Sales Development Representative (f/m/x) - UK

Job description

We are a fast-growing start-up on a journey to deliver measurable business outcomes to our clients through a bespoke digital solution that is based on 1:1 coaching.


As Europe’s leading solution for people development, we believe that personalized learning is an important right everyone should have access to, and as such, we combine the individual employee’s needs with the demand for worldwide scalability of global organizations.


We bet on unparalleled user engagement driven by 1:1 human interaction with a coach and a digital learning journey that makes personal growth transparent, measurable, and enjoyable.🚀


As a Sales Development Representative (f/m/x), your mission is to be a trusted advisor for your potential customers at Sharpist. You will often be the first point of contact between the market and Sharpist, and you will act as the face of the company in many conversations. You will be contributing to the business’s growth success in these core areas:

  • creating opportunities through communication with potential customers,

  • providing marketing and product teams with valuable insights from the potential customers,

  • contributing to a positive customer experience and brand awareness of the market.


💙We are an equal opportunity employer and we encourage everyone of all ages, genders, ethnic backgrounds, sexual orientations and abilities & disabilities to apply for this role. 🙂

What you'll do here at Sharpist

Within 1 month, you will…

  • Learn the product, Sharpist sales methodology, and tactics to discover your potential customers’ challenges and needs
  • Start talking with and qualifying potential new customers


Within 1 quarter, you will…

  • Build relationships within the team and understand the interfaces and collaboration among teams

  • Learn about different industries and build relationships with clients

  • Hold numbers of conversations with HR leaders around the world, understand their challenges, and help to find the best solution to address them

  • Advise your potential customers on the best ways to measure success and how to integrate Sharpist in their learning and development landscape


Within 1 year, you will…

  • Drive your initiatives that propel the business development team to the next level
  • Challenge the status quo in business development at Sharpist
  • Be a leader in the digital learning space


And then, what's next?

  • Gain more and more responsibility in an ever-growing organization

  • Continuously develop your prospecting skills, product as well as learning and development knowledge

  • You tell us ;)

Job requirements

We believe you'll be successful if you are this type of person

  • You are sociable, have good communication skills, and are not afraid of challenging conversations.

  • Genuine curiosity is your typical trait.

  • You are a team player and enjoy working as part of a multicultural team of passionate professionals.

  • You show initiative, take ownership of upcoming challenges, and think "outside the box."

  • You have a passion for learning and growing personally and professionally.

  • You are humble and have the confidence to speak to senior professionals with an open mindset.

  • Don’t forget to have fun :)


These hard facts will get us excited to get to know you better

  • You can communicate fluently in English, German is a plus!

  • You have some experience in a sales environment, ideally from a SaaS business or a customer facing role

  • You have completed training or studies (e.g. in business administration, international management, (business) psychology, social sciences or similar)

  • Highly preferable if you have experience in Hubspot & Sales Navigator


What we offer

  • A close cooperation with experienced account executives (Former Salesforce, LinkedIn, Oracle, Vodafone, Rocket Internet, Vidyard) who will take you by the hand and share their knowledge with you. Together you will strategically approach companies from a wide variety of industries and convert them into opportunities and deals
  • A market-competitive salary

  • Uncapped vacation policy: you decide how many paid vacation days you need and take!

  • Flexible working hours that best suit your way of working, including working remotely

  • Free language lessons in English and German with Chatterbug

  • Sustainable company discounts

  • Visa and relocation support

  • And, of course, free & unlimited sessions with your certified Sharpist coach and full access to our learning platform! 🚀


Apply now if this captures your interest and you want to take part in the personalization of learning for every employee worldwide. We are excited to get to know you! :)


If you are interested to learn more about the product and the Sharpist App, feel free to check out the linked documents, articles, and podcasts on our career site. Please refrain from requesting demos on our website, so our sales team can focus on impacting our target organizations. :)