Business Development Representative

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Located in Central Park, Leopardstown, Sage Ireland was established in 1999 and is the market leader for accounting and payroll software in Ireland with over 40,000 customers. With ambitious growth plans for FY18 this is a fantastic opportunity to join the newly transformed Sage Ireland team.


As a Business Development Representative you will be responsible for the development of new business and growing the Sage brand in Ireland


This is revenue generating and quota carrying position and you will be focusing on new and & existing business sectors along with supporting key partnerships and alliances in Ireland including Education and Accountants.


You will develop extensive knowledge of our Sage products and services, and with it you’ll demonstrate a flair for selling and strengthening our customer relationships. You will add value to these relationships and make them your own. This will involve:


  • Following up on inbound leads from marketing and events;
  • Offering a consultative approach and identifying customers pain points and matching the right solution to their needs;
  • Working closely with various different teams throughout Sage Ireland;
  • Managing key partnerships;
  • Employing a cloud first methodology;
  • Maintaining a quality pipeline with an emphasis on scaling current opportunities;
  • Uncovering and progress new deals and nurturing existing opportunities.


If you’re a self-driven, confident solution-seller with a proven track record of over achieving, whilst inspiring customers with bespoke solutions, this one is for you. Meeting and exceeding KPIS will be a real motivator for you; you won’t let them limit you but you will see them as a driving force. You must have:


  • Experience of working in a similar position selling a portfolio of solutions;
  • Ability to be agile and move focus based on where the opportunities lie;
  • Experience if driving demand for partnerships;
  • Experience in a SAAS/FAAS market (desirable however not essential);
  • Knowledge of accounting or finance (desirable however not essential).


Your career here won’t be static. From strengthening our customer relationships to seeking new opportunities to add value, you will enhance our customers’ loyalty and the future of Sage. By setting the bar high, and consistently achieving above and beyond, you will receive recognition and develop within an internationally recognised organisation.

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Sage is the market leader for integrated accounting, payroll and payment systems, supporting the ambition of the world’s entrepreneurs.


Like many of the businesses we serve, Sage began as a small business and has grown beyond what seemed imaginable. Today over 13000 colleagues now support millions of entrepreneurs across 23 countries as they power the global economy.

It is these entrepreneurs who are the drivers of prosperity and it’s our privilege and honour to serve them. We take real pride from how many of our customers have flourished and, that our products have grown with them as they moved from start-up to successful, international businesses.

In a world where only the voices of the biggest are heard, we will always fight to hear the voice of the entrepreneur.


An innovator today and tomorrow     

Our smart people use the smartest technology to reinvent and simplify business accounting - working with a thriving community of entrepreneurs, business owners, tradespeople, accountants, partners and developers. 

We enable our customers to focus on their business and help them to leapfrog to the future.


Inventing the future 

We are changing the way that millions of businesses track the movement of money through their business. We are also changing the way we do business. And as a FTSE 100 business we believe in a socially-responsible world and we are active in supporting our local communities and invest in making a real difference through the philanthropy of the Sage Foundation. Our Sage Foundation is based on the 2+2+2 model - 2% of free cash flow, 2% of colleagues' time and up to 2 free products each year to charitable organizations. Colleagues are empowered to give to the causes that matter to them.

Our customers make life-sacrifices. They take risks to follow their dreams and pursue their passions and, on this, global prosperity is built. They deserve a bigger voice and we will always work hard to champion this noble cause.


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