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Muck Rack’s sales development representative (SDR) program

Muck Rack is the leading software platform for public relations and communications executives. We are looking for an ambitious salesperson to join our fast-growing tech startup in NYC. Our mission is to make journalists, PR pros and marketers more successful by providing them with the technology they need to find journalists to pitch, and monitor their brand on a day-to-day basis via our Muck Rack advanced service.

This position will work closely with the Executive Vice President responsible for sales and Business Development managers.

Responsibilities include

  • Prospecting leads, answering phone calls and scheduling meetings
  • Setting up systems to more efficiently run and optimize the sales process including qualifying leads and generating new ones
  • Joining meetings and calls with the sales team
  • Becoming involved in the public relations industry in New York and beyond
  • Eventually demoing Muck Rack at meetings and on phone calls
  • Tracking industry news to identify outreach opportunities

Preferred skills and interests

  • Knowledge of the PR and journalism industries
  • Experience working in PR, journalism, or SaaS (1-3 years preferred, graduating seniors accepted)
  • Strong writing skills
  • Dropbox, Google Apps, Sales CRMs, Trello, Slack
  • Prior experience using social media and having a presence on popular platforms (i.e., Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn) to help with business promotion and outreach
  • Design skills (Photoshop, InDesign, etc.) a plus but not required
  • Sharing lots of animated GIFs
  • Using the latest and greatest mobile and web apps
  • Talking and meeting with lots of public relations and communications executives

Benefits

  • Opportunity to earn a bonus
  • Opportunity for promotion into Account Executive
  • Ticket to the Shorty Awards
  • Access to events and networking opportunities
  • An extremely fun environment where hard work and whiskey Fridays are valued highly
  • Yummy snacks
  • Healthcare
  • 401(k) plan with employer contributions

How to apply

Email Natan at natan (at) sawhorsemedia (dot) com.

Benefits

401k

We offer eligible employees the opportunity to participate in our 401k plan with employer contributions.


Health benefits

You’ll be able to join our health plan which has one of the largest networks of providers in the tri state area. Sawhorse will cover half the cost.


Vacations

We encourage taking real off-the-grid vacations.


Personal development

We encourage everyone to grow their skills and networks and will enable you to attend relevant events, conferences and meetups. We believe in the need to get out of the office and see the world, experience the market and learn from peers.

Equipment

We’ll provide you with a high-end Mac laptop, second screen monitor and anything else you might need to do your job (software, drawing tablets, adapters, etc.).


VIP Shorty Awards Ticket

Whether or not you’re working on the Shorty Awards, you’ll score a VIP invite to the annual Shorty Awards show. We promise it’ll be a blast!


Snacks

We have an ongoing FreshDirect order that everyone can add to to make sure there are delicious and healthy snacks in the office throughout the week.