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Business Development Executive - Social Tables

Experienced

Cvent | Sales | London, England

A best friend's wedding, a 20th anniversary party, a Formula One race, The BAFTA’s, a first concert, the opening of a new museum - we all have a favorite event.

 

Events and meetings make an impact that lasts a lifetime. And, as more and more of our lives are spent online, this time offline is truly rare. So, at Cvent, our goal is to make it easy to bring great people together, face-to-face.

 

With more than 4.5 million successful events brought to life using our award-winning event management platform, we'd say we're well on our way. As we look to the future, we're focused on continuing to innovate and create the best technology to bring joy through the power of in-person connection. And that's where you come in!

 

If you want a job where there’s more enthusiasm than there is red tape, where ideas are sought after and celebrated, and where hard work changes the course of human history, then Cvent may be the place for you!

 

We are looking for Business Development Executives that love finding new customers in surprising places. Do you enjoy explaining the benefits of SaaS and “the cloud” to prospective customers? To anyone for that matter - “Hey guy on the tube - you could collaborate better if that was in the cloud!” If you want to be on a sales team of confident, creative, and thoughtful people who are enthusiastic about beating their goals and eager to help disrupt a massive industry - let’s talk.

 

What you will be doing

 

  • Prospect for new customers
  • Learn about our market and share insights to improve the product and sales process
  • Exceed sales goals through expert representation of Social Tables
  • Work with marketing to test new messages and collateral
  • Expand penetration into current verticals - Hospitality, Planners, Venues, Higher Education, and Corporate, and think beyond our current markets
  • Challenge the status quo with creativity to find the best customers and educate them like never before

 

What you will need in this role

 

  • Proven experience exceeding monthly, quarterly, and annual sales targets
  • Some inside sales experience, ideally selling a Software via Web Demos
  • A positive attitude – genuinely celebrate the wins, and stay optimistic when you fall short
  • A focus on the needs of the team, sharing strategies and wins and building your teammates for greatness
  • The desire to work in a startup environment - things move extremely fast and change quite a bit around here