Business Development Representative

Location: Johannesburg

We are currently looking for a highly motivated and sharp Business Development Representative (BDR) to join the start of our growing SA branch, who will generate new business opportunities for GO1 and close deals.

You’ll learn how to identify and research companies to target and apply your creativity to develop email and telephone campaigns to as GO1's initial point of contact for all business leads.

You will be responsible for the full sales cycle from lead generation to the signature on the contract.

This position has massive advancement potential within the sales organization - take your first step towards a sales career today!


Position Requirements

  • Previous experience with prior telemarketing or e-Learning sales experience is preferred, but not essential.
  • You excel at taking ownership of your success and managing your own schedule.
  • You have strongly developed and effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • You are a highly self-motivated and driven individual who is goal-oriented, methodical and tenacious, and can effectively interact with a team.
  • You are a talented, outgoing individual who is a fast learner and builds rapport quickly!
  • You love sharing your passion for learning!


Your Responsibilities

  • Successfully utilize a combination of cold and warm calling to qualify potential business opportunities.
  • Reach out to identified prospects and open discussions around the GO1 product offering.
  • Understand the learning needs of individual companies and provide a tailored solution through product demos, and discussions.
  • Collaborate and negotiate with qualified leads with the intention of securing them as customers by utilising effective closing techniques.
  • Proactively use our CRM to document all activities. Forecast sales activity and revenue achievement.


Why you will love working with us!

  • Vibrant & Dynamic – we love what we do, we work hard to do it but we’re flexible and we have fun in the process!
  • Smart & Authentic – we’re a clever bunch and we love to share knowledge and experiences with each other – we’re also not afraid of some robust discussion.
  • We are passionate about Learning - Enjoy unlimited access to the GO1 Learning platform - over 10,000 training modules are waiting for you!
  • We’re in serious growth – GO1 is on a stable and rapid-growth curve and you’ll have the opportunity to grow with us!


Meet GO1:

A graduate of Y-Combinator, the GO1 team are disrupting workplace learning and changing the way organisations across the world train their teams.

With the goal of being the most used source for professional learning by 2020, GO1 merges technology and learning to help millions of users learn and grow in their careers.

Our GO1 employees enjoy a relaxed office environment and remote working options.

We also benefit in companywide team building events and a diverse and supportive team to help advance your career.

Our team in South Africa is still very small - enjoy a hands-on role and take ownership of your work. 

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