Sales Development Representative Private Equity and Sustainable Finance (F/M/D) - Barcelona

  • Barcelona, Spain
  • Full-time

Company Description

EcoVadis offers an exciting, truly international job opportunity in an innovative and dynamic environment. Awarded as the fastest-growing startup in the sustainable supply chain space, EcoVadis is driven by a global team of over 700 employees represented by over 40 nationalities making a real impact on the environmental and social practices of companies around the world. We aim at improving environmental and social practices of companies by leveraging the influence of the global supply chain. More than 650 global multinational companies have selected the EcoVadis solution, including Verizon, GSK, Coca Cola Enterprises, Nestle, Johnson & Johnson, Renault, ING Bank, and Subway.

Join us, we’re looking for collaborative, fun and passionate people to help us make a difference!

Job Description

EcoVadis seeks a high energy and dynamic Sales Development Representative (SDR) to join our new Barcelona branch of our highly successful Sales Team.

SDRs are responsible for prospecting and outreaching activities on target accounts with a focus on engaging and qualifying all prospective customers. This role has the opportunity to be the first touch point for the largest Financial institutions and Investment Managers in EMEA to evangelize the importance of ESG and Sustainability in the financial markets.

Target market: Alternative Investment Managers (Private Equity / Private Debt), Financial Institutions, Fintechs and Investment Managers in EMEA. 

Specific Responsibilities include:

  • Generating new business opportunities to fuel revenue for EcoVadis,
  • Scheduling discovery calls for Account Executives,
  • Conducting high-level discovery and educational conversations with Senior Executives in Target Accounts,
  • Leveraging your teammates (Marketing and Account Executives) to develop targeted lists, call strategies and messaging in order to drive opportunities in regional areas,
  • Maintaining a regular high activity volume of calls/emails with the intent to qualify leads and create pipeline growth,
  • Meeting or exceeding your quota,
  • Staying up-to-date on industry trends and competition,
  • Recording and documenting all calls and communications in in order to identify trends for improvement,
  • Monitoring social networks such as Linkedin for sales opportunities and leads,
  • Reporting on weekly results, both qualitative and quantitative.


You must have an outgoing personality along with an exceptional level of drive and a desire to learn new skills and to build a career in sales and marketing. You should have excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal, and active listening skills, as well as the ability to work autonomously. Specific qualifications for the role include:

  • Degree in Finance, business or sustainability related areas,
  • At least 1 year of experience working in a Sales related function in the Finance and/or ESG space,
  • Evidence that you are a Top Performer in your current role,
  • Autonomous and self-driven,
  • Native English level is a MUST, knowledge of German or French isn’t required but will be highly appreciated,
  • Passion about Sustainable Finance and willingness to pursue a career in Sales,
  • Superior communication skills and the ability to build rapport,
  • Ability to work under pressure and managing multiple tasks,
  • Ability to work well in an international startup team environment.

Additional Information

Perks at EcoVadis:

  • Working closely with a cross functional team of highly motivated and intelligent folks with a unique range of startup and enterprise experience 
  • Vibrant company culture with frequent team building events 
  • Mentorship opportunities
  • Career growth opportunities
  • Location: Barcelona
  • When: ASAP
  • Reports to Group Director - Global Sales Development and Mid Market Divisions

Are you interested? Please apply directly online by clicking on the link below and attaching both your CV and a Cover letter in PDF format.
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Keywords: Sales Development Representative; Demand Generation Representative; Business Development; International Sales; Sales Representative
EcoVadis does not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected category.

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