Account Development Manager

Company Description

Founded in 2004 and trusted by Fortune 500 companies, Pluralsight is the technology learning platform organizations and individuals in 150+ countries count on to innovate faster and create progress for the world.


Working at Pluralsight

At Pluralsight, we believe everyone should have the opportunity to create progress through technology. That everyone should have access to the skills of tomorrow. That technology can make the world a better place. Through the work we do everyday, we empower the people who power our world.


And we don’t let fear, egos or drama distract us from our mission. We’re adults, and we treat each other that way. We have the autonomy to do our jobs, transparency to eliminate office politics and trust each other to do the right thing. We thrive in an environment with creativity around every corner, challenges that keep us on our toes, and peers who inspire us to be the best we can be. We bring different viewpoints, backgrounds and experiences, and united by our mission, we are one.





Job Description

What you’ll own:

  • Follow-up and develop new business opportunities within all market segments

  • Qualify and transition opportunities to Account Manager

  • Outbound prospecting to companies via cold calling and email

  • Follow up on inbound leads, campaign inquiries and provide detailed feedback on the success of each campaign to the digital and field marketing groups

  • Trade show pre and post support, in effort to prospect and follow-up on all captured leads

  • Leverage your teammates (Sales Management and Account Managers) to develop targeted lists, call strategies, and messaging to drive opportunities in regional areas

  • Research target accounts, identify key players, generate interest and develop accounts to stimulate opportunity

  • Manage, track, and report on all activities and results using Salesforce.com

  • Learn and maintain in-depth knowledge of the Pluralsight platform

  • Capture Industry Trends and competitive Intelligence in the CRM system

  • Identify and profile customers in a natural, conversational way.(i.e., address, fax number, e-mail address)



Qualifications

Who you are:

  • A self-starter with a track record of successful, credible lead follow-up and ideally sales development at multiple executive levels within an organization within B2B sales

  • Positive and energetic phone skills, excellent listening skills, strong written skills

  • Proven track record achieving measurable inside sales goals in an automated sales environment where accurate entry and management of lead data in a CRM system is required

  • Ability to work in a high energy sales team environment and is a team player

  • Ability to effectively communicate with senior level decision makers required, both verbal and written

Experience you’ll need:

  • Ideally educated to Bachelor's level, minimum High School Diploma/GED

  • At least one year experience in Sales Development

  • Experience with lead generation, Sales, and/or Marketing

  • Ideally minimum of 2 yrs' solutions orientated selling within B2B

  • Ideally high volume contact/campaign sales experience

  • Excellent presentation skills

  • Proficient in the use of databases ideally experience of using CRM's, namely Salesforce.com.  Strongly demonstrates confidence in using LinkedIn as an effective sales tool






Additional Information


Be Yourself. Pluralsight is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.



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