Built In
United We Tech.
Chicago, IL

Sales Development Representative

| Chicago, IL
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At Built In, the health, safety and well-being of our employees and of our communities is a top priority. Due to the effects of COVID-19, we have decided to manage our entire business remotely until further notice. HQ-based employees will temporarily work from home until it is safe to return to our office. As we continue to grow, we are excited to be hiring for all open roles and look forward to meeting with qualified candidates in a virtual setting. For anyone who joins our team (yay!), your onboarding experience will also be conducted virtually. Thank you for your interest in Built In and be safe! 
Hello, We’re Built In

Built In is on a mission to unite technology professionals with their purpose.  We do that through the power of content.  Today, over one million registered users and 4.5 million technology professionals use our platform every year to learn about innovative companies, new technologies and further their careers.

The caliber of audience we’ve cultivated means that over 1800 companies--from the hottest tech startups to Fortune 500 companies undergoing digital transformation-- trust us to share their employer brand story and fill the technology roles that drive their strategy.  

Because we can help employers find hard to recruit talent, our B2B side is thriving.  In addition our users are finding great jobs and advancing their careers and knowledge of the tech world with Built In. That means we are rapidly growing our product and technology footprint as we are committed to building the leading SaaS product for employer branding and talent activation.

With venture funding of $30M to date with a $22M Series C raise in 2019, we are poised to help technologists learn, grow and find their dream jobs--in their city, around the country or completely remote. If you are looking for an award-winning culture, have a desire to help people find purposeful work and want to be part of building best-in-class technology, Built In might fulfill your purpose.

We’re looking for a Sales Development Representative

We have aggressive growth plans and need a self-motivated and highly driven Sales superstar to join our team as a Sales Development Representative , located in our downtown Chicago office. In this role, you need to be comfortable navigating  external resources to identify large, target customers, qualify for a potential fit with our Built In Employer Branding & Recruitment solutions and open up new opportunities to expand business.

The goal is to cultivate relationships with prospective customers, develop qualified leads and build pipeline for the Account Executives. You will get the experience to work with our most senior account executives and  learn sales methodology from our most veteran sales leaders. This role provides the opportunity to grow within the organization.

How you’ll contribute
  • You will be responsible for all initial outbound prospecting to our potential customers
  • Leverage outbound lead channels such as cold calling, email and social media to qualify and set sales meetings for Account Executives
  • Prospect and identify new potential enterprise clients for Account Executives
  • Manage Account Executive pipeline to convert qualified calls into demo meetings
  • Learn and become an expert on Built In product offerings
  • Seek continued education through Sales Assembly, where you will have the opportunity to access training and development opportunities, and connect with other sales professionals in the B2B sales sector in Chicago
What you need
  • 0-2 years experience in Sales, Sales Development, Lead Generation, or Business Related Internship
  • Proven ability to cold call, cold email, and confidently execute creative prospecting techniques
  • Comfort using Salesforce.com, LinkedIn, and other pipeline management tools [plus, not required]
  • You are organized and diligent with follow through
  • You are relentless in pursuit of your goals, and resilient in the face of a challenge or ambiguity
  • You are motivated to develop your sales acumen and are passionate about accelerating your career within a Sales Team
What We Value

We’re revolutionizing tech recruitment. So we question everything, because the best answers sit just to the right of a question mark. That’s our heritage as a disruptive company — as a company whose future depends on our capacity to innovate with a sense of drive, purpose and urgency. If you join Built In, you will work from this set of values:

  • Be Inclusive, Always. We’re committed to a culture where all people are respected, have a say and can be their whole selves. We will uplift and advocate for one another. Always.
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  • Be Unreasonably Passionate. Our passion is borderline obsessive, and we’re ok with that. No one ever built anything great on a “meh.” We work with outsized passion to fulfill our mission.
  • Be Humble. You don’t have all the answers. Luckily, you don’t have to. Don’t worry about being right. Be humble instead.
  • Stay Curious. Curiosity is a springboard to the future. It can transform the wisp of an idea into a breakthrough. We ask “what if.” We work with wonder. It’s how we innovate.
  • Lead with Solutions. Question everything. But offer solutions as you do. Raise issues. But propose a few answers. For every hole you poke, offer a way to patch it up.
  • Own the Result. We have no time for blame or shame. When you stumble, own it, learn from it + get back to business.
  • Do More. Do more than your job description. Take initiative. Take charge. No job is beneath you, and no job is too big. Be a leader and do more — do whatever it takes.

Built In is an equal employment opportunity employer and values diversity.  Qualified candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, military or veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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  • Engineering
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  • Sales & Marketing
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    • PHPLanguages
    • TypeScriptLanguages
    • CircleCIFrameworks
    • JestFrameworks
    • PlaywrightFrameworks
    • SymfonyFrameworks
    • Vue.jsFrameworks
    • MemcachedDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • SnowflakeDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • MixpanelAnalytics
    • TableauAnalytics
    • FigmaDesign
    • IllustratorDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • ZeplinDesign
    • InDesignDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • Google DocsManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • DrupalCMS
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    • Chorus.AICRM
    • SalesforceCRM
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    • SendGridEmail
    • MarketoLead Gen
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What are Built In Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
We pay a really nice chunk of the cost of premiums for medical, dental, vision and disability.
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes work from home- work remotely on occasion as needed.
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Come in your sweatshirt, jeans, college jersey. We don't care. We focus on the quality of your work and your collegiality more than on your apparel.
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Built In has a fully stocked kitchen including unlimited snacks, coffee, cold brew on tap, tea and all of the flavored LaCroix you can handle.
Some Meals Provided
$10 towards lunch is provided Monday thru Thursday
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
We offer $500 annually for continuing education.
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available

Additional Perks + Benefits

We operate as a flat organization where everyone is responsible to self-manage and take ownership of their work. We are humble, hardworking, honest and fun. And we regularly debate office pets, take turns DJing and find time to celebrate our wins as a company.

An Insider's view of Built In

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Good vibes are a top priority around here. You'll hear music played from our playlist that the entire company co-builds, you'll see a movie streaming on TV and, if you catch us at lunch, you'll see the entire office sitting at our communal table. We work hard every day but we always make time to spend together.

Adam

VP, Growth

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Working at Built In is a digital marketer's dream (It is for me anyway). Each day I leverage relationships across the organization to solve complex problems with creative solutions, support our diverse team of content creators, and collaborate with data & analytics to find insights that will make Built In's online presence even more engaging.

Daniel

Digital Marketing Manager

How does the company support your career growth?

Success means more here. It not only is being noticed by my team but it positively impacts Built In’s overall results. Our team is made of strong individuals working together to build our revolutionary platform.

Samantha

Enterprise Account Executive

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

The new business team has a big impact on strategy, so it’s important to cultivate creativity and innovation. In our “Idea Friday" meetings, we share new ways to sell — and “anything goes.” The ideas can be great or totally unrealistic, because it’s about sparking creativity. The best part is that some of these ideas have shaped our strategy.

Emma

VP, Sales

What does your typical day look like?

My days start with a quick team sync in the morning. There are usually some calls scheduled with others to collaborate on the CI/CD pipelines or another project. My time is split between management work and implementation work. It’s so encouraging when everybody is willing to pair to sort out a problem or get on a quick call to provide context.

Sam

Lead Site Reliability Engineer

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