Business Development Associate

1 big thing:
Axios is a growth-stage startup dedicated to providing trustworthy content in an audience-first format. This year, we celebrated a major milestone, launching a SaaS product for corporate communications called Axios HQ. We are looking for a BDA to join our growing sales team taking Axios HQ to market. Read more about Axios HQ in the Wall Street Journal.

Why it Matters:
As our Business Development Associate, you will serve an integral role in securing, maintaining and growing the customer base for Axios’ new SaaS product with thoughtful outreach and exceptional service to potential clients. Working on a new and growing team, you’ll be identifying and developing new revenue opportunities and, ultimately, growing the revenue of this successful new product.

Go Deeper:
We are looking for an organized, proactive thinker to enthusiastically help generate and increase new business opportunities. This opportunity will allow you to work alongside our growing tech sales team and play a significant role in shaping new revenue opportunities and helping support topline technology sales growth.

The Details:
Ideal candidates will embody an entrepreneurial spirit, a passion for Axios’ mission and have the following skills:
• Proven customer or client service experience
• Experience managing sales pipelines including researching, prospecting new business leads, outbound outreach, and organizing inbound interest
• Detail-oriented with strong time management skills and an ability to prioritize effectively
• Strong project management skills and sales fundamentals
• Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
• Eager for and receptive to feedback
• Proficiency using CRM software to manage sales processes and pipelines

Compensation and benefits:
• Competitive salary
• Health insurance (100% paid for individuals, 75% for families)
• Primary caregiver 12-week paid leave
• 401K
• Generous vacation policy, plus company holidays
• Company equity
• Commuter and cell phone benefit
• A commitment to an open, inclusive, and diverse work culture
• Annual learning and development stipend
Additional pandemic-related benefits
• One mental health day per month
• $100 monthly work-from-home stipend
• Tele-mental health services
• OneMedical membership, including tele-health services
• Increased work flexibility for parents and caretakers
• Access to the Axios “Family Fund”, which was created to allow employees to request financial support when facing financial hardship or emergencies
• Classpass discounts
• Virtual company-sponsored social events