Business Development Representative

Showpad in Chicago, IL

  • Type: Full Time
position filled
About Showpad

Showpad is the leading sales enablement platform for the modern seller. Showpad's all-in-one platform empowers sales and marketing teams to engage buyers through industry-leading training and coaching software and innovative sales content and engagement solutions.

At Showpad, personalities and cultures connect across oceans to create something extraordinary. As a top 10 software company in the Inc. 5,000 Europe list, Showpad is changing the game when it comes to sales enablement. Our employees create the engagement and impact that drives our success as we expand globally.

In the morning, we're drinking San Francisco cold brew coffee with a side of Portland doughnuts – English scones for afternoon tea, and in the evening we're toasting success with Belgian tripel Westmalle to a Chicago house tune.

Key responsibilities as a Business Development Representative at Showpad

Strategize with Sales on which companies to target

Find the relevant contacts within those companies and reach out via email, phone, and LinkedIn (approximately 90-100 reach outs per day)

Build up connections and educate your target audience on sales enablement software

Qualify prospects & set up meetings for sales

Collaborate with Marketing to ensure a constant flow of quality leads

Work towards a quarterly sales target of meetings set with Account Executives and potential clients

Skills and qualifications we are looking for

Bachelor's Degree


Previous sales role and/or cold calling experience a plus

Exceptionally strong verbal and written communication skills

A results driven personality

A proven track record of achieving measurable goals

The ability to be a self starter in a fast paced environment

Excellent time-management and prioritizing abilities

Nice to Haves

Experience in a B2B/BDR role


Experience with enterprise software or SaaS


Previous sales training or education

Knowledge of Salesforce


What you can expect from Showpad

Focus on Impact and Growth

We are building the future in sales and marketing where every sales person is successful. As an international scale-up, we aim for yearly double digit growth that opens many opportunities. We want people who thrive in a fast-paced, performance-driven company, who are not afraid to stretch themselves in a fun environment, and focus on impact and growth.

Read all about life as a BDR at Showpad here.

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