Quick Take: Axios is a growth-stage startup dedicated to providing trustworthy, award-winning news content in an audience-first format. We are hiring a Business Development Associate to join our Technology Sales team!

Why it Matters: As our Business Development Associate, you will serve an integral role in securing, maintaining and growing the customer base for Axios’ new SaaS product with exceptional customer service. Working on a new and growing team, you’ll be identifying and developing new revenue opportunities, supporting the buildout of a new CRM and, ultimately, making a huge impact on Axios’ growth and future success.

Go Deeper: We are looking for an organized, proactive thinker to enthusiastically help generate and increase new business opportunities. This opportunity will allow you to work alongside our growing tech sales team and play a significant role in shaping new revenue opportunities and helping support top line technology sales growth. 

The Details: Ideal candidates will embody an entrepreneurial spirit, a passion for Axios’ mission and have the following skills:

  • Proven customer or client service experience
  • Experience managing sales pipelines including researching, prospecting new business leads, outbound outreach, and organizing inbound interest
  • Detail-oriented with strong time management skills and an ability to prioritize effectively 
  • Strong project management skills and sales fundamentals
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Eager for and receptive to feedback 
  • Proficiency using CRM software to manage sales processes and pipelines 

Don’t forget: 

  • Competitive salary
  • Health insurance (100% paid for individuals, 75% for families)
  • Primary caregiver 12-week paid leave
  • 401K
  • Generous vacation policy, plus company holidays
  • Company equity
  • Commuter and cell phone benefit
  • A commitment to an open, inclusive, and diverse work culture
  • Annual learning and development stipend

Additional pandemic-related benefits:

  • One mental health day per quarter
  • $100 monthly work-from-home stipend
  • Tele-mental health services 
  • OneMedical membership, including tele-health services 
  • Increased work flexibility for parents and caretakers 
  • Access to the Axios “Family Fund”, which was created to allow employees to request financial support when facing financial hardship or emergencies 
  • Weekly company-sponsored exercise and meditation classes 
  • Virtual company-sponsored social events

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