Sales development is a role that requires just the right type of person — someone who lives for and is motivated by the fast-paced sales lifecycle but who also knows how to build relationships with the people they work with. In the startup community especially, sales development reps lead the charge for growth — and overall success — at their companies.
Sound like your kind of gig? Here are six Colorado startups that are hiring for sales development roles right now.
What you’ll do: You’ll be on the frontline of the team, serving as the first point of contact between Red Canary and their prospective customers. You’ll work closely with the sales and marketing teams to identify qualified leads and nurture them through the sales process.
Why you want to do it: Red Canary is a fast-growing cybersecurity startup where your efforts will make an impact and your hard work will be rewarded. They have big goals, passion for what they do and a desire to do it better than anyone else.
Who they want: They’re looking for someone with one to three years of sale experience, outstanding communication and organizational skills and an understanding of the hard work that comes with the startup life.
What you’ll do: You’ll be responsible for new customer lead generation, speaking with homeowners to see if they’ll be a good fit for Evolve’s vacation rental network.
Why you want to do it: Evolve emphasizes teamwork, collaboration, transparency and internal growth. It’s a great place to learn, develop your skills and work your way up.
Who they want: In addition to basic sales skills and experience, they’re looking for a competitive overachiever with a positive attitude and killer work ethic. Startup and CRM experience is a plus.
What you’ll do: At Digabit, you’ll be selling their enterprise-level software to manufacturers looking to streamline and increase online aftermarket sales.
Why you want to do it: With an uncapped commission and a fast-paced environment, there will never be a dull moment in this role. Your drive determines your success.
Who they want: As is typical of sales roles, they want someone who is always on the hunt for the next big sale. You should be highly motivated and have experience making high-volume sales calls.
What you’ll do: At Signpost, you’ll be focused on building relationships with customers and prospects while selling a CRM product that helps other businesses market and sell theirs.
Why you want to do it: Because it’s a fast-growing and dynamic organization, you’ll have the chance to learn and develop new sales techniques and strategies. Their high-performing sales team offers many opportunities for professional growth.
Who they want: They want someone who is motivated by a very sales-driven environment where they can have an impact and accelerate company growth. You should be an independent worker with one to three years of sales or marketing experience.
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What you’ll do: In this role, you’ll quickly become familiar with RingCentral’s cloud-based phone software. You’ll work closely with the marketing team to qualify new leads and maintain close and consistent contact with them as you move them through the sales pipeline.
Why you want to do it: They offer uncapped commissions, fully paid health benefits and the ability to work with a supportive and fast-growing team.
Who they want: They’re looking for a positive, energetic person to join their outbound sales team, with a preference for someone who can quickly adapt to and learn new technologies.
What you’ll do: In addition to heavy outbound calling and email prospecting, you’ll develop and manage your own lead pipeline.
Why you want to do it: This part-time gig offers the right person the flexibility to pursue other passions or opportunities, while sharpening their sales skills in a rewarding tech environment.
Who they want: Since this role is part time, Engrain wants someone who is self-motivated, highly organized and independent — someone who will make the most of their time in the office. They’re especially interested in finding someone with experience with and passion for tech and cloud software.
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