Sales Development Research/Business Intel Gathering

Date PostedFebruary 14, 2018
IndustryTechnology Sector
Job StatusFreelance
SalaryUp to $15,000

Work-at-Home Research/Consulting and Market Intelligence Gathering for High Tech

We are an 18+ year established award winning firm. We deliver market intelligence, sales development, and remote relationship management services working exclusively in the enterprise technology sector. Our clients include HP, Nokia, CA, and many others.

We work with big ticket technology providers and help them engage and gather business intelligence from executives so they can effectively determine where to deploy their sales and marketing resources.

We call into the Fortune 2000, 1000 types of companies in all industries across North America. 

Journalists are highly successful in this role as it involves deeper discussions, steering conversation to specific topics and details, and constructing a report of those engagements that details the various data points. It is really about "getting the story."

We are growing and looking for some top-notch home-sourced professionals.

The scope of work is reaching out and having live discussions with business stakeholders about specific planning around large technology initatives in a variety of areas.

The profile of person we are looking for is this:

1. Highly accountable and understands the concept of ownership of work

2. Curious about technology, business, process, and roles within a company

3. Quick learner, unafraid to enter uncharted territory

4. Loyal to commitments and their word means something

5. Experience working remotely and setup with home office setup, i.e., high speed internet, Windows computer, MS Office, separate business line

6. Enjoys learning about complex infrastructure

7. Critical thinking skills to put data points together fast enough to ask the right questions

8. Skilled at having peer-level discussions and building repoire with people quickly

9. Able to type and talk, or take copious notes that are later transcribed into text fields

Duties Include:

* Calling approx 30 corporate accounts per day (North America)  targeting VP and Director level contacts and gathering information through discussions  about strategic technology initiatives

* Documenting and reporting all activity, accuracy is extremely important 

Ideal for someone with a research background, i.e. a strong interviewer and journalist.  Need very strong problem solving, consulting background. A former technology journalist or writer that is extroverted and knows how to get the information and connect with key people.  Very smart about searching the internet, fast to understand complex technology. 


These are projects based on a statement of work over a period of 4-12 weeks. Budget is from $5,000 to $15,000 depending on the project and legnth.

To apply for this, send us an email that tells us the following:

1.     An introduction and snapshot of your background

2.     Examples of research and information gathering situations that you have done previously

3.     Examples of how you applied critical thinking to obtain high value information

4.     Confirming your home office setup and that you have worked in a remote setting before 

This is a fun and profitable opportunity for the right person.  We’re looking forward to hearing from you. 

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