Sales development representative Job at LinkedIn, San Francisco, CA

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  • LinkedIn
  • San Francisco, CA

Job Description

Company Description

LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network, built to create economic opportunity for every member of the global workforce. Our products help people make powerful connections, discover exciting opportunities, build necessary skills, and gain valuable insights every day. We’re also committed to providing transformational opportunities for our own employees by investing in their growth. We aspire to create a culture that’s built on trust, care, inclusion, and fun – where everyone can succeed.

Join us to transform the way the world works.

Job Description

This role will be based in San Francisco and is not eligible for sponsorship.

At LinkedIn, we trust each other to do our best work where it works best for us and our teams. This role offers a hybrid work option, meaning you can both work from home and commute to a LinkedIn office, depending on what’s best for you and when it is important for your team to be together.

As a Sales Development Representative, you will assist in generating new business by qualifying inbound leads and driving various outbound campaigns but, more importantly, you will focus on the development of the individuals qualifying those leads. Sales Development roles exist in each of the LinkedIn divisions (see below). The candidate's experiences and interests, along with the number of active openings in each division will determine which role(s) are made available.

LinkedIn's Talent Solutions (talent.linkedin.com) help companies find and engage the best talent using the world's largest professional network. LinkedIn Talent Solutions provides innovative recruiting tools to help our customers become more successful at talent acquisition.

LinkedIn provides to the customers the opportunity to change the hiring and selling process, through our Corporate Solutions. As a Sales Development Representative, you will assist in generating new business opportunities by qualifying inbound leads and/or driving various outbound campaigns and creating the pipeline for the growing business in the region.

What You'll Do:

  • Qualify and develop inbound and/or outbound sales leads
  • Run campaigns to generate new sales prospects
  • Complete accurate tracking of communication with current and potential customers in SalesForce.com
  • Work with the Account Executive team to design industry-specific outbound efforts and define the best strategy to approach new leads
  • Schedule demonstrations between account executives and potential customers
  • Use the best social selling techniques (Sales Navigator) to identify sales leads and be able to prospect into them
  • High volume of calls with Decision Makers to identify the "pain", which could be addressed by LinkedIn Corporate Solutions
  • Responsible for the majority of the Account Executive pipeline

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • 1+ years of professional and/or internship experience in sales, marketing, recruiting, lead generation, inside/outside sales or related experience in a quota-carrying role.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with Salesforce.com or other CRM platforms
  • Expert knowledge of MS Office (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel)
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational and telephone skills
  • Ability to effectively manage time, prioritize tasks and work within deadlines with little supervision
  • Ability to analyze business opportunities and read situations well
  • Ability to gather and use data to inform decision making and persuade others
  • Ability to develop compelling strategies that deliver results with a strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, startup environment

Suggested Skills

  • Communication
  • Negotiation
  • Analytical skills

LinkedIn is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices.

The pay range for this role is $59,000 to $85,000. Actual compensation packages are based on several factors that are unique to each candidate, including but not limited to skill set, depth of experience, certifications, and specific work location. This may be different in other locations due to differences in the cost of labor.

The total compensation package for this position may also include annual performance bonus, stock, benefits and/or other applicable incentive compensation plans. For more information, visit

Additional Information

Equal Opportunity Statement

LinkedIn is committed to diversity in its workforce and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. LinkedIn considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class. LinkedIn is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer as described in our equal opportunity statement here: EEO Statement_2020 - Signed.pdf.

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LinkedIn is committed to offering an inclusive and accessible experience for all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities. Our goal is to foster an inclusive and accessible workplace where everyone has the opportunity to be successful.

If you need a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening, apply for a position, or participate in the interview process, connect with us at accommodations@linkedin.com and describe the specific accommodation requested for a disability-related limitation.

Reasonable accommodations are modifications or adjustments to the application or hiring process that would enable you to fully participate in that process. Examples of reasonable accommodations include but are not limited to:

  • Documents in alternate formats or read aloud to you
  • Having interviews in an accessible location
  • Being accompanied by a service dog
  • Having a sign language interpreter present for the interview

A request for an accommodation will be responded to within three business days. However, non-disability related requests, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.

LinkedIn will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by LinkedIn, or (c) consistent with LinkedIn's legal duty to furnish information.

San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, LinkedIn will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

As a federal contractor, LinkedIn follows the Pay Transparency and non-discrimination provisions described at this link:

Global Data Privacy Notice for Job Candidates

Please follow this link to access the document that provides transparency around the way in which LinkedIn handles personal data of employees and job applicants:

Equal Opportunity Statement
LinkedIn is committed to diversity in its workforce and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. LinkedIn considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class. LinkedIn is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer as described in our equal opportunity statement here: Please reference and for more information.


LinkedIn is an equal employment opportunity employer offering opportunities to all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities. If you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to apply for a position, please contact us by sending an email to accommodations@linkedin.com. This email box is designed to assist disabled job seekers who seek a reasonable accommodation to the application process. Emails sent for non-disability related issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.


In your email, please include the following: (1) confirm you have a disability; (2) identify the disability-related limitation that needs to be accommodated, and (3) if known, describe the specific accommodation requested for the disability-related limitation. A response to your request may take up to three business days.


LinkedIn will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by LinkedIn, or (c) consistent with LinkedIn's legal duty to furnish information.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement
As a federal contractor, LinkedIn follows the Pay Transparency and non-discrimination provisions described at this link:


San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, LinkedIn will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, LinkedIn will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Global Data Privacy Notice for Job Candidates
This document provides transparency around the way in which LinkedIn handles personal data of employees and job applicants:

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