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Sales Development Representative

Sales | Portland, OR | Full Time

Job Description

Company Description

Founded in 2013, CrowdStreet is the premium provider of online commercial real estate investment marketplace, technology and professional services.  Our online marketplace enables investors to directly access institutional-quality commercial real estate offerings with CrowdStreet’s best-in-class technology platform.  For CRE firms, CrowdStreet Connect provides a platform to manage investors and investments, and to raise capital to grow their business. CrowdStreet maximizes opportunities for investors by diversifying outside of the traditional avenues of the stock market, better distributing risk and fundamentally transforming real estate investing through technology.  Together, we are creating a community where individual investors and CRE firms are working together to maximize wealth through commercial real estate. With more than 100,000 investors now on its platform, and double digit year-over-year growth over the past 3 years, CrowdStreet has emerged as a leader in the space.

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 highly determined and committed to improvement.

  • Curious: Be inquisitive and love learning.

  • 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.

  • Determination: 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

  • Undergraduate Degree

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!