Business Development Representative

New York, NY

Who We Are:

Persado is the Marketing Language Cloud: AI-generated language that resonates the most with any audience, segment, or individual. Imagine having a copywriter and data scientist for each person in your audience; the platform generates the precise language that performs along with analytics detailing what drove response, resulting in better business outcomes and unprecedented insight into consumer engagement. Comprised of the world’s largest marketing language database, with over a million organized, tagged, and scored words, phrases, and images, Persado’s Marketing Language Cloud enables brands to increase acquisition and retention while building long term consumer relationships. To unlock the power of language and emotion for marketing, visit persado.com.

What We Are Looking For:

Persado is looking for a Strategic Business Development Representative. In this exciting role you will be uncovering opportunities by researching and developing outreach strategies to engage with enterprise companies.  As a critical part of Persado, you will partner with our business development and sales teams, helping us achieve our revenue goals.  Key vertical markets include Financial Services, Telecommunications, and Insurance. This is a green field opportunity and we currently have no natural competitors! 

What We Want You To Do:

  • Drive Persado’s revenue growth by partnering with our sales teams and generating meetings with top level P&L owners in Fortune 1000 companies
  • Conduct comprehensive industry analysis on target companies and verticals to determine revenue opportunities
  • Strategically identify the best ways to establish key client targets and how to approach them
  • Synthesize industry and revenue data to determine how to engage target companies and customize Persado offerings to best suit our clients’ needs
  • Enthusiastically represent Persado’s technology and solutions.

What We Want To See:

  • 1 to 3 years’ experience, preferably in a consulting environment, where you are involved in a company’s core business, or industry
  • Experience working with SalesForce.com or other CRM, Outreach.io, Linkedin Sales Navigator, ToutApp, Zoominfo, Radius, Leadspace, and other sales tools preferred but not required
  • Intrinsic drive to be successful
  • Strong phone and interpersonal communication skills (verbal and written) as well as organizational skills

Who You Are:

  • Excited about working in a lean start up environment, dive in and learn in a fast-paced organization
  • Desire to pursue a career in sales. You are coachable, able to implement feedback and dedicated to continuous self-improvement
  • Enthusiastic, professional and highly proactive
  • Thrives on finding efficient solutions to ambiguous problems
  • Collaborative team player who can also work with minimal direction
  • Self-starter who will take initiative
  • Strategic thinker with a constant drive for process improvement
  • Process oriented with excellent attention to detail
  • Analytical, numerate and scientifically-minded
  • Great sense of humor and outlook on life
  • Able to perform under pressure and deliver results in a demanding and fast-paced environment that requires fresh thinking and innovation
  • Tech-savvy and comfortable in a field that combines elements of multiple disciplines (technology, account management, marketing, etc.)
  • Passionate in the way you convey solutions

What We Offer:

By joining Persado, you will be part of a young, creative and dynamic company undergoing rapid growth and transformation into a global market leader.

  • Competitive salary and bonus plans
  • Meaningful equity compensation
  • All the computer gear you need to improve your productivity
  • Work-life flexibility - we value your contributions above all!
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