Yext puts business on the map. The Yext Knowledge Engine™ lets companies manage their digital knowledge in the cloud and sync it to over 100 services in the PowerListings® Network. Yext Listings, Pages, and Reviews help businesses around the globe facilitate face-to-face and digital interactions that boost brand awareness, drive foot traffic, and increase sales.

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.

Responsibilities
  • 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.

Minimum Requirements

  • Industry credibility building and leading complex SaaS pre-sales organizations.
  • Influential thinker who gains acceptance of others in sensitive situations
  • Present flawlessly.
  • Travel as needed.
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent, advanced degree highly desirable.
  • Exemplary communication skills inside and outside of Yext.
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. 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.  

About  

Yext is based in the heart of New York City, with offices operating in Berlin, Chicago, Dallas, London, Paris, Tokyo, and Washington D.C. Yext has been recognized as one of America’s fastest-growing companies by Inc. 5000 (2015 & 2016), one of Forbes’ Most Promising Companies (2014 & 2015), and one of Fortune's Best Places to Work (2014, 2015, & 2016). Most recently, Yext was named the #1 Workplace in New York City by Great Place to Work® and Fortune. 

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

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