Braze (formerly Appboy) is a customer engagement platform that delivers messaging experiences across push, email, apps, and more. Braze is built specifically for today’s mobile-first world and tomorrow’s ambient computing future. Braze is set apart as the platform that allows for real-time and continuous data streaming, replacing decades-old databases that aren’t built for today’s on-demand, always-connected customer. With data, technology, and teams working together in unison, the Braze platform makes marketing more authentic, brands more human, and customers more satisfied with every experience.

Each month, tens of billions of messages associated with over 1.5 billion active users are managed through our technology. Braze is a venture-backed company with hundreds of employees in offices located in New York City, San Francisco, London, and Singapore. Most recently, we’ve been named a Leader in the Forrester Wave™: Mobile Engagement Automation, Q3 2017 evaluation. We’ve been recognized by Forbes Cloud 100 at #85, ranked #225 on Inc.'s 500 Fastest Growing Private Companies, named a “Top 10 Upstart” by Business Insider, in addition to being #21 in the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 List. Learn more at Braze.com.

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

Braze is looking for a proven business development leader to further drive outbound pipeline growth by directing and coaching our highly ambitious BDR Team. This role requires you to have strong hands-on experience in working day-to-day with the team in delivering; a comprehensive training program, provide ongoing sales coaching, monitoring sales prospecting activity levels and maintain a team-oriented, performance-minded culture. Additionally, this role will work with Sales and Marketing leaders to ensure the BDR Team is properly positioning our service and qualifying opportunities to achieve monthly, quarterly and yearly pipeline and revenue goals.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

  • Oversee the daily activities and quota performance management of individual BDRs to ensure key performance metrics are met
  • Hire and quickly ramp new BDRs with training, including product knowledge, buyer personas, competition, tools training, and plenty of role-plays
  • Provide BDRs with a coaching cadence of time management, objection handling, prospecting tactics, and active listening skills
  • Strategize with sales and marketing counterparts on pipeline and prospecting initiatives to meet company objectives
  • Establish a library of prospecting resources for the BDR team
  • Maintain a high-performance BDR Team culture and morale
  • Drive operational excellence through constant innovation
  • Review and maintain metrics to ensure accurate management reports
  • Work closely with BDR Director and HR on all potential risk and disciplinary actions necessary
  • Develop and execute career development and leadership
  • Conduct selling efforts as needed

WHO YOU ARE

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5+ years of B2B enterprise sales experience (SaaS preferred)
  • 3+ years of experience in B2B SaaS sales leadership (Team Lead and/or Manager)
  • A history of consistently performing above quota in an outbound sales environment
  • Strong collaboration and influencing skills demonstrated through superior communication and presentation skills
  • Salesforce power user, and familiarity with email and call automation platforms
  • Bonus points:
    • Some technical experience in background (built an app, website, took coding courses, etc.)
    • Played team sports competitively in past

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Competitive compensation that includes equity
  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage for you and your dependents
  • 401(k) matching, life insurance, commuter benefits, and parental leave plans
  • Daily catered lunches and fully stocked kitchen with snacks and beverages
  • Collaborative, transparent, collegial and fun-loving office culture
  • Flexible time off policy to balance your work and life in the way that suits you best

In addition, this position is exempt under the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

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