Business Development Representative (BDR)

Our client is a global leader and innovator in language and content management technology and services.

The client company enables organizations to create meaningful digital journeys and form important emotional connections with their global customers by powering the creation, translation, and delivery of personalized content to make understanding possible.

The company maintains a dynamic, collaborative and globally diverse team, working together to completely transform how the world communicates and connects with one another through content.

If you like making an impact, helping others, taking a fresh look at processes, and furthering an open and innovative culture – we should talk!

What is the role?

  • The Business Development function is staffed by committed, customer-driven individuals. The successful applicant will be faced with almost unlimited scope for career progression within the company.
  • The successful candidate will prospect and produce qualified leads through aggressive outbound calling to decision makers and executives in target organizations. Leads will be generated through marketing programs, purchased lists, individual research and leads from conferences.
  • The Business Development Representative will follow up on campaigns, cold call targets / existing client base, identify contacts and determine buyers and decision-making influencers. The successful candidate must be confident in providing our message, value, and generating interest in our solutions.


  • Identify and gather new clients
  • Build a strong, long term pipeline
  • Deliver revenue growth goals established in conjunction with executive and divisional management
  • Follow up on pipelines for business expansion
  • Foster strong client and internal relationships
  • Build trusting, collaborative relationships with clients of all levels
  • Include relevant representatives in appropriate client meetings
  • Provide appropriate management updates and solicit feedback and direction when appropriate
  • Secure onsite presentation opportunities with high level (C level) clients


  • University or Bachelor’s degree
  • 1 – 2 years of inside sales / phone sales experience; preferably in the high-tech industry
  • Proven track record of meeting regional sales targets
  • Ability to communicate software solutions and ideas at a high level
  • Ability to cold call into an organization and identify key decision makers
  • Self-motivated and able to appropriately set and pursue own goals in support of the organization’s goals
  • Skilled communicator with an engaging phone presence
  • Excels in questioning and listening to determine the prospect’s need
  • Ability to generate well written correspondence to targeted customers
  • Focused, polite and persistent
  • Working knowledge of Salesforce preferred, but not required

Client offers a starting base salary of $45k- $50k, plus a full and comprehensive benefits plan.

Interested candidates should reply with resume and letter of introduction (required) for immediate and confidential consideration.

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Position: Business Development Representative (BDR)

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Employment Type
Job Location
Chicago, IL, 60602
Base Salary
$ 45,000.00 - $ 50,000.00
Date posted
April 17, 2019
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