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Sales Development Representative

Company: Pliancy
Location: Boston
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Pliancy is seeking a Sales Development Representative to join the growing team at our Boston office.

  • We're building our sales team from scratch after 10 years as a company. Until now, we've only done referral-based sales-and we've still managed to grow over the last two years by 150%, with seven offices across the U.S. to date. We've been quietly building an arsenal of amazing, authentic client stories, testimonials, and references. We're already disrupting our industry. Now we're looking for someone to help us keep winning-on our people-focused terms-on a bigger, better playing field.
  • Our team is invested in working with clients who are the best fit for us. This role will report to Pliancy's Manager of Growth, being championed by the whole company, and have direct support from the Leadership Team. You'll have a tightly knit team of technical, marketing, and business professionals ready to support you with resources to tell the most compelling stories to the best potential clients. Sure, we have impressive technology, but that's not what you'd be selling. You're selling the team and people behind that technology/vision, and the conscientious support they provide their clients-real people at Life Sciences and Finance organizations who are solving important problems.
  • While not an IT role, we're looking for people who are interested in technology, data, and how they can be leveraged to solve problems for the clients we partner with. Someone who lights up when they talk about the potential of technology for human progress.
    About UsPliancy provides white-glove, high-touch IT consulting services to Life Sciences and Finance organizations. As a people-first company who invests in the long-term success of our employees, we're looking for creative thinkers who like to solve interesting problems. Anyone can sell solutions, right? We'd rather find the right solution for our clients by discovering their unique needs and applying them to the bigger picture. We challenge the status quo to innovate towards simplicity and sustainability - that's what sets us apart. That, and our Cloud Native-first approach, which is still rare among our legacy-solution-bound competitors. Whether streamlining a client's race to a cancer cure or securing the fine details of data integrity, we're driven to help people. Plenty of opportunity for out-of-the-box thinkers looking to grow their career.
    What's an average day like?You get to help us iterate on our sales strategy, schedule, and culture. The SDR will be instrumental in executing (both independently and collaboratively) on various key strategic projects to continue building out the Growth Department. Though this is a Sales Development role, your outbound sales efforts will be focused primarily on generating conversations and relationships with strategic referral channels (as opposed to traditional lead generation). You'll also be working closely with Pliancy's Manager of Growth selling exclusively to clients in the Life Science and Finance verticals. These clients are very friendly and enjoyable to work with. Once we're in, we're treated as one of their own, not as an outside individual. We're a fun, relaxed team that has a passion for technology and helping our clients through creative solutions. If you love a challenge, building relationships, and socializing with fellow team members, you'll love our culture. Early on you will be encouraged to visit the office to learn from and socialize with your technology peers, but as time passes office visits can become more of a social even
    Who are we looking for?You're an attentive, sociable person who loves working in a team environment. To you, clients are people, not sales to win-you educate, challenge constructively, and build relationships quickly-and as a by-product, you build trust. Few things make you feel better at the end of a workday than helping deliver amazing clients to your peers while working swiftly and efficiently toward a common goal. You look out for your people and they're grateful for your responsiveness. You enjoy solving problems through the clever use of emerging technologies, often pioneering the development of these tools.
    Responsibilities:
    • Be the world-class, front-line brand ambassador for most of the world's first human-to-human interaction with Pliancy
    • Leverage sales software to track and manage a lead through the sales cycle from start to finish
    • Collaborate on and occasionally lead key strategic project initiatives both on the Growth Team and cross-functionally across Pliancy
    • Perform discovery on inbound and outbound prospects to better inform the sales team during calls
    • Attend, and eventually lead, sales meetings with prospective clients
    • Prospect and develop sales appointments within Pliancy's target market
    • Creatively identify, research, and generate a pipeline of qualified target accounts through a combination of cold calling, email campaigns, and market sector knowledge/intelligence
    • Evangelize the Pliancy vision through emails, in-market events, and account-specific initiatives
    • Understand the account's needs and effectively communicate how Pliancy can solve their problems (with the help of the sales team)
      RequirementsShould Have
      • Soft skills (personality, relationship building, communication, stress management)
      • Incredible sense of pride and passion for what you do and a desire to help your teammates
      • Aptitude (ability to learn new technologies quickly)
      • Ability & willingness to properly document and create processes
      • Authorization to work in USA for any employer
        As of September 27, 2021, Pliancy requires all employees to show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination before being admitted to any of our physical offices.
        Nice to Have
        • Prior experience working with Capital Management (VC/PE/Hedge) or Life Sciences Firms
          Benefits
          • Generous salary, above-average pay ($65K-$80K dependent on experience)
          • "Cadillac" healthcare: Anthem Blue Cross Gold Plan (Premiums 100% covered for employees, 50% for dependents)
          • Medical HRA: Company-funded reimbursement account to help cover copays, deductibles, and coinsurance
          • Dental and vision coverage
          • 401K + 6% company matching (available from your first day)
          • Unlimited vacation policy
          • Paid leave for new parents
          • Wellness reimbursement up to $100 per month
          • Cell phone reimbursement
          • Home internet reimbursement
          • Commuter benefits
          • Flexible remote/in-office time
            Why us?
            • High-profile clients / unique challenges / best-in-class hardware & technologies
            • Competent and fun co-workers who take teamwork seriously
            • Strong career growth opportunity
            • Rapid company growth 75% year over year for the last three years
            • Flexible schedule for those who are organized self-starters and are good at self-management
            • Great culture of working with talented people; we really do treat our people as family #zr

Keywords: Pliancy, Boston , Sales Development Representative, Sales , Boston, Massachusetts

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