People Matter

SDR Manager (German Speaking)



Sales & Business Development
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Friday, September 1, 2023

Sales Development Manager - UK / Netherlands / Cork.

We are seeking an experienced leader to manage our thriving and growing Sales Development team across EMEA. You should bring a proven track record of success in generating pipeline, achieving sales targets, and experience in motivating teams through leadership, coaching, and team-building skills. You will stay aligned with marketing to follow up on lead generation campaigns while consistently monitoring, tracking results, and driving team execution to meet sales goals.

What you’ll do:

  • Lead a team of early-in-career sales development reps, approximately 7-10 reps
  • Coach team on identifying high-potential customers, researching Rubrik’s value fit, personalize messaging to prospecting, and generating high-quality new business meetings for the company
  • Day-to-day people development expectations will be shadowing and coaching on calls, developing SDR written outreach, mock role plays, delivering feedback, etc.
  • Drive accountability and development of team daily/weekly to meet metrics and rep development goals
  • Inspect and drive an appropriate mix of outbound/inbound activities for our enterprise customer prospecting to set meetings
  • Drive accountability of inbound lead follow-up, and ensure the team is within compliance metrics (i.e. timeliness). Collaborate with Marketing to track results and align on goals.
  • Collaborate with the field sales team you’re aligned with to ensure regional territory success
  • Stay up-to-date on market trends, competition, and industry developments – we’re seeing cybersecurity breaches daily in today’s world. Rubrik can make an impact.
  • Be an expert on what we do and how we help our customers keep their businesses up and running
  • Use customer relationship management (Salesforce & Salesloft) software to manage team activities
  • Own your business and your sales targets, and be able to report on your results to your stakeholders
  • You will receive coaching and development on an ongoing basis, management will assist with developing SDR team skills and approach to calls, thus improving Rubrik’s service to its customers. (Note: Telephone calls to and from prospects & customers, may be recorded and listened to from time to time by yourself and management.)
  • You will be working in-office 3-5 days a week for active coaching and team camaraderie, but you may also have a number of remote employees

Experience You’ll Need:

  • Experience leading and coaching people
  • Background in tech sales - we want leaders who will lead and inspire their team with experienced knowledge of the tech industry
  • Working knowledge of lead management and outbound prospecting strategy
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic high-pressure environment
  • Polished written and presentation skills with a high degree of comfort engaging with senior leadership
  • Proven skills in cold calling, email outreach and outbound prospecting
  • Strong coaching skills
  • Strong track record of selling and the ability to translate that skills-set to early in carer reps

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Curiosity, grit, goal-oriented, growth mindset
  • Organisation & Time Management ability to structure hours / days / weeks
  • Research & Business Intuition ability to interpret information and use for prospecting
  • Active Listening & Adaptability audible ready to carry a conversation and react with value
  • Objection Handling ability to comprehend and overcome objections
  • Storytelling ability to paint a picture & influence your team

About Rubrik:

Rubrik, the Zero Trust Data Security Company™, delivers data security and operational resilience for enterprises. Rubrik’s big idea is to provide data security and data protection on a single platform, including Zero Trust Data Protection, Ransomware Investigation, Incident Containment, Sensitive Data Discovery, and Orchestrated Application Recovery. This means your data is ready so you can recover the data you need, and avoid paying a ransom. Because when you secure your data, you secure your applications, and you secure your business.

We are a leader in data security, have been recognized as a Forbes Cloud 100 Company, named as a LinkedIn Top 10 Startup and are proud to have earned Great Place to Work® Certification™. There has never been a more exciting time to join Rubrik, and our future is even brighter. The work you do will help propel our next chapter of growth as you do the best work of your career.

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion @ Rubrik:

At Rubrik we are committed to building and sustaining a culture where people of all backgrounds are valued, know they belong, and believe they can succeed here.

Rubrik's goal is to hire and promote the best person for the job, no matter their background. In doing so, Rubrik is committed to correcting systemic processes and cultural norms that have prevented equal representation. This means we review our current efforts with the intent to offer fair hiring, promotion, and compensation opportunities to people from historically underrepresented communities, and strive to create a company culture where all employees feel they can bring their authentic selves to work and be successful.

Our DEI strategy focuses on three core areas of our business and culture:

  • Our Company: Build a diverse company that provides equitable access to growth and success for all employees globally.

  • Our Culture: Create an inclusive environment where authenticity thrives and people of all backgrounds feel like they belong.

  • Our Communities: Expand our commitment to diversity, equity, & inclusion within and beyond our company walls to invest in future generations of underrepresented talent and bring innovation to our clients.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled: Rubrik is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Rubrik provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Rubrik complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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