Director of Sales West

Location: San Francisco, CA
Job ID: 65156

Our client is a venture-funded startup based in San Francisco, they have built a platform solution used by consumer marketers. Marketers should be in full control of automating various forms of personalized messaging across multiple channels including email, mobile push notifications & Facebook and they are not until now…. The company is founded by repeat entrepreneurs who previously built a company acquired by Groupon, and were part of the early team behind another company that was acquired by Walmart they are also backed by top tier VC firms.


We are looking for a qualified Account Executive who brings a mix of both Mid-Market and Enterprise sales experience in San Francisco, has personal drive & enthusiasm, solid work ethic, integrity, and is team oriented and can cover the West region. You are a natural pace-setter and your agility, intelligence, resourcefulness and focus on results, are the keys to your success. You will be responsible for evangelizing solutions, actively managing the entire sales cycle including prospecting, developing new relationships with business decision makers, negotiating contracts, closing business, and driving market share.

Attain quarterly and annual goals and quota targets

Develop and manage a high-quality pipeline

Develop plans for initial entry into accounts as well as future up-sells

Convey the product vision to prospects through effective product demonstrations, events, and target-specific initiatives

Collaborate with the Sales Development team on opportunity handoff and pipeline development

Perform analysis on pipeline status, quota attainment, and sales forecasting

Manage prospect/customer evaluations, proof of concepts, and any RFP/ RFIs

Develop and execute on territory & account plans to deliver maximum revenue potential.  Manage sales activities, updates, and create and deliver accurate forecasts in SFDC

Work cross-functionally with extended team members

Coordinate and co-sell with selected partners

Ensure a positive prospect/customer experience, and make our customers successful!


Quota attaining sales experience selling B2B or B2C (preferred) applications into mid-market, and enterprise account

Experience selling SaaS/on-demand applications. Experience selling CRM, SFA, ERP, Business Intelligence and/or marketing software applications sales is strongly preferred

History of quota over-achievement in highly competitive markets.  Proven track record in evangelistic selling, selling new technology solutions and services both over the phone (using web technology) as well as, on-site in person

Demonstrable experience in managing complex sales and evaluation cycles and closing six-figure deals

Strength in using solution selling tactics, handling objections and developing positive ROI proof points.

Self-starter with a bias to action

Effectively manages time and activities on a daily basis; can manage prospecting efforts, sales process, pipeline, Late late stage deals, contracts, and quota, to produce predictable business results.

Strong communication & presentation skills: able to structure both verbal & written communications and engage an audience of senior executives in customer & prospect organizations

Thrives in a fast-growing startup environment

Bachelor’s degree in marketing, economics, business administration, mathematics, or statistics from a top university.

Ability to travel up to 20%


Full health, dental, vision insurance

Unlimited vacation

Flexible spending accounts for transportation and parking

Life insurance & disability coverage

Generous equity grants and competitive salary

About the firm running this search:

A Recognized Leader in Recruitment for the Cloud-Based Solution in the Martec space.


Sourcing top talent is a lot more than just filling seats. It’s about identifying the best and brightest the industry has to offer and matching your needs with their wants in a career change. We leverage the candidate’s talents to enhance your company's long-term success. As a full-service executive search firm for the information technology sector, Woodbridge World Wide knows what it takes to attract and retain top talent in a changing business landscape. When you become our client, we strive to recognize what you are looking for in your hire/s and also take the time to learn the process that you would like to follow. Our founder worked in the industry in a sales capacity. He knows what it takes to be successful and what it takes to hit a sales quota. We understand what it’s like to make a career change and can relate our own life experiences to the candidate and client alike. Woodbridge World Wide provides retained, contingency and priority search services for all client-facing positions in the IT niche. As our client, you can expect consistently superior service delivered with the core value of our company: Partnership!


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