Business Development Representative - Information Technology Solutions
This is a fully remote position that may be located anywhere in India or Southeast Asia.
Percona is experiencing significant growth and we are adding to our sales team! The Business Development Rep (BDR) generates qualified prospects for our Sales team within the Asia-Pacific region. We are looking for a tenacious hunter who never gives up! The BDR will spend significant time on the phone following up on leads generated from marketing programs as well as independent prospecting.
What You WIll Do
- Create awareness and interest in Percona solutions as a value add solution with prospects
- Identify and communicate with appropriate key decision makers within prospective clients
- Produce high-quality phone calls and emails that will result in meeting/exceeding monthly goals
- Nurture and manage leads until they are qualified as sales-ready
- Generate additional referrals by leveraging all contacts and utilizing the database to identify key targets
- Document all activity in our CRM system to support sales and management teams, validate activity and lead qualification reports, and provide the sales team with clear details on the prospect’s needs to ensure high-quality transition
- Proactively set up sales appointments for further qualification discussions
- Highly motivated individual - you are driven to succeed
- Highly developed level of maturity, self-assurance, personal and professional integrity and an underlying commitment to make things happen
- Prepared to listen, learn and develop your sales skills
Your Experience, Skills and Abilities
- 2+ years information technology sales experience
- Experience conducting business and building relationships via phone and email
- Superior communication and interpersonal skills
- Experience successfully managing multiple priorities simultaneously, maintaining a high-volume pace with the ability to quickly adjust during prospect conversations
- Highly motivated and creative to successfully reach prospects and create conversations
- Ability to document all activity in our CRM system with a high degree of accuracy
- Professional persistence & ability to “think on your feet” and make a compelling introduction
- Working knowledge of Google Apps, Salesforce and other related technology
- Ability to work remotely full-time
- Ability to work across multiple time zones within the APAC region
Percona is a respected thought leader in the open source community. We provide services and software for MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL and Maria DB to open source users globally.
Percona is remote-first and globally dispersed; we have 250 people in almost 40 countries. We offer a collaborative, highly-engaged culture where your ideas are welcome and your voice is heard. The growth and development of our staff is a top priority; we provide funding for training, certifications, conferences and more.
Discover what it means to work with some of the smartest people in the industry, who also know how to have fun and are always willing to lend a helping hand. We offer flexible hours, the ability to work remotely and the amazing experience of working with a multinational team of experts.