Sales Executive (EMEA) at Nextdoor
United Kingdom

Nextdoor is the private social network for you, your neighbours and your community. Nextdoor’s mission is to provide a trusted platform where neighbours work together to build stronger, safer, happier communities, all over the world.

Nextdoor’s Sales team partners with national brands to connect them with our hyper-local community of neighbours across the United Kingdom through our native advertising product, Sponsored Posts.  You will develop and build a pipeline and drive new business through the full sales cycle (from prospecting to closing). To succeed in this role, you will need a good understanding of brand storytelling, experience with social and native advertising, and a healthy network of contacts at UK media agencies. You are ambitious and thrive in a startup environment, while also being able to roll up your sleeves and execute tactically.  If this sounds like you, come join our 'hood!

Responsibilities:

  • Develop integrated brand campaigns that clearly achieve brand objectives, while staying true to the Nextdoor brand and community.
  • Consistently meet or exceed revenue quotas.
  • Effectively manage client expectations and work with ad operations team to ensure successful campaign performance and client retention.
  • Aggressively pursue new prospects and sales opportunities. Be a hunter.
  • Build relationships with key decision-makers across media agency partners.
  • Manage a robust pipeline and accurately forecast new business revenue.

Requirements:

  • 4+ years of experience in digital advertising sales.
  • A history of securing new business.
  • Experience with Salesforce and prospecting tools is an advantage (e.g., LinkedIn, WINMO).
  • Superb sales, communication, and presentation skills.
  • An understanding and experience of social and native advertising would be an advantage.
  • Successful track record of developing relationships with marketers and brands, with an active client list of large national and regional brands, direct or via media agencies.
  • Exposure to branding, brand storytelling and marketing campaigns aimed at brand awareness and brand perception.
  • Established relationships with media agencies
  • Great planning and organisational skills.

Benefits:

  • Competitive package with share options
  • Gym membership allowance
  • Free team lunches on a weekly basis
  • Casual, open office environment
  • Central London location
  • Committed, passionate and fun team
  • The option of an adjustable standing desk