Account Development Representative



Job Description


Job Title: Account Development Representative

Location: Alpharetta, GA


Aptean is changing. Our ERP solutions are transforming a huge range of global businesses, from food producers to manufacturers. In a world of generic enterprise software, we provide targeted solutions that bring together the very best technology and drive greater results. With over 3,500 employees, 60 different products and a global client base, there’s no better time to advance your career at Aptean. We’re developing best-in-class solutions and delivering incredible results, giving our Sales teams no shortage of case studies, press releases and new product developments to share with prospects. For ambitious Sales professionals, this is the place to accelerate your career development.


About the role

You will be that all-important first point of contact for potential clients. You’ll live and breathe our business and our products, using your wealth of knowledge and outbound tactics to build a healthy pipeline of qualified leads. You will also:

  • Generate, qualify, and develop new business opportunities in defined target markets for specific Aptean product lines. This role will primarily use outbound tactics such as cold calling, social media outreach and email sends to generate a pipeline of leads from scratch. The Outbound ADR will take a “campaign approach” to targeting companies to make initial contact and then qualify and secure discovery calls. Ninety percent (90%) of the Outbound ADR’s time will be spent on developing and nurturing their own qualified pipeline to opportunity for the Sales team. Ten percent (10%) of the Outbound ADR’s time will be spent on other activities including departmental activities and very occasional inbound lead follow-up.
  • Outbound prospecting and cold calling, including strategic company/vertical targeting and personalized campaigns.
  • E-mail, direct mail and outbound campaign generation and execution.
  • Pipeline nurturing to generate opportunities over time.
  • Qualify leads in or out of target market and into the appropriate point in sales cycle.
  • Pipeline management and reporting.
  • Development and maintenance of prospect database.
  • Deep account/contact profiling.
  • Assist at trade shows and events as required.
  • Produce weekly lead generation reports using Excel / CRM.
  • Ability to speak knowledgably to senior management and articulate a clear benefit case.

About you

To be successful here, you’ll need ambition, initiative and tenacity and preferably experience working with B2B software solutions. You must also have:

  • Strong understanding of outbound account development principles and execution
  • Experience with CRM solution, preferably Salesforce
  • Outbound lead generation/business development experience is strongly preferred.
  • Experience with sales tools including SalesLoft, ZoomInfo, Vidyard, etc. preferred.
  • Self-motivated, high energy, dynamic inside sales and online presence
  • Competitive personality with a track record of over-achieving
  • Strong phone presence and ability to make dozens of calls per day
  • Prior experience or ability to develop deep understanding of one or more target industries in product line target market
  • Willing to cold call – hungry for results
  • Excellent written and verbal communication/sales skills – must be confident in communicating on behalf of Aptean with executives and other leadership roles
  • Attention to detail – values process and data integrity
  • Strong time management, organization, and prioritization skills
  • Creative and strong business acumen – must be able to communicate intelligently with senior contacts about their pain points and how Aptean’s solutions can address them


If you share our mindset, you can share in our success. To find out more about joining Aptean, get in touch today.

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Aptean pledges to promote a company culture where diversity, equity and inclusion are central. We are committed to applying this principle as we interact with our customers, build our teams, cultivate our leaders and shape a company in which any employee can succeed, regardless of race, color, sex, national origin, sexuality and gender identity, religion, disability, age, status as a protected veteran or any other group status protected by law. Celebrating our diverse experiences, opinions and beliefs allows us to embrace what makes us unique and to use this as an asset in bringing innovative solutions to our customer base.


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