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Business development Consultant
Brand: SumTotal
Req#: 507223
Updated: 06/27/2019
Job Type: Regular
Location: Hyderabad India
Category: Sales
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Job Description

Position Title: Business Development Consultant                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

Reports to: Swapna Vandana                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

Office Location: Hyderabad                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

Department: Marketing                                                                                                                                                              


About Company:                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

Business Development for SKL and STS                                                                                                                                  


Position Overview/ Job Summary                                                                                                                                           


  • Business Development & Sales
  • Position requires hunter style sales prowess, lead generation, partner relationship development & partner identification/selection
  • 5 years of experience in Software sales
  • This person is a cross-functional player who thrives in a culture of collaboration, accountability, innovation and entrepreneurship. 
  • Work within your territory to make 50+ dials and email per day
  • Market the company through emails an phone calls, LinkedIn, Salesforce, etc. in an attempt to generate leads and uncover business opportunities.
  • Conduct research to identify potential prospects and work with multiple sales team members to cultivate prospect lists
  • Harvest incoming leads, drive initial contact, and identify potential opportunities using BANT criteria


  • Demonstrate technical and application knowledge to provide prompt, accurate answers and successfully qualify the leads
  • Collect and provide constructive feedback to cross functional co-workers to drive continuous improvement of process
  • Meet and exceed monthly lead conversion/qualification and sales quotas
  • Develop an understanding of competitive products
  • Follow up with the sales directors, providing a list of new contacts or give a heads-up about a specific customer request.
  • Lead generation is a numbers game that you’ve got to play.


    Requirements (Must-Haves):                                                                                                                                                    


  • 8-10 Years of Experience
  • Prior experience in Lead Generation by making 50+ phone calls + emails and scheduling 2-3 appointments daily
  • Deep understanding of the Challenger Sale’s methodology, outbound prospecting, target account management, call coaching, email writing, and usage of social media in prospecting and securing appointments
  • Mastered the art of the cold open, have developed skills for overcoming objections, and have a healthy approach to handling rejection
  • Ability to have matured conversation with Senior Leadership in prospective customers
  • Should be able to understand technology products and speak about them confidently
  • Position requires strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as strong organization and time management
  • Master of elevator pitch and consultative thought process
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects effectively under deadline pressure
  • Ability to effectively solve problems
  • Creative and able to adapt quickly to change
  • Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate:
  • Experience with Salesforce or any similar CRM software
  • An MBA degree from a reputed institution is a plus
  • Prior experience in the learning and HCM industry is a plus
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