Planted helps people grow their careers.
Planted (Techstars Alum) is a smart career platform that connects business talent with opportunities at innovative and growing companies.
We’re looking for a rockstar Sales Representative to generate leads, close deals, and blaze through goals to foster company growth. This new team member will be responsible for cold outreach and running a pipeline of promising prospects. The ideal candidate is enthusiastic, charismatic, and willing to roll up their sleeves to get things done.
- Focus sales efforts by studying existing and potential deal volume
- Find leads, nurture responses and develop relationships with customers after cold outreach
- Service existing accounts, obtain orders and establish new accounts
- Plan and organize daily work schedule to call on existing or potential sales outlets and other trade factors
- Monitor competition by gathering current marketplace info on pricing, products, delivery schedules, and merchandising techniques.
- Resolve customer complaints by investigating problems, developing solutions, preparing reports, and making recommendations to management.
- Conduct cold outreach to expand potential customer pipeline
- 1+ years of sales/customer-facing experience preferred, but not required
- Excellent negotiation and interpersonal communication skills along with a mindset for collaboration
- Tech-savvy, quick-learning and ready to jump into new software programs
- Organized, disciplined, and scrappy disposition
- Entrepreneurial and empathetic, not easily discouraged and able to maintain a positive attitude in the face of rejection