Nextdoor (501+ Employees, 41% 2 Yr Employee Growth Rate)

21% 1-Year Employee Growth Rate | 41% 2-Year Employee Growth Rate | LinkedIn | $717.9M Venture Funding

What Is Employee Growth Rate & Why Is It Important?

Nextdoor is where you connect to the neighborhoods that matter to you so you can belong. Our purpose is to cultivate a kinder world where everyone has a neighborhood they can rely on.

Neighbors around the world turn to Nextdoor daily to receive trusted information, give and get help, get things done, and build real-world connections with those nearby — neighbors, businesses, and public services. Today, neighbors rely on Nextdoor in more than 290,000 neighborhoods across 11 countries.

Meet Your Future Neighbors

Nextdoor’s Sales team is a diverse, hungry and strategic group of neighbors focused on partnering with enterprise brands to connect them with our community of members through our growing portfolio of advertising products. The team culture mirrors the larger business focus, relying on building trusted connections both internally as well as with our partners in order to drive campaigns and executions that add value to our members lives while simultaneously driving results for our brand partners.  We believe that in order to succeed we must attract and develop smart, coachable, problem solvers; while also creating an environment where they can thrive and grow.

The Impact You’ll Make

Nextdoor’s Sales team partners with enterprise brands to connect them with our community of neighbors across the United States 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 deep understanding of brand storytelling, comfort with measurement, data, and insights creation, experience with social and native advertising, and an extensive network of national brands. You are ambitious and thrive in a startup environment, with a demonstrated ability to build detailed sales and revenue generation plans, while also being able to roll up your sleeves and execute tactically.  You will:  

  • Develop integrated brand campaigns that clearly achieve brand objectives
  • Self sufficient problem solver who can use existing tools and solutions in unique manners to drive differentiated value for our partners
  • Consistently meet or exceed revenue quotas
  • Effectively manage client expectations and work with campaign operations team to ensure successful performance and client retention
  • Provide thoughtful feedback to internal marketing, product and engineering teams to drive product innovation
  • Aggressively pursue new prospects and sales opportunities. Be a hunter
  • Build relationships with key decision-makers across complex national corporations and agency partners
  • Manage a robust pipeline and accurately forecast new business revenue  

What You’ll Bring To The Team

  • 6+ years of experience in advertising sales
  • A history of securing new business partners exceeding ~$1M quarterly
  • Demonstrated ability to identify value driving opportunities for brands and a track record of creating solutions that address those revenue driving opportunities
  • Experience with Salesforce and prospecting tools (e.g., LinkedIn, WINMO)
  • Advanced sales, communication, and presentation skills
  • Deep understanding and experience with social and native advertising
  • Comfort and familiarity with data driven targeting, insights, and measurement solutions for retail, QSR, and CPG advertisers
  • Successful track record of developing strategic relationships with marketers and brands, with an active client list of large national and regional brands
  • Strong understanding of both branding, and performance marketing campaigns aimed delivering on measurable advertiser success metrics
  • Established relationships with top marketing decision-makers at leading brands and advertising agencies, selling digital advertising
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • A passion for community building, to inspire a more inclusive team and diversity of thought, both at Nextdoor and in your own neighborhoods  

At Nextdoor, we empower our employees to build stronger local communities. To create a platform where all feel welcome, we want our workforce to reflect the diversity of the neighbors we seek to serve. We encourage everyone interested in our purpose to apply. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, or any other trait that unfairly targets a group of people. In accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we always consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Tagged as: 501+ Employees, Hide US-Only Jobs, Venture Funded

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