Business Development Representative - Middle-East, African and Mediterranean Markets (Afrikaans or English speakers)

Salesforce

3.8

(120)

Dublin, Ireland

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    Position summary

    cals across the organization hiring Business Development Representatives will review your resume. Our goal is for you to apply once and have your resume reviewed by multiple hiring teams.

    You may be aligned to the following verticals and/or clouds:**

    • Financial Services
    • Healthcare & Life Sciences
    • Retail & Consumer Goods
    • Comms, Media and Tech
    • Public Sector
    • Manufacturing
    • Professional Services
    • Commercial Business Services
    • Slack
    • Mulesoft
    • Tableau
    • Marketing Cloud
    • Specialization Cloud

    Our Business Development Representative (BDR) team is part of our wider Sales Business, focusing on generating new business and whitespace pipeline through prospecting outbound opportunities with the ultimate goal of closed won business. You will have the opportunity to work in a fast paced team with varied future customers and personalized training and career opportunities.

    Why Join Salesforce as a Business Development Representative?

    Sales Development is the foundation of our sales organization where new business opportunities come to life. Within the Business Development Representative (BDR) role, we support outbound sales teams by assisting them through strategic prospecting efforts and extensive account research. BDRs consistently make a tangible impact in the Sales Development Organization by generating millions of dollars of new business pipeline each year.

    Additionally, BDRs are enrolled in an intensive sales training program with the purpose of providing new professionals with the fundamental skills necessary to achieve a successful sales career at Salesforce.

    Day to Day

    • Generate new business pipeline primarily through prospecting outbound opportunities

    • Manage inbound leads that are driven by outbound effort

    • Nurture early-stage opportunities

    • Gain interest through outbound cold calling across a set of existing Salesforce customers and breaking into net new logos in assigned territory

    • Partner with core seller to identify and source net new pipeline and assist by researching lines of business and personas

    • Align with internal account team

    • Identify key decision makers within new accounts

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Fluency in either Afrikaans or English as well as a valid working visa for Ireland, are required for this role

    • Experience in business development, sales or related field experience

    • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and across many different parts of the organisation to get things done

    • Experience researching, account planning, prospecting, and cold calling into a large list of new and existing accounts

    • Proven track record of achieving sales metrics and consistent achievement of year-over-year quota attainment

    • Degree or equivalent relevant experience required. Experience will be evaluated based on the core competencies for the role (e.g. extracurricular leadership roles, military experience, volunteer roles, work experience, etc.)

    Working at Salesforce

    Working at Salesforce isn't all about selling. It's also about learning, and we heavily invest in you with a month-long immersion and onboarding, including: a week-long product bootcamp, mentorship program, weekly coaching and development programs.

    Benefits

    We are pioneers of the Pledge 1% model, providing product, grants and community service to those in need. We are proud to be#1 in PEOPLE's Top 50 Companies that Care, and are on Fortune's Change the World list.
    We provide every employee with 7 paid volunteer days off a year, and donation matching for all approved charitable donations.

    We provide other world-leading benefits to all our employees, including;

    • Health, life insurance, retirement saving plan

    • Monthly wellness allowance

    • Flexible time off & leave policies

    • Parental benefits

    • Perks and discounts

    • For more information, check out visit https://www.getsalesforcebenefits.com/en for the full breakdown!

    **Salesforce is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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    Posting Statement

    At Salesforce we believe that the business of business is to improve the state of our world. Each of us has a responsibility to drive Equality in our communities and workplaces. We are committed to creating a workforce that reflects society through inclusive programs and initiatives such as equal pay, employee resource groups, inclusive benefits, and more. Learn more about Equality at https://www.equality.com and explore our company benefits at https://www.salesforcebenefits.com.

    Salesforce is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. Salesforce does not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes. Salesforce will not pay any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with Salesforce.

    Salesforce welcomes all.

    Why you should apply for a job to Salesforce:

  • 64% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 72% would recommend this company to other women
  • 83% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Time off and leaves
  • Perks, such as discounts, commuter benefits & educational reimbursement
  • Mental health, parenting and childcare resources