Sales Development Representative (m/w/d)

Marketing Eschborn (Taunus), Germany

About Liferay
    
Liferay is a uniquely profitable B2B enterprise software company with 1,200+ fiery-eyed employees all across Europe, the Americas, the Middle East, Asia, and Africa. As a renowned provider of enterprise open source technologies, we have been recognized by Gartner for empowering businesses around the world to solve complex digital challenges.  Liferay DXP Saas  is an all-in-one solution that unites our Liferay DXP and cloud platform capabilities with built-in analytics and B2B commerce functionality, reducing the time to market and allowing for accelerated innovation - serving notable customers across the globe such as Airbus, US Bank, Honda, and Desjardins.
    
But we don’t just make awesome software, we are also fueled by a greater-than-profit vision. By building a vibrant business, making technology useful, and investing in communities, we make it possible for people to reach their full potential to serve others. We give our employees five days off to volunteer at charities they’re excited about, and Liferay donates 10% of our profits to charities around the world. Oh, we’re also self-funded which gives us the freedom to work on whatever we think brings the most value to customers and communities in the long run!    
     
About You and this Role
    
Sales Development Representatives (SDR) objective is to generate opportunities through inbound and outbound communication. They will be researching and identifying prospects from target accounts and following up to inbound inquiries while attempting to connect with them via email sequences, tele-prospecting, and social outreach. Once a connection is made, they will be focusing on qualifying and converting leads to opportunity as quickly as possible.     
They will contribute to building sales, brand awareness and revenue by gaining the customers initial interest and qualify leads for our Sales Executives.    
  
Job Responsibilities
  • Creating and raising Liferay brand awareness across the target markets : core market is DACH region  ( Germany,  Austria, Switzerland) , the Nordics and CEE regions.    
  • Partner with Account Executives to help businesses understand the value of Liferay through a targeted outbound prospecting approach.    
  • Identifying new business opportunities through a range of marketing activities such as events, social media campaigns, trade shows sponsorships, etc. Support marketing team to maximize ROI.    
  • Proactively contacting potential clients to drive awareness, educate and inform potential customers on our product offerings relevant to their needs. Building a sales lead pipeline to support  sales executives.    
  • Collaborating with Sales and Marketing on the continued improvements of lead quality and conversion to opportunity.    
  • Conduct high-level conversations with Senior ‘C’ level Executives in prospect client opportunities.    
  • Become knowledgeable of our software products    
  • Helping to design, develop and execute on Liferay’s outbound work program.    
  • Achieve monthly/quarterly targets of defined activities and lead generations to our Sales funnel.    
  • Learn and use sales processes to maintain your sales standards at the highest level    
  • Support with scheduling sales leads appointments.    
  • Any duties required as the role evolves.

 

Skill Preferences    

  • One or more years of experience in a similar role with a track record of exceeding targets.
  • Fluency in German and English is essential. Additional languages are desirable
  • Drive and self-motivation to succeed and win in this dynamic new business environment.
  • A background within a high volume (sales/targets/activity) sales environment is desirable.
  • Ability to successfully work in a target/results driven environment.
  • Strong prospecting methodology for inbound and outbound outreach.
  • Attention to detail and maintaining accurate information in a database in a timely manner is essential.
  • Excellent communication skills and to adapt to target audience personas (essential).
  • Experience within the industry is highly advantageous although not essential.
  • Experience using several platforms to research and aggregate information on prospective prospects (e.g. Salesforce, Salesloft, Sales Navigator ) is highly advantageous although not essential.
    
What We Offer
  • Hybrid work environment    
  • A dynamic, multicultural and friendly workplace.    
  • Salary package w/ competitive benefits according to qualifications and experience    
  • A generous monthly home-office allowance and regular team events  
  • Opportunities to take responsibility, grow professionally, and Stay Nerdy    
  • A positive and collaborative work culture    
  • Check out what employees say about us on Glassdoor     
  • Working at a leading open-source company    
 
Equal Opportunities Employer - Statement
    
Liferay is committed to the equal treatment of all candidates, customers and employees and to fostering a culture of dignity at work. Our operating procedure provides for equal opportunities in recruitment and employment with the aim to eliminate discrimination against any job applicant or employee on the basis of race, age, sexual orientation, gender, religion or beliefs, marital or civil partnerships status, family or dependency status, disability, pregnancy and maternity or membership of a traveling community.