Senior Account Executive


London, GB
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Sales
  • Post Date: 01/04/2021
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  • Company Address: 386 Park Avenue South 6th Floor, New York, NY, 10016

About NewsCred

NewsCred is the world’s leading content marketing platform. The Company is powering marketing technology for the future – helping brands transform the way they connect with people, build brand love, and win more customers.

Job Description

NewsCred, the world’s leading enterprise content marketing company, is on a mission to create software that transforms how marketing teams work. 

NewsCred is a three-time Gartner Magic Quadrant leader and a regular Great Place to Work. Every day, across our New York, London, and Dhaka offices, nearly 200 brilliant NewsCred employees commit their passion, time, and energy to shaping the future of an industry. 

Our bread and butter is enterprise content marketing, and we are the best in the world at it, with exceptional retention rates over our 10+ year history. Our teams combine strategic expertise, award-winning licensed and original content, and comprehensive-but-intuitive software to help the world’s biggest multinational brands publish content that people actually want in this world filled with ad noise. 

But we are not resting on our success. We believe that modern marketing organisations will have their own operating system, just as Engineering has Jira and Sales has Salesforce. This Marketing OS will centralise where campaigns get planned and marketing teams work together. There are many big companies competing to be the winner, but we think we have the lead because of our expertise in content and the robustness of our software.

Overview of the Position

We are expanding our EMEA sales team (HQ NY) and looking to appoint an experienced SaaS Senior Account Executive. As we move into a new era at NewsCred we are experiencing high levels of opportunity for growth and looking to further establish our strength in the region. The ideal candidate is someone who is looking to build a new career within NewsCred and grow as part of our expanding team. NewsCred offers unrivalled career development opportunities so we’re looking for candidates who extremely motivated, driven as individuals and as part of a team. They will drive revenue via both new logos and up-selling and cross-selling existing customers.

What You’ll Do

  • Develop executive-level relationships with clients and prospects to advance individual opportunities and client relationships
  • Able to develop new business and manage a complex sales cycle, from generating leads to closing deals
  • Complete detailed account plans and able to prospect as a result
  • Work closely with other departments including Marketing, Product Management, Client Services, and Legal to maximize opportunities and productivity for the Sales Team
  • Capable of leveraging your relationships and your knowledge of the territory in which you are selling
  • Highly motivated professional with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, willing to both prospect and manage a developed book of business
  • Understand the marketing tech ecosystem and being able to articulate NewsCred’s unique position within it

What You’ll Need

  • 5+ years selling complex application enterprise software solutions (Direct to B2B Marketing preferred)
  • B2B Experience is important and the role has global coverage
  • Smart and dedicated sales professional with a highly collaborative, value-driven and honest approach to delivering customer success
  • Experienced individual contributor selling large ARR applications packages
  • Creative and strategic thinker with experience in building strategic, long-term partnerships with marketers from Fortune 1000 companies
  • Detail-oriented with strong time management skills
  • Strong client services skills
  • Ability and willingness to travel when restrictions are lifted
  • Experience of marketing technology and the landscape is essential
  • Has practiced a proven sales methodology - MEDDIC and Command of Message Training a plus

Diversity & Inclusion

At NewsCred, we believe that diversity is an essential part of a healthy workplace and that inclusivity is more than just good intentions.

We are committed to recruiting, hiring, and retaining a diverse community that is representative of the ones we live in. We will hold ourselves accountable by measurable success criteria and will be transparent on our progress towards these commitments. 

Our work isn’t over when we have successfully diversified our pool of employees; we are committed to ongoing efforts to make NewsCred an inclusive environment for all. This includes providing ongoing opportunities for education, awareness, and partnerships that share our commitment to eliminating unconscious bias and raising awareness about experiences other than our own.

Why You’ll Love Working Here

  • Our culture is the most important thing we offer: a place to do your best work, and a chance for your voice to be heard in a democratic environment as we shape a high-growth space. Learn more in our “How We Work” document
  • All-hands Demo Days on Wednesdays; catered lunches on Fridays
  • Full suite of benefits, including medical, vision, dental, and generous parental leave
  • Best-in-class compensation plans, as well as company equity – everyone has a stake in our growth
  • An agile performance review process, to encourage ongoing transparency between managers and direct reports
  • Unlimited vacation days and flexible working hours

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