Sales Manager

Sales Manager

Location: New York City or Remote (EST time zone)

Reporting into: CRO


Contently is looking for an ambitious player/coach consultative Saas sales professionals (martech, content marketing experience desired) who want to financially prosper in a dynamic startup.  In this role you’ll be empowered to prospect, build relationships and close business with the Marketing and Content teams of Fortune 1000 companies. The ideal candidate drives business by helping customers understand how Contently empowers them to create custom content at scale (tht Google loves and rewards), more deeply engage with their audiences and deliver accountable business outcomes.

What You’ll Do:

  • Effectively engage with new prospects and win deals by using a consultative, value oriented approach that resonates with high level decision makers
  • Demonstrate a high level of business acumen by effectively discussing the business needs of prospects to align Contently fit before presenting value
  • Drive the entire sales process from prospecting through opportunity development and deal closure, to post-sale kickoff with our Customer Success team
  • Work in a dynamic startup where you can share feedback from the field to help shape the evolution of our product and service offerings

Who You Are:

  • A skilled, enterprise logo, VP+ level hunter  
  • 8+ years of direct to brand, content marketing (SaaS preferred) sales
  • Proven track record of exceeding targets by running a consultative sales process with large, complex prospect organizations
  • Experience selling content programs with a consultative approach
  • Deep understanding of content marketing and/or the value delivered by MarTech solutions
  • Enjoys contributing to company culture that celebrates performance, diversity and the participation of all employees
  • Advanced proficiency with sales technologies
  • Loves the hunt of prospecting and is effective at scaling their pipeline beyond Lead Gen team contribution in order to exceed target
  • Passionate about content marketing, MarTech solutions, and taking a personal approach to sales in order to gain clients’ trust

What We Value

  • High-performing creative leaders who have a solution mindset and dig into problems and opportunities with fervor and enthusiasm
  • Leaders who actively participate at all levels of building the business, not afraid to advocate for recommended solutions and promote 
  • Humility and accountability; focused on the right solution, collaboration, and empowering their employees
  • We heavily emphasize an environment of teaching and learning to equip employees with the tools needed to be successful in their function and the company.
  • Asynchronous and fluid work environment through family-friendly policies, remote benefits and flexible time off
  • We strongly believe in the value of growing a diverse team and encourage people of all backgrounds, genders, ethnicities, abilities, and sexual orientations to apply.

About the Company

Contently is a leader in the content marketing space as the industry’s only end to end solution for the problems facing today’s marketers. We are a software company whose full stack platform has hundreds of applications. This includes our data-driven content strategy and network of 160,000 award-winning content creators, which empowers you to build meaningful relationships with your customers.

Working at Contently means that you will be collaborating with extremely intelligent, creative, and diverse problem-solvers who love a good story and many laughs. Contently employees receive the best perks out there – great benefits including equity, 401k plan to Friday lunches and a flexible time off. We can’t wait to work with you!

Contently is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, national origin, ancestry, medical condition, disability, marital status, caregiver status, pregnancy, citizenship, age, military or veteran status, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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