Opportunity Development Specialist

Sales London, United Kingdom


Position at Rosetta Stone Inc

We are Rosetta Stone- and we are dedicated to helping people change their lives through the power of language and literacy education. Join our passionate, energetic, and international team and add your talents to Who We Are! 

We are currently seeking an Opportunity Development Specialist.

The objective of the position is:

  • To prospect and qualify leads via proactive outbound telephone and other outreach methods in an effort to cultivate initial interest in Rosetta Stone solutions
  • To generate and promote attendance for specific marketing-related programs, events, webinars through direct outbound call campaigns
  • Identify and manage sales opportunities through outbound telephone and other outreach methods

This Position requires a demonstrated ability to:

  • Understand the complexities of selling into multiple markets including Government, and Education
  • Support the efforts of the sales department
  • Proactively develop new leads in addition to those provided by Marketing



In addition to the above, the position requires a sustained and demonstrated ability to:

  • Conduct cold calls, gather sales intelligence in a methodical way, handle objections persuasively
  • Develop leads through outbound call efforts that result from company conferences, user groups, tradeshows, mailers, webinars, sales programs and other activities in a timely, systematic approach
  • Supplement territory manager visits through designated sales calls
  • Use a consultative sales approach to identify the customer’s needs and promote appropriate solutions during calls and online-meetings
  • Understand and translate key industry trends and developments to effectively position Rosetta Stone solutions and overcome any sales objections
  • When applicable, disseminate leads to the appropriate department and representative
  • Exceed quarterly MBOs


  • 1-3 years of experience in sales prospecting and cold calling environment
  • Proven track record of success working in a fast paced sales organization
  • Ability to work with and answer to different personalities and work styles
  • Self-motivated, goal oriented, and independent decision-maker with a propensity for problem solving
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and communication skills a must
  • Experience selling multiple products and services to individual accounts
  • Professional upbeat telephone voice, strong probing skills, and persistent attitude
  • High technical aptitude, skilled in the use of MS Office applications
  • Fluent in both German and English language

At Rosetta Stone we speak, learn, and interact differently, we embrace and thrive on these differences! We deeply benefit from the diversity that each individual has to offer. We are dedicated to fostering a culture that celebrates unique backgrounds, ideas and experiences. Rosetta Stone is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.