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Agio Sales Development Representative in New York, New York

This inside sales position requires an ambitious self-starter and someone that can effectively process inbound inquiries and identify qualified leads and opportunities. Effective selling skills, with the ability to manage sales calls at varying levels of customer accounts, are essential.

About Agio

Agio is a hybrid managed IT and cybersecurity provider serving the financial services, healthcare and payments industries. The company has extensive experience supporting the alternative investment space, specializing in hedge funds, private equity firms and asset managers. The demand for Agio?s healthcare focused cybersecurity services continues to thrive and in support of that growth we are seeking industry expertise to bolster our goals of service and footprint development and expansion. Agio offers technology hosting, monitoring, management, helpdesk, disaster prevention and recovery, as well as managed security, 360° cybersecurity programs, virtual CISO (vCISO) support and cybersecurity consulting. With nearly 300 employees, the company is headquartered in New York, NY with its Network Operations Center (NOC) in Norman, OK and Security Operations Center (SOC) in Raleigh, NC. Additional sales offices exist in San Francisco and London, with others planned. For more information, please visit AGIO (https://agio.com)

Objectives - Year 1

  • Adapt to the Agio SDR framework

  • Collaborate with Healthcare Marketing sales and marketing team members on strategic sales approach

  • Meet or exceed assigned appointment setting quota

  • Follow-up on inbound marketing leads and identify qualified opportunities providing appropriate levels of information at the right time for interested prospects

  • Be responsible for educating and developing prospects leading to hand-off to sales teams

  • Create target prospects lists and penetrate key accounts

  • Cold call into prospects generated by variety of outside sources

  • Identify key players, researching and obtaining business requirements, and presenting solutions to begin sales cycle

  • Profile strategic accounts identifying key individuals, researching and obtaining business requirements and presenting solutions to start the sales cycle

  • Set appointments for sales team when a lead reaches a qualified stage

  • Nurture new marketing leads by educating and developing prospects until they are ready to speak with a field sales rep

  • Drive attendance for webinars and live seminars, set meetings for conferences

  • Ensure successful follow through of sales cycle by maintaining accurate activity and lead qualification information in Salesforce.com.


  • Become well versed in Agio solutions for both Managed IT and Cybersecurity

  • Gain an understanding the client?s business, markets and establish plans for strategic appointment setting Drive maximum adoption of company solutions and identify/drive cyber solutions expansion opportunities via high value relationship with the client

  • Effectively leverage supporting resources in the sales process with the spirit of teamwork and cooperation.

  • Create and maintain prospecting lists and update monthly lead generation reports and forecasts;

  • Develop outbound email campaigns for the introduction of new service offerings.

  • Ensure all activity is logged and can be reported on, requires excellent organizational and administrative skills.


  • As Sales Development Representative, you will report to the Senior Business Development Manager, working closely to support Managed IT, Cybersecurity and Agio corporate business development goals.

  • You will research, prospect and identify targets for Agio Solutions and Services

  • You will set appointments for the Business Development Team

  • You will work to establish a lead generation goals, reporting weekly on agreed performance objectives and results.


Applicants must possess:

  • 2+ year of successful experience in telemarketing, financial services preferred

  • Exceptional communication skills, both oral and written, coupled with excellent listening skills and a positive and energetic phone presence

  • Demonstrated success in prospecting and pipeline building

  • Extremely self-motivated with a diligent work ethic

  • Ability to understand the business challenges the prospect faces and effectively position Agio Solutions and Services to meet those needs.

  • High level of integrity and strong commitment to building a successful company

  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team in a fast-paced environment

  • Adept computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office

  • Experience with CRM applications preferred

  • Bachelor?s degree strongly preferred, high school diploma or equivalent required


  • Volume of Calls and Email Blasts per week

  • Business Development meetings set

  • Your individual performance in attaining the target

  • The overall growth of Cybersecurity and Managed IT services at a company level