Sales Development Representative

Linux Academy - Keller, TX

Full-timeEstimated: $69,000 - $90,000 a year
Do you love learning the ins and outs of clients and really getting to the bottom of what they need? Do you enjoy building relationships and cultivating new leads to drive your goals forward? If this describes you, please read on!

Linux Academy is seeking a innovative Sales Development Representative to support our team and the thousands of students around the world who learn through us and our cloud technology. We are a leading online, learning platform that helps anyone learn skills related to a broad set of Cloud and Cloud-based technologies, such as AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, Linux, RedHat, DevOps, Containers, OpenStack and Big Data. We are the preferred provider of “Cloud” training to Individuals, government, corporate and academic organizations, and recognized for the quality of our content, both courses and hands-on labs, and consistently enabling technology professionals to realize the highest rates of success in preparing for, taking and passing a broad set of industry, certification exams.

We are looking for a Sales Development Representative to join our team to identify potential prospects and create qualified opportunities for our sales team. You will work with inbound leads that are generated by our marketing team, as well as perform outbound, prospecting activity via email and phone, using a variety of sales tools to assist your efforts. You will be part of a high-performing sales team that is built on accountability, transparency and collaboration. This is a position with great potential for growth for the right candidates.
Prospect relentlessly via email, calls and social selling to generate qualified opportunities for the sales team
Meet or exceed your quota for appointments and opportunity creation
Provide accurate forecasts to sales and executive management
Follow established sales processes and methodologies, and keeping up-to-date accurate records of activity
Develop and execute a strategic plan to meet your appointment and opportunity quota
Provide market feedback and insights to sales leadership
Collaborate with your colleagues
Demonstrate focus and resiliency
The ideal candidate
Has a Minimum 1 year of SDR or BDR experience
Is used to a SaaS or technically-oriented environment
Has strong interpersonal and communication skills
Has impeccable analytical and organizational skills
Is highly self-motivated and self-directed
Has the ability to work closely and collaborate with a senior management team
Can work in the US without Sponsorship
Can work in the main office located in Keller, TX
Is ok with periodic weekend or evening work which is expected but not frequent
It's a plus if
you have a BA/BS degree or equivalent

What's in it for you?
High compensation with great bonus opportunities
Four weeks of Paid Time Off
Relocation assistance when moving to the area
Mental Health coverage
Health, dental, vision, life insurance provided free to employee; discounted to spouse/family
Flexible schedule
401k with a strong (5%!) company match
Satisfaction of helping others grow and learn
Opportunity to work with a really exciting, fun team and roll out new projects
Compensation increases proportionate to new knowledge gained
We believe in the curiosity to learn, the vulnerability to try, the persistence to succeed, and the strength of community. If our mission speaks to you then apply now. Help us change the world by changing lives!