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Senior Sales Manager - Retail

  • London, UK
  • Sales
  • Regular
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Description

About Pinterest:

Millions of people across the world come to Pinterest to find new ideas every day. It’s where they get inspiration, dream about new possibilities and plan for what matters most. Our mission is to help those people find their inspiration and create a life they love. In your role, you’ll be challenged to take on work that upholds this mission and pushes Pinterest forward. You’ll grow as a person and leader in your field, all the while helping Pinners make their lives better in the positive corner of the internet.

Creating a life you love also means finding a career that celebrates the unique perspectives and experiences that you bring. As you read through the expectations of the position, consider how your skills and experiences may complement the responsibilities of the role. We encourage you to think through your relevant and transferable skills from prior experiences.

Our new progressive work model is called PinFlex, a term that’s uniquely Pinterest to describe our flexible approach to living and working. Visit our PinFlex landing page to learn more.

As UK Retail Industry Manager, you will define, launch and drive strategic outcomes and operationalize the vision for the sales team. We’re looking for a high-performing candidate with experience building advertising/media sales teams, passion for solving ambiguous problems, excellent communication skills and the ability to influence cross-functionally and globally. Our advertising business is thriving, our user base continues to grow, and we believe the impact of this role can fuel our company to grow in unprecedented ways.

What you’ll do:

  • Lead the performance focused Retail Ad Sales Team for top enterprise clients in the UK
  • Build and develop strong relationships with C-level executives across advertisers and agencies
  • Deliver, Track, analyze, and communicate key quantitative metrics and business trends to senior leadership as they relate to your team's client partnerships
  • Grow, train and lead a diverse, high performing team with a strong inclusive culture to support emerging and established clients
  • Work cross-regionally and cross-functionally to build cohesive partnerships with peers and internal stakeholders, including product, sales operations, and marketing

What we’re looking for:

  • 10+ years experience in Advertising, Digital, and/or Media Sales and established industry relationships and experience forging strong relationships with marketing leaders & C-suite at the client and agency
  • 5 years management experience and proven track record of managing a world-class sales team, including extensive forecasting experience and achieving or exceeding revenue goals
  • Knowledge of performance advertising (e.g.Search/Shopping/Display/Social advertising) and measurement solutions
  • Experience reaching and exceeding sales revenue goals
  • Strong understanding of performance, data, and measurement landscapes, with demonstrated experience using data and trends to develop winning strategies
  • Ability to interface with product and engineering to synthesize customer needs and feedback
  • An individual that thrives in a fast-moving environment and is independently capable of seeking information, corralling resources, and delivering results without waiting for direction
  • A passion for Pinterest

Relocation Statement:

This position is not eligible for relocation assistance. Visit our PinFlex page to learn more about our working model.

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Our Commitment to Diversity:

Pinterest is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. We want to have the best qualified people in every job. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic under federal, state, or local law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you require an accommodation during the job application process, please notify accessibility@pinterest.com for support.

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