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Really great people, but you're just a glorified solicitor
Account Executive (Current Employee) –  Chicago, ILJanuary 13, 2018
It's truly amazing meeting some of the people you do. The job itself, makes you feel pointless, looking around at 800 people saying the exact same thing you're trained to say. Lack of creativity, but if you really put your mind to it, you can be good at this job. Also, don't listen to the "territory doesn't matter" stuff, because you can get a territory where the area isn't as progressive and YellowPages or something else is still the number 1 in the area. All the managers and directors parrot the exact same things, so it just get's a little annoying hearing "rapport" and them trying to convince you that we're changing lives by sales.
Pros
Free food, great benefits, great people, looks great on resume
Cons
Stressful, unfair territories
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Great Place to Work
ADVERTISING ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE (Current Employee) –  Chicago, ILJanuary 7, 2018
Great location, great people, great place to begin your career! Managers listen to needs and as an office we are moving to a better work life balance.
Pros
there's two full kitchens
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Best Coworkers, Lack of Direction
Elite Director (Current Employee) –  San Francisco, CAJanuary 4, 2018
I've been a part of this company for more than two years now and its been an interesting experience. Constant changes to commission, pipelines, territories and a lack of resources to perform the job duties. The company changes direction every quarter and sales suffers the impact of upper managements decisions.
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Fun place to work
Account Executive/Outside Sales (Former Employee) –  Scottsdale, AZJanuary 4, 2018
Very relaxed fun place to work ,I liked my manager. I feel like the pay want sufficient for my experience. Looking to move into a different type of job. I would recommend this job to someone who is just starting off in sales.
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Cold Calls
Account Executive (Former Employee) –  San Francisco, CAJanuary 3, 2018
80 cold calls per day, if thats not your thing you'll hate this role. The free food is nice and the people are all really cool but the job is the same thing everyday.
Pros
Free Food
Cons
Micro Managed
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Great
Franchise Account Executive (Current Employee) –  Scottsdale, AZDecember 25, 2017
Great place to start a career in sales and develop into other aspects of the company. Compensation is what you make it. Management truly has a passion for their teams to succeed.
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Fun workplace/ terrioty dependent on success
Junior Account Executive (Former Employee) –  New York, NYDecember 15, 2017
-Jobs fun ish
-Great training, you can really take away a lot from this job
-Be patient, sales is a process.
-replace don't chase mindset

Overall the experience and culture are 1 of a kind. I only left because I had a more lucrative option but it's a great first step to becoming a successful business person. You learn the market, what works for business's, what doesn't. But that's on you to pay attention too.

Also the perks are amazing.
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Great Bridge
Customer Care Representative (Former Employee) –  Scottsdale, AZDecember 14, 2017
This job pays enough to get you to the next level. if you need benefits and about 2000 a month then you may want to consider this. Management is a little frustrating.
Pros
culture
Cons
management
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Fun enviorment
ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE (Current Employee) –  Chicago, ILDecember 12, 2017
The overall environment was fun. However it was hard to stay motivated dialing 80 times plus a day to business owner who might not need the product or who had been called before and had no interest in talking to you.
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Great Company - Just Low Pay
Account Executive (Former Employee) –  Scottsdale, AZDecember 6, 2017
Yelp is awesome! Amazing culture, benefits, work-life balance and training. They have an amazing team who really knows how to keep people motivated.

They just pay nothing to be in a sales role.
Pros
Free Food, Best Team Offsites, Cutlure
Cons
Pay, Calls per day
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High stress, low career advancement
Local Sales Account Executive (Former Employee) –  Chicago, ILDecember 5, 2017
Overall, the stress of this position was not worth it when it came to the reality of promotions. I stuck it out for a few months when I thought it had great potential to move me into a position I would like better, but as I learned more about the positions you can move into from the Account Executive position, I was not interested. They paint a picture that the career paths are so great and that you have so much potential to move from your role to a better one, but I had no desire to move into any of the positions above.
Pros
free lunches, nice coworkers, training program
Cons
high stress, micromanagement, managers solely focused on the money you make
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Amazing benefits still don't make this job tolerable
Account Executive (Former Employee) –  San Francisco, CADecember 4, 2017
This is a cold calling sales position. The focus is on working hard, not working smart. This is a great position if you really need a job straight out of college and can, in some cases, look good on a resume. Don't expect to make as much commission as they promise you.
Pros
Benefits, food
Cons
Constant calling, treated terribly by clients because they don't want to hear from you
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Great culture, room for growth
Account Executive (Current Employee) –  New York, NYNovember 28, 2017
Overall Yelp is a great company to work for but you only get promoted if you produce so it can be hard at times. The job is also only cold calling, which can be difficult.
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Great First Job to let you figure out what you want to do
Account Executive (Current Employee) –  San Francisco, CANovember 26, 2017
Its like any typical sales job, cold calling starts early from 8 to 5. The compensation is not there. There are to many factors that depend on your success.
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it's all about the bottom line
Advertising Sales Representative (Current Employee) –  Scottsdale, AZNovember 18, 2017
Like any sales departments on a large organization Yelp is no different. It's all about the bottom line. Personally, I do not mind cold calling accounts, but when you're the hundreds person calling on the same account that already said NO ninetynine time, it can be demoralizing and extremely annoying for the customer.
Pros
tech atmosphere, very cool if you're in your 20s-30s.
Cons
you get burned out on cold calling the same account another rep just called last month.
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Fun work place, great company culture
Account Executive (Current Employee) –  New York, NYNovember 16, 2017
This place is a great place for a first job, great culture and great training. Though you need to be ok with cold calling. The management is great and there is a lot of room for growth
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Excellent entry level sales job
Account Executive (Current Employee) –  Scottsdale, AZNovember 15, 2017
Be prepared to work hard and withstand rejection. Typical day requires high magnitude of outbound calls. Kitchens with snacks and lunches are a nice perk. Great work environment.
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21st Century Workplace
Account Executive (Former Employee) –  Chicago, ILNovember 13, 2017
Fun environment with great people
Quotas
Great way to gain experience in sales
Difficult sales process
Great training
Opportunity for advancement
Not for you if you cannot work in a loud office with hundreds of people
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Cold calling job with limited growth options
Account Executive (Current Employee) –  New York, NYNovember 7, 2017
The job is 80% cold calling. Unless you choose to take a path in management, people who have been working with the company for years are still cold calling with a low base salary. Commission is low.
Pros
Free lunches, Coffee
Cons
Cold calling, terrible management
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Hectic
Junior Account Executive (Former Employee) –  New York, NYNovember 6, 2017
Working at Yelp means all the perks of a typical tech startup- free food, open spaces, in office keg and games. However, the quota strategy is very unforgiving and creates unnecessary stress.
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