Sales Development Representative

The world of higher education is experiencing extraordinary growth, as it prepares to absorb 100m new students by 2025. With the introduction of online courses, and the emergence of viable new alternatives to traditional higher ed, students are confronted with a more diverse & international range of post-secondary opportunities than ever before.

Traditional approaches to university preparation & careers guidance must adapt to meet the evolving needs of today’s students, preparing for tomorrow’s world. Operating in secondary schools in 40 countries, BridgeU’s platform leverages data about courses and universities from around the world, and combines intelligent tools with streamlined administration to empower schools to provide a premium, modern, careers-guidance service to their students. Declared one of the most innovative EdTech Startups in Europe (by EdTech Europe), BridgeU has raised £2.2m in venture capital from Octopus Investments, Seedcamp, Fresco Capital & Deborah Quazzo. They are soon to complete on Series A funding which will ensure massive growth with in the business.

The Role:

As an SDR, you will research and identify target customers within our market and ideal customer profile. You will create targeted, personalised, outbound campaigns to reach new prospects, and will manage inbound leads as the first point of contact. The most important measure of success will be qualified meetings booked.

We’re looking for someone who is not phone-shy, takes ownership of their targets and finds inventive ways to contribute to growing the business. We want someone who is not afraid to try it all, to work with a highly diverse and international list of prospective customers, and who learns fast what works and what doesn’t.

Responsibilities:

You'll be joining a smart, ambitious team, in an exciting, fast-growth environment. You will be an early hire into the Sales team and will have the opportunity to work closely with our product team, and influence how we continue to develop this part of our organisation.

Role requirements:

Essential:

  • You have a young entrepreneurial mind and a desire to join a dynamic company
  • You are energetic, hungry to learn, and keen to try new things
  • You have a good degree from a good university
  • You are a hard worker who is not afraid to get their hands dirty
  • You are an organiser by nature and can easily prioritise and manage your daily activities

Desired:

  • Sales experience

Training and Development:

There is training given by experienced members of the team and a great progression structure, but your development relies on you. If you work hard and really succeed, you could be a leader of the business.

Duration: Permanent
Location: Angel
Salary: £20-£28K
Start Date: ASAP

Instant Impact’s Recruitment Process:

  1. Upon application, your CV will be reviewed by one of our consultants.
  2. If your profile fits the criteria stated above, we'll be in touch to discuss your background and to disclose company information. We like to meet all our candidates face to face, at our London Bridge offices or over Skype!
  3. If this role is a great match for you, we'll arrange a first stage client interview on your behalf, and advise you throughout the client interview process.

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