Business Development Representative (Amsterdam Based)

Palo Alto Networks® is the fastest-growing security company in history.  We offer the chance to be part of an important mission: to protect our way of life in the digital age by preventing successful cyberattacks. If you are a motivated, intelligent, creative then this job is for you. We are looking for a hard-working individual that wants to work in an international team covering multiple countries including the UK, Ireland and South Africa.

Day to day duties:

  • Marketing the company’s solutions and services via telephone with well-qualified prospects. 
  • Generating prospective customers through cold calling and lead qualification.
  • Qualify leads generated from Marketing programs and promotions using several tools like Outreach.io.
  • Directing qualified leads to field and/or inside sales team to close.  
  • Keep up-to-date knowledge of the industry as well as competitive posture of the company.
  • Maintain awareness in the targeted business community of the company and its products/services. 
  • Document all activities and customer interactions in Salesforce.com.
  • Work closely with sales team and marketing to develop regional call campaigns for the relevant market.
  • Collaborate with partner sales teams to develop additional lead and work closely with our distribution partners.
  • Be the face of Palo Alto Networks at several (third party) events including InfoSec, IP Expo, ZeroDay Con, Cyber Security Summit.
  • Attend a relevant amount of internal training sessions offered by experts in their areas
  • Work towards offering educational demonstrations to prospective customers.

 What we want from you:

  • This role is ideal for someone with 1-2 years’ sales experience
  • Enthusiastic
  • Articulate
  • Pro-active
  • Ability to understand technical concepts, enthusiasm for technology
  • Ambitious
  • Resilient
  • Candidate needs to be self-motivated and disciplined individual
  • Proactive individual eager to learn and develop themselves
  • Listening skills
  • A team player
  • Must have perfect communication skills in English

Learn more about Palo Alto Networks here and check out our fast facts


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