Sales Development Representative


San Francisco, CA, US

We're looking for an SDR who shares our passion for world-class technology and will be instrumental in supporting Layer’s continuing rapid growth.
You are a tenacious, energetic, and customer-centric individual who is passionate about starting a career in Sales and Business Development. As the foundation of our Growth Team, you will be responsible for managing all of Layer’s inbound and outbound lead generation. You will provide sales development support to our team through the development of qualified leads that result in closed-won business.


Drive Layer’s revenue growth through outreach via phone and email.
Set up appointments for the sales team & meet a weekly goal of outbound meetings set.
Cultivate and qualify new inbound leads that turn into quality meetings.
Research prospects to help us identify companies that should be using Layer.
Prospect and pipeline building with opportunity identification.
Manage nurture campaigns to keep leads warm.
Educate prospects on Layer’s communications platform.
Understand and succinctly communicate the Layer value proposition.

Our ideal candidate:

Clear and professional written and verbal communication skills.
Hungry to learn and ready to step out of your comfort zone.
Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; develops alternative solutions.
Interacts effectively with colleagues.
Positive attitude & an intense desire to learn.
Ability to master product knowledge.
Comfort working in a dynamic, fast-paced group.
Proficient in Google Apps.
Familiarity with (or willingness to learn) CRM tools such as Salesforce.

Bonus points for:

Experience in a startup environment.
Familiarity with web/mobile technologies.
Please include these in your application:
A one-paragraph pitch on why we should hire you in this role.
Languages you are fluent in, both human and technical.
What you find most interesting about Layer.

Why Layer?

Layer makes communications better in products people love and use daily. We handle millions of messages every day for businesses around the world.
We believe that great products are all about building a great experience, not reinventing the infrastructure. Our developer friendly messaging toolkit - UI kits, SDKs and APIs let developers focus on building great experiences.
We obsess about great engineering and design, across mobile and web. We care deeply about making our code, APIs, and documentation functional, useful and beautiful.
We're a small team, with a focus on individual responsibility and rapid development. If you like thinking big and having an impact, you'll enjoy working with us!

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