Business Development Representative - German Speaking
About Our Client
Okta is the World's #1 Identity Platform. Providing simple and secure access to people and organizations everywhere. With 13 international offices, over 13,000 employees and over 100 million users. Okta has powered identity for the internet since 2009. Its vision is to enable every person to safely use any technology and to centralise identity bringing control back to the user. Okta believe in supporting each other and the community both inside and outside of the company.
Career Development Prospects at Okta
Okta is known for investing in the career development of their staff and they do this by offering training and education opportunities, coaching, and mentoring and the opportunity to fulfil their potential and ambitions throughout the company. The 5 Core Values of Okta are: empowering staff, love their customers, transparency, integrity and loving their customers.
The Business Development team is growing!
For the high-energy lead generation professional, the Business Development Representative is a great opportunity to help drive demand for our market-leading cloud adoption and management solution.
You will be working strategically with both Marketing and Sales teams in a business development and lead generation capacity, which will allow you to thrive in our dynamic, high-activity environment. Working closely with the marketing, you will own contacting prospective customers and for qualifying opportunities for the Okta solution. Working with our seasoned account executives you will map out and build pipeline, and help resolve our most effective marketing channels.
At Okta we bolster promoting from within and with our current growth plans and the acceleration we're seeing in our business, strong performance in this role can definitely lead to upward mobility within the sales organisation.
Our sales representatives are high-energy, self-motivated, agile and able to change hats on the fly. In this highly prized role, excellent phone and email skills and the ability to quickly assess customer opportunities will be critical to your success. You will be responsible for accurately tracking customer interactions and information in our CRM system. We're looking for professionals with strong organisational and follow up skills who work well in a team environment.
As a Business development representative you will:
- Generate new business opportunities to fuel the sales pipeline
- Efficiently respond and qualify inbound marketing leads
- Understand prospects pains and needs and build prospect relationships
- Conduct high level conversations with Senior Executives in prospect accounts
- Evangelize Okta and the On-Demand mode
- Exceed monthly quotas of qualified opportunities
You would be an ideal candidate for this role:
- Excellent written/verbal communication skills
- Strong analytical skills
- Highly motivated, driven and self-starting individual
- Ability to work in a dynamic, team environment
- Ability to understand customer needs and meet that need with a successful product sale
- Excellent time management & organisational skills
- Bachelor's degree from an accredited university
- An Additional European Language would be a plus
Prior lead generation or sales prospecting experience and a college degree will enhance your candidacy for this role. If this sounds like the type of environment in which you thrive, then we want to talk to you about this career-defining opportunity.
Why Should you Apply?
Okta is rethinking the traditional work environment, providing employees with the flexibility to be their most creative and successful versions of themselves. Okta invests in the best technologies and provides flexible benefits and collaborative work environments/experiences, empowering employees to work productively in a setting that best and uniquely suits their needs.