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Aug 28, 2017 | San Francisco

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Sales Development Representative (Kinetica)

Kinetica is looking for high-energy, driven professionals with sound business acumen, strong technical aptitude, and natural sales instincts to join our Sales Development organization. The successful candidate will gain experience interacting with clients of all levels, in a variety of industries and across a broad geographical area. Ideal candidates should be eager to advance through a clearly defined learning and earning path. Kinetica offers a fast-paced, innovative environment where you will be provided the tools, resources and outstanding leadership to succeed and take your career to the next level.

Job Description:

At Kinetica, the Sales Development Representative is the tip of the spear in the Sales process. SDRs work together in a close team, to include the following activities:

  • Generate net-new business opportunities to build our sales pipeline Prospect directly into Fortune 500 companies nationwide via cold-calls, email, LinkedIn campaigns and other methods.
  • Work closely with Account Executives to develop successful prospecting strategies
  • Maintain flawless data management and hygiene within Salesforce.com
  • Maintain active engagement with new and existing leads through creative follow-up communications.
  • Create new processes and refine existing processes through innovative thinking
  • Carve out space in nascent markets and create demand for disruptive technology


Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Strong desire to be in technology sales
  • At least 1 year of inside sales experience
  • Experience being held to metrics
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • High energy and positive attitude
  • Ability to take initiative
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited University
  • 1-2 Years of post-collegiate corporate experience (Software sales is a plus).

Additional Information: Because we believe our employees are our most valuable asset, Kinetica offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including:

Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance, Flexible Spending Account, Commuter Benefits, Life Insurance, Short-term Disability, Long-term Disability, Solid Base Salary + Commission, 3 Weeks Vacation plus Holidays, Fidelity 401K plan with a 50% match

Kinetica is an Equal Opportunity Employer – All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


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