About G2 - The Company
G2 is where you go for software. When you join us, you join the global team behind the largest and most trusted software marketplace. Every month, 5.5 million people come to G2 to inform smarter software decisions based on honest peer reviews. Authenticity is our focus, and every day we help thousands of companies, and hundreds of employees, propel their potential. Ready for meaningful work that starts and ends with compassion and heart? You’ve come to the right place.
G2 is going through exciting growth! We’ve recently secured our Series D funding of $157 million, which will further allow us to grow and develop our product and people. Read about it here!
About G2 - Our People
G2 was founded to create a place where people will love to work. We have big goals, and are grounded in our PEAK values—high performance and entrepreneurship, while also being authentic and kind. Employees are led by conscious leaders who are connected by shared commitments and 7 core leadership principles. We celebrate each other’s successes, forgive mistakes, and support one another during challenging times. Together, we will grow and reach the top, while staying true to our values, ethics, and people.
As we foster our high-performance and entrepreneurial culture, we strive to create meaning in work and provide more than just a job: a true calling. At the heart of our community and culture are our people. Our global G2 team comes from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences, and that’s what makes our G2 community strong and vibrant. We want everyone to bring their authentic selves to work, and we do this through our company and team events, our G2 Gives charitable initiatives, and our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs).
We support our employees by offering generous benefits, such as flexible work, ample parental leave, and unlimited PTO. Click here to learn more about our benefits.
This is a hybrid position, with the team meeting in person two days a week at our Chicago HQ.
About the Role
The G2 Data Solutions team is looking for an ambitious and motivated person who want to jump-start a career in technology sales. This entry level role which reports into our Head of Data Solutions is the perfect opportunity for individuals to fine-tune their communication skills by conducting initial conversations with professionals in the software industry. The ideal candidate is looking for a long-term career in sales and eager to gain experience with cold calling, relationship building, and pipeline development.
In this role, you will be encouraged to think creatively and be comfortable working cross functionally within internal stakeholders. G2 Data Solutions has seen tremendous client growth - most notably, Buy-Side Investors, Investment Banks, and Management Consultants - and you will have the unique opportunity to establish relationships with a focus on identifying new business.
If you love the idea of working with the world’s market movers, helping to accelerate & scale a growing business, we’d love to have you on our team!
In this role you will:
- Drive sales growth by finding and engaging prospects via phone and email
- Connect with and quickly develop relationships with contacts and prospects
- Set-up meetings with qualified prospects and sales reps
- Collaborate with marketing and sales on lead quality and conversion
- Build a pipeline and execute on early stages of the sales process
- Create and prioritize strategic target account lists
- Exceed goals of qualified opportunities and closed business
We realize applying for jobs can feel daunting at times. Even if you don’t check all the boxes in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway.
- 6+ months of sales or related experience
- Strong desire to have a long term career in sales
- Outstanding presentation and communication skills
- Exceptional time management skills
Our Commitment to Inclusivity and Diversity
At G2, we are committed to creating an inclusive and diverse environment where people of every background can thrive and feel welcome. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, genetic information, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, or marital, veteran, or physical or mental disability status. Learn more about our commitments here.