Business Development Specialist
This position is also available for employment in these areas:Dublin, Ireland, Remote - United Kingdom
We believe everyone should have the opportunity to create progress through technology and develop the skills of tomorrow. With assessments, learning paths and courses authored by industry experts, our platform helps businesses and individuals accelerate upskilling across a host of technologies and benchmark expertise across roles. Our technology skills learning platform helps companies build life-changing products that better the lives of their customers. It empowers technologists to dream big and do big. And this is what motivates us every day.
We’re on the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For®, Fortune Best Workplaces in Technology®, and Fortune Best Workplaces for Women® lists in 2020!
BDRs at PLURALSIGHT:
Business Development Representatives (“BDRs”) at Pluralsight are part of the sales organization. BDRs fuel the growth of Pluralsight by generating new pipeline for the business. Our BDRs are actively mentored and developed to advance their career and skillsets into sales or other business units within Pluralsight. BDRs gain the skills, knowledge, and discipline to succeed, both at Pluralsight and in other professional and personal endeavors. As a team, we cherish a culture of collaboration and competition. While we individually seek to be the best, we care most about succeeding together.
Who you are:
Results driven and accountable for work and performance; committed to continuous development and growth
Self-starter who is passionate about learning and developing the knowledge and skills for an extraordinary sales care
Aligned to Pluralsight’s Mission to advance the world's tech workforce
How to create impact?
As a BDR team, our focus is new business opportunities. We master communicating Pluralsight’s platform by aligning our solutions with the business objectives of our customers. Successful BDRs build close partnerships with sales and marketing to optimize engagement with tech leaders. Our top performers master the following skills and traits:
Partnering with sales reps to strategically determine messaging, persona targets, and account strategy
Researching target accounts, identifying key players and crafting targeted lists, call strategies, and messaging to stimulate opportunities
Developing and nurturing accounts and contacts through outbound calls, social messaging, emails, events, and other mediums
Creating sales-ready opportunities and transferring those leads to Sales Representatives
Handling sales pipeline through qualification to discovery and preparing reports and forecasts on activities and results using Salesforce.com
Achieving and exceeding monthly quotas of qualified appointments and pipeline generated
Ideal candidates will have a positive, resilient, and energetic demeanor and ability to thrive on a high-energy and collaborative sales team.
High-level communication, writing, and time management skills
Can collaborate effectively and is a great teammate
Resilient in problem solving and maintaining a strong mindset
Shows resourcefulness and demonstrates the ability to work well under pressure
At Pluralsight, we believe you should live your best life in and out of the office! Benefits include:
Unlimited Paid Time Off - Take time off when needed...and actually use it
Comprehensive medical and dental coverage, for you and your family
Wellness - Stay on your A-game with gym/wellness reimbursements
Office (and home office) perks - Level-up office life in our brand-new 350,000-square-foot headquarters located in Silicon Slopes, with a number of on-site amenities. For our remote employees take advantage of our Remote Workspace Reimbursement program
Tuition reimbursement - Learn something new and let us help you with the bill
Bring yourself. Pluralsight is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age or protected veteran status. Pluralsight will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with EEOC guidelines and applicable local law.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please visit the bottom of our website to learn how to request an accommodation.
For more information on Pluralsight’s commitment to building a more diverse and inclusive workforce please review our most recent Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging report here.