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Sales Development Lead, AMER

Notion

Notion

Sales & Business Development
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, September 19, 2023

About The Role:

Notion is looking for an AMER Sales Development Manager that will develop, train and hire a highly driven and hardworking team of lead generation and lead qualification professionals! The Sales Development team is the first interaction with prospective Notion customers and is key to the success of our Sales organization!

At Notion the Sales Development team is responsible for driving new business opportunities and expanding market share through qualified pipeline, as well as driving the business forward by developing the next generation of top closers. As the Sales Development Lead you will be responsible for delivering both revenue and talent for our business. You will focus on the Recruitment, Enablement and Execution of your team to assure the continued successful trajectory of this strategically important department.

Our ideal candidate for this role has proven experience in managing, building and encouraging a team to achieve daily, weekly and monthly/quarterly targets in addition to delivering feedback to marketing and sales operations about lead quality and process improvements.

What You'll Achieve:

  1. As the AMER Sales Development Manager, you will work directly with the AMER Head of Sales, as well as regional peers, in creating and developing Notion’s Sales Development strategy, process and playbooks
  2. Partnering with regional leaders across Sales Strategy, Marketing, and Sales teams to plan territory mapping and pipeline development programs
  3. Build winning teams through Attracting, Hiring, and Developing the world’s best SDRs
  4. Enable your team to relentlessly prospect, identify and qualify sales pipeline through your coaching and mentoring on topics including courageous qualification, prospecting techniques, phone skills, and strategic engagement with Account Executives
  5. Collaborate with Marketing and Sales teams to ensure we capitalize on the massive market opportunity ahead of us
  6. Help build the foundations of Sales at Notion: As an early member of our sales org, you'll be instrumental in helping define our sales assisted motions.
  7. Join a fantastic team at a magical time: We've hit profitability and over three million users with a small team, which gives us a huge green field to work with. You'll join at the perfect time to shape how we grow from here.
  8. Meaningfully shape our future product: As you engage with customers, you'll gain insights to help us serve them better — and work with the product to inform what we do next.
  9. Elevate your skills as we tackle our most impactful challenges: We've achieved more than teams 10x our size in less time — and there's so much more to do and learn.

Skills You'll Need to Bring:

  • You are inspired by our mission of making software tooling ubiquitous
  • You have managed a high-performing sales development team
  • Strong track record of achieving sales targets across team and individual goals
  • Skilled in managing and coaching through the full sales cycle from prospecting to closing
  • You have strong, recognized leadership skills with a focus on empowerment, positive mindsets, collaboration, and the ability to inspire a team of direct reports
  • You are comfortable with the ambiguity and pace of iteration of an early-stage startup
  • You have a growth mindset and thrive in the building stage of a nascent team
  • You view setbacks as learning opportunities, not failures
  • You have a high EQ and exceptional interpersonal skills, the ability to manage influence through persuasion, negotiation, and consensus-building
  • You have an analytical mindset and enjoy problem-solving as part of a regional leadership team
  • You have strong empathy for customers and a passion for revenue and growth
  • You have a good understanding of value drivers in recurring revenue business models

Nice to Haves:

  • You've built new business sales playbooks or processes
  • You've been a first or early hire at a fast-growing start-up before
  • Experience leading and improving Sales Development critical metrics
  • Ability to function in a “Player/Coach” capacity as we scale AMER
  • Experience running successful weekly and monthly team meetings

We hire talented and passionate people from a variety of backgrounds because we want our global employee base to represent the wide diversity of our customers. If you’re excited about a role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every bullet point listed in the job description, we still encourage you to apply. If you’re a builder at heart, share our company values, and enthusiastic about making software toolmaking ubiquitous, we want to hear from you.

Notion is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or any employment decision based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or other applicable legally protected characteristic. Notion considers qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Notion is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please let your recruiter know.

Our customers come from all walks of life and so do we. We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it's the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger. If you share our values and our enthusiasm for small businesses, you will find a home at Notion.

Notion is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or any employment decision based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or other applicable legally protected characteristic. Notion considers qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Notion is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please let your recruiter know.

Notion is committed to providing highly competitive cash compensation, equity, and benefits. The compensation offered for this role will be based on multiple factors such as location, the role’s scope and complexity, and the candidate’s experience and expertise, and may vary from the range provided below. For roles based in San Francisco, the estimated range for total on-target earnings (including base salary and on target incentive pay) for this role is $280,000 - $315,000 per year.

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