Business Development Representative (UK, Remote)

  • £30-£35k+ OTE (depending on experience)
  • Fully remote (UK based)
  • Career progression opportunities

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What is Silktide?

Silktide is an online platform that helps organizations understand and improve their websites.

Our software is used worldwide by household names like eBay, the World Health Organization, and Accenture.

What will you be doing?

If you’re highly driven and want to be part of a fast-growing SaaS business, Silktide is for you.

As a Business Development Representative at Silktide, you’ll be central to our growth and the first point of contact with our customers.

You’ll be responsible for identifying potential new customers through research, making initial contact, qualifying and passing the lead on to your territory Account Executives and assisting with pipeline fulfilment.

You’ll be expected to develop ongoing product knowledge and market awareness and act as a trusted advisor to the people you talk to. You should be seen as an expert who can help organizations solve the challenges they’re facing.

You’ll be provided full training on all aspects of the business, our products, and you’ll learn a ton about accessibility, user experience, SEO, and more.

You should join us if:

  • You are passionate, creative & determined
  • You are personable and can build relationships quickly
  • You have the skills to ask great questions and uncover a prospect’s issues and pain points
  • You can convey potentially complex information in an accessible way and match these to the customer’s requirements
  • You have 1+ years of sales experience as an SDR, BDR, or equivalent (preferably in SaaS)
  • You have a passion for technology
  • You can take the initiative to identify and solve problems with urgency
  • You should be approachable and offer to help where needed
  • You possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • You are ambitious, with the desire to learn and help our business grow

You should not join us if:

  • You shy away from fast-paced environments
  • You are worried about telling your boss they are wrong
  • You need someone to tell you exactly what to do
  • You don’t like lofty goals

Where is Silktide going?

Silktide is self-funded and is more than doubling in size each year. This growth will continue to accelerate and with that in mind, we need to increase our Business Development team to support us.

We have ambitious plans to improve the quality of the web. We believe every website should be accessible, compliant, and of high quality. Our Silktide Monitor platform is the first step in our mission. It helps web teams and content contributors with a mixed range of abilities to easily manage hundreds of thousands of web pages.

If you want to help us in our mission to make the web more accessible, then it’s never been a more exciting time to join Silktide!

Where will you work?

It’s up to you. We are a remote-first company because we value work-life balance and hate sitting in traffic.
Silktide doesn’t dictate where you work, we only ask that you are a UK resident and have a good internet connection to be able to perform your job.

What will you get in return?

  • Flexibility to work where you like, whenever you like.
  • Uncapped £30,000-35,000 OTE (depending on experience)
  • Choice of your own laptop + home office budget
  • Private healthcare plan provided by Vitality Health
  • Gym membership of your choice
  • 2 weeks/year dedicated to skills development (“Silktime”)
  • 20 days paid holiday + public holidays (increases with each year at Silktide)
  • Training budget
  • Development opportunities – we are growing quickly which opens plenty of doors for career development
  • Random gifts that turn up on your doorstep courtesy of our Happiness Manager
  • Work for an inspiring, people-centric company that is working to improve the quality of the web

Interested? Fill in the form below with your CV.

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