Business Development Representative (HIRED)
The Business Development Representative role is both fun and rewarding. It not only focuses on teamwork and culture, but also and most importantly, has a strong emphasis on business-to-business sales development in the online news and social media SaaS industry.
As part of the role, you will be speaking to a wide range of companies and organizations –from universities and government organizations, to tech companies, agencies and Fortune 500 companies. You will be responsible for reaching out to prospective Clients, doing an introductory needs analysis with the goal of booking product demonstrations for our Client Success Managers. You will be given all the necessary training and tools you will need to succeed in your role and will be fully supported by the local management team, to ensure that you are set up for success and that you earn valuable business experience.
The role will help you build valuable business acumen, allowing you to develop very quickly in ways that few other positions offer, learning business by doing business. Historically, successful entry level programs have led to management opportunities within Meltwater and this Sales Development role is no different – we are looking for people who will be a long term asset to our company.
What we are looking for:
To accommodate our rapid growth, we are looking for ambitious and driven professionals to join the Meltwater team. The kind of person that is successful with Meltwater is hard working and intelligent. We are inspired by people with extensive business acumen, a good sense of humor and a willingness to succeed.
• Strong academic results.
• Passion for consultative sales and business development.
• Sales experience (although not essential).
• Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
• Natural leadership qualities.
• International experience preferred (academic, personal or professional).
• Ambitious internship history.
Compensation and benefits:
• Base salary plus bonuses.
• Comprehensive benefits package.
Guided by our core values, Meltwater has a fundamental belief in people and the potential they possess. We are not afraid of investing in hidden talent and believe that in an environment where people are motivated and supported by their colleagues individuals will discover their strengths.
The Meltwater Group offers an extremely ambitious career path with plenty of opportunities for personal and professional growth in a young and international environment.
The company has recently received the ‘Great Place to Work’ award in several countries throughout the world and was awarded the Stevie Award for Corporate Social Responsibility in 2011 for its contribution society with the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology in Ghana, Africa. The non-profit segment of the company can be found at http://www.meltwater.org/.
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