Business Development Representative- East (Canada)
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Sales Organization Description:
Our Sales Organization is made up of the business segments below. Within these business segments, the teams sell across multiple verticals and there are teams that sell specifically into one industry or vertical. Verticals include: Financial Services, Healthcare & Life Sciences, Manufacturing, Retail & Consumer Goods, Communications Media & Technology, Consumer Business Services, Public Sector, Professional Services, Slack, Mulesoft, Tableau, Marketing Cloud, Specialization Cloud, Enterprise Corporate Sales and .ORG (Non Profit & Education).
In addition, we have Core Teams that sell the entire Salesforce Platform and our Co Prime teams specialize in a specific cloud solution including but not limited to Service Cloud, Marketing Cloud, Commerce Cloud, Heroku or Quip.
Our Business Development Representative (BDR) team is part of our wider Sales Business, focusing on generating new business and whitespace pipeline through prospecting outbound opportunities with the ultimate goal of closed won business. You will have the opportunity to work in a fast paced team with varied future customers and personalized training and career opportunities.
Why Join Salesforce as a Business Development Representative?
Sales Development is the foundation of our sales organization where new business opportunities come to life. Within the Business Development Representative (BDR) role, we support outbound sales teams by assisting them through strategic prospecting efforts and extensive account research. BDRs consistently make a tangible impact in the Sales Development Organization by generating millions of dollars of new business pipeline each year.
Additionally, BDRs are enrolled in an intensive sales training program that has been built specifically for the benefit of current university students and recent graduates. The purpose of our program is to provide new professionals with the fundamental skills necessary to achieve a successful sales career at Salesforce.
Day to Day
- Generate new business pipeline primarily through prospecting outbound opportunities
- Manage inbound leads that are driven by outbound effort
- Nurture early-stage opportunities
- Gain interest through outbound cold calling across a set of existing Salesforce customers and breaking into net new logos in assigned territory
- Partner with core seller to identify and source net new pipeline and assist by researching lines of business and personas
- Align with internal account team
- Identify key decision makers within new accounts
- Fluency in French and English language
- 1-2 years experience in business development, sales or related field experience
- Ability to work in a fast paced environment. You think out-of-the-box and wow people with your interesting angles and quality work
- Experience researching, account planning, prospecting, and cold calling into a large list of accounts that are a hybrid of net-new and existing install
- Proven track record of achieving sales metrics and consistent achievement of year-over-year quota attainment
Working at Salesforce
Working at Salesforce isn’t all about selling. It’s also about learning, and we heavily invest in you with a month-long immersion and onboarding, including: a week-long product bootcamp, mentorship program, weekly coaching and development programs.
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We provide every employee with 7 paid volunteer days off a year, and donation matching for all approved charitable donations.
We provide other world-leading benefits to all our employees, including;
- Health, life insurance, retirement saving plan
- Monthly wellness allowance
- Flexible time off & leave policies
- Parental benefits
- Perks and discounts
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At Salesforce we believe that the business of business is to improve the state of our world. Each of us has a responsibility to drive Equality in our communities and workplaces. We are committed to creating a workforce that reflects society through inclusive programs and initiatives such as equal pay, employee resource groups, inclusive benefits, and more. Learn more about Equality at www.equality.com and explore our company benefits at www.salesforcebenefits.com.
Salesforce is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. Salesforce does not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes. Salesforce will not pay any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with Salesforce.
Salesforce welcomes all.