Business Development Representative - Public Sector, Toronto or Montreal
Toronto, ON, Canada
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BDR, Public Sector, Toronto-based
BDR, Public Sector, BILINGUAL (Toronto or Montreal)
We are looking for high-energy, driven professionals with sound business acumen, strong technical aptitude and natural sales instincts to join our Public Sector Sales Development organization. Ideal candidates should be eager to advance in our organization by demonstrating their ability to be tenacious self-starters every day. Salesforce.com offers a fast-paced, innovative environment where you will be provided the tools, resources and outstanding leadership to sell business application solutions and take your career to the next level!
As a Business Development Representative you will act as part of a Regional Sales Team consisting of a Regional Vice President & 3-5 Account Executives hunting new business within specific public sector territories. Ideal candidates should be eager to advance in our organization by demonstrating their ability to be tenacious self-starters every day.
What’s in it for You:
- The opportunity to generate new business opportunities to fuel our growth
- Create and prioritize strategic target account lists within a defined territory
- Create a great first impression to our prospects and customers by providing them with a world class experience
- Partner with our experienced Account Executives to help fill their pipeline and develop your skills
- Maintain active engagement with new and existing leads through creative follow-up communications designed to increase customer interest in salesforce.com products
- Research and build new and existing accounts (i.e. adding contacts, sending emails, strategic calling)
- Conduct high level conversations with senior executives in prospect accounts
- Evangelize salesforce.com and the on-demand model
- Achieve monthly quotas of qualified opportunities and closed business
- Solid Base Salary + Commission, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, 3 Weeks Vacation plus Holidays, 7 Paid Days off to Volunteer, Medical/Dental coverage, Gym/Yoga/Wellness Reimbursement & more
- 2 - 4 years of full-time corporate sales experience (software sales is a plus)
- Proven track record of success prospecting for new business
- Excellent written/verbal communication skills
- Strong problem solving skills
- Motivation, drive and a self-starting attitude
- Ability to work in a fast paced, team environment
- Ability to understand customer needs and meet that need with a successful product sale
- Ability to multi-task, take initiative, prioritize, and manage time effectively
- CRM experience
- Inside sales experience a plus
- Enterprise prospecting experience a plus
- Experience selling into Public Sector (State and Local government, DoD, or Federal/Civilian) a plus
- Experience being held to sales metrics a plus
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