The Business Development Representative sells and books events via telephone and email correspondence. This role is heavily focused on outbound cold calling, with follow-up calls placed to inbound leads. The position requires a passion to promote childhood literacy, strong territory management skills along with high motivation levels, as well as a collaborative spirit and an upbeat and fun outlook. The Business Development Representativemay attend trade shows and conferences to promote Literati. Each Business Development Representative is responsible for individual monthly, seasonal and annual goals. The role will work within the identified capacity to book the appropriate events in the appropriate weeks. We're excited to be growing the business and the team, and with growth comes opportunities for advancement, not to mention you get to work with really great people.QualificationsWE'RE GOOD AT:
Bringing the fire. We are a startup, with all the fierce dedication and sparkling energy to accomplish great feats. Iron sharpens iron, and so we've refined our teams from only the strongest metals: open minds, bright ideas, and bold determination.YOU'RE GOOD AT:
YOU WILL NEED:
- Developing a territory plan and executing it
- Achieving established goals
- Verbal and written communication
- Collaborating with a team
- Competitive intelligence
YOUR DAY-TO-DAY WILL LOOK LIKE:
- 3+ years of account/territory management experience
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Proven experience in an outbound cold calling environment
We love to start our day with a daily team check-in, let's celebrate our successes and work through any challenges. Then we get down to the business - this is an ongoing outbound calling role. We wrap-up the same way we started, celebrating our successes, sharing customer feedback and challenges on the day. Together we will work to make our team and customer experience great.
We seek people with drive and a touch of alchemy-and if that sounds like you, you should join us. Even if your experience isn't a precise match for the role, grit, passion, and prowess will always win the day in our book. And if your career has taken you to some spectacular (or spectacularly strange places? We love a good story.Additional Information
At Literati, we value the power of reading for all: anyone who dreams, anyone who wonders, anyone of any age, from any background. We are dedicated to cultivating and preserving a culture of inclusion and connectedness that sees, reflects, welcomes, and celebrates the innovation and talent of a diverse array of people.