Inside Sales Manager - Falcon.io

Chicago, Illinois, USA Sales Temps Plein
Falcon employs the brightest, most passionate people in the tech industry. We’d love for you to join our growing team! We invest in our people through training and professional development while supporting you along the way—all so you can meet your career goals. To us, the most important measure of our success is yours.
 
Falcon is part of Cision Ltd—a leading global provider of innovative earned media software and services to public relations and marketing communications professionals. Falcon.io provides a unified SaaS platform for social media listening, engaging, publishing and managing customer data. We enable our clients to explore the full potential of digital marketing by managing multiple customer touch points from one platform. Our platform has already achieved great international traction in the market, with its technology endorsed by partnerships with Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Founded as Falcon Social in Copenhagen in 2010, we now also have offices in New York City, Berlin, Budapest, Sofia, Chennai, Melbourne, and growing. We’re a highly diverse team, and we’re always looking for passionate and curious people who want to be part of a fast-paced, high-energy environment.
  
Falcon.io has an ethos of encouraging autonomy, ambition, boldness and experimentation. We value open people who take initiative and aren’t afraid to fail, learn from mistakes, adjust, and try to get better at what they do every day.

Falcon.io is a Danish born social media management platform rapidly expanding our presence in the North American market with focus on scaling our sales development team in the NYC office.  The Inside Sales Manager will be responsible for managing a team of sales development reps whose primary focus will be on opportunity generation in the North American Market based in NYC. Are you the perfect person?

You will help us with:

  • You will directly report into the Director of Sales and be held responsible for weekly forecasting, training, and be on the ground providing support, coaching, and feedback to your team.   
  • Involved directly in the hiring, coaching, and development of the SDR team to help them master the skills across sales development including cold-calling, Falcon’s go-to-market strategy, understanding our ideal customer profile and personas, facilitating discovery calls, all with the aim of booking qualified opportunities for the Account Executive team.  
  • Manage the day to day activities of the SDR team including live call coaching and mentoring, being on top of the team’s pipeline, and understand key metrics and conversions. 
  • Identifying opportunities and providing recommendations to help further improve our processes with the aim to increase productivity and efficiencies on the team.  
  • Manage and own both team and individual projects to ensure optimal execution and adoption relevant to the team’s success  
  • Contribute in identifying new business opportunities and market segments for the SDR team to penetrate, developing playbooks, talk tracks, and emails in tandem with team lead/enablement lead depending on optimal organizational structure.  
  • Conduct personal and career development discussions with the goal of grooming and preparing high performing SDR’s into the next steps in their sales career 

You will be a good fit if you have:

  • Proven track record of exceeding targets in the sales development role and also 1-2 years experience managing a team.  
  • Experience working with Salesforce, knowing how to utilize it on a basic level to pull key reports, and create dashboards.  
  • You should be data and metrics driven with the goal of understanding the key numbers that drive activity and production 
  • Natural leader and team player - you’ll have the passion and ability to lead a team of people and be able to inspire your direct team and others around you  
  • You are ready to tackle any challenge or problem (big or small) that may come your way and be solutions oriented  
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English 
  • Bachelor’s Degree  
Cision is committed to building an environment where all employees are set up to thrive and reach their full potential. We believe diversity, equity and inclusion is vital to driving our culture, sparking innovation and achieving long-term success. Cision is proud to have joined more than 600 companies in signing the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ pledge, the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion within the workplace.
 
Cision 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, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or other protected statuses.
 
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