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Sales Development Representative

Greater New York City Area Full Time

Handshake builds mobile and web solutions that improve how brands serve their B2B customers. By transforming the sales experience with Handshake, brands move from simply taking orders, to developing lasting customer partnerships.

Job Description

Handshake is a rapidly growing start-up offering Mobile Field Sales and B2B E-Commerce solutions that are reshaping the way brands and wholesalers sell to retailers. Through standout user experiences both in-person and online, Handshake powers wholesalers’ sales growth and enables lasting customer relationships.

The tremendous untapped market opportunity and impressive company traction enabled Handshake to secure investment from Emergence Capital Partners; early-stage VC partner to the world’s best known SaaS business applications including, Box, SuccessFactors and Veeva.

Handshake’s Sales Development Representative (SDR) opening is an entry level sales/telesales role combining phone & email lead generation from Handshake’s NYC HQ. You’ll be working off of marketing sourced inbound leads as well as sourcing leads both with Handshake Account Executives and independently to create and develop opportunities for the Handshake sales team.


  • Making high frequency outbound calls to Handshake prospects
  • Giving high level Handshake presentations online
  • Meeting/exceeding monthly targets and quotas for opportunity generation
  • Meeting/exceeding weekly targets for calls, meetings booked and pipeline generated
  • Identifying decision makers amongst the targeted leads in order to start sales process
  • Document and manage your sales pipeline in SFDC application


You’ve got a bunch of energy, are comfortable on the phone, can self manage your day, think on your feet, problem solve…you know, all the boxes checked on sales person check list. Also;

  • 4 year college degree
  • 1-2 years inside sales/telesales experience
  • Able to work in fast-paced, self-directed entrepreneurial environment.
  • Basic understanding of CRM software, ideally
  • Willingness to make 50+ phone calls per day
  • Ability to communicate effectively and concisely on the phone
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Able to multi-task & manage shifting priorities


  • Comprehensive medical / dental benefits provided.
  • Whatever computer you want, as long as it has a little glowing Apple on it.
  • Competitive salary / equity packages for the right people.
  • Working with humble, face-meltingly awesome people.
  • Sweet office in NoHo, surrounded by great food and other treats of the city.
  • A Scrabble mug with the first letter of your name on it. No other company can possibly offer this.

One of our employees recently said:

“I started working at Handshake so I could move to New York, and now I live in New York so that I can work at Handshake.”

Sniff. You had us at hello!