Sales Development Representative - Honeycomb Credit

Pittsburgh, PA
Full Time
Mid Level

Sales Development Representative

Honeycomb Credit is a loan crowdfunding website that unlocks capital for small businesses from an unconventional and innovative source—their fans, friends, and community. By crowdfunding a small business loan, entrepreneurs create deeper relationships with their community and investors earn a return while supporting local businesses they love. It’s a true win-win!

We are looking for highly energetic, go-getters to engage and excite small business owners about Honeycomb and the power of community capital! In this role, you will be responsible for communicating with small business owners across multiple channels to attract new prospects to the platform.

You will be the first touchpoint for prospects and will have a large impact on the customer acquisition process and success of the organization.

As an ideal candidate, you are:

  • An overachiever with an orientation to results
  • Passionate about small businesses
  • Outgoing and inquisitive
  • Self-motivated and results-driven
  • Not afraid to cold call
  • Excited by the energy and flexibility of working at an early stage startup
  • Collaborative and believe that three heads are better than one
  • Open to trying new things
  • Great at taking notes and tracking activity

Role responsibilities:

  • Crafting engaging outbound email campaigns and videos
  • Cold calling
  • Designing and running experiments to improve outbound and inbound sales
  • Handing off leads to account executives
  • Utilizing our CRM (Hubspot) for tracking and reporting purposes
  • Working closely with marketing and sales teams to create and execute multi-channel campaigns

Location Requirements:

  • Pittsburgh-based

Experience:

  • New graduate or 1-2 years of experience with cold outbound outreach
  • Bonus if you have worked in the food and beverage industry

Why Honeycomb?

  • Full-time, salaried position with a competitive commission and bonus structure
  • Comprehensive health insurance with 90% employer contribution
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Competitive equity package in a high-growth startup
  • Fun, unique, and exciting co-workers
  • The opportunity to contribute on Day 1 and grow your career in a mission-driven organization

Honeycomb Credit is based in beautiful Pittsburgh, PA. 

Honeycomb Credit is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. Therefore, we provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. If there are preparations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.

 

Honeycomb Credit is a loan crowdfunding website that unlocks capital for small businesses from an unconventional and innovative source—their fans, friends, and community. By crowdfunding a small business loan, entrepreneurs create deeper relationships with their community and investors earn a return while supporting local businesses they love. It’s a true win-win!

For this role, we are looking for someone who can offer energetic front-line guidance and strategy to business owners running investment crowdfunding campaigns on Honeycomb. As a key part of growing our two-sided network, the Crowdfunding Campaign Manager embodies the Honeycomb mission and values every day.

Requirements:

  • 0-3+ years of experience in customer success, sales, customer support, marketing, or social media
  • Experience working with or around small businesses
  • Excitement for our mission of creating financially empowered communities

The Ideal Candidate will:

  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Be comfortable working face to face (virtually!) with small business owners
  • Have experience in a customer support, customer success, sales, or marketing role
  • Be familiar with social media and email marketing
  • Be process-minded but flexible and collaborative
  • Be comfortable dealing with the ambiguity of working in a fast-paced startup
  • Comfort being accountable to personal and team goals

 

Additional consideration will be given to candidates who:

  • Have worked in a high-growth startup environment before
  • Can demonstrate a track record of hitting goals and growing professionally
  • Have experience in lending, crowdfunding, or fundraising
  • Have worked in an independently owned small business!
  • Are located in Pittsburgh, Chicago, Philadelphia, or New York City 

 

Role Responsibilities:

  • Support and manage small business owners’ crowdfunding campaigns from launch to funding. This includes pre-launch meetings, campaign strategy, telling a compelling story through the campaign page, and periodic check-ins throughout the life of the campaign
  • Interface with the sales, marketing, compliance, and operations teams to ensure campaigns are launching in a timely manner and reaching their funding goals
  • Build on our existing customer success tools to drive investment in our customers’ campaigns
  • Engage our investor audience through social media, email, and events both through Honeycomb's owned channels and indirectly through our customers reach
  • Work with our operations team to maintain a positive working relationship between business owners, investors, and Honeycomb throughout the repayment of the loan

 

Honeycomb Credit offers:

  • Unlimited PTO
  • Health insurance
  • Equity in a high growth startup
  • Fun, unique, and exciting co-workers
  • The opportunity to grow your career in a mission-driven organization

Please send qualified resumes to:  george@honeycombcredit.com

 

Honeycomb Credit provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

 

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