Marketplace Optimization

Account Executive (Sales)

San Francisco, CA, US
Job Type
3+ years
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Andrew Yates
Andrew Yates

About the role solves search relevance when it's the critical driver of business success: at 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 seeking an experienced Enterprise Account Executive to join our sales team. The ideal candidate has a solid track record at early-stage startups, selling to technical stakeholders, and consistently exceeding quotas by closing seven-figure deals. This role demands a driven individual capable of navigating the complexities of selling software solutions to large enterprises with a keen understanding of the technical nuances involved.


  • Drive new business opportunities by developing and executing a sales strategy for selling Promoted to target accounts.
  • Gain a deep understanding of Promoted's offerings and value proposition, effectively articulating them in the market.
  • Focus on pipeline generation to ensure long-term success.
  • Manage the entire sales cycle from prospecting to procurement.
  • Forecast accurately and leverage internal resources to hit your annual quota efficiently.
  • Regularly update all active accounts, reporting on sales activities, status, and progress.
  • Maintain a high level of customer satisfaction and referenceability.
  • Travel for client visits and presentations as needed.


  • 2+ years of progressive SaaS software sales experience, with a proven "hunter" mentality.
  • Demonstrated success in closing business in large complex enterprise accounts.
  • Excellent negotiation, analytical, financial, and organizational skills, thriving in an evolving entrepreneurial environment.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to operate tactically and strategically in a high-energy, fast-paced environment.
  • A self-starter mentality with a strong sense of collaboration.


Promoted dramatically improves search and discovery relevance and ads quality at scale, like at our customers Upwork, Wayfair, 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:10
Location:San Francisco
Dan Hill
Dan Hill
Andrew Yates
Andrew Yates