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Business Development Representative



Sales & Business Development
Waltham, MA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Markforged (NYSE: MKFG) is reinventing the $1 trillion+ worldwide manufacturing industry so that engineers can build anything they imagine while reducing environmental impact. With the market’s most robust 3D printing hardware, software and material solution, a world-class team, great customers and abundant capital, we’re well placed to continue our growth and innovation.

As a Business Development Representative (BDR), you will be an integral part of our sales team and play a key role in the growth and success of our business. A Markforged BDR is an outbound sales representative who is responsible for prospecting, following up, and qualifying leads to pass onto the Inside Sales Representatives or Territory Sales Managers. This is an exciting role for anyone looking to gain entry into the world of sales at Markforged. It provides a foundation for future sales roles and is a great way to join a fast-paced and growing company.

What will you own?

  • Generate qualified leads for the Markforged sales team. Seek new business opportunities by contacting and developing relationships with potential customers.
  • Conduct research to identify potential clients and market trends.
  • Reach out to prospects through various channels, including phone calls, emails, and social media, to generate new business opportunities.
  • Qualify leads and schedule appointments for the sales team.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of prospect interactions in the CRM system.
  • Take a “solution-selling” approach to active opportunities ensuring that each aspect of the Markforged platform is properly positioned to address customer/prospect needs and win opportunities.
  • Build a network; research prospective clients through the use of web/social media, internal databases and external tools to identify leads.
  • Provide ongoing Lead Development and nurturing strategies for prospects that are not currently ready to purchase.
  • Working collaboratively with channel sales, enterprise sales and marketing teams and all internal operations to support sales funnel to the sales team goals.
  • Achieve and exceed weekly, monthly, and quarterly quotas and targets.

What you have:

  • Ability to understand and analyze customer requirements
  • Excellent networking skills, both internal and external
  • Familiarity with SalesForce CRM / Outreach.io is preferred, but can be trained
  • The ability to function in a team atmosphere, appreciate aggressive goals, and have excellent organizational/time management skills is also desired
  • Demonstrated ability to work in rapidly evolving environment
  • Ability to present in front of C-level prospects
  • High energy, enthusiasm and ambition to grow in your career
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Interest in 3D printing is a plus!
  • We use Apple computers and G-suite collaboration tools. While experience with these tools is not required, the ideal candidate will be excited to broaden their knowledge and embrace change.

Important Note:

Although we list out what we generally look for, we are very likely missing other attributes and skills that you have that could make you a great fit, but are not currently listed. Research has shown this especially applies to women and other marginalized groups, who tend to apply if they check 100% of every box, versus men who apply if they hit roughly 60%. The point we’re getting at, it doesn’t hurt to take a chance and apply!



Why Markforged?
Help us reinvent manufacturing.
We are reinventing manufacturing so that engineers can build anything they imagine.
We are one team that wins together!
You will be engaging every day with passionate and dedicated individuals in a collaborative environment working towards making best-in-class products.
Perks & Benefits
For all US-based roles, we offer a competitive compensation package and a full suite of benefits, including medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, 401(k), parental leave, commuter benefits, open PTO policy, and more. Our work environment includes casual dress, a fully stocked kitchen, bike storage, free parking, weekly catered lunches, and fitness perks. You will have unlimited access to our 3D printers for professional and personal parts!
Markforged values the differences among our employees and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. These differences include but are not limited to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, or service in the military. This goal emphasizes the development of inclusive work environments that capitalize on each employee’s skills, experience, and unique perspectives as we strive to achieve an unparalleled standard of excellence.
To all recruitment agencies: Markforged does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias or Markforged employees. Markforged is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.