RocketSpace is hiring an

Inside Sales Executive

San Francisco, United States

Here’s the Gist:

RocketSpace is bringing the future to market. It is an exciting time to be in the technology industry, even for non-techies. We were founded with the belief that startups, and especially technology startups, are the world’s most valuable source of Innovation.

RocketSpace is looking for a top performing Inside Sales Representative to join our growing Enterprise Sales team.  As an Inside Sales Rep, you will partner with field sales professionals to uncover new sales opportunities within an assigned territory.  You’ll identify, nurture and qualify new opportunities and pass them off to the relevant Sr. Business Development leader for further development and closure. 

You will be responsible for researching potential new accounts, identifying the key influencers and then generating and nurturing interest to create new opportunities. You'll be dealing with a mix of both inbound leads and outbound target lists - and you need to be creative, passionate, and persistent as you attract and convert some of the most senior executives at Fortune 500 companies. 

This is an amazing opportunity to join a rapidly growing team that is rich with passion and tenacity, in one of the most exciting enterprise sales opportunities around!

This is a great “greenfield” opportunity working at the intersection of Corporate Innovation and the Startup Ecosystem as you help Corporates navigate their Innovation path, incorporating RocketSpace products along the way.

The right individual is a consummate inside sales professional - passionate about innovation, with an understanding of how to help corporations change how they work/operate, and how to leverage the startup community to achieve that change. 

This person will actively evangelize the RocketSpace story and the impact of the work we do for corporate partners.  With our experience, credibility, and case studies, we believe this is our market to lose.  Our goal is to work with 50% of the Fortune 500 in the next two years.

 
Responsibilities:  

  • Demonstrate ability to find, nurture and qualify potential high level enterprise business relationships for RocketSpace.

  • A polished presenter - comfortable approaching and building  C-level relationships, and able to deliver a professional presentation. 

  • Independently secure and run great executive meetings to help our prospective customers understand the value of RocketSpace and our Corporate Innovation Services Program.

  • Continually assess the market to identify great target opportunities and connect with senior executives that could potential be our next corporate partners.

  • Leverage your skills and experience to continually help evolve what is currently a "greenfield" inside sales process.

  • Source new sales opportunities through inbound lead follow-up and outbound cold calls and emails

  • Understand customer needs and requirements

  • Route qualified opportunities to the appropriate sales executives for further development and closure

  • Outperform monthly and quarterly quotas for new opporunities

  • Maintain and expand your database of prospects within your assigned territory

 A Little More About You: 

  • Bachelor's Degree.

  • You have a strong competitive spirit, but with a high Team orientation

  • People like you and you like people! This is a job for extroverts - and we like to work hard and play hard together - bring your sense of fun with you!

  • High sales process orientation – thorough, detailed, organized

  • Fluent in Salesforce for active lead management and pipeline management.

  • High levels of motivation, self-direction, with the ability to lead and influence others.

  • Strong ability to work cross-functionally within prospects to engage multiple decision-makers in the buying process.

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

  • 4+ years of experience in a quota carrying inside sales role, preferably in an Enterprise Services or SaaS based environment. Oh, and you've been crushing that quota...

More About RocketSpace: 

RocketSpace is a technology campus headquartered in the heart of San Francisco. Since 2011, the company has been helping tech entrepreneurs, startups and corporate innovation professionals bring the future to market. The company offers services to its members including programming, consulting, events, and office-as-a-service, which together create the perfect ecosystem and community for innovation to thrive. Select startup alumni include Uber, Spotify, Practice Fusion, and Leap Motion, and RocketSpace’s roster of Corporate Innovation Services clients include Schneider Electric, Converse, Tata Communications, Royal Bank of Scotland, Pfizer Consumer

Now we’re bringing our expertise in the startup world to the corporate world - providing frictionless ways in which to empower startups and corporate innovation professionals from large global brands to work together to disrupt existing markets and create new ones. With over 85 corporate brands as RocketSpace clients - we are the de facto experts in how corporates get actionable and valuable outcomes from working in and with the startup world. Healthcare, Samsung, and ABinBev. For more information, visit www.rocketspace.com 

RocketSpace's policy is to provide equal opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital status, Vietnam era/disabled veteran status, physical or mental disability, or other protected classes prohibited by applicable law. RocketSpace policy prohibits harassment of applicants or employees on the basis of any protected classes. RocketSpace has established a continuing Affirmative Action Program to assure equal employment opportunity in all its policy decisions affecting recruitment, selection, assignment, promotion, training, and all other terms and conditions of employment.­