Sales Manager

CB Insights, New York

Software that predicts technology trends.​

Drive CB Insights' growth as a leader on the Business Development team.

Our Outbound Sales Manager will be responsible for managing our team of outbound lead generation specialists at CB Insights along with creating new strategies and process flows to maximize revenue from this channel.

CB Insights is attacking a very large market, and this role is primarily responsible to ensure we touch our future clients directly and proactively about how we can help solve their problems. As a manager you must be able to collaborate and operate in a fast-paced, high-energy, and constantly changing environment while staying laser focused and hands-on with your team. This role will report into the Senior Director of Sales Development.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage a team of outbound Sales Development Representatives (SDRs) to ensure consistent quality and quantity of outreach
  • Develop outreach scripts, cadences, and touch plans for the outbound team through a deep understanding of each different channel and customer type
  • Develop new, innovative sales initiatives to put our brand and products in front of future clients
  • Own, drive, and accurately forecast activity and pipeline
  • Identify reporting gaps/needs and use data to target new opportunities in the sales funnel and ensure we have adequate resources/headcount
  • Develop consistent, convincing objection handling and qualification techniques to ensure optimal use of our team's time

Required Experience And Qualifications

  • 2+ Years in Software Sales, preference for experience working with large, enterprise deals
  • Experience working with and mentoring SDRs
  • Experience across both inbound and outbound channels, with a preference toward cold outbound outreach
  • People Leadership experience
  • BA/BS Degree
  • Expertise with CRMs, CRM reporting, and sales automation tools (Salesforce, Salesloft Cadence, TryProspect)
  • Excellent writing, communication and presentation skills
  • Self-starter with ability to work under pressure and make independent decisions

We know that diversity makes for the best problem-solving and creative thinking. We are dedicated to adding new perspectives to the team and encourage everyone to apply if your experience is close to what we are looking for.  

Perks and Benefits:

  • Subsidized health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401k with up to 4% match
  • $1,000 yearly continuing education stipend
  • Daily lunch stipend

Happy, Helpful, Humble, and Hungry: Check out more about our company culture here.

Equal Opportunity Employer: CB Insights is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


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About CB Insights

CB Insights has built a tech market intelligence platform that analyzes millions of data points on venture capital, startups, patents, partnerships and news media to predict technology trends.

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