Get Ready To Onboard Your Software Sales Specialist!

Hiring a great software sales specialist is essential for startups to drive revenue growth, reach target customers, and establish a strong presence in the market.

Whether they are titled "Account Executives", "Sales Managers" or "Business Developers", software sales specialists are responsible for selling software products and solutions to businesses and individuals, understanding their needs and pain points, and tailoring solutions that meet their specific requirements.

Working with our experienced software sales recruiters at Funded.club, we help startups identify and attract top talent with the skills and experience needed to drive sales growth, build customer relationships, and establish a strong market position.

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About The Software Sales Specialist Role 

The main duties of a good software or SaaS sales specialist in a startup include selling software products and solutions to businesses and individuals, developing and managing customer relationships, and achieving sales targets. They should be able to understand customer needs and pain points, identify opportunities for growth, and tailor solutions that meet their specific requirements.

They should also be able to collaborate with marketing and product teams to develop effective sales strategies, and track and report on sales metrics and results.

A great software sales specialist should have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, be able to work independently, be highly organized, and have a deep understanding of the software industry and market trends. They play a critical role in driving revenue growth and establishing a strong market position for the startup.

 

Key Attributes of a Great Software Sales Specialist

  • Strong communication skills: A great software sales specialist should have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, to effectively articulate the benefits and features of the software products they are selling. They should also be able to build and maintain relationships with customers and understand their unique needs and pain points.
  • Sales acumen: A great software sales specialist should have a strong sales acumen, including the ability to identify and qualify leads, negotiate and close deals, and meet or exceed sales targets.

  • Technical expertise: A great software sales specialist should have a strong technical understanding of the software products and solutions they are selling, as well as the ability to explain complex technical concepts in simple terms that customers can understand.

  • Market knowledge: A great software sales specialist should have a deep understanding of the software industry, including market trends, competition, and emerging technologies, to identify opportunities and stay ahead of the curve.

  • Adaptability: A great software sales specialist should be adaptable and able to pivot their sales strategies and tactics to meet changing market conditions, customer needs, and product offerings. They should be able to think creatively and outside the box to overcome challenges and drive sales growth.


 

Positions We Fill

How Funded.club Can Help You

  • Determine and define project scope and objectives
  • Predict resources needed to reach objectives and manage resources in an effective and efficient manner
  • Prepare budget based on scope of work and resource requirements
  • Track project costs in order to meet budget
  • Develop and manage a detailed project schedule and work plan
  • Provide project updates on a consistent basis to various stakeholders about strategy, adjustments, and progress
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Testimonials

"Funded.club was absolutely an integral piece of our process to find-test-hire people for our company lately. This not only saved us quite literally munltiple months of work in pre-screenings, but also efficient in finding candidates that we basically removed the need for a recruitment team altogether. this allowed us to focus resources on more critical things that every company should be doing, like building the product!"

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Jiří Třečák

CEO & HEAD OF TECHNOLOGYSUPERNOVA(Y COMBINATOR ALUMNI W19)

"Working with Funded.club has been a wonderful experience. The staff is highly experienced, saved us tons of time and are results driven. All of it is a fraction of traditional recruitment agency costs. Highly recommended for fast-growing startups and scale-ups!"

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Johannnes Koeppel

CO-FOUNDER & CEOWETRAVEL

"We were struggling to find the right person for our senior dev role and so got in touch with Funded.Club. They quickly found candidates that fitted with our requirements and culture and we were able to fill the position. Thanks to Emma for your effort which saved us lots of time and cost."

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Tony Stanley

PEOPLE AND OPERATIONS MANAGERMSUPPLY, NEW ZEALAND

"At Tesseract.io we are constantly looking for talents to join our ever-growing team. The Funded.Club team has helped tremendously in our hiring process. In addition to the responsiveness, they provide weekly summaries throughout the hiring progress. Candidates presented were pre-screened and of good quality. Candidates start streaming in very quickly after our kick-off meeting, usually within the same week. They've helped us with multiple technical positions that we previously struggled to fill. We will definitely use them for future hires. "

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Colin Lee

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICERTESSERACT.IO, SINGAPORE

"We worked with Bulent and Funded.club to successfully recruit a Senior Software Engineer. Bulent advised us on the brief, provided valuable insights on salary ranges and then worked diligently to provide us with an excellent shortlist of candidates. Bulent is a great communicator and provided straightforward advice which helped us rapidly conclude our search confident we had the best candidate in the market for our brief."

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Why Choose Us?

We charge low fixed fees starting at $4500 / €3600* per hire - we reduce cost-per-hire by >70%

​Our Software Sales recruiters think and operate like founders and not like typical agency staff.

We screen candidates that work well in a startup culture of rapid growth in a fast-changing environment

​​Guaranteed results - first candidates in 7 days and a shortlist of the best candidates in the market in 14 days

We help you build and protect your employer brand

We help you understand your ROI with weekly updates and stats

Our clients become GDPR-compliant immediately while using our tools (don't underestimate this!)

Join a club of founders with growing resources, advice and a network of valuable contacts

Testimonials

"Funded.club was absolutely an integral piece of our process to find-test-hire people for our company lately. This not only saved us quite literally munltiple months of work in pre-screenings, but also efficient in finding candidates that we basically removed the need for a recruitment team altogether. this allowed us to focus resources on more critical things that every company should be doing, like building the product!"
jiri-testimonials-draft-image-for-funded-club-recovered_orig-1

Jiří Třečák

CEO & HEAD OF TECHNOLOGYSUPERNOVA(Y COMBINATOR ALUMNI W19)

"Working with Funded.club has been a wonderful experience. The staff is highly experienced, saved us tons of time and are results driven. All of it is a fraction of traditional recruitment agency costs. Highly recommended for fast-growing startups and scale-ups!"
johannes-testimonials-draft-image-for-funded-club-recovered_orig-1

Johannnes Koeppel

CO-FOUNDER & CEOWETRAVEL

"We were struggling to find the right person for our senior dev role and so got in touch with Funded.Club. They quickly found candidates that fitted with our requirements and culture and we were able to fill the position. Thanks to Emma for your effort which saved us lots of time and cost."
Tony Stanley mSupply Testimonials draft image for funded-club

Tony Stanley

PEOPLE AND OPERATIONS MANAGERMSUPPLY, NEW ZEALAND

"At Tesseract.io we are constantly looking for talents to join our ever-growing team. The Funded.Club team has helped tremendously in our hiring process. In addition to the responsiveness, they provide weekly summaries throughout the hiring progress. Candidates presented were pre-screened and of good quality. Candidates start streaming in very quickly after our kick-off meeting, usually within the same week. They've helped us with multiple technical positions that we previously struggled to fill. We will definitely use them for future hires. "
Colin Lee Tessearct Testimonial FundedClub-1-1

Colin Lee

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICERTESSERACT.IO, SINGAPORE

"We worked with Bulent and Funded.club to successfully recruit a Senior Software Engineer. Bulent advised us on the brief, provided valuable insights on salary ranges and then worked diligently to provide us with an excellent shortlist of candidates. Bulent is a great communicator and provided straightforward advice which helped us rapidly conclude our search confident we had the best candidate in the market for our brief."
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Julian Thorne

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER, Sub(x)

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