Sales Development Representative


New York City, NY, US / London, GB
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Sales
  • Post Date: 04/29/2021
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  • Company Address: 25 Broadway 9th Floor, New York, NY, 10004

About OpenFin

Move Fast. Break Nothing. OpenFin is the financial industry’s operating system, enabling rapid and secure deployment, native experience and desktop interoperability. Used by the largest industry players through to the newest of FinTech innovators, OpenFin deploys more than 1,000 desktop applications to
more than 1500 buy-side and sell-side firms.

Job Description

At the moment, we are all working remotely. However, we have offices in London and New York, and this position can be based in the New York or London office. Candidates must be authorized to work in either the US or UK and ready to work in an office when we reopen.

We are looking for a highly motivated and organised Sales Development Representative (SDR) to join our ever-growing global sales team. 


About OpenFin 

OpenFin is a fast-growing financial technology company backed by the world’s largest banks and most respected Fintech VCs, including J.P. Morgan, Barclays, HSBC, Wells Fargo, Bain Capital Ventures, DRW, Nyca Partners, and Pivot Investment Partners. We are growing rapidly and looking for talented people to join our diverse team.

Our software enables financial desktop users to have a simple and intuitive experience that is more like our mobile phones. If you’re someone who loves working with the latest technologies and passionate about changing the way people work, OpenFin is the ideal place for you to shine. OpenFin is used by thousands of developers to build, deploy, and run more than 1200 mission-critical apps at more than 1500 financial institutions.

Job Description 

The Sales Development Representative will act as the client-facing liaison between our Sales and Marketing teams. Your role will be to seek new business opportunities by contacting and developing relationships with potential customers. The role will involve developing incoming leads from marketing campaigns, as well as reaching out to new prospects in order to secure meetings for our global sales team. 


  • Facilitate and schedule sales meetings with new clients for our Sales Directors based in London, New York and Hong Kong 
  • Research and develop new business opportunities for our Sales Directors 
  • Pursue both inbound and outbound leads, in accordance with set monthly targets 
  • Create and manage your own target lists and effectively penetrate new firms
  • Maintaining accurate activity and lead qualification information in our CRM system
  • Attend our industry renowned events, shadowing our sales team to broaden your knowledge of OpenFin 
  • Develop your knowledge of our product, web based technology and the financial services industry

What we are looking for

  • This position requires an ambitious self-starter who can successfully process inbound inquiries and generate qualified leads from outbound campaigns
  • Exceptional communication skills, both oral and written, coupled with the ability to collaborate with senior individuals (internal and external facing)  
  • Strong organisational skills, with a diligent work ethic and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team in a fast-paced environment
  • 1-2 years experience sales/sales development experience required
  • Experience or knowledge of capital markets preferred 
  • Bachelor's degree required, minimum of 2:1 preferred
  • Current work authorisation in the UK required

What you are looking for 

  • The opportunity to start your sales career in an exciting, fast growing and innovative company, surrounded by highly motivated and entrepreneurial individuals
  • A business and team that will value your ideas, allow you to shape your career and help you achieve your long term goals 
  • Direct exposure and ability to learn from highly experienced and successful, senior team members 

Life at OpenFin

At OpenFin, our mission is to stay on the cutting edge of web technologies and to enable our customers to do the same. While we are currently remote, we pride ourselves on our friendly, understanding office culture. Our goal is to create a space where employees can learn and innovate, and overall, have a good time doing it. Our employees have a diverse set of interests and experiences, and we encourage you to explore those interests and share with us! We have regular happy hours and social events. Our office and our employees are conducive to a productive learning experience -- all the while creating innovative and compelling solutions for our clients.

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Disclaimer: Local Candidates Only
This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.