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Business Development Representative

| Chicago
Please email your resume to Tom Johnson Email: [email protected] 

Once we receive your application, please know that every complete application will be carefully reviewed. If we see a potential fit you will receive an email from our Director of Inside Sales to schedule an initial phone call. From there expect a formal interview process where you will have the opportunity to explain your experience and show off your sales skills.
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UpCity is experiencing rapid growth and is looking to bring onboard a Business Development Representative with 1-2 years sales experience. You should bring high-energy everyday, love competition, and have a passion for helping companies grow.
 

Who is UpCity?

UpCity is a venture-backed startup based in Chicago’s River North neighborhood. We are a growing and passionate company helping businesses succeed in optimizing their digital presence. We offer a cost-effective marketplace for marketing agencies to drive free traffic from search engines, local sites and social media, and convert that traffic into revenue. This is UpCity’s growth engine for agencies who need inbound traffic, the Top Local Agency Marketplace.

We love what we do, and we love the impact we have already driven for our clients. We believe in empowering our employees to be the absolute best they can be, and we aren’t afraid to have a little fun in the process.

We’re funded by a great group of investors who care about our company and our team’s success. Also profitable.

Who is our ideal candidate?

  • You are passionate about advancing your sales career in a startup environment

  • You are self-motivated and require minimal direction to simply get things done

  • You learn quickly

  • You have superior communication skills and like working in a team environment

  • You love solving challenges and taking on new initiatives

  • You are a curious by nature and like to ask questions

  • You can quickly identify a quality prospect and log detailed information in Salesforce

  • You enjoy staying on top of industry news and trends


What you will deliver:

  • Drive sales growth by finding and engaging qualified prospects via phone and email

  • Set appointments for sales representatives

  • Connect with and quickly develop relationships with key contacts and prospects

  • Collaborate with marketing and sales on lead quality and conversion

  • Build a pipeline and execute on early stages of the sales process

  • Create and prioritize strategic target account lists

  • Achieve annual quotas of qualified opportunities and closed business

  • Work with sales force to implement prospecting strategies

  • Provide weekly accurate forecasts to the sales organization and executive management


What we can offer you:

  • Competitive salary and stock options in an early stage company with high growth potential

  • Benefits (Health, Dental, Vision, 401k)

  • Flexible PTO policy

  • Headquartered in River North neighborhood of Chicago

  • Unlimited coffee, snacks, and LaCroix (obviously)

  • An exciting and fast-paced environment where you can have a huge impact immediately

  • Amazing work environment with significant growth and advancement opportunities

  • A truly unique experience working with a fast growing startup

  • Backing from great investors who have a knack for investing in game changing tech companies in Chicago

 

What you need:

  • 1+ years inside sales experience, digital marketing a big plus

  • Willingness and desire to work in a startup environment

  • Experience being held to metrics a plus

  • Discipline to maintain high call volumes

  • Bachelor's degree from accredited college or university; Business degree preferred

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Please email your resume to Tom Johnson Email: [email protected] 

Once we receive your application, please know that every complete application will be carefully reviewed. If we see a potential fit you will receive an email from our Director of Inside Sales to schedule an initial phone call. From there expect a formal interview process where you will have the opportunity to explain your experience and show off your sales skills.
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Please email your resume to Tom Johnson Email: [email protected] 

Once we receive your application, please know that every complete application will be carefully reviewed. If we see a potential fit you will receive an email from our Director of Inside Sales to schedule an initial phone call. From there expect a formal interview process where you will have the opportunity to explain your experience and show off your sales skills.
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