Launched in 2008 as uTest, Applause is leading the app quality revolution by enabling companies to deliver digital experiences that win – from web to mobile to wearables and beyond. By combining testing services and tools, Applause helps companies achieve the 360° app quality they need to thrive in the modern apps economy.
This position is ideal for a talented inside salesperson who is comfortable interacting with clients on a cross industry basis. As the Inside Sales Rep, you will be closing deals in the $10-300K+ range and will often act as the first contact for Applause prospects with the objective of selling products / services in high-volume, rapid sales cycle transactions. The ideal candidate will possess a demonstrated ability to develop strong business relationships and sell products in a fast-paced environment. Must be highly competitive with the ability to collaborate in a team environment, possess strong interpersonal and communicative skills. We require a four year degree with a minimum of 2 years of success in sales, primarily “inside” sales.
Desired Skills & Experience
Bachelor's Degree along with a minimum 2 years of B2B sales experience / territory management via phone and web
Experience building new business pipeline for software products / services across a wide variety of industries and software applications
Experience with a sales force automation application (i.e. Saleforce.com)
Demonstrated success in evaluating customer needs and consultative selling
Demonstrated experience in meeting and exceeding quota
A strong desire to sell to a variety of top companies
Proven talent for making the business case of software and service solutions to C Level executives
Strong analytical skills that enable you to assess the potential of a client and develop a strategy for winning their business
Key attributes of the ideal candidate: Self-starter, driven, motivated and competitive
Manages all levels of the sales lifecycle including identification, qualification, discovery, prospecting, close and account management
Bachelor’s Degree along with a minimum of 2 years' experience in sales (preferably inside).
Prior leadership experience preferred but not necessary.
Desire to shake things up and immediately become a key component to our growth.
Extremely high energy.
Ability and desire to work hard in a team environment.
Self-starter who can multi-task and adapt to changing situations.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with an ability to influence others.
Conveys a sense of urgency and drives issues to closure.
Mature and confident with strong interpersonal skills and a true team player.
Self-motivated, driven and dynamic personality.
Capable of connecting the dots with complex or stalling decision makers.
Experience in social, local or mobile media is good to have but not required.
Applause empowers companies to deliver great digital experiences – from web and mobile to wearables, IoT and beyond. By combining in-the-wild testing services, test automation and a global community, Applause helps the world’s most recognized brands achieve the digital quality they need across every device, operating system, carrier, location and other criteria that their customers value.
We work with thousands of companies, from the hottest startups to the world’s biggest brands – including Google, Microsoft, Amazon, eBay, WatchDox, Glide, Kaltura and many more. We offer an innovative, fun, cutting edge culture and, right now, we have dozens of job openings. Maybe one of them is the right one for you! Since our 2008 launch, we’ve appreciated tremendous success for a start-up, having raised $115 million in funding. Moreover, we’ve been widely featured in tier one media such as Fortune, Forbes, BusinessWeek and TechCrunch.
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