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Sales Development Manager

  • Location: London, United Kingdom
  • Team: Inside Sales
  • Role Type: Full-time -- People Manager Role
Medallia’s mission is simple: to create a world where companies are loved by customers and employees alike. Hundreds of the world’s best-loved brands trust Medallia’s Software-as-a-Service application to help them capture customer feedback everywhere the customer is (on the phone, in store, online, mobile), understand it in real-time, and deliver insights and action everywhere—from the C-suite to the frontline—to improve their performance. Founded in 2001, Medallia is growing quickly with more than 1000 employees globally in Silicon Valley, New York, London, Paris, Sydney, Buenos Aires, Austin, Washington D.C., and Tel Aviv. 
Medallia Sales is a fast growing, global, no­-nonsense and approachable organization where the best ideas are implemented, no matter where they come from. We are a late stage start-up with a culture focused on smarts, kindness, continual learning, and feedback.  Our people love it. Come find out why!
We are looking for a Sales Development Manager to inspire, lead, coach and manage a Global Sales Development team. Reporting to the Head of Global Inside Sales and Development, individuals in this role should possess depth of knowledge in complex Enterprise Software solutions and demonstrated experience, and a passion for, developing both scalable strategies for growth and the people on their team.


  • Set the vision, strategy, and tone for the Medallia Sales Development team in EMEA
  • Own, drive, and accurately forecast opportunity progression
  • Continually reassess conversion rates, qualification process, compensation plans and marketing messaging/programs to generate highly qualified opportunities
  • Attract, recruit, and hire to build an operationally sound and highly motivated sales development team
  • Inspire, develop, coach, and mentor your team
  • Partner internally with Inside Sales, Field Sales, Sales Ops, and Marketing to continuously improve our sales approach and win rate


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or related area
  • 3+ years of B2B software technology sales management experience
  • Track record of successful achievement within an inside sales environment as an individual contributor
  • Experience with a consultative value-based selling approach
  • Demonstrated leadership, team management, and employee development skill at the global level
  • Excellent organization, communication and presentation skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Fluency in German, French, or Spanish
  • Passion for the Customer Experience Management space
  • Excellent business acumen
  • Expert relationship builder and motivator
  • Creative, innovative, highly energetic and inspired to build, coach and develop a successful team
  • Demonstrated strategic thinking with an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Ability to create a culture of success and ongoing business and goal achievement
  • Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams
  • Positive attitude, strong work ethic, and passion for managing projects to conclusion

At Medallia, we don’t just accept difference – we celebrate it and recognize the value it brings to our customers and employees. Medallia is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. Equal opportunity and consideration are afforded to all qualified applicants and employees. We won’t unlawfully discriminate on the basis of gender identity or expression, race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, physical or mental disability, Veteran status, sexual orientation, and any other category protected by law.