Business Development Representative at Sojern
Omaha, NE, US

Want to join a company on the cutting edge of technology and travel? Want to be part of a fantastic and fun company that’s revolutionizing the online travel advertising space?

Built on a decade of expertise analyzing the complete traveler path to purchase, Sojern drives travelers from dream to destination. The company delivered $13B in bookings for its clients to date by activating multi-channel branding and performance solutions on the Sojern Traveler Platform.

Recognized on the Top Company Cultures list by Entrepreneur Magazine, Sojern is headquartered in San Francisco, with teams based in Dubai, Dublin, Hong Kong, London, Mexico City, New York, Omaha, Paris, Singapore, Sydney, and Istanbul.

 

The Role:

You are a driven, self-motivated, and hungry to learn individual, who is looking to build a career in digital advertising.  As a BDR, you will be a key player in supporting and streamlining our pre-sales operations. Your primary focus in this role will be to support Sales Account Executives (AEs) by top-of-the-funnel prospecting via email efforts, market research, and prospective gifting initiatives. Additionally, you will  be responsible for managing data entry in the Salesforce system & executing several key initiatives in collaboration with other departments. You will have the opportunity to work with multiple departments including Sales, Account Management, and Marketing.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain weekly meeting with regional AEs to manage pipeline opportunities

  • Maintain existing sales reports and proactively drive ad hoc reporting aimed at process optimization & sales growth

  • Work as a team with your assigned sales leaders in all efforts that push the business forward

  • Collaborate with sales ops team to creatively prospect new clients via emails, gifts, and strategic marketing blitzes in high-potential cities

  • Support Sales team in creating innovative prospective material by gathering information and providing input on content, presentation layout, and format

  • Learn, comprehend and communicate the sales cycle

  • Proficiently utilize Salesforce with Sojern’s architecture and guidelines

  • Develop internal relationships with stakeholders such as Sales AEs, Ad Ops, Account Managers (AMs), and Marketing

  • Own Salesforce data entry for Leads, Contacts, and Opportunities of the assigned Sales AEs’ Opportunities

 

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferred in business, marketing, or a related field)

  • Goal-oriented, passionate, high-energy professional with a “no excuses” attitude

  • Self-motivated, willing to learn new technologies and able to work independently & cross-functionally

  • Must have strong written & verbal communication skills as this is a client facing position

  • Must be comfortable and competent in communications to veteran sales representatives and executives both internally & externally 

  • Possesses the drive to participate and succeed in the growth of an extremely fast-paced, exciting company

  • Hands-on experience using Salesforce.com is a plus

  • Digital Marketing experience a plus

 

Perks:

  • Opportunities: Be part of a growing team with training and support to help you grow

  • Ownership: Lead creative and challenging projects

  • Give Back: We give 40 hours a year to volunteer and organize office volunteer programs with local organizations

  • Culture: Strong core business values, focus on teamwork, vibrant, social and fun environment

  • Snacks: Variety of snacks in the office

  • Meals: Monthly catered lunches & happy hours

  • Competitive Localized Benefits

  • IATA Travel Discount

  • Time Off: Flexible vacation days

 

At Sojern, we value diversity and always treat all employees and job applicants based on merit, qualifications, competence, and talent. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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