Manager, Sales Development

Braze

  • Full Time

WHO WE ARE

Braze delivers customer experiences across email, mobile, SMS, and web. Customers, including Burger King, Delivery Hero, HBO Max, Mercari, and Venmo, use the Braze platform to facilitate real-time experiences between brands and consumers in a more authentic and human way. And we do it at scale – each month, hundreds of billions of messages are sent to a network of over 3 billion active users through Braze.

Need more proof? Braze was named a Leader in the Forrester Wave™: Cross-Channel Campaign Management (Independent Platforms), Q3 2021, and was named to the Forbes Cloud 100 list for the fourth consecutive year. The company has also been selected as one of Fortune’s Best Workplace for Millennials in 2021, and was ranked #20 on Fortune’s Best Medium Sized Workplaces in 2021. Braze is certified as a Great Place to Work in the UK and the U.S. and is recognized as one of the UK's Best Workplaces for Women.

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

Braze is looking for a proven business development leader to further drive outbound pipeline growth by directing and coaching our highly ambitious BDR Team. This role requires you to have strong hands-on experience in working day-to-day with the team in delivering; a comprehensive training program, provide ongoing sales coaching, monitoring sales prospecting activity levels and maintain a team-oriented, performance-minded culture. Additionally, this role will work with Sales and Marketing leaders to ensure the Enterprise BDR Team is properly positioning our service and qualifying opportunities to achieve monthly, quarterly and yearly pipeline and revenue goals.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

  • Oversee the daily activities and quota performance management of individual BDRs to ensure key performance metrics are met
  • Hire and quickly ramp new Enterprise BDRs with training, including product knowledge, buyer personas, competition, tools training, and plenty of role-plays
  • Provide BDRs with a coaching cadence of time management, objection handling, prospecting tactics, and active listening skills
  • Strategize with sales and marketing counterparts on pipeline and prospecting initiatives to meet company objectives
  • Establish a library of prospecting resources for the BDR team
  • Maintain a high-performance BDR Team culture and morale
  • Drive operational excellence through constant innovation
  • Review and maintain metrics to ensure accurate management reports
  • Develop and execute career development and leadership

WHO YOU ARE

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5+ years of B2B sales experience (SaaS preferred)
  • 2+ years of Enterprise experience in B2B SaaS sales leadership (Team Lead and/or Manager)
  • A history of consistently performing above quota in an outbound sales environment
  • Strong collaboration and influencing skills demonstrated through superior communication and presentation skills
  • Salesforce power user, and familiarity with email and call automation platforms
  • Bonus points:
    • Some technical experience in the background (built an app, website, took coding courses, etc.)
 

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Competitive compensation that includes equity
  • Generous time off policy to balance your work and life, including paid parental leave
  • Competitive medical, dental, and vision coverage for you and your dependents
  • Collaborative, transparent, and fun loving office culture

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