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Sales Development Representative



Sales & Business Development
United States
Posted on Tuesday, September 19, 2023

About Raise
Raise is the leading mobile payments and prepaid gift card platform where millions of consumers earn instant cash back and save money on purchases. The company has transformed traditionally simple pieces of plastic into one powerful payment mechanism that can be seamlessly used at over 300,000 retail locations nationwide.

Raise started as a gift card marketplace and has since expanded to include Slide, a consumer payments app where users earn 4-5% cashback everywhere they shop; Slide for Business, a platform of APIs to power 3rd party gift card payments as well as marketing capabilities such as geolocation and push notifications.

Since 2013, Raise has saved members more than $190 million. The company is based in Chicago and has received $147 million in funding from investors including Accel, Bessemer Venture Partners, New Enterprise Associates, and PayPal. Raise and Slide are available on both iOS and Android and at and

About the Position
Raise is seeking a Sales Development Representative to bolster our sales funnel, supporting our Revenue team. Your role is to identify and engage the right individuals at the right companies, creating valuable opportunities for our sales team. Thriving in dynamic environments and tackling the challenges that come with growth is your forte. You possess expertise in outbound sales prospecting and are dedicated to refining the prospecting and lead generation processes.


  • Qualify and nurture both inbound and outbound sales leads, delivering high-quality, qualified prospects to our revenue team.
  • Collaborate with Revenue and Marketing to design ongoing sales campaigns and systematically enhance lead qualification procedures.
  • Maintain a consistent level of outbound prospecting activities.
  • Execute email campaigns to generate new prospects.
  • Analyze industry trends and segments to identify new sources of qualified leads.
  • Leverage CRM systems to track activities and manage opportunities.
  • Achieve quarterly and annual qualified opportunity goals.
  • Stay up-to-date with technical knowledge of products, solutions, and business value propositions.


  • In your first 30 days, you'll familiarize yourself with Raise and become proficient in our product, laying the foundation for understanding Raise's revenue strategy.

After 60 days, you'll manage inbound leads and create engagement campaigns.At the 90-day mark, you'll be actively generating a qualified pipeline for the team, consistently meeting or surpassing your targets.

Skills & Qualifications

  • 1-2 years of prior experience in Lead Generation or Sales Development.
  • Proven ability to collaborate and foster positive business relationships.
  • Track record of meeting deadlines, effectively managing time, and prioritizing tasks.
  • Proficiency in data gathering and utilization for persuasion.
  • Demonstrated capacity to devise strategies that meet set targets.
  • Familiarity with CRM-related tools and lead qualification applications.
  • Excellent interpersonal, leadership, organizational, and communication skills.
  • A BA/BS degree or equivalent experience in a related field.


  • Comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision, 401(K) plan with match, company paid short term and long-term disability, and life insurance
  • Flexible Paid Time Off Policy
  • Raise Gives Back paid time off for volunteering
  • Paid parental leave
  • Voluntary benefits, such as Pet Insurance and Identity Protection