Sales Development Representative (NYC)


New York, NY, USA

Full time

Jun 10

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As the health and safety of our candidates and our employees come first, we're excited to provide virtual experiences for interviews and new hire on-boarding.

This is an office-based role, but we will provide all the necessary support to work remotely until our offices reopen.

Who We Are

Dataminr puts real-time AI and public data to work for our clients, generating relevant and actionable alerts for global corporations, public sector agencies, newsrooms, and NGOs. Our leading AI platform detects the earliest signals of high-impact events and emerging risks from vast amounts of publicly available information. Our real-time alerts enable tens of thousands of users at hundreds of public and private sector organizations to learn first of breaking events around the world, develop effective risk mitigation strategies, and respond with confidence as crises unfold.

Dataminr is making its mark for growth and innovation, recently earning recognition on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500, Forbes AI 50 and Forbes Cloud 100 lists. We also earned accolades for ‘Most Innovative Use of AI’ from the 2020 AI & Machine Learning Awards.

Join our team and help the world manage risk in real time. You’ll work with 600+ talented people across seven offices, united by our passion to collaborate, make a difference, and have fun while doing it!

Sales At Dataminr

In a fast-moving world, there's nothing more important than having real-time information at your fingertips to help you identify and mitigate risk, assess a crisis situation, and craft an effective response.

Here's What You Can Expect

Being part of Sales at Dataminr means you'll have the opportunity to create a positive and meaningful impact for your clients.

  • A comprehensive sales training and methodology program to set you up for success
  • Ongoing training and learning opportunities so you're always on top of the latest sales trends and best practices
  • Exposure and access to sales leadership for guidance, mentorship, and learning opportunities
  • A strong sales culture of individual goals within a tight-knit team environment where your whole self is accepted

Who You Are

You’re a team player and love building relationships with prospective customers. You're a highly motivated, self-starter with the ability to multi-task within a fast paced environment. You're coachable, bring a positive attitude and are eager to excel in a sales career.

As an SDR, you'll be focused on targeting prospects who represent our ideal customer profile, conducting research and setting up qualified meetings for our Account Executives. You'll prospect into enterprise-level, senior strategic buyers and helping to bring a cutting-edge AI product to market. You'll contribute to the achievement of business results by tactically generating new market interest and exceeding team goals.


  • Build rapport and initiate conversations with potential clients via phone and email outreach
  • Introduce qualified prospects to the Account Executive team to convert into valuable customers
  • Build, maintain and exceed a pipeline of qualified sales leads around forecasted goals and defined objectives
  • Strategize with top-producing Account Executives and Sales Managers to improve performance, processes and procedures
  • Engage executives in targeted prospect accounts
  • Leverage CRM ( to prospect

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 0-2 years of experience
  • Prospecting experience into Fortune 500 or 1000 companies a plus
  • Ability to use interpersonal and active listening skills in order to build relationships
  • Ability to establish clear value propositions via excellent communication skills in these forms: customer conversations; company and product presentations; written communications such as email and proposals
  • Strong time management and research skills
  • Must be able to work autonomously and collaborate in a team environment
  • Experience with Salesforce or similar CRM a plus

Why You Should Work Here

  • We recognize and reward hard work with:
  • company paid benefits for employees and their dependents, including medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan with company matching
  • flexible spending account for out-of-pocket medical, transit, parking and dependent care expenses
  • We want you to be your best, authentic self by supporting you with:
  • a diverse, driven, and passionate team of coworkers who want you to succeed
  • individual learning and development fund and professional training
  • generous paid time off; including sick leave and 100% company paid parental leave
  • remote working friendly perks such as expanded telehealth options for mental and physical well being, virtual yoga, meditation and health and fitness app reimbursements

…and this is just to name a few!

Dataminr is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Individuals seeking employment at Dataminr are considered without regards to race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetics, marital status, pregnancy, unemployment status, sexual orientation, citizenship status or veteran status

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