Business Development Representative

Location: Irving, TX

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Position Summary

The Business Development Representative (BDR) is an entry level position within our sales department.  The employee is responsible for developing and strategically growing new customer accounts within the telecommunications industry through cold calling.  The BDR will use prospecting and consultative selling skills, high energy and initiative to identify opportunities to provide cost savings to prospective businesses.  This is an excellent opportunity to learn, grow, and be part of a dynamic sales team and culture.

SpectrumVoIP is one of the largest Texas based Business VoIP phone service companies. We offer businesses cost saving opportunities on their phone bill, increase their current features, and upgrade their internet – all of which are very attractive to business owners.  We offer a fun, casual and energetic working environment with motivated people who care about what they do.

Essential Job Functions
  • Generate business through proactive outreach to new customers via cold calling
  • Quickly develop value-based business relationships with B2B customers
  • Identify customer needs and requirements
  • Set qualified appointments for discovery calls with the sales team
  • Schedule concrete next steps with the customer and the territory specialist, typically a product demonstration
  • Seamlessly transfer sales opportunities to the sales representative
  • Research, qualify, manage and track leads and related sales activities
  • Function competently and competitively in a fast paced, highly transactional call-center environment that requires time management skills
  • Other duties as assigned
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
  • Proven track record of developing new customer accounts requiring heavy prospecting, cold calling, appointment setting and closing ability
  • Demonstrable verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to learn quickly and think analytically
  • Active listening skills
  • Working knowledge of sales concepts, methods and techniques
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • Working understanding of telecommunications technologies
Job Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree or degree from an accredited college/university
  • 2+ years’ experience of outbound B2B sales experience OR a combination of work experience and education
  • Cold calling experience required
  • Strong desire to expand and acquire new skills