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Sales Development Representative - Inbound or Outbound



Sales & Business Development
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024
Company Description

LinkedIn is the world's largest professional network, built to create economic opportunity for every member of the global workforce. Our products help people make powerful connections, discover exciting opportunities, build necessary skills, and gain valuable insights every day. We're also committed to providing transformational opportunities for our own employees by investing in their growth. We aspire to create a culture that's built on trust, care, inclusion, and fun - where everyone can succeed.

Join us to transform the way the world works.

Job Description

At LinkedIn, we trust each other to do our best work where it works best for us and our teams. This role offers a hybrid work option, meaning you can both work from home and commute to a LinkedIn office, depending on what’s best for you and when it is important for your team to be together.

As a Sales Development Representative, you will assist in generating new business opportunities by qualifying inbound leads and/or driving various outbound campaigns and creating the pipeline for the growing business in the region. Sales Development roles exist to service our Talent Solutions and Sales Solutions businesses.

LinkedIn's Talent Solutions (talent.linkedin.com) helps our customers attract, hire and develop the best talent through a suite of innovative product offerings and solutions. With access to over 1 billion professionals and real-time data, talent professionals can find and hire the right people to grow their organizations and make them thrive. Furthermore, our modern, online learning platform teaches in-demand skills that can benefit all employees.

LinkedIn’s Sales Solutions (business.linkedin.com/sales-solutions) provides a sales intelligence platform powered by AI that enables sales professionals to build and maintain relationships with their buyers at scale.

The candidate's experiences and interests, along with the number of active openings in the business lines will determine which role is available.

What You'll Do:

  • Qualify and develop inbound and/or outbound sales leads
  • Run campaigns to generate new sales prospects
  • Complete accurate tracking of communication with current and potential customers in our CRM tool
  • Work with the Account Executive team to design industry-specific outbound efforts and define the best strategy to approach new leads
  • Schedule demonstrations between account executives and potential customers
  • Use the best social selling techniques to identify sales leads and be able to prospect into them
  • Manage a high volume of calls with decision makers to identify the "pain" which could be addressed by LinkedIn's business solutions
  • Responsible for the majority of the Account Executive pipeline


Basic Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate university degree and 1+ year in a metrics-driven sales or client facing role
  • If not undergraduate university degree, 3+ years of experience in a metric-driven or client facing role

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with Salesforce.com, Dynamics or other CRM platforms
  • Expert knowledge of MS Office (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel)
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational and telephone skills
  • Ability to effectively manage time, prioritize tasks and work within deadlines with little supervision
  • Ability to analyze business opportunities and read situations well
  • Ability to gather and use data to inform decision making and persuade others
  • Ability to develop compelling strategies that deliver results with a strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, startup environment

Suggested Skills

  • Communication
  • Collaboration
  • Planning
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Growth Mindset

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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Global Data Privacy Notice for Job Candidates
This document provides transparency around the way in which LinkedIn handles personal data of employees and job applicants: https://lnkd.in/GlobalDataPrivacyNotice