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Business Development Representative

Position Overview

We are currently looking for a Business Development Representative to join our tight-knit team. The ideal candidate is a self-starter with a minimum of 1-2 years of relevant work experience who wants a career with purpose. Under the direction of the General Manager, you will accelerate the growth of the company by generating leads, qualifying prospects, and closing deals.

While our main office is in Toronto, candidates can be located anywhere in Canada.

Key Responsibilities

80%

  • Managing your own sales pipeline
  • Identifying and contacting potential clients through networking and marketing methods
  • Qualifying leads by discovering their needs and finding opportunities to help them
  • Scheduling demos explaining the benefits of our service
  • Delivering educational webinar events and pitches
  • Closing sales through consistent follow-up
  • Managing proposals and contracts

10%

  • Reporting on weekly, monthly, and quarterly sales metrics and results

10%

  • Supporting internal company projects
  • Collaborating with the Client Services team to ensure customer success

Qualifications

Need-To-Have

  • A passion for selling and a proven track-record of meeting and exceeding sales targets
  • Great work ethic, motivation, and the ability to stay organized and work independently
  • Demonstrated willingness to take initiative
  • Ability to explain complex concepts in a clear and concise manner
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Adept at learning quickly and enjoys tinkering with technology
  • Experience or desire to work with nonprofits

Nice-To-Have

  • Knowledge of Google Ads or SEM and ability to explain its merits to potential clients
  • Experience with CRM software like ActiveCampaign
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Interest in optimizing sales processes

Compensation

$40,000 – 50,000

Why You Should Apply

  • To make a positive difference by doing meaningful work in helping nonprofits. The work you do can help abuse victims find relief, affect social change, educate youth, promote culture, and more
  • To gain experience in the fast-growing and in-demand industry of digital marketing
  • To work in a flexible, entrepreneurial environment where you can take ownership, make an impact and help shape the future of ConnectAd
  • To collaborate with nonprofits of all kinds, such as social justice, youth development, health, arts, culture, animal, and environment

Perks

  • Work remotely anywhere in Canada! Our physical headquarters are located in downtown Toronto at the Centre of Social Innovation for anyone who doesn’t use a home office 
  • Extended vacation policy where all team members start at 3-weeks vacation in their first year and scales up to 5-weeks in their third year
  • A Health Spending Account that can be used to subsidize dental, vision, or prescription drugs
  • A Wellness Credit for you to use on gym memberships, fitness classes, and more
  • Our Learning Program for you to use on workshops, book purchases, or professional development
  • Company-sponsored quarterly team outings to relax and unwind