Dramatically better search and ads for marketplaces

Sales Engineer (New Grad)

$120K / 0.10%
San Francisco, CA, US
Job Type
Any (new grads ok)
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Andrew Yates
Andrew Yates

About the role

Promoted is an enterprise B2B SaaS AI startup in San Francisco. We solve search and ads relevance for companies where relevance is the critical driver of business success: large online marketplaces and scaled e-commerce companies. We combine the best of the last generation of ML with the latest in LLM technologies to increase revenue by 5-10% from dramatically better search, recommendations, and native ads. We are hiring a Sales Engineer to join our dynamic team.

Role Overview

As a Sales Engineer at, you will bridge the gap between our AI technology and our clients’ needs. Your role is pivotal in demonstrating the value and capabilities of our products through compelling demos tailored to our account-based sales strategies. Working closely with our account executives, you will provide essential technical support, ensuring our solutions perfectly align with our clients' objectives and challenges.

Key Responsibilities

  • Write and design technical documentation and presentations about our products and technology.
  • Design and deliver customized product demos to showcase the unique value of our AI-driven search and ads optimization solutions to prospective clients.
  • Collaborate with account executives to understand client requirements and technical constraints, ensuring our demos and presentations are targeted and effective.
  • Provide technical expertise and support during the sales process, answering technical questions, and offering solutions that meet client needs.
  • Assist in the development of sales strategies and materials, leveraging your technical knowledge to enhance our sales propositions.
  • Act as a liaison between the sales and product development teams, relaying customer feedback and insights that can inform product enhancements and innovation.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, competitive landscape, and technological advancements, continuously enhancing your presentations and knowledge base.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related technical field.
  • Excellent technical writer and communicator. A passion for language and the liberal arts is a big plus.
  • Loves engaging with a wide variety of technical customers in an enterprise sales context.
  • Strong technical acumen, with the ability to understand and demonstrate complex technology solutions effectively to a non-technical audience.
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills, with a proven track record of creating and delivering engaging demos.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, collaborative environment, supporting account executives in a technical sales capacity.
  • Familiarity with AI, machine learning, search, and advertising technology is highly advantageous.
  • Ability to quickly learn new products, technologies, and industries.


Promoted dramatically improves search and discovery relevance and ads quality at scale, like at our customers Upwork, Eventbrite, and Outschool. We combine the best of traditional ML and streaming data infra with the latest in LLM AI to optimize the balance between relevance, revenue, and profitability. We're ex-Google, Meta, and Pinterest ads engineers, and we've built this before together.

When you join Promoted, you’ll get the benefits of:

  • San Francisco Office - Our office space is open and available
  • Healthcare Plans - We have options for you and your family
  • FSA/HSA - You can opt into these savings plans
  • Dependant Care Account - For eligible care savings
  • 401k - We offer it and match your first 6%
  • PerkSpot Account - Trusted employee discounts
  • Competitive and transparent compensation

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, mental or physical disability, gender identity or Veteran status.
Team Size:12
Location:San Francisco
Dan Hill
Dan Hill
Andrew Yates
Andrew Yates