Business Development Specialist / Sales Representative 8/16/2016

Plexuss Walnut Creek, CA

Company
Plexuss
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
28779570
AJE Ref #
575897333
Location
Walnut Creek, CA
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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As an Business Development Specialist, your primary role is to work with the VP of College Outreach to add colleges and universities in the Plexuss Platform. This role is a great opportunity for a junior sales person to learn sales and business development at the fastest growing EdTech start-up in the San Francisco Bay Area.

RESPONSIBILITIES

* Proactively contact target prospects via phone, email, and social networking. Log sales activity into Salesforce CRM
* Respond instantly to inbound leads
* Build rapport with prospects through a consultative solution sales approach
* Maintain a solid understanding of our solutions, competitors and industry trends
* Meet or exceed monthly activity goals for appointments set and adding universities within your territory

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

* Ability to identify opportunity qualifications and effectively manage objections to a positive resolution
* Experience using Salesforce CRM
* Team player with ability to work in a high-energy start-up environment
* Excellent organizational and time management skills
* Professional, energetic and positive attitude
* Self-starter and hardworking
* Ability to travel

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

* 4YearDegree (Bachelor's or Equivalent)
* Ability to write succinct, crisp emails and a great phone manner