At PeopleInsight we love what we do and it’s a great space to be in!   We’re growing our team and are currently looking for a new Business Development Representative to join us.

Recognized by top industry analysts for our capabilities, business model, and analytics platform, PeopleInsight is helping HR executives change the game and unlock potential in their people, themselves, and their businesses. We’re a privately held tech startup based in Ottawa with deep roots from Cognos & Accenture, focused exclusively on one of the hottest areas of HR and business right now. Big data – check. Cloud – check. Mobile – check. SAAS-based analytics – check. Beautifully simple – check. Working with some of the most reputable brands in Canada and the US – double check. 

The Role

Selling directly into the North American mid-market, our journey has only just begun. We are now looking for Business Development Representatives (BDRs) to consistently source and engage high quality prospects who will become our next reference clients.

You will be a critical, ground floor resource in building, optimizing and scaling our outbound sales capability and relentlessly executing our outbound processes, modelled on some of our SAAS-based outbound heroes like HubSpot and Salesforce.

Our BDRs work at the top of the funnel identifying, engaging and nurturing the best future PeopleInsight customers with the single goal of finding people and companies that may be a good fit to work with us.

You will be focused on systematically identifying and engaging business-savvy and action oriented HR executives across industries that genuinely believe talent creates competitive advantage - these are the workforce analytics early adopters. The beauty of this target profile is that they know a good thing when they see it – as do we.

 Your Characteristics

  • Outgoing and engaging personality. A great listener and team player.
  • Have intellectual agility, attention-to-detail, and an entrepreneurial mindset; you demonstrate drive, initiative, energy, and sense of urgency in acquiring and serving clients.
  • Have an interest in working in a fast-paced technology environment. You are flexible and responsive, capable of prioritizing and maintaining organization in a continuously evolving atmosphere.
  • Confident and comfortable connecting with senior professionals with communication skills to articulate value proposition to HR executives and professionals.
  • Able to maintain an efficient and quality pace in tracking leads, conversions, and other metrics associated with the Business Development Team.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent.

Your Past Successes/Skills & Qualifications

  • Working in an environment with high-level attention-to-detail and have proven flexible when priorities shift.
  • Collaborating as a team and communicating with team members and managers. You understand the importance of clear communication, both written and verbal, and are not afraid of feedback. You are also capable of working independently.

Other Skills & Qualifications: Networking, Persuasion, Prospecting, Public Speaking, Research, Writing, Closing Skills, Motivation for Sales, Prospecting Skills, Sales Planning, Identification of Customer Needs and Challenges, Territory Management, Market Knowledge, Meeting Sales Goals, Professionalism, CRM, and Microsoft Office.

You must have creative ideas on how to engage professionals/executives who are inundated on a daily basis from numerous vendors and sources.

Your Future

This unique opportunity to join a fast growing top tech startup offers competitive salary, incentives, health and dental package, and many opportunities for growth.

So if you think you’ve got what it takes, have something special to offer and absolutely need to do your part in helping us chart the way, we’re all ears.  Please fill in the form on this page or send your resume and cover letter to

We thank you for your interest in PeopleInsight. Please note only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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