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Sales Development Representative 2015

Greater New York City Area Full Time


Fundera is a marketplace for small business financial solutions. We provide expert insights and tailored options—from loans to credit cards to bank accounts—so business owners can shop and compare financial choices they often don’t know they have. We partner throughout every stage of their business, helping them weigh the best-fit financial options based on their current needs and eligibility. Our combination of technology and financial expertise ensures business owners make their smartest business decisions yet.


Job Description

Millions of small business owners will apply for a loan every year, and over 80% of applications are rejected by the big banks, many after months of paperwork and bureaucracy. Fundera's mission is to help small businesses grow by finding the best lender from within and beyond the world of traditional banks. As we expand, we need more smart people to help us build tools for Main Street businesses to understand their finances and secure funding for their growth.

If you have a passion for helping business owners, an interest in financial technology, and a desire to help build a company from the ground up, then we want to hear from you! Fundera is looking for an intelligent, passionate, and charismatic professional to help us establish and scale our sales and support team. We work in a fun and fast-paced environment, communicating with small- and mid-size business owners and lenders all day long.

This position is located in New York City and requires 1-3 years of experience.


Responsibilities

  • Educate SMBs on the alternative lending space, understand where they are in the business life cycle, and match them to funding providers
  • Assist SMB’s with relevant applications, document gathering, and assessment of options as they seek funding to grow their business
  • Follow up on SMBs that have expressed interest in working with Fundera, and maintain an active daily leads pipeline
  • Become an expert on the small business alternative lending space
  • Build relationships with lenders in the Fundera network
  • Document all activity in CRM system, keeping it clean and up-to-date

Requirements

  • Outstanding communication skills and excellent sales & service orientation both internally and externally
  • Comfortable and resilient in conversations with business owners from all walks of life
  • Offer us insight above and beyond your daily duties, and be prepared to defend them--don't just work here, help us build a great company
  • Capacity to learn and understand financial statements and valuation models
  • Strong interest in the financial technology sector and growing online lending space
  • Ability to work independently and proactively while improving processes and results, prioritizing work with minimal direction
  • Familiarity with Salesforce a plus

Compensation

  • Base Salary: $35,000 - $45,000
  • On Target Earnings: $55,000 - $65,000

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