Business Development Representative

Posted: 05/23/2021

Available for Remote - US I Nashville, TN I Louisville, KY location

WHY IS THIS ROLE IMPORTANT?

The Business Development Rep’s main objectives are to foster relationships with potential clients and help the sales team exceed revenue targets by creating sales meetings and opportunities. The BDR is often the first point of contact our clients have and will be the first experience the customer has with TA. Using a consultative approach, the Business Development Rep is to uncover customer needs, introduce TA’s solutions and connect prospective customers with the appropriate Client Strategy Director.

YOUR CAREER PATH:

TechnologyAdvice is one of those places where your career can grow in just about any way you’d like. Want to move into a closer and account executive role in the next 12-18 months? We can help give you the guidance, support, and tools you need to get there!


DAY TO DAY: 

  • Create engaging videos, emails and linkedIn messages to help break through the noise
  • Respond, engage, and qualify leads and inquiries from technologyadvice.com/partners
  • Exceed daily client engagement goals through phone, email, and social media touches
  • Cold prospect and find new contacts and accounts 
  • Create and articulate compelling value propositions around TA offerings 
  • Monitor BDR-created deals and brainstorms ways to help move deals through the sales process
  • Establish effective outreach cadences and cold calling tactics/strategies
  • Communicate with prospects and coordinate their calendars with the AE who will be taking the call
  • Work closely with the Director of Client Strategy to pass off opportunities


WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

Our ideal candidate has at least one year of professional sales experience, but lots of experience in thinking on his/her feet. We're looking for someone who's hungry to learn and can do so quickly, while also bringing new ideas and creativity to the team. Bonus points if you're technical enough to already know your way around Salesforce, Salesloft, or another CRM platform!


SOME OF THE OTHER THINGS WE'RE LOOKING FOR ARE:

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Fast learner and passion for sales
  • Self-motivated with a results-driven approach
  • A confident and determined outlook
  • Resilience - the ability to cope with rejection
  • Competitive mentality
  • Being coachable is a must

PERKS AND BENEFITS:

Aside from an outstanding company culture that fosters innovative ideas, teamwork, professional growth, and friendly competition, we offer great benefits. You'll have the chance to work alongside fun, intelligent, and driven folks who believe in what we're doing at TA. We provide the following:

  • Remote/hybrid/in-office work options
  • Comprehensive health insurance (medical, dental, vision, life and disability)
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with company match
  • Flexible PTO, take time off when you need it!
  • Paid Maternity and Parental Leave
  • MacBook Pro or PC laptop, your choice
  • Ongoing Career Development Meetings
  • Fitness Reimbursement
  • Subscription to the Headspace App
  • Bucket List Benefit: We financially help you check something off of your bucket list
  • Monthly Team Outings and Quarterly Volunteer Opportunities
  • Travel covered up to 4x per year for remote employees
  • Professional development opportunities and incentives
  • Beer on Fridays! It’s 5 O’Clock Somewhere… 
  • Milestone celebrations for birthdays, weddings, work achievements, and more
  • Coffee, snacks, ping pong, and catered lunches 4 days a week in office

 

ABOUT US:

TechnologyAdvice’s purpose is to create opportunities for technology buyers, technology vendors, our team members and our communities. 

We are dedicated to educating, advising, and connecting buyers and sellers of business technology. As a trusted resource across hundreds of technology verticals, our unbiased research and crowd-sourced product reviews help buyers find the right software to grow their business. 

We work with vendors to grow their customer base through our unique lead generation, content creation, and digital advertising programs. These programs improve product awareness by placing matched solutions in front of their ideal customers using multiple touchpoints.

TechnologyAdvice is based in Nashville, Tenn, with a diverse workforce located across the United States and a global client base.

In recent years, TechnologyAdvice has been named as one of the Inc. 5000 list of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies four times, as well as inclusion in the Inc Best Workplaces list for 2021. In 2019, TechnologyAdvice received a Nashville Business Journal Small Business Award and was named the Market Mover in the Nashville Chamber’s NEXT Awards. We are also a five-time recipient of the annual Tennessee Top Workplaces awards.

At TA, we believe our differences make us stronger. We foster a diverse and inclusive culture where people feel safe being themselves. Our DE&I committee hosts quarterly meetings and sessions to help us continually learn and grow. Our Core Values are: Be Transparent, Make Calculated Decisions, Crave Knowledge, Challenge Mediocrity, and Value Each Other.

 

Pre-employment screening required.

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COVID-19 RESPONSE:
TechnologyAdvice is committed to the safety and wellness of each of our employees. In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, we follow all CDC and local protocol.

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