Sales Development Representatives (US) - Multiple Positions

    Job Description

    We are looking for multiple Sales Development Representatives to help us generate a large amount of sales opportunities for brand specialists, ambassadors, and other members of the Universal Avenue sales team. You will need a pioneering spirit, can-do attitude and willingness to ‘find a way’.

    Based in Chicago, Illinois but may require some travel to other offices in North America and Europe.

    This is an opportunity to work in one of the world’s fastest growing start-ups, working closely with the management team, seeing the journey up close and personal!

    This is Universal Avenue

    Universal Avenue is a global on-demand salesforce. We connect leading online brands with a talented community of Brand Ambassadors who help drive customer acquisition, where and when a business needs it. For brands, this provides the flexibility to expand and scale in existing and new markets. For Brand Ambassadors, it offers the freedom to define their own working patterns, have a flexible lifestyle and create a lucrative revenue stream by introducing innovative, new products to the market.

    The company is headquartered in Stockholm Sweden, and has grown into Spain, Greece, the UK, and United States in the past 16 months. The company is backed by MOOR, Northzone, Salesforce Ventures and Fidelity Investments venture arm – Eight Roads.

    Role Description

    As a Sales Development Representative you will have a crucial role as a first point of contact estbalishing interest from merchants in our brands. You will lay the foundations required for the success and crucially support our Brand Ambassadors and Brand Specialists. You will spend a lot of time in the field and on the phones introducing some of the world’s most exciting/innovative brands, like Spotify Business, the business product by Soundtrack Your Brand, company backed by Spotify, and Shopify eCommerce to a variety of stores, restaurants, and beauty shops. You will also be responsible for doing detailed needs and customer assessments for SMB businesses to determine which brands could prove helpful for them. You will be the expert, who knows the way to go for finding which businesses best suit our brand portfolio, fostering relationships to setup presentations and meetings, and laying the foundations for growth.

    You will work in an exciting start-up with a global target group and international team, offering a new service connecting the on- and offline worlds.

    Who are you?

    At Universal Avenue we are looking for people that are exceptional at what they do best, people with the right attitude, a lot of energy and a strong desire to work in a start-up environment.

    You are driven by both profit and purpose and value the work that you do. You are a team player that can handle a high level of flexibility and freedom. You have the ability to recognize and foster top talent to perform to your high standards We see that you are near the start or at an inflexion point in your career with a strong will of growing professionally.

    If you share our vision and our values, please have a look at the required skills for this specific position below.

    Required Skills

    • Strong will of succeeding with a winning attitude

    • Fluent English language skills

    • Well organized with the ability to plan and deliver on tight deadlines

    Beneficial Skills

    • Experience within sales

    • Additional languages

    • A network of industry contacts

    • Experience with quality assurance

    • Experience with outbound Sales, direct and/or retail

    • Experience working at one or multiple start-ups

    • A comfort with outbound prospecting over the phone, email, or in-person


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