Business Development Representative

Business Development Representative

Job Description

We are currently seeking a skilled, experienced and high-energy Business Development Representative (or BDR) to join our sales team. As a Business Development Representative, you will be responsible for growing the pipeline through dedicated outbound prospecting and inbound lead qualification. This role will act as a link between marketing and sales, handling all first contact with new prospects and establishing relationships by leveraging marketing activities – events, campaigns, email, etc.

Success will be measured by your ability to identify key contacts, map strategic accounts, navigate social structures, establish relationships and schedule qualified meetings that result in new opportunities. The BDR will collaborate closely with marketing to craft demand generation strategies and tactics, qualify marketing leads through opportunity discovery, and track all prospecting activities before handing off to sales.

Responsibilities

  • Learn, use, and help evolve a demand generation process (research contacts, list building, sending emails, cold calling, and making discovery calls)
  • Generate meetings by means of dedicated outbound prospecting and lead activity management in an effort to qualify and market our solutions to potential customers
  • Develop a strong pipeline via phone and email communications
  • Qualify opportunities and schedule meetings from marketing activities – including events, webinars, trade shows, campaigns – for handoff to Sales
  • For all events, handle pre-show appointment setting and post-show follow-up calls, handle lead qualification and appointment activity, successfully communicate company messaging and solution set
  • Disseminate opportunities to appropriate Salespeople and educate them about the prospect account details and background
  • Identify and create new qualified sales-ready leads in target accounts
  • Research accounts to map out organizational structure and identify key decision makers
  • Utilize solution selling tactics, ask strong discovery questions, surface pains for customers that they were not aware even existed
  • Maintain detailed reporting in Salesforce in addition to evaluating ways to more efficiently utilize Salesforce.com
  • Maintain accuracy and integrity of information in database – log, track and maintain prospect contact activity and contact and account records
  • Develop queries and generate necessary reports for management

Requirements

  • 2-3 years of experience selling B2B technology, marketing services, or content services
  • Experience and confidence calling into small, mid-sized, and large organizations
  • Passion for technology and a high level of integrity
  • Strong communication, analytic, and listening skills, with a positive and energetic phone presence
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and effectively manage time
  • Self-starter & hardworking with a track record of success and drive for achievement
  • Ability to quickly identify opportunities, qualify them, and manage objections that result in a positive outcome
  • Strong team player who strives to reach both personal and team goals
  • Ability to work independently and succeed in a high-energy start-up environment
  • Applied knowledge of inbound/outbound tele-prospecting best practices, methods, and tools
  • Excellent communication and influence skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent

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