Head of Strategic Sales, US

New York - Sales

At Talkwalker, our Sales team is responsible to attract, nurture and close business opportunities generated from both inbound, outbound and partner activities. They are responsible to connect with prospective clients to introduce them to Talkwalker and demonstrate the value of our analytics platform throughout the Marketing, Communications and Insights departments.

Talkwalker is a leading social listening & analytics company with over 2,000 clients globally. Through our AI-powered analytics platform, we gather data from the conversations that happen around brands - online, in the media, and within companies themselves - to uncover, understand, and action consumer insights. We are extremely international, with headquarters in Luxembourg and offices in New York City, San Francisco, Frankfurt, Paris, Singapore, and Tokyo.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of 8 to 10 Strategic Sales Executives
  • Work with the team to determine strategies to effectively take the Talkwalker platform to Strategic customers within the US.
  • Represent the company in various conferences, trade shows, and networking events to attract more and more clients
  • Establish performance goal for each employee, coach and develop the team members to over perform their sales targets
  • Participate in our overall sales and marketing strategy
  • Report plans, achievements and facts before the Head of US Sales
  • Qualifications:

  • You have 5-10 years of quota-carrying experience in a technology solution-selling environment, in the media monitoring industry, SaaS industry, or in a major digital/communication/PR agency
  • 10+ years managing a Strategic sales team
  • You have experience in selling SaaS Analytics or PR Communications SaaS solutions
  • Proven track record of revenue growth, target attainment, and developing teams
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • What we offer:

  • Competitive base salary + commission
  • 100% Medical, Dental and Vision Plan coverage for employees
  • Paid Vacation and Sick Days
  • Summer Friday Program
  • FSA, HSA, Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Wellness reimbursement for gym memberships
  • Phone Stipend
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Paid Family Leave
  • 1 Volunteering Day Per Year


  • About us:
     
    Talkwalker was named a Leader among the top 10 social listening platforms in The Forrester Wave™: Social Listening Platforms, Q4 2020. This recognition validates everything that we are striving for – happy customers, a powerful and easy-to-use product, groundbreaking AI technology (from visual recognition to Conversation Clusters), and an abundance of clean and accurate social data.

    Our colleagues come from 50+ different countries around the world, with a total headcount of over 400 employees. Being a rapidly-growing organization, our goal is to be 500+ employees by the end of 2021. 

    For more information, please visit our website, or our social media accounts.