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Manager, Sales Development Commercial



Sales & Business Development
Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 17, 2023
Our success is reliant on building teams that include people from different backgrounds and experiences who can elevate assumptions and ideas with fresh perspectives. We're dedicated to hiring the whole human, not just a resume. To that end, we look for a diverse pool of applicants-including those from historically marginalized groups. We would like to invite you to apply even if you don't think you meet all of the requirements listed below. We don't want a few lines in a job description to get between us and the opportunity to meet you.
The Role
The Manager of Sales Development is a key role on our team with responsibility for delivering strong team results while maintaining a motivating team culture. This people manager role requires a self-starting, proactive, results-oriented sales management professional who is passionate about developing early career sales talent. The manager executes company and department strategies and upholds standards to ensure that sales goals are met or exceeded. At Outreach, SDRs are an entry point for talent and this leadership role will play a key part in new rep education and upward career growth into the company.
This role is located in Seattle and the team will be in the office 5 days a week from 7:30am-4:30pm. Our Seattle office address is - 333 Elliot Avenue W, #500, Seattle, WA 98119.

Your Daily Adventures Will Include:

  • Running the day-to-day activities of a Sales Development team and maintaining Outreach processes
  • Coaching a team of SDRs to optimum performance
  • Achieving team-based quotasIdentifying, recruiting, interviewing, and hiring sales talent and continually “raising the bar” with each new hire
  • Co-designing and co-presenting training curriculum
  • Organizing and deploying team resources in accordance with department and company strategies
  • Maximizing workflow within the department
  • Mentoring your team members to create clear paths toward their own career goals
  • Identifying problems and proactively creating comprehensive plans of action to present to senior management
  • Collaborating with the Account Executive department to ensure a smooth hand-off of new opportunities, and reviewing the quality of sales opportunities on a regular basis
  • Creating sales development resources including, but not limited to, call scripts and prospecting emails to ensure the consistency and effectiveness of our messaging
  • Measuring and reporting against KPIs, as well as creating reports as needed or requested by senior management
  • Preparing for and contributing to status or ad hoc meetings
  • Delivering upon other responsibilities as deemed appropriate by senior management

Our Vision of You:

  • You are results-oriented and able to motivate others to achieve
  • At least 1 year in a sales management role, preferably in a sales development role at a fast-paced, SaaS company
  • 2 years minimum of additional previous sales experience
  • Thrive in a goal-oriented environment
  • Be flexible and adaptable to changing conditions at a fast-paced, growing company
  • Ability to learn quickly and you are always searching for ways to expand your knowledge
  • Helping your employees grow and move to their next challenge excites you
  • Sales is what we do here - you have to have a strong passion for sales and sales processes
  • Familiarity with tools such as SalesForce, ZoomInfo, Gong, LinkedIn Navigator...Outreach would be great too!Y
  • ou have previous hands-on knowledge of Outreach (preferred)
  • You are open-minded, can learn quickly, and have the ability to think on your feet
  • You have excellent team and cross-functional collaboration skills and an ability to influence
  • You value diversity and work proactively to bring a variety of perspectives and backgrounds to the team
  • You have a proven record of developing early career sales talent
  • You are passionate about helping your employees grow and move to their next challenge
  • You have a strong passion for sales and sales processes
Why You’ll Love It Here
• Generous medical, dental, and vision coverage for full-time employees and their dependents
• Flexible time off
• 401k to help you save for the future
• Company-organized and personal paid volunteer days to support the community that supports us
• Fun company and team outings (or virtual events these days!) because we play just as hard as we work
• Diversity and inclusion programs that promote employee resource groups like OWN (Outreach Women's Network), AAPI, Rainbow (LGBTQIA+), Gender+, LatinX, Black Excellence, Disability Community, and Veterans
• A parental leave program that includes not just extended time off but options for a paid night nurse, gradual return to work, and the Gottman Institute's Bringing Home Baby course for new parents
• Employee referral bonuses to encourage the addition of great new people to the team
• Plus, unlimited snacks and beverages in our kitchen
• We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status