Business Development Manager (Remote) at OPAL
Portland, OR, US

As a Business Development Representative (BDR) Manager at Opal, you’ll join a smart, gritty, and passionate team of value-and customer-focused players. The BDR Manager will build, scale, manage, and coach our BDR team while simultaneously building out the outbound BDR system and strategy.

The BDR Manager is responsible for ensuring that the team hits its monthly goals, training them to be effective sales people, while also launching experiments to further optimize the team's processes and efforts.

The BDR Manager dives into the data to form their own perspectives on what Opal needs to test and scale in order to hit our sales numbers. They then own, launch, and analyze those tests to achieve success.

About You

Your background and experience include a combination of sales, and operations. You have experience building high velocity sales teams and managing them to achieve amazing results.

You also take pride in being a player-coach, in that you can also help the team on the ground while mentoring the team.

About Opal

Opal is the planning platform that connects strategy to execution. Marketing and communications teams working together in Opal get the visibility they need to stay aligned and collaborate efficiently. Visit workwithopal.com to learn why Opal is used by teams everywhere including Starbucks, Target, Minted, General Motors, T-Mobile and Zillow.

Requirements

Responsibilities

● Ensure the team BDRs achieve monthly/quarterly quotas on first meetings, pipeline growth and revenue attainment.

● Hire, train and mentor new BDRs.

● Work jointly with sales leadership to strategize, build their pipelines, and achieve goals.

● Ensure that BDR processes are executed consistently and improve continuously.

● Track team metrics with periodical reviews, keep records and generate reports on all phases of activities.

● Motivate your team to meet and exceed quotas and objectives.

● Coach, develop, and train your team members.

● Manage the growing BDR team with a metrics-based approach, relying heavily on data to inspire, iterate, and educate inside and outside the team.

● Constantly innovative our outbound approaches

 

Performance Metrics:

As a performance driven organization, we look to root all things in data. It helps us understand where we are succeeding, and where we need to improve. Some of the metrics we’ll focus on:

● Opportunities Created

● Opportunities Qualified

● Pipeline Created

● BDR attributed Closed Won Pipeline

● Requirements

 

Skills, Experience, Knowledge:

● A proven track record of exceeding targets in sales, with 1-2 years experience leading a team.

● Drive to progress personal career goals and is excited for the opportunity to make a significant impact.

● Passion for creating a positive culture.

● A high EQ and the ability to connect with team members.

● Data driven decision making

● The ability to motivate and lead.

● A high level of creativity and proficiency in tailored outreach.

● Excellent written and verbal communication skills 

● Natural alignment with Opal’s Values: Professional, Intentional, Steadfast, Helpful, Creative, Passionate, and Empathetic.

 

Preferred Experience:

● Experience in working with/on marketing teams.

● Deep understanding of marketing functions.

● Education

● Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience preferred; advanced degree in a related field a plus.

Education:

● Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience preferred; advanced degree in a related field a plus.

Benefits

Some benefits our team members enjoy include:

  • Competitive, market-leading compensation package, including stock options
  • 100% company-paid Medical/Rx, Dental, and Vision Insurance for individuals (plus company-subsidized dependent coverage)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) for Health, Dependent Care, Commuter, Parking
  • Company-paid Life/AD&D, Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Pet Insurance for your furry friend
  • Flexible Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave & Back-to-Work Program
  • 401(k) and Roth Retirement Plans
  • Company-sponsored outreach & activity programs



Opal is an equal-opportunity employer and committed to creating an inclusive and diverse environment. We believe a diverse workplace promotes innovation and enhances decision making. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will consider all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, age, or veteran status.