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START DATE(S)*: May 1, 2023 / June 5, 2023 / July 10, 2023
*Our headcount demand is always changing as we grow; start dates listed here may or may not have an immediate opening at the time of your application.
LOCATION: Chicago, IL*
*Our headcount demand is always changing as we grow; some of the locations listed here may or may not have an immediate opening at the time of your application. Please note that we do not offer relocation assistance.
ROLE OVERVIEW AND IMPACT:
Are you looking for a fulfilling career empowering companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way? As a Sales Development Representative, you will join our elite sales team and do just that! You will learn how to evangelize Salesforce, the Customer Success Platform and World’s #1 CRM, by researching and identifying net-new business opportunities — you will have a direct impact in our revenue generation goals. This role is an exciting opportunity for you to develop your core sales skills and business acumen as you work alongside industry sales leaders.
We hire driven individuals who thrive in a challenging and ambiguous environment, who know that they can succeed in a fast-paced, client-facing sales career, and are comfortable with achieving/exceeding metrics, key performance indicators (KPIs), and sales quotas.
The Sales Development Representative (SDR) role serves as the entry-level role into a client-facing sales career at Salesforce and is designed to be your first look into how we sell Salesforce products. Our SDR team supports our sales teams by assisting them through fielding inbound inquiries. Successful SDRs critically think and learn through coaching from their mentors, build upon, and improve their skills throughout their tenure in this role.
The Sales Development Representative will generate new business pipeline and interest through calling on inbound leads.
Partnering closely with Account Executives to help move along qualified pipeline through the sales cycle
Discovering business initiatives and acting as their internal advocate
Building a point of view on how to help qualify customers needs
Speaking to value and return on investment vs. technical functionality
Building credibility and trust with internal and external stakeholders
Learning how to anticipate and prepare for objections
Demonstrating adaptability and flexibility as part of an ever-growing sales organization
Managing a high volume of inbound leads with a strategy on prioritization of your leads
Researching and understanding various lines of business and personas
Must be within less than 1-year of having completed a Bachelor’s Degree or Advanced Degree from the start date of this role OR graduate/alumni/participant of a workforce development training program (i.e. re:work, Year Up, i.c.stars, etc.)
Long-term interest in a client-facing sales career
Competitive spirit and the drive for results
Exemplary problem-solving skills and the resourceful ability to take initiative
Coachable and enjoys learning in a fast-paced sales environment
Superior organizational skills and attention to detail
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