An international financial service firm, with local headquarters in the heart of Chicago, IL is seeking a Sales Development Associate!
This International, privately-held company prides itself on its internal collaboration and its exceptional, client-focused culture. The company advises on over $100 billion in assets and has doubled in size over the past five years. Regardless of their outstanding growth, access to senior leadership and a flat reporting structure is still highly prioritized.
Our client is a specialty software-as-a-service (SaaS) practice of a financial firm that provides valuable real-time data and underwriting decision support tools, primarily to health and life insurers. With deep understanding and expertise in the life and health insurance markets, they offer an innovative suite of products to interpret and deliver electronic medical data (such as prescription histories, diagnoses, treatment data, etc.) to help clients make effective underwriting and risk management decisions. They have averaged 30% annual sales growth over the last several years.
They offer an entrepreneurial, balanced environment, as well as competitive compensation and benefits. We are looking for collaborative people who are ready to be part of our long-term success.
Responsibilities and Expectations
The Sales Development Associate is a vital part to the company's innovative and collaborative Sales and Marketing team. Working with the Director of Sales and the Account Executives, the Sales Development Associate will develop client and prospect relationships that turn into sales opportunities. This role position is instrumental in building our sales pipeline, by uncovering potential leads and developing qualified opportunities. This will include initiating contact with people at all levels within an organization, including C-suite executives.
The right person for our team has 3 or more years of professional experience which demonstrate an excellent work ethic, as well as a natural drive to learn and exceed expectations.