Sales Development Representative
Sales | Portland, OR | Full Time
Founded in 2013, CrowdStreet’s technology solutions provide real estate investment managers (sponsors) a scalable platform for growing and managing a large investor-base. We are transforming real estate investing by creating universally accessible, transparent, and efficient markets. While our competitors are positioning themselves as online versions of institutional funding, we’re the only major provider delivering a comprehensive online funding and investor management solution. CrowdStreet’s platform extends beyond the fundraising of a deal to cultivating and growing lifetime value for the sponsor through building, managing and expanding ongoing investor relationships.
To support our company’s rapid growth, we are hiring a Sales Development Representative to help us transform and modernize the commercial real estate industry. As part of our entrepreneurial team, you will be integral to growing our business by communicating directly with leaders of the most innovative real estate investment firms across the U.S. We operate in a fast-paced, dynamic and exciting environment at CrowdStreet, so you should be able to thrive in that environment to be successful.
What You'll Be Doing
The Sales Development Representative plays a critical role in growing our business. The main focus of this position is to engage qualified prospects through verbal and written communication tactics.You will accomplish this by making calls and e-mails within a defined territory and setting sales appointments for the Account Executives. You should be a great teammate who is very driven, methodical, tenacious, and who can effectively engage with a large volume of prospects in a short amount of time.
What We Must Have
Phone Experience: Whether it’s direct phone sales, a previous SDR or MDR role, fundraising phone work, political campaign phone banking, etc., you must have some experience prospecting/selling or working on the phones.
Self-Starter: Be hard-working, persistent and self-motivated.
Curious: Be inquisitive and skilled at asking great questions.
Excellent Communication Skills: Have a clear and concise communication style along with excellent phone skills, phone etiquette, written and oral communication skills. Professionalism and comfort speaking with C-suite executives.
Assertive: Possess the ability to ask for the sale (booking an appointment for your Account Executive), and do so in a way that comes naturally within the context of each outbound call.
Not Required, But Nice to Have
One to three years at a Business-to-Business organization in an Inside Sales Development or Inside Sales role – recent graduates welcome
Exposure to commercial real estate transactions
Fintech or finance industry experience
Software sales or marketing experience
Working at CrowdStreet
Located in the heart of downtown Portland just a block from Pioneer Square, CrowdStreet is proud of our cool, open and collaborative environment. Along with great benefits, a fully stocked kitchen and a dog-friendly office, we offer the opportunity to be at the ground floor of a fast-growing startup with fun, smart, customer-driven people transforming the world of real estate investment.
We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, age (40+), disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status under local, state, or federal law.
How to Apply
Please submit your resume online with a cover letter stating: 1) Why you’re passionate about working for CrowdStreet, and 2) A brief summary of how you meet each of our qualifications (including the “nice to haves”). The best way to do this is to copy/paste the requirements bullets and put a brief answer after each summarizing your relevant experience. Thank you for your interest in CrowdStreet!