Sales Executive


(New York, New York)
Full Time
Job Posting Details
About Canvs
Canvs is the industry standard for emotion analytics. The company provides an emotion analytics platform used by TV networks, brands, agencies and media companies. Built using social media listening research from MSI Young Marketing Scholar, Professor Sam Hui, Ph.D., Canvs provides a real-time and time-shifted understanding of how content emotionally resonates with viewers across Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube.
We’re on the hunt for an experienced, strategically-minded Sales Executive to join our growing team. We’re looking for hungry, bright and entrepreneurial storytellers to help the Canvs sales team scale across primary and secondary target market groups.
* The Sales Executive will need to quickly gain expert knowledge of the Canvs dashboard in order to effectively engage in consultative selling with prospects. * Work with Canvs peers in Customer Success and Product Development to effectively execute prospect software trials. * Extend the transparent methodology of our product, our “can do” culture and vibrant in-house community where smart creative risk taking is encouraged. * Collaborate with assigned Sales Development Representative (SDR) to optimize lead generation techniques and utilization
Ideal Candidate
* 5+ years experience selling SaaS social listening to progressive media companies. * Must have a proven track record of end to end deal closures (no SDRs please). * Solid grasp of the current state of listening technology, leading use cases and the competitive landscape (e.g. Crimson Hexagon, NetBase, Brandwatch, Listenfirst, Shareablee, Sysomos). * Expert-level knowledge and understanding of Salesforce (Opps, Leads, Accounts, Orgs, Reports, etc). * In-depth understanding of how today’s content and programming audiences consume content across social platforms: Twitter TV, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram etc. * Must possess an existing prospect rolodex comprised of relevant organizations (digital publishing, MCN, brand, TV network, TV & Film production, Movie Studios) * Strong interpersonal skills that encourage team cooperation, promote enthusiasm and motivate strategic thinking * Demonstrated ability to succeed in a dynamic and fast paced environment * Strong communication and presentation skills * Extremely organized and highly motivated * College degree required (BBA preferred) * Must be based in NYC
Compensation and Working Conditions
Benefits Benefits included
Reports to Head of Sales

Additional Notes on Compensation

Competitive salary and commission based on experience, skills and qualifications. Generous stock option grant. Medical/Dental/Vision benefits, 401K plan with 3% match, tuition reimbursement, unlimited vacation, and more to come.


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