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Head of North America Mid Market Sales

 

Head of North America Mid Market Sales

  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • San Francisco, California, United States
  • Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • New York, United States
  • Full-time
  • Sales > US Midmarket & SMB Sales

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. As a Pinterest employee, 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 users make their lives better in the positive corner of the internet.

We are building a world-class sales team that works with advertisers across the globe to best utilize Pinterest’s advertising products to grow their businesses. Reporting to Bill Watkins, you will be responsible for setting forth the overall sales strategy for the North America Mid-Market sales team. In this role, you will be responsible for hundreds of millions of dollars in ad revenue, and for the growth & development of >100 person sales organization that spans multiple levels and functions (Directors, Sales Managers, Partner Managers, & Account Managers). Along your path to success, you will work closely with leadership across multiple functions, such as ad product, engineering, product marketing, measurement science & insights, creative strategy, agency, customer success, business development, recruiting, sales finance, and sales strategy & operations. 

What you’ll do:

  • Lead all aspects of our North America Mid-Market sales division, responsible for the growth & development of the business & the team
  • Partner with internal stakeholders to develop a multi-year sales strategy that enables Pinterest to win the market by meeting partner marketing objectives, scaling partner media investment, and creating meaningful and sustainable revenue growth
  • Build upon established relationships and develop new relationships with industry CEOs, CMOs, and other key executive decision-makers across the North America Mid Market sales channel
  • Shape the future of our Sales organization by building, training and motivating a high performing sales team
  • Partner closely with Sales Operations and Measurement teams to analyze data trends and client performance, as to scale shared learnings and best practices to grow the client’s business through Pinterest solutions
  • Partner closely with Ad Product, Engineering, Product Marketing, and Customer Success teams to influence ad product development in support of client needs 
  • Act as an external spokesperson and evangelize our brand in the market

What we're looking for: 

  • 15+ years of experience in the digital media industry with 10+ years of relevant management experience
  • Proven success as an executive sales leader across revenue strategy, sales productivity, and industry partnerships
  • Deep understanding and established network in the North American marketing, media, and advertising industries
  • Strong understanding of performance, data, and measurement landscapes, with demonstrated experience using data and trends to develop winning strategies
  • Strong focus on operational excellence by having introduced new performance measures, processes, and systems

What you’ll bring to Pinterest:

  • Digital sales thought leader with expertise in building teams & driving business excellence in hyper growth environments
  • Strong leadership skills that motivate & inspire a team of individual contributors and leaders, alike, to think big and drive transformational change to advance team performance, health, & culture
  • Outstanding go-to-market strategy and operational discipline that can lead a team to efficiently and effectively move important revenue initiatives throughout a large organization with high velocity
  • Strong cross-functional partnership to drive discussions with the product and engineering teams, translating our clients’ business needs into an actionable product roadmap.  Original thinker who shares opinions about client & technology trade-offs 
  • Strong influencing skills to build and direct sales priorities and decisions
  • Outstanding presentation and communication skills with the ability to translate insights, product information, and data into key client objectives
  • Demonstrated ability to excel in a start-up environment

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