Business Development Representative

| Chicago
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Overview 

As the BenchPrep sales team continues to grow, we are in need of a Business Development Representative to support our Enterprise Solution Managers in prospecting, appointment setting, and helping to create demand for the BenchPrep platform. We are looking for someone with a great attitude who is ready to take on researching and prospecting potential customers, who can be successful in initial outreach to get meetings and demos scheduled, can partner with others to create and deliver sales presentations, and most importantly, is engaged and eager to learn. Joining our collaborative sales team will give you the opportunity to gain experience in the learning industry from the ground up, with the opportunity to be promoted to a full sales role.

 

Responsibilities

  • Uncover and identify potential leads through research, cold calls, and pre qualified lead lists. 
  • Understand business drivers, and be able to position BenchPrep as a solution to current business issues, building a base for our value proposition 
  • Schedule meetings for Enterprise Solution Managers, and partner with team members to create and execute customized demos and presentations 
  • Build and maintain business relationships with prospects 
  • Use our CRM system to accurately maintain prospect and customer data, manage activities and current lead funnel 
  • Create and sustain a solution based sales atmosphere with prospects 

 

Skills & Qualifications

  • 2-3 years of prospecting and cold lead generation preferred, but not necessary for the right candidate 
  • Excellent prospecting skills 
  • Proven ability to generate qualified leads through cold calling and cold emails 
  • Ability to work independently and on a team 
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills 
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Are able to work well in a dynamic, fast paced, ever changing environment
  • Can effectively conduct presentations over the phone and through the web
  • Strong work ethic and adaptable to changes 
  • Think like an owner, and demonstrate drive, initiative, energy, and a sense of urgency.

 

Benefits 

  • This is an entry level lead generation position with the potential to grow towards a full sales role.
  • Be able to make a significant impact by helping millions learn better and faster.
  • Opportunity to help world-class organizations reinvent their learning strategy.
  • Work with a smart, committed and fun group of professionals.
  • Competitive salary, commission, stock options, and 401K.
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance.
  • Fully-stocked kitchen and catered daily lunches.
  • You pick: Mac or PC
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • Backbone.jsFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • vue.jsFrameworks
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • TrelloManagement
    • HubSpotCRM
    • ZohoCRM

Location

We are located in the Willis Tower, right in the heart of downtown Chicago.
233 S. Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60606

What are BenchPrep Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Employees have access to the Willis Tower's exclusive 35,000 sq. ft gym for $10/month.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
BenchPrep has regular outings that include Cubs Rooftops, Boat Outings, and a holiday party, among other events.
Free Daily Meals
We provide a stipend for employees every day via Fooda (https://www.fooda.com/resources/case-study/how-tech-startup-benchprep-made-lunch-powerful-part-its-culture).
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Employees have access to the Willis Tower's exclusive 35,000 sq. ft gym for $10/month.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Employees are provided an annual stipend to attend external training evens or conferences.

Additional Perks + Benefits

Competitive salary, valuable stock options, and company sponsored 401(k) • Fun, meritocratic, mission driven, dynamic work culture • Commitment to fostering positive office culture (included, but not limited to, monthly company dinners, quarterly outings, an in-office ping pong table, cocktail hours, poker nights, etc.)

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