Sales Development Representative

Employer
K12 Inc.
Location
Oklahoma City, OK, United States
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 02, 2019
Ref
19-1052
Requisition Number 19-1052
Title Sales Development Representative
City Oklahoma
City State OK

Description
Sales Development Representative 2
What We Do:

For more than a decade, Fuel Education has provided innovative digital curriculum, technology, instruction, and support to help school districts create world-class online and blended learning programs that address their unique needs. Today, thousands of schools across the country are using our digital tools and curriculum to engage students-from high-risk, struggling students to the most advanced learners-and personalize learning to drive stronger student and district outcomes

About our Team:

Our team thrives on passion and purpose. We are comprised of motivated, collaborative, resilient, and supportive team members who believe in the power of online education, our products, and our services. Together, we strive to add value and meet the needs of school districts, teachers, and students across the nation. We look forward to celebrating individual and team successes as we roll out new strategies and creative initiatives to grow our business and adapt to our customers' needs.

The Sales Development Representative 2 (SDR) is part of the inside sales team and focuses on outbound prospecting and working with inbound marketing leads through high velo
city calling and email strategies. With a focus on leading discovery calls for all leads from marketing, they will be at the front line of new business and growth opportunities for our sales team. He/she will establish contact the lead, gather and document qualifying information and customer needs, and create an appointment for the assigned territory owner to advance the sale. The Sales Development Representative may occasionally be asked to participate in specific call campaigns as well.

This position requires strong communication and listening skills and the ability to identify and respond to customer needs with successful virtual sales campaigns. This position also requires exceptional time management skills and the ability to manage dozens of different leads through multiple campaigns, while managing a multi-touch campaign outreach cadence within certain timeframes.

No Supervisory Responsibilities

Compensation: Base + Commission (Variable Compensation Plan)
AS Sales Development Representative 2
Title, YOU WILL..
  • Becomes well versed with Fuel Education products, solutions and services which will aid in identifying ways for Fuel Education to meet the needs of all stakeholders (teachers, administrators, and students)
  • Becomes familiar with the purchasing cycles as they relate to districts,
    Title 1, and other federal funding guidelines
  • Plans and organizes area coverage and lead generation campaigns, which includes cold/warm calling and referral-based prospecting
  • Consult with customers to identify their needs and align them with solutions and services
  • Develop and manage lead generation activities including but not limited to email campaigns and outbound calling for assigned lead territory
  • Manage inbound calls and emails from our Fuel Education website as well as other outbound lead management efforts
  • Conduct prompt follow-up on leads from activities including but not limited to trade shows, and marketing activities
  • Manage prospecting status, data integrity, and forecasting in Salesforce.com
  • Achieving, and exceeding weekly/monthly metrics (appointments, qualified leads, new contacts, etc.)
  • Responds to inbound customer interest and develops these accounts to create opportunities
  • Responds to coaching by applying recommended approaches, suggestions and exercising resilience


Get to know FuelEd!

  • Learn more about FuelEd!
  • Behind the Scenes
  • A Day in the Life
Requirements
Minimum Required Qualifications
  • High School Diploma
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • 1-3 years inside sales or sales development experience or
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience
OTHER REQUIRED SKILLS, & ABILITIES:
  • Process oriented in lead management
  • Familiarity with sales processes
  • Coachable, adaptable and responsive to guidance
  • Proficient in using technology to perform work
  • Strong verbal, phone sales, written communication and listening skills
  • Proven ability to prioritize tasks and make informed decisions with emphasis on getting results
  • Self-starter, results-oriented, and persuasive
  • Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio, etc.); Web proficiency.
  • Ability to travel 10-20% of the time
  • Ability to pass required background check
Desired Qualifications:
  • Ed-Tech experience
  • Experience with Salesforce and LinkedIn

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The noise level in the office is usually moderate (computers, printers, light foot traffic).
    The above job is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor. All employment is "at-will" as governed by the law of the State where the employee works. It is further understood that the "at-will" nature of employment is one aspect of employment that cannot be changed except in writing and signed by an authorized officer.
  • WHO ARE WE?

    • About us
    • K12 Produces Results
    • Kudos and Honors
    • thinkTANK12
    • Limitless Learning

    K12 is a Federal Contractor, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
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