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Sales Development Representative USA

RemoteUnited States, Texas, TexasGlobal Sales

Job description

Excited about unlocking the potential of data for everyone? Then join us! We are ONTOFORCE, a Belgian company and global market leader in the development of groundbreaking semantic search technologies. Our user-friendly search platform DISQOVER makes unique links between siloed data sources so that anyone can explore data easily and everyone can become a data scientist.


We’re looking for a talented and highly motivated Sales Development Represenative in the US to join our team. We are planning to expand our offices to the US in 2022-2023 (location TBC).


  • As a Sales Development Representative, you will contribute to the overall growth of the company by driving new enterprise sales in the United States. This critical function is responsible for communicating directly with sales prospects to uncover and understand their unique needs. This role is focused on "new logo" sales, not renewals or expansion sales to existing clients.
  • You will independently nurture and develop your leads, marshalling support as necessary from resources throughout the organization to perform product demonstrations, define needs and use cases for DISQOVER
  • You will develop enterprise sales leads generated by marketing campaigns, thought leadership, events and networking, and even your own relationships into revenue-generating opportunities.
  • You will maintain an internal knowledge base on each of your leads and opportunities, and you will represent the market to inform marketing campaigns, sales process, and product roadmap.

Our Environment...

Sales works directly with enterprise customers and prospective customers. We forge close relationships with DISQOVER adopters to understand their problems, needs and goals, and we help them deploy our technology inside their organizations to solve critical business challenges.

Excellence in value creation and delivery is our north star, and we achieve this through a (healthy!) obsession with our customers. Only through a comprehensive understanding of our customers' businesses can we unlock the maximum value that can be created and delivered with DISQOVER.

At ONTOFORCE, we adhere to an agile development environment, giving every employee a high degree of freedom, room for initiative, opportunity for growth, and capacity to assume responsibility.


Job requirements

The Ideal Candidate...

  • holds a bachelor's degree in Life Sciences, business administration or a related field, and optionally an MBA, sales, or related advanced degree or certification.
  • has at least 12 months experience in enterprise sales with a track record of achieving targets/quotas.
  • has the ability to speak with and ask intelligent questions of, with CxOs, xVPs, and more junior leaders driving budgets, resources, and decision-making inside their organizations.
  • excellent in communication, organization and collaboration skills with colleagues and customers.
  • adapted to the work-at-home conditions of 2020 and remained successful / produced results.
  • a positive, empathetic, can-do, results-driven attitude with a bias for speed and action.
  • proficiency with GSuite, Microsoft Office, Salesforce, Slack and/or equivalent digital tools.
  • a desire to work in a start-up / scale-up environment, with previous success having done so.


A distinct plus would be knowledge of or experience with…

  • platform or software subscription business models, with monthly or annual recurring revenue (MRR/ARR) "new logo" sales being a primary measure of your job performance and compensation plan.
  • the life science industry, specifically with pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, and/or related companies that possess complex data generated in animal and human research activities.

Our people love to work with value

  • #respectfulness and #openness. At ONTOFORCE, we know that the best and most creative solutions always come from people working and communicating openly with each other. Constantly challenging each-other, but realizing that all parties are equal and bring different experience and insights to the table.
  • #accountability and #ambition: We love people who have ambition, who want to be the best and make the best product company by taking accountability for their own work, and who are not afraid to respectfully hold their colleagues accountable.

We offer...

  • A great team to work with that wants to be challenged and that will challenge you
  • An innovative product that pushes the edge of data-linkage technology and challenges your mind
  • An environment that welcomes your ideas, initiative and creativity
  • Opportunity to learn in the form of courses and trainings

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