Junior Sales Rep - Market Development

As a market development representative, you will help us shape the entire sales development process. You’ll also be the first person to chat with potential customers, so we’re looking for a strong communicator who demonstrates a natural instinct for sales, MacGyver-like resourcefulness, and a thirst for excellence. 

About Gusto

Gusto is a modern, online people platform that helps small businesses take care of their teams. On top of full-service payroll, Gusto offers health insurance, 401(k)s, expert HR, and team management tools. Today, Gusto offices in Denver, San Francisco, and New York serve more than 100,000 businesses nationwide.

Our mission is to create a world where work empowers a better life.

Your role will be to help small business customers choose Gusto. Interacting with customers who sign up on our website via email, chat, and live phone interactions, you’ll help match our people platform offering to their specific business needs, exercising advisory sales skills. You’ll help them navigate an important onboarding process, demonstrating sophisticated customer success skills.

Our team of over a hundred sales professionals includes folks practices across all channels and with different types of customers, but we all share deep passion and commitment to solutions selling: our company exists to solve problems for small businesses, and our sales team is a vital front door for small businesses who need and love our solutions. We have communal goals, a team spirit, and company leadership that cares about selling the right way.

Here’s what you’ll do day-to-day:

  • Qualify, and schedule demos for potential Gusto customers
  • Follow up with a high volume of leads quickly
  • Field inbound calls and emails from leads
  • Document various details like customer profiles, responses, and next steps
  • Actively listen to understand what customers need and confidently communicating Gusto's value proposition
  • Prioritize opportunities and apply appropriate resources
  • Research, develop, and implement sales strategies and tactics to drive more demos 

Here’s what we're looking for:

  • Track record of success and over-achievement (in work or school based setting)
  • Experience using a CRM to track progress (we use Salesforce)
  • Ambitious, enthusiastic, tenacious, and full of win
  • A consummate team player who enjoys wearing multiple hats and inspiring everyone around you to do great work
  • Technically proficient and experienced with web technologies (able to present pros/cons, use cases/examples, trends, and all that good stuff)
  • Great at communicating on the phone, over email, and in person 

Our cash compensation amount for this role is targeted between $21.70/hr & $23.08/hr in Denver & most remote locations. Final offer amounts are determined by multiple factors, including candidate experience and expertise, and may vary from the amount listed above.

Our customers come from all walks of life and so do we. We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it's the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger. If you share our values and our enthusiasm for small businesses, you will find a home at Gusto.

Gusto is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or any employment decision based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or other applicable legally protected characteristic. Gusto considers qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Gusto is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations@gusto.com.

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