Sales Development Representative - Wilton, Connecticut

Sales Development Representative
Wilton, Connecticut

Job Description:

Onward Search is looking for a Sales Development Representative to work in a support role along our marketing department and nationwide sales team. The Sales Development Representative’s role will focus on identifying new clients and setting meetings for our sales team as well as building our sales and recruitment pipeline in order to support our rapidly growing business.


  • Work in conjunction with our Marketing team for lead generation; marketing team sends out email campaigns on a daily basis to generate leads
  • Document conversations and emails with clients in our internal database
  • Organize and categorize internal database to optimize marketing efforts
  • Assist with sales efforts across all disciplines within Sales, Operations and Marketing
  • Research, gather and leverage market insights to influence sales and marketing efforts
  • Assist in the development and implementation of our sales and marketing strategies and processes
  • Follow up on cold / old Leads


  • B.A., B.B.A or B.S. Degree required, preferably in Marketing, Human Resources, Business Administration or Communications
  • “Hunter” Mentality
  • 1-2 Years of previous sales or account management experience
  • Creative, digital and marketing focused sales/staffing/recruiting experience is a plus
  • Experience with high volume creative staffing and sales
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Digital native with social platforms, research, portfolio websites and talent websites
  • Ability to discern scalable talent and strong candidate portfolios
  • Highly organized, high energy, timely, detail-oriented and fast-paced
  • Superior communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment

We’re looking for smart, funny, energetic and competitive individuals who are passionate about helping our creative talent find great jobs. You’ll be joining a financially-strong, privately-held company that was named one of America’s Best Recruiting firms in 2017 by Forbes.

At Onward Search, we provide you with the tools and training you need to hone your skills, grow your industry connections and promote your personal brand. We also foster an entrepreneurial spirit and encourage our team members to bring new ideas to the table and to actively seek out their ideal career paths.

While we are a metrics-driven organization centered on growth, we’re equally focused on improving our workplaces based on our teams’ wants and needs. This employee-driven culture guides the way we conduct ourselves such as our relaxed dress code, our penchant for snacks and games in the office, and the causes we support. We also love getting together outside of work, whether that’s at regional company-wide events, after-work celebrations or for our annual Chairman’s Club trip to the Caribbean which rewards top performers from across the company.

Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, or genetic information. All employees are required to pass pre-employment drug and background screenings to help ensure a safe and secure work environment for our valued team!

Email us to learn more about the opportunities available across our 11 markets!