Business Development Representative

Company Description

RIVS Digital Interviews is a B2B SaaS company based in Chicago that provides online interviewing software designed to allow companies to discover the personality, attitude, and communication skills of their job candidates faster and more effectively.  Our platform allows helps companies reduce the amount of time, energy, and costs required to hire job candidates by enabling an efficient, yet effective hiring process.

Using our one-way video, voice, and written interview platform, companies are able to eliminate ineffective and time-wasting phone screen interviews.  Our live video interview tool allows organizations to chat with anyone, anywhere, on any device, eliminating the need for travel associated with face-to-face interviews.  Finally, our auto-scheduling tool allows employers to set their availability for live interviews one-time and have candidates select from those times, eliminating the annoying and time-consuming back-and-forth of interview scheduling.  

Our SaaS platform and team has earned honors and recognition from The American Business Awards and we are fortunate to work with several marquee clients including Porter Airlines, DirecTV, Sprint, and more.

Job Details

The opportunity 

The Business Development Rep (BDR) partners with one of our Major Account Executives to source leads and set up sales appointments with decision makers in middle market organizations. BDRs resarch decision makers, reach out via phone, email, and/or LinkedIn, qualify the prospect, and build interest in RIVS in order to set up demo meetings for Major Account Executives. 

BDRs report directly to the Director of Sales and work closely with Major Account Executives and the entire sales and marketing team. 

Responsibilities and Essential Functions  

  • Place outbound phone calls, emails, and social network messages every day to set up appointments.
  • Follow-up on targeted outbound marketing campaigns to pre-qualify sales opportunities and schedule meetings for major account executives. 
  • Work with major account executives to conduct territory analysis and prioritize sales opportunities to ensure timely lead qualification.
  • Conduct the research required to understand prospect’s business, technology and product requirements and develop a compelling value proposition.
  • Build sales pipeline with qualified prospects to achieve the goals and objectives of the company’s annual sales plan.
  • Maintain prospect contact information and notes in salesforce.com.
  • Meet or exceed individual performance objectives outlined and communicated on a quarterly basis.

Some interesting things about the opportunity

  • We are growing quickly, this will open up advancement opportunities for the right people. BDRs will have the opportunity to move into Major Account Executive roles or become Team Leaders in the sales team.
  • We are a people focused company. We believe that our #1 strategic advantage is the high bar we set for talent. As a result we will spend a lot of time investing in and developing that talent (you).
  • We like to compete - we have some great sales people here who love to drive each other to the next level...and make lots of money in the process.


  • Positive attitude
  • Ambitiousness
  • Resourcefulness
  • Fearlessness
  • Experience making cold calls, sending cold emails, prospecting on LinkedIn
  • Bachelor degree

  • May 29, 2020
  • 4-5-5


Please fill out your contact information below before proceeding. If you qualify, you will be invited to a series of short one-way interviews.  These help us assess quick-thinking, your presentation skills, and your communication skills.  This is the tool you will be selling every day, so it's important you understand what it does.  

Following the one-way interviews, you will be invited to a live video interview, and then an in-person interview with our CEO and sales team.  

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