Sales Development Representative - Manchester

Edinburgh, Scotland, gb
Company: TalentPool
Category: Sales and Related Occupations
Published on 2021-06-20 18:03:09
Role Description

We're looking for a confident, bright and super organised individual to join our growing team as a Sales Development Representative. This is a great opportunity where you'll have the chance to kickstart your career within a well funded high growth technology business. We're looking for a natural sales person who can;

  • Celebrate their successes (of which there will be many)
  • Identify new opportunities, qualify and contact potential leads
  • Run a smooth process from initial outreach via email, phone or LinkedIn, to the qualification of these opportunities

Duties and essential job functions:

  • Manage lead generation with the aim of collating the best prospects to engage with. We currently work with some of the most impactful companies in the world, who really value their employees, so quality is key
  • Engage with prospects via email, phone, LinkedIn
  • Maintain pipeline with a measurable persistence around lead development which includes call and email engagement
  • Speak to prospective companies and schedule meetings with them for the Sales Manager to attend
  • Receive and qualify inbound sales calls/messages
  • Work closely with other departments to ensure completion of the sale and/or other sales operations requirements
  • Proactively cold call prospective companies for business development

The role will be remote based until we're back in the office (hopefully Summer '21!) where you'll be WFH, so will require a professional environment / wifi - we'll supply the laptop / anything else required to succeed in the role.

You are:

  • Process-driven - you relish in following a process and getting the job done
  • Someone who likes to win - you’re hungry to succeed and to celebrate your successes (of which there will be many)
  • Articulate, clear and concise - people pay attention when you speak
  • Conscientious and confident - you’re not afraid to engage with prospects
  • Independent and self-motivated - you love to get your hands dirty
  • KPI and target driven - numbers matter
  • Interested in starting a career in sales - this is a great foot in the door and you’re excited to progress to one-day closing deals
  • Someone who loves problem-solving and innovating
  • A super-fast learner
  • A person that gets things done

Essential skills:

  • You have great attention to detail
  • You can handle feedback
  • You have strong admin and writing skills
  • You’re persistent, patient, don't get discouraged and, when you meet or speak to difficult people, you can brush it off and get back on your A-game

Nice to haves:

  • 2:1 University Degree
  • 6 months of sales experience
  • Hubspot/CRM experience

What we’ll provide:

  • Competitive salary £20-24k base salary depending on experience, up to £28k OTE in year 1
  • Substantial Equity in the business
  • Competitive Commission
  • Annual offsite: we organise a retreat once a year where the whole company gets together
  • £50 a month wellbeing budget
  • Laptop
  • 33 Days holiday a year
  • Regular socials and early drinks on a Friday
  • Career progression and development
  • An open and democratic work culture where everyone can contribute, learn and teach
  • Employer’s pension scheme

From our small beginnings to our major growth phase, we expect everyone to give their very best. We are an equal opportunities employer and believe in the power of a diverse, inclusive team. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people, regardless of race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

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