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Business Development Rep

Knak

Knak

Sales & Business Development
Ottawa, ON, Canada
Posted on Friday, May 3, 2024

Knak is a mission-driven company

Why? Because our time is limited, our competition is fierce, and our margin for error is small. For us to have the greatest impact on the world, we need to be laser focused on our core mission, which is...

Empowering people to be creative.

That’s why Knak exists.

We are a world-class enterprise email and landing page creation platform with a focus on making successful and happy customers by providing them with an incredibly powerful, yet easy to use creation platform.

Our industry leading SaaS solution is built by Marketers, for Marketers. We know that it’s the small things that make the biggest impact and that emails and landing pages are where the rubber hits the road when it comes to Marketing Automation. We change the way Marketers work by making them more efficient, while improving conversion rate of their campaigns and helping them stay on brand.

Oh, and we have a bit of fun while doing it, too!

Our Team:

We are searching for an extraordinary Business Development Representative, who will act as the liaison between our Marketing and Sales teams. Your role will be to seek new business opportunities by contacting and developing relationships with potential customers.

To be successful in this role, you should have previous experience developing leads from marketing campaigns and meeting sales quotas. You will use your communication skills to cultivate strong relationships with customers.

Your responsibilities:

  • Generate leads by developing sales strategies to draw in new customers
  • Contacting potential clients through cold calls, emails, and creative outreach strategies
  • Presenting our company and product value to customers by identifying client needs and suggesting appropriate products/services
  • Building long-term trusting relationships with customers and potential clients
  • Proactively researching and seeking new business opportunities by identifying markets or potential partnerships.
  • Following up with existing clients and leads that went cold to develop new opportunities.
  • Stay up-to-date with new products/services and new pricing/payment plans
  • Contributing to the development of our outbound sales strategy.

What you should have:

  • Experience in a customer facing, service environment
  • Hands-on experience with multiple sales techniques specific to outbound sales
  • Track record of exceeding sales quotas
  • Experience with CRM software (Salesforce an asset)
  • Familiarity with MS Excel (analyzing spreadsheets and charts)
  • Understanding of sales performance metrics and how to utilize them
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills

What We Offer

At Knak we have four foundational pillars. Culture, customers, product and growth. Culture is our number one pillar because we know that is at the core of building a strong company that can build amazing products and delight our customers. We do this with a laser focus on hiring the right people who are smart, positive and who want more than the typical nine-to-five offers.

We offer an extremely rewarding, second to none work environment as acknowledged by Ottawa’s Best Places to Work 2022! We show our investment in our people through our competitive salaries, equity in the company, great benefits, paid vacation, Life leave days (because life happens), team lunches and off-sites, and most importantly our commitment to YOUR career growth.

If this sounds like something you’re looking for, then we’d love to hear from you!

If you don’t see yourself fully reflected in every job requirement listed on the posting above, we still encourage you to reach out and apply. Research has shown that women and underrepresented groups often only apply when they feel 100% qualified. We strongly encourage applicants of all genders, ages, ethnicities, cultures, abilities, sexual orientations, and life experiences to apply. Knak believes in creating an inclusive, barrier-free working environment. If you require ANY accommodation to the interview process please contact culture@knak.com.


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