Job Responsibilities : Remote Sales Development Representative (Entry Level/Hiring ASAP)
Salary : Competitive Salary
Company : Blinkist
We offer the best selection of non-fiction knowledge in bite-sized, digestible formats. Our catalogue gives access to key insights from 5,000+ nonfiction books, original podcasts and author-driven content across 27 categories.
Blinkist exists to spark understanding.✨ We’re helping people enrich their minds with powerful ideas, and turn ordinary moments into extraordinary learning opportunities—anytime, anywhere.
About The Role
Our Blinkist for Business team is responsible for finding, growing, and engaging organizations that are in need of modern, whole-person focused learning. In this rapidly changing business landscape, employers must think differently about how they support their employees. Employees today seek and expect ongoing learning and development opportunities, and empowerment over their development paths. Fueled by Blinkist’s unique and powerful content, we are able to deliver on-demand relevant content to help organizations empower employees at their point of need.
As the first step in our outbound sales process, we are looking for a highly motivated Remote SDR to join our growing B2B team and work closely with our Account Executives in the US market.
Check out the interview process for this position here.
What You Will Do
Understand and convey the Blinkist Business mission, value proposition, and product
Execute structured multi-channel (call, email, Linkedin, Texting) outreach cadence daily, very high volume (100 different touch points daily)
Proactively reach out to and follow up with prospects on LinkedIn and schedule meetings for the Account Executive to further assess a prospect’s business and potential for partnership with Blinkist Business
Work closely and collaboratively with your team to develop and implement creative prospecting strategies
Manage and track your activities and results using Salesforce
Be prepared to roll up your sleeves and get done whatever needs to be done. You’re very comfortable on the phone.
Be a real team player who wants to learn and contribute
Maximize your own personal development through 1 to 1 coaching sessions with your manager and your wider team
What You Need To Have
Desire for Ownership: You have the ability to take over full ownership of sales lead campaigns and outreach activities by working independently.
Hands-on mentality: You are proactive and conscientious in following up with prospects and leads to ensure high activity and excellent prospect experience, which translates into high outcome.
Highly organized way of working: You are self-organized and structured and enjoy working autonomously. There are no elaborate processes yet, allowing you to contribute your ideas and involvement.
Collaborative communicator: You are comfortable in an extremely fast-paced environment and are able to involve the relevant stakeholders when needed.
Education: Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Experience: up to 1 year in Sales and/or marketing experience is preferred.
Our unique culture of empowerment, mutual respect, and transparency has always been our defining characteristic. We support each other and carve out opportunities for every individual to develop and grow. We strongly believe that diversity powers innovation, thus we celebrate and support our differences, providing equal opportunities for employment and career growth. We embrace a flexible, remote-friendly way of working that supports different needs and lifestyles.
🌟 We are proud to have been selected by LinkedIn as one of the Top 25 Startups in Germany. Glassdoor and Kununu ratings put us amongst Berlin’s top three employers.
These are some of our most valued benefits:
20 vacation days + local public holidays in your place of work
Virtual stock options plan
Quarterly days of learning and wellbeing
An extra day off for you birthday
Unlimited home-office with a monthly workspace allowance
Learning & development budget
Coaching budget for minorities and mothers returning from their leave
Physical and mental health support through various partners
If we’ve captured your interest and you want to take part in changing the world through the power of ideas – apply now and tell us what got you excited about this opportunity.
We look forward to hearing from you! ☀️
🔎 Research shows that while men apply to jobs when they meet an average of 60% of the criteria, women and other marginalised folks tend to only apply when they check every box. If you think you have what it takes, even if you don’t meet every single point on the job description, please still get in touch. We’d love to have a chat and see if you could be a great fit.