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Job Title: Sales Development Representative

Job Summary: We are seeking a highly motivated Sales Development Representative to join our team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for generating new business opportunities by identifying and qualifying potential customers. The Sales Development Representative will work closely with the sales team to develop and execute strategies to increase sales and revenue.


  • Identify and qualify potential customers through research, cold calling, and email campaigns
  • Develop and maintain a pipeline of leads and opportunities
  • Collaborate with the sales team to develop and execute strategies to increase sales and revenue
  • Conduct product demonstrations and presentations to potential customers
  • Provide exceptional customer service and support to existing and potential customers
  • Track and report on sales activities and results


  • Bachelor's degree in business, marketing, or a related field
  • 1-2 years of experience in sales or business development
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Experience with CRM software and sales automation tools


  • Competitive salary and commission structure
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Opportunities for career growth and advancement

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Sales Development Representative

What is the best way to find and hire a Sales Development Representative near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Sales Development Representative applicants. Employers posting their Sales Development Representative job on Indeed get about 15 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Sales Development Representative applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Sales Development Representative are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 9 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 9 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Sales Development Representative positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Sales Development Representative role?
SMS has 99% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Sales Development Representative job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Sales Development Representatives are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 198% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Sales Development Representative applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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