Expedient is a provider of multi-cloud platforms, hosting, security and data center infrastructure as a service (IaaS) solutions. Named VMware's Americas Cloud Partner of the Year and acknowledged in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Disaster Recovery as a Service, Expedient's solutions help to ease clients' transition to the cloud, enabling them to focus on strategic business innovation while the Expedient team handles operation of the information technology needed to support it. This is a high-growth industry offering layers of opportunity to grow your career.
Expedient is looking for ambitious and dedicated talent to join our team as a Business Development Representative. We foster an environment that allows employees to grow and to be compensated for their effort and success.
Direct applicants only; sponsorship is not provided
The Business Development Representative is responsible for prospecting and setting qualified appointments for the Account Executive team. They will leverage cold calling, email, social networking, sales and lead generation tools, events, programs and various platforms, to identify and qualify prospects.
Set qualified sales appointments for Account Executives for further development and closure
Daily outreach via phone, email or social networking / media to new prospects within the existing Salesforce database and maintaining active engagement with prospects until they are qualified
Perform research on companies as a component of lead generation and qualification activities utilizing the web and other research tools available
Accurately enter, update, and maintain daily activity and prospect information in Salesforce, including comprehensive and up-to-date client information
Attend and engage prospects at networking events, IT meetups and other local programming opportunities
Work with the Market Vice President to identify key targets within their assigned geographies for outreach campaigns
Work collaboratively with our Demand Generation Team in Marketing to identify opportunities not currently within the Salesforce database
Utilize social network tools to push Expedient news, press releases, and other public content for business development purposes
Review analytics from monthly email campaigns and follow up on areas of opportunity
Consistently achieve or exceed your monthly and quarterly performance targets for activity metrics and qualified appointments
1 to 2 years of prospecting experience in a B2B market, preferably in technology
Bachelors' degree preferred but not necessary
Proficiency with Salesforce, Microsoft Office and other sales tools
Knowledge of social networking (LinkedIn, Twitter)
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills; organized and detail oriented
Must successfully pass pre-employment screens
Must have a valid driver's license and provide proof of current personal automobile insurance to comply with company policy.
A successful candidate will exhibit the following traits, skills and knowledge:
Natural ability to connect with people via phone and in person
Ability to be persistent and answer objections
Strong willingness to learn and adapt – turning training and feedback into action and self-improvement
Good research skills and the ability to translate information into resonating statements
Highly organized and timely with follow-up
BENEFITS TO WORKING FOR EXPEDIENT Expedient was awarded a Top Workplace for a fifth year in 2019. We make education and training available to our employees through a robust, employee-driven training and tuition reimbursement program. Additional benefits include generous paid time off, top-tier, affordable medical, dental, vision insurance, 401(k) retirement savings plan with a generous match and a paid day off to celebrate your birthday each year. Expedient is committed to providing its employees with an environment that promotes collaboration with both team and individual success. To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter explaining your interest.
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Expedient is an equal opportunity employer, providing a safe, drug-free work environment. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Expedient is a cloud and data center infrastructure as a service (IaaS) provider with local operations in Baltimore, MD; Boston, MA; Cleveland, OH; Columbus, OH; Indianapolis, IN; Memphis, TN and Pittsburgh, PA. Converged solutions enable Expedient clients to focus on strategic business innovation, while a talented team of experts handles operating the information technology needed to support it. Learn more about us at expedient.com/careers.