Senior Strategic Consultant Bazaarvoice
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED About Bazaarvoice:
Bazaarvoice is based on a simple truth; when people talk to each other, people buy stuff they are happy about because they trust the opinions of others. We see a day when all voices are connected and, together, help the marketplace function better. That?s what our name means: the ?voice of the marketplace.? We?ve built a network that connects businesses together to amplify the authentic voices of people wherever they shop ? online, in-store and mobile.
Each month, more than 400 million people view and share authentic opinions, questions and experiences about 20 million products in the Bazaarvoice network. Our technology platform channels these voices into the places that influence purchases.
Our network helps businesses gain access to a wider audience of shoppers and trusted consumer content to improve sales and marketing. Insights from our network data help marketers and advertisers provide more engaging experiences, drive product innovation and performance, make better merchandising decisions and build brand advocates and loyalty.
Who We Want:
This is a pre-sales consulting role, chartered to help drive sales bookings growth and value for our clients. Responsibilities include running point on sales consulting assessments, developing approaches and frameworks for these engagements, developing and defending ROI models, sharing lessons learned and tools with the broader sales team to improve our messaging and value story.
The right candidate will be passionate about and successful in:
Applying intellectual curiosity and consultative selling techniques to dig deep and understand our client?s businesses and challenges
Applying business judgment to develop a "big picture" point-of-view, and use strong analytical and creative skills to make that point-of-view come to life and become compelling.
Bringing a highly consultative approach to building trust with senior executive decision makers (generally C-level/VP-level) to help them buy into a vision and set of recommendations.
Collaborate with Sales to help drive the sales cycle from initial concept to proposal.
Building assets, tools and templates to help scale this consultative selling capability throughout the Sales and Client Success organizations.
Spending time with prospects and clients in person, with flexibility and desire for up to 50% domestic travel.
Skills and Experience Necessary for the Role:
Relevant experience and skills:
Leading structured discovery processes with multiple levels of client personnel
Constructing compelling value propositions and business cases
Track record of establishing trust with senior client executives and stakeholders
Demonstrated ability to quickly ramp up on new products, markets and subject matter
Demonstrated ability to handle many concurrent projects
Hands-on experience with enterprise or complex solution selling, from initial client interactions through to framing the pricing and value.
This is an individual contributor position; demonstrated ability to guide a ?matrixed? team of resources to achieve a common goal.
Strong personal presence, combined with professional presentation and communication skills
Technology-fluency: a solid conceptual understanding of Internet infrastructure, social media, digital, mobile, commerce and related other technologies.
5+ years of experience in consulting or pre-sales consulting or similar client-facing roles, preferably within the consulting, internet/e-commerce, high-tech and/or marketing services industries.
Prior experience selling to the Marketing function is desirable
BA/BBA/BS or equivalent education
||3900 N. Capital of Texas Hwy |
Austin, TX 78746
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED
Bazaarvoice, one of Austin's leading, venture-backed Web startups that serves domestic and international Fortune 500 brands with word of mouth online technology and services. We have experienced explosive growth with featured articles in the New York Times, AdAge, Fortune Magazine, and we are the only Texas-based startup to make the Red Herring 100 North America and Global list.Investors: Austin Ventures
, Battery Ventures
, First Round Capital All Jobs: at Bazaarvoice
|Headquarters:||3900 N. Capital of Texas Hwy|
Austin, TX 78746
|Company Profile:||About Bazaarvoice
Bazaarvoice is a SaaS company that brings the power of social commerce to the world's best brands. Social commerce happens when you connect customers to one another in ways which drive measurable results to your business. Bazaarvoice helps all types of businesses capture, display, share, and analyze customer conversations online. Our combination of technology and personalized services help brands build online communities who help drive measurable business goals. We make it easy for our clients to let their customers share opinions, knowledge, and experiences.
Bazaarvoice is an open, creative and collaborative culture, where passion and excellence rule. You have the opportunity to work within a world-class organization bringing cutting-edge interfaces and functionality to market on leading eCommerce sites. Great ideas can come from anywhere. We're looking for imaginative people who want to be a part of the conversation and have an impact on the future of social commerce.
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