Sales Development Representative (HIRED)
The Sales Development Representative role is the entry-level position within our International Management program. It is a business-to-business sales role which involves presenting the cutting-edge Meltwater services to prospective clients across North America.
Our clients are typically in the Public Relations, Communications or Marketing Departments and we work directly with decision makers in a very consultative fashion. Meltwater isn’t a service that is used by just one industry, so you will get exposure to companies and organizations of all shapes and sizes, helping you expand your business acumen all the time. You will be responsible for identifying new business opportunities and booking meetings and demos for some of Meltwater’s most successful people. This will help you learn the ropes of sales and get exposure to all parts of the buying process, which will hold you in good stead to move into a full cycle sales role very quickly.
In addition to training you to become a successful sales person, we pride ourselves in being able to develop fantastic Managers and our goal is to facilitate your professional growth, taking on more responsibilities once you are ready for them. We only promote from within and with offices in so many cities, the abilities to advance your career are unlimited.
What we are looking for:
To accommodate our rapid growth, we are looking for ambitious, driven professionals to join our team. The kind of person that is successful with Meltwater is hardworking, intelligent and well rounded. We are inspired by people who are self-motivated and hold themselves to a high standard, have a good sense of humor and a willingness to succeed.
Skills and requirements
• Strong academic results, 3.2 GPA and higher.
• Passion for consultative sales and business development.
• Sales experience (although not essential).
• Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
• Natural leadership qualities.
• International experience preferred (academic, personal or professional).
• Ambitious internship history.
What you can expect at Meltwater Charlotte:
Guided by our core values, Meltwater has a fundamental belief in people and the potential they possess. We are not afraid of investing in hidden talent and believe that in an environment where people are motivated and supported by their colleagues, individuals will discover their strengths.
The Meltwater Group offers an extremely ambitious career path with plenty of opportunities for personal and professional growth in a young and international environment. The company has recently received the ‘Great Place to Work’ award in several countries throughout the world and was awarded the Stevie Award for Corporate Social Responsibility in 2011 for its contribution society with the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology in Ghana, Africa.
• Interview timing is mid-to-late January
• Salary structure includes an attractive base salary + bonuses + uncapped commission. We also offer a comprehensive benefits package and 401(k) matching the day you start.