Prospecting Specialist

| Austin
What we do:
TrendKite is transforming the way the world views earned media - and we’re making life better for PR professionals in the process. Our platform harnesses big data and analytics to easily measure the impact news coverage has on a brand’s reputation, website traffic, and business goals. As a venture backed, high traction startup, we’re disrupting a huge existing market while helping companies like Nike, Google, Delta, SXSW and hundreds more turn PR coverage into real business impact.
Our Culture:
The TrendKite team is smart, passionate, and loves the hands-on hard work it takes to build a great company. As a company, we work hard, play hard, and do everything we can to make our customers wildly successful. We're a motivated group with a passion for start-ups and the wild but rewarding ride they entail. Enjoy doing stuff outside of the office? Us too! We celebrate our successes outside of work and take care of our people with solid benefits. 
The Role:
We’re looking for an entry-level, sales-minded and tenacious individual to join our marketing team in a lead generation capacity. You’ll spend your time hunting/sourcing for the best potential new client opportunities to use the TrendKite platform and pass these leads along to marketing team for qualification. 

What you'll do at TrendKite:

  • Strategically research and build prospect database
  • Partner with Marketing & Sales to define pre-qualification criteria for prospects
  • Pre-qualify and identify most promising prospects by applying pre-defined criteria
  • Identity, test, and recommend prospecting tools and hacks
  • Research accounts to identify best go to market strategy
  • Work with Market Development to support successful outbound campaigns

What you MUST to bring to the table:

  • 4 year Bachelor's degree
  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident (We will not sponsor at this time)
  • Data-driven mindset
  • Research experience
  • Clearly articulate TrendKite’s value proposition and use cases
  • Innate hunger, self-motivation and work ethic
  • Interest in and passion for working at a start-up
  • Positivity and desire to uplift and share knowledge with those around you
  • Adaptable but organized- We're a start up! You've got to be OK with being on your toes at times but able to maintain focus within your day to day activities to reach goals

Bonus if you have:

  • Lead generation experience (even if that was during an internship)
  • General tech start-up experience 
  • Salesforce or Hubspot CRM experience

How we'll value you as a team member:

  • Competitive pay- work hard and we'll take care of you
  • Medical, Dental & Vision for you and your family. Employee premiums covered 100% and dependents 50% - we want you to feel your best
  • Company paid life insurance - just in case
  • Stock Options- we're all owners in the company
  • Enjoy our vacation policy – there is no policy, balance matters
  • Bites and Bytes Fridays - Enjoy catered lunch while learning about our company and our industry 
  • Stay fueled up with snacks, gourmet coffee, fancy beer (two on tap, along with cold brew coffee and kombucha) and a Whole Foods stocked fridge and pantry for a quality meal
  • Free Parking- worth its weight in gold in downtown Austin
  • Celebrate wins with us- we've rented out a theatre for Star Wars, a party boat on Lake Austin, a custom-cocktail bar over the holidays and plenty more
  • Results-oriented culture in a casual work environment
  • Employee referral program- work alongside people you know are great 

TrendKite is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, seeking to create a welcoming and diverse environment.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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Location

800 Brazos Street Suite 340 , Austin, TX 78701
800 Brazos Street Suite 340 , Austin, TX 78701

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Dental
Health Benefits
Stocked Kitchen
Unlimited PTO
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