years of demonstrated success leading and managing an enterprise sales team and exceeding team quotas
Strong sales, recruiting, leadership, organization, planning and prioritization skills
Results oriented with multiple years of meeting or exceeding quota
Experience in bringing innovative / market defining products to market
Good interpersonal skills to align and foster positive working relationships across the organization (internal and external)
Exceptional Project Management skills
Ability to develop and critically analyze a sales pipeline and forecast
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Highly motivated and flexible individual
Ability to travel
Compensation, Benefits & Perks
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. 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 has been named a Best Place to Work by Fortune and Great Place to Work, as well as a Best Workplace for Women. Yext is headquartered in New York City with offices in Amsterdam, Berlin, Chicago, Dallas, Geneva, London, Miami, Milan, Paris, San Francisco, Shanghai, Tokyo and the Washington, D.C. area.
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.