American Advertising Federation of Des Moines

Digital Sales Development Representative

Company: Freeman Company

Full time
Posted: 10/05/2020
Deadline: 10/31/2020
Des Moines, IA

Description

About Us

We are a global company of thinkers, designers, and doers. Freeman partners with our clients to build a connection with their customers by creating brand experiences that are seamless, innovative, and immersive. From strategy, creative, and digital to logistics and event technology, our teams place the client at the center, helping them connect to people in meaningful and personal ways. What makes us unique is our collaborative culture, intuitive knowledge, global perspective, and personalized approach developed from our 90-year legacy as an industry leader. Freeman connects people to a universe of opportunities that create a spark, build understanding, and inspire action.

Summary

The Digital Sales Development Representative (SDR) is responsible for growing the adoption and education of Freeman’s Digital solutions to the event industry through internal (Freeman account owners) and external lead generation. The SDR will act as part of a team hunting new business.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Perform research to identify potential sales opportunities; communicate to internal contacts to qualify and capture initial interest

Answer potential internal client inquiries and follow-up call questions Lead and strategize on Requests for Proposal (RFPs) and consult on best practices by working closely with Digital Sales Manager on customer RFPs / Requests for Information (RFIs)

Manage the proposal process for answering customer RFPs, assigning and collecting proposal sections to Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) as required

Manage the proposal database ensuring that boilerplate is accurate and contains the latest product information

Update sales capability presentations and setup presentations for senior channel sales managers

Maintain database of sales opportunity information (via Salesforce)

Manage weekly pipeline report and ongoing team reporting needs

Work closely with Sales Leadership & Operations team to implement and follow effective processes

Diversity Commitment

At Freeman, our commitment to diversity and inclusion is helping us to create not only a great place to work, but also an environment where our employees, our customers and our communities around the world can reach their goals and connect with each other. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status and other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Requirements

Education & Experience

Bachelor’s Degree is required

0 to 4 years of full-time corporate sales experience; software sales is a plus

Proven track record of success prospecting for new business

Experience with Microsoft Office applications including but not limited to: MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and MS Outlook Prior experience with Salesforce preferred

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