Business Development Representative

| Austin

It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!

We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.

WP Engine is looking for a motivated Business Development Representative that has experience in establishing, fostering and maintaining relationships with both highly technical and leadership level contacts.

Those relationships should uncover opportunities to deploy WP Engine through outbound prospecting and net-new lead generation.

What is cool about this job

The BDR is the first point of contact for our customers and responsible for generating lead volume and warm introductions for our acquisition and agency teams. You are creative, passionate, and an ambitious teammate, eager to advance through a clearly defined learning and earning path. WP Engine offers a dynamic environment where you are provided the tools, resources and unique leadership to sell and take your career to the next level!

The Day to Day

  • Accurately research and catalog contact, account and opportunity information.
  • Work as part of a selling team with a focus on attracting net-new business to WP Engine.
  • Establish relationships with prospects, allowing them to understand the value of our WordPress solutions.
  • Use effective sales techniques to uncover customer needs that can be addressed through our solutions.
  • Articulate the benefits of using our solutions to prospects across an array of industries.
  • Work to schedule quality meetings that generate sales opportunities to consistently over achieve quota.

Your Expertise and Passion

  • Eager to develop and progress career into a closing sales role.
  • Prior sales experience required; exposure to Solution Selling, Customer-Centric Selling, Sandler, or SPIN strongly preferred.
  • Experience working with Salesforce.com or other CRM applications is required.
  • Has performance driven attitude and ability to persevere.
  • Consistent over-achievement and work ethic.
  • Ability to learn quickly and be a self-starter are vital to this role.
  • Effectively lead prospect/client expectations.
  • Ability to effectively communicate over the phone, video conference, email and LinkedIn.
  • Ability to quickly qualify potential WP Engine clients.

The Perks and Benefits

  • Opportunity for Advancement
  • Compensation (We offer market competitive salaries)
  • Stock Options (Every employee is an owner in the company)
  • Health Benefits (100% Paid Employee Medical, Dental, and Vision)
  • 401(k) (Make the most of retirement)
  • Life and Disability Insurance (100% Paid Life, STD, LTD and AD&D)
  • Generous Vacation Time (Who doesn’t like time off)
  • Access to Wellable (The health and wellness platform for you and your colleagues)

At WP Engine, we strive to have the broadest possible view of diversity, going beyond visible differences to include the background, experiences, skills, and perspectives that make each person unique. WP Engine is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, Veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law. ​

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • HubSpotCRM
    • SalesforceCRM
    • Constant ContactEmail
    • SendGridEmail
    • MarketoLead Gen

Location

WP Engine is on the corner of 5th and Lavaca, blocks away from the Colorado River and Congress Avenue.

What are WP Engine Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program

Additional Perks + Benefits

100% Employee Paid Medical, Dental, and Vision. Lunch provided Monday - Thursday. Equity - Every employee is an owner in the company. Paid downtown parking.

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