Senior Sales Manager, Hotel Agencies
Sales | US REMOTE | Full Time
Here at Sojern, we are on a mission to empower travel marketers to move travelers from dream to destination. Powered by machine learning and travel data, Sojern is quickly becoming the #1 travel marketing platform serving thousands of hotels, attractions, airlines and destinations worldwide.
We made Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 list 6 years in a row, were recognized on the Top Company Cultures list by Entrepreneur Magazine, and were named a Best Place to Work by AdAge. As a globally distributed company, we are headquartered in San Francisco with employees based in 14 countries and counting.
Our team is passionate about travel and the core values that define our culture: Win as a Team, Embrace Inclusion, Be Genuine, Deliver Wow, and Center Around the Customer.
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Sojern is looking for an experienced digital advertising sales professional to join our Americas Hotel Sales Team. As a Senior Sales Manager, you will play a key role in scaling Sojern’s Hotel Agency business segment through growing established relationships, along with prospecting, pitching, nurturing, and closing new business. You will be responsible for developing, strategizing against, and growing our Hotel Agency Business.Responsibilities:
Scale and grow an existing book of established Hotel Agency Business
Identify and engage qualified and interested prospects through outbound sales activities and in-market visits
Recommend advertising solutions through a consultative sales approach. Deliver persuasive presentations to demonstrate the value of Sojern
Achieve monthly and quarterly sales quotas through new business acquisitions and quarterly revenue growth
Proficiently utilize Salesforce, with Sojern’s architecture and guidelines, with the ability to report on KPIs, including individual results
Foster an energetic and collaborative team environment
3+ years of sales experience required with at least 1 year of experience in the Hotel Ad Agency and/or Hospitality Industry
Ability to build sales plans and RFP responses
A fundamental understanding of programmatic advertising
Proven track record of exceeding goals and contributing to team success
Goal-oriented, passionate, high-energy professional with a solution-oriented mindset
Self-motivated, willing to learn new technologies and able to work independently and cross-functionally
Travel and public speaking experience
Excellent communication skills - written and spoken
Proficient use of Salesforce CRM, Gsuite, and Office Product
Flexi-Fridays: No internal meetings and shut down at Noon every Friday
Flexibility: Remote and hybrid work options, so our team can enjoy flexibility and do their best work regardless of location
Equity: Stock options are offered to every employee
Tech: Monthly cell phone & wifi stipend provided, in addition to laptop and tech equipment for your home office
Paid Parental Leave: 16 weeks pay for birthing parents and 12 weeks pay for non-birthing parents, beginning the day of joining until the child's first birthday. Where a local country has more liberal leave protocol, we happily comply! #embrace-inclusion
Learning Opportunities: All employees receive a membership to LinkedIn Learning, plus you will have access to training and support to help you grow while leading creative and challenging projects
Sojern Gives Back: We regularly organize office volunteer programs with local charities and organizations, as well as provide 40 hours of paid time per year to volunteer
Culture: Strong core business values, focus on teamwork, vibrant, social and fun environment
Travel Perks: IATA membership and personal travel “hotel stay” benefit
Recognition: We use Bonusly to allow our team to recognize performance and teamwork #deliver-wow #win-as-a-team
Wellbeing: We take a whole-person approach to your wellness with Spring Health mental health benefits, a Wellness Coach, and Employee Assistance Programs
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Our Commitment to Diversity Equity and Inclusion:
At Sojern, we work to create a brave space that seeks out, embraces, and promotes diverse thoughts, beliefs, and experiences of Sojernistas globally.
We are building a workforce that represents the customer base we are serving and the world we live in. A diversified workforce is an innovative workforce. Just as there is no one archetype traveler, there is no one archetype employee. We foster diversity and inclusion across the company, actively seeking to amplify underrepresented voices and apply diverse perspectives to ensure products, policies, and programs are relevant for our employees and clients alike.
Embracing our differences and celebrating them moves us towards our goal of making travel inclusive of all. Sojern has over 15 employee-led Affinity Groups, including Embrace Inclusion, So-Proud, Sojern Women's Group, Sojern Gives Back, and more, which are the core of our culture, fostering belonging, inspiring learning, and creating opportunities for all Sojernistas across the globe.
At Sojern, we value diversity and always treat all employees and job applicants based on merit, qualifications, competence, and talent. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender orientation, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.