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Business Development Representative

Req id:  3492

Broomfield, CO, US, 80021 Denver, CO, US, 80202



Together Carbonite and Webroot form the SMB and Consumer Division of OpenText. The mission of our joint offering is to make cyber resilience simple, reliable and accessible in the connected world. We foster a thriving, dynamic environment rich with inventive minds and entrepreneurial spirit and our employees are empowered and encouraged to build their careers at OpenText.

The Opportunity


Webroot, an OpenText company, is looking for an experienced Inside Sales & Lead Development professional to create qualified sales opportunities for its cloud hosted Brightcloud threat intelligence platform. You will be responsible for qualifying active buying interest and developing opportunities by email and phone prospecting into defined target accounts for the OEM team. This will require targeting and navigating organizations to reach appropriate decision makers. The OEM sale is a highly technical sale and requires a deeper level of understanding of how the product fits within the target organization and the ability to engage with senior technical leadership at prospect companies including the largest security companies in the world. You will coordinate with sales management to determine the accounts that require research and prospecting activities and secure a sufficient flow of qualified opportunities. The role will ensure complete and accurate information is maintained within our CRM database. An implicit responsibility is to conduct business communications that create a superior prospect experience and sets the stage for effective follow-up, as well as future product sales. Security experience is a plus.



You Are Great At


  • Heavy outbound cold/warm calling to properly pre-qualify sales leads (50+ touch points per day)
  • Contact prospects to gain clear understanding of buying needs and time frame
  • Schedule follow-up conference calls between prospects and Sales team as appropriate
  • Follow up on marketing campaigns and provide detailed feedback on the success of each campaign
  • Consistently achieve qualified opportunity quotas to ensure revenue objectives
  • Analyze partners' business objectives by asking probing questions that are relevant
  • Demonstrate ability to relate partner business challenges to Webroot solutions
  • Deliver Webroot’s value proposition in a persuasive and accurate manner, structured to targeted calling cadences
  • Maintain knowledge of competitive products to enable the capability to effectively address and dispel partner objections to Webroot solutions
  • Leverage solution selling strategies in qualifying lead opportunities
  • Keep Saleforce.com database up-to-date and manage information
  • Provide closed-loop feedback to ensure continuous process optimization


What It Takes


  • 2+ years of related experience in B2B telephone outbound selling, preferably in the software and security market
  • Proven track record of new business sales through cold calling, email campaigns and lead qualification
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to manage time and resources effectively
  • Superb communications skills to demonstrate various products and services
  • Experience with Salesforce preferred
  • Detail and results-oriented with ability to work well under pressure
  • A self-starter with a track record of successful, credible lead follow-up and sales development at multiple executive levels within an organization
  • Opportunity qualification and objection handling
  • Ability to work as a team player in a high-energy sales environment
  • Positive and energetic phone skills, excellent listening skills
  • Business level technical aptitude
  • Ability to think strategically as well as tactically about the bigger needs of the account
  • Ability to work proactively to reach agreed sales targets
  • Quick learner able to absorb information on the following:
    • Solutions portfolio highlighting product features and benefits
    • Knowledge of sales automation & pipeline management tools
    • Selling techniques & methodologies
    • Industry data & competitive analysis



At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire the best talent regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sex, age, veteran status or sexual orientation. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process please email accommodationrequests@opentext.com. Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws including but not limited to: Family and Medical Leave Act (FLMA)Equal Employment Opportunity  and Employee Polygraph Protection Act


Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

Social events 
With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

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