Merchant Champion

| Austin

BigCommerce is disrupting the e-commerce industry as the SaaS leader for fast- growing, mid-market businesses. We enable our customers to build intuitive and engaging stores to support every stage of their growth.

BigCommerce, named "Best Place to Work" in Austin, TX in 2020, is looking for ambitious, organized, and personable professionals to join our Merchant Champion Team.  In this role, you will drive revenue through understanding business needs and selling BigCommerce plans and services.

What You Will Do

  • Drive sales revenue through new client acquisition specific to the small/emerging-business level
  • Achieve your sales targets and performance metrics.
  • Qualify and close inbound sales opportunities via tools like phone/email/chat
  • Educate clients on the BigCommerce value proposition - explain pricing and plans
  • Sell Launch Packages and Education Services within your prospect base
  • Draw on solutions selling techniques to build rapport, probe for needs, and recommend potential solutions to meet customer needs.
  • Liaise with our Product Team to impact our Product Roadmap, which will deliver more value to our new merchants. 
  • Share information on customer trends within our lead base to Marketing to spearhead quality improvements 
  • Actively manage the sales process, including positioning, presentation/demonstration of product, and closing warm leads generated by marketing and sales development.
  • Be the expert - Provide eCommerce industry information to clients regarding web design, online marketing (SEO, PPC, Email Marketing, Google Analytics), e-commerce strategies, etc.
  • Be organized - maintain a CRM with a high volume of leads and effectively manage an account set, keep detailed and accurate notes of all sales related activities.
  • Think like a CEO - communicate with management team and team members to increase client satisfaction and conversion and drive overall sales improvements.

Who You Are

  • 1-2 years inside sales experience in a high volume, fast-paced environment in a technology organization. 
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in business or related field a plus
  • Customer Focused - You have a passion for service and satisfaction, are dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers, act with customers in mind, and establish and maintain effective relationships with customers, gaining their trust and respect.
  • Efficient - You are extremely organized and attentive to detail with excellent prioritization skills that allow you to consistently deliver quality results on time. 
  • Communicator - You have excellent written/verbal communication (particularly grammar and typing) and customer relationship skills.
  • Driven Achiever - You thrive on challenges and are a dependable self-starter with a strong work ethic.
  • Composed - You know how to remain collected in a fast-paced, high pressure, dynamic environment.
  • Personable - You are a high energy professional with a resiliently positive attitude and deep personal confidence that exudes a strong sense of teamwork by working effectively, respectfully, and efficiently with all team members. 
  • Coachable - You pick up on technical things quickly, enjoy learning new skills and knowledge, are open to feedback, committed to personal and professional development, and willing to be corrected and to act on that correction.
  • Ethical - You are a team player, humble, ambitious, driven to make a difference, and do the right things the right way every time.
  • Tech Savvy - You have a sound knowledge of and passion for the web and web-based software products as well as strong Internet, email, and electronic document management skills (Google Suite and MS Office). Experience with CRM tools, Salesforce.com preferred. A basic understanding of shopping carts, web hosting, email and online marketing tools a big plus.

Diversity & Inclusion at BigCommerce
We have the opportunity to build not only a great business, but a great company, with soul. Our beliefs and commitment to diversity and inclusion are a central part of achieving that.

Our dedication to diversity and inclusion is grounded in two things: a moral belief in the dignity, value, and potential of every individual, and a practical belief that diverse, inclusive teams will create the best outcomes for our customers, partners, employees, and company. We welcome everyone to be a part of our journey.


Current BigCommerce Employees: Please use the internal job board to apply for openings.


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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
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    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
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    • ScalaLanguages
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    • Objective -CLanguages
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    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
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    • Backbone.jsFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
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    • SpringFrameworks
    • jQueryFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • Adobe Creative SuiteDesign
    • AsanaManagement
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • WordpressCMS

Location

Our HQ is set amongst trees and nature trails in the beautiful hills of Austin. We also have a location downtown at 211 E 7th St Suite 500, 78701.

What are BigCommerce Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in Local Community
We encourage our employees to give back to our local communities through volunteer work. BigCommerce provides two paid Charity/Volunteering Leave days per calendar year to all permanent employees.
Partners with Nonprofits
Each year, the BC family partners with Partnerships for Children to help kids in the Austin area who have been taken from their homes and are living in protective custody during the holidays.
Friends Outside of Work
Eat Lunch Together
Intracompany Committees
We empower employees to define our culture in the areas of Wellness, Community/Volunteering and Team Building through our BigCommerce Employee Resource Groups (ERGs).
Open Door Policy
Open Office Floor Plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
National United HealthCare PPO & HDHP plan options with deductibles as low as $500, coverage up to 100% for in-network services and low monthly premiums
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team Workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Subsidized placement services for child care.
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-Work Program Post Parental Leave
Company Sponsored Family Events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Pool Table, Foosball, Video Games.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted Once per week.
Parking
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Acme Co. offers employees professional development opportunities like Onsite training courses, The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and Learns
Cross Functional Training Encouraged
Promote from Within
Mentorship program
Career mentorship is available.
Continuing Education Stipend
Online Course Subscriptions Available
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

A free online store to help you live out your entrepreneurial dreams. Competitive compensation packages. Pet Insurance. Comprehensive health insurance coverage that starts on day one. Open vacation policy for salaried team members and generous accrued time off policy for hourly team members. Employee-driven team building activities like hackathons, paintball, rock climbing, social sports leagues, movie nights, river floats, etc. Peer to peer rewards and recognition program. Paid parental leave and adoption assistance for new parents. Employer-paid life insurance and disability coverage. Educational assistance for qualified pre- and post-grad courses.

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