• Sales Development Specialist

    Job Locations CN-Beijing
    Sales Ops
  • Overview

    Fuel your intellectual curiosity and professional growth. Forrester is an idea company, where smart, motivated, curious people bring a diversity of opinions and the courage of their convictions to collaborate on ideas that change the course of business. Most of all, bring a point of view; here, every voice has value. At Forrester, you’ll work with innovative clients at emerging and established brands; these are the business and technology leaders we inspire and who inspire us. The Forrester experience is built on a singular, powerful purpose: to challenge thinking and lead change.

    About This Role:

    The Sales Development Specialist works with the account managers to identify opportunities within named prospects. The Sales Development Specialist ensures a consistent and unified approach to selling Forrester services and promotes customer satisfaction and loyalty in a tightly defined sales process. This role deals with high-volume emails and in-person contacts, requiring strong organizational capabilities, attention to detail, initiative, and ability to work in a team.


    • Achieve designated call volumes and meeting-setting metrics.
    • Support account managers who sell/maintain relationship with technology marketing professionals, analyst relations professionals, technology strategists, CMOs, CTOs, CIOs, B2B market research professionals, etc.
    • Understand the goals, objectives, and/or products of a targeted set of companies, along with their specific management titles and organizational structures.
    • Perform name and organizational development at assigned accounts.
    • Engage clients/prospects via phone to outline the unique value proposition of Forrester and create sufficient interest to secure an introductory meeting with a Forrester account executive.
    • Develop an understanding of client’s business issues and how to articulate the value proposition of Forrester.
    • Understand the changing business and technology issues facing our client and prospect base.
    • Perform other sales-/client-support-related tasks.


    • BS or BA degree or equivalent experience.
    • Proven success in client management or consultative selling.
    • Effective organization and time management skills.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Strong interpersonal skills.
    • A team player and a fast learner.
    • Technology-savvy.

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    Forrester Research is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a work environment that is free from all forms of discrimination, including sexual harassment.

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