Business Development Associate

  • Sales
  • St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Business Development Associate

Job description

We’re creating the future of work right here in St. Louis - and we need a Business Development Associate to drive Capacity forward. Sound like you? Read on.


The Role:

We are seeking a Business Development Associate to join our growing team! Our newest team member will be expected to rapidly generate leads for our sales funnel. If you are a self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced and energetic work environment, keep reading.


You Are:

  • Motivated first and foremost by doing great work
  • A self starter with strong work ethic and ability to think critically
  • Not “salesy” but appropriately persistent
  • Fascinated by people and intellectually curious
  • Energized to join a startup and build something great
  • Organized and efficient
  • Positive and pragmatic
  • Transparent, honest and willing to hold yourself accountable
  • An active team player who looks for ways to contribute beyond just a narrow set of swim lanes

Requirements

Responsibilities:

  • Generate qualified sales leads through inbound lead triage and outbound lead generation
  • Perform research to identify ideal prospects
  • Leverage various outbound selling techniques including cold calls, automated email sequences, and targeted account and persona based emails
  • Secure prospect meetings and work with Sales Reps to initiate Sales Opportunities;
  • Continually track effectiveness of, and optimize campaigns
  • Consistently achieve goals tied to key performance metrics including outbound activity, Sales Qualified Leads, and Sales Accepted Leads
  • Give effective overview of Capacity’s value prop and product capabilities in context of prospects business needs
  • Work with Sales and Marketing colleagues to refine messaging


You Have:

  • A proactive mindset and strong desire to succeed in whatever you do
  • A personality big on empathy and low on ego
  • Curiosity about both the big picture and the details
  • Ability to be flexible in job responsibilities
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Proven track record of consistently exceeding objectives
  • Strong communication skills and ability to collaborate
  • Passion for working in a startup, not a 9-5 job


Extra Awesome:

  • Experience working with Salesforce Lightning CRM and Outreach sales engagement platform
  • Experience working on a sales team in an outbound role


We have:

  • Employer-paid health care
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Stock options
  • 401K
  • Short term disability
  • Casual and diverse workplace
  • Free snacks at the office
  • Respect for each other and our clients


To land this gig, come prepared to demonstrate your initiative, intuition and results from whatever you’ve been working on in the past. Tell us what makes you tick. Show us what you’ve been up to and we will do the same!