At Podium, our mission is to help local businesses win. Our lead conversion platform, powered by AI and integrations, helps local businesses convert leads faster, communicate easier, and make more sales. Every day, thousands of local businesses utilize our review management, communication, marketing, and payments products. 

Our work and focus on helping local businesses thrive has been recognized across the industry, including Forbes’ Next Billion Dollar Startups, Forbes’ Cloud 100, the Inc. 5000, and Fast Company’s World’s Most Innovative Companies.

At Podium, we believe in fostering a culture that thrives on hiring and developing exceptional talent. Our operating principles serve as a compass, guiding daily behavior and decision-making, and ensure we hire people who will thrive at Podium. If you resonate with our operating principles and are energized by our mission, Podium will be a great place for you!

The Opportunity

As a Sales Development Representative at Podium, Melbourne, you will play the most crucial part of the sales lifecycle, being the first point of contact for prospective customers. Armed with a suite of business-critical SaaS tools, you will proactively engage with new prospects - sparking interest, uncovering pain points and qualifying if Podium is a fit for their business (on most occasions we are an ideal fit!).

What your day will look like: 

  • Prospect for, generate and qualify leads to create sales-ready opportunities.
  • Make outbound (cold) calls and emails daily. 
  • Initiate the sales process by managing your outbound calls and emails and reaching out to key decision makers.
  • Exceed monthly quotas of qualified appointments/demos scheduled and deals closed.
  • Collaborate with the Sales team to schedule prospect calls, meetings and product demos.
  • Pipeline management: enter and maintain data in Salesforce.

What you bring:

  • A love and desire for engaging with new people.
  • Strong communication skills - written and verbal.
  • You are confident, well-spoken and driven.
  • Experience carrying and exceeding KPI’s and targets.
  • You have experience in customer facing roles such as retail, hospitality or customer service and are keen to explore a career in tech sales. 

What we bring:

  • Real growth and career development opportunities, we’re still young in Australia with plenty of room to grow.
  • A unique product that makes an actual impact on the local businesses you love and support.
  • Attractive base + super and commissions package - uncapped earnings.
  • Equity/stock options for all employees - 'Be a Founder' and be rewarded as one at Podium.
  • A generous $600 monthly ‘Benefits & Wellbeing’ allowance, spent how you please
  • Free snacks and drinks, which are always stocked up.
  • You'll find Podium in the Queen & Collins building with access to end of trip facilities, bike storage, lockers and a brand new Podium Australia HQ. 



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