Business Development Representative – Full Time

Rise Local is an all-in-one marketing solution for local businesses. We provide everything from website development, hosting, content creation, social media, local search, copywriting, graphic design, paid search, and SEO. We’re not just another local search marketing firm; we are different by design. Our team is here to help entrepreneurs, like us, build a business that becomes a legacy in supporting local communities. 

Rise Local was founded on one simple truth: helping small business owners share their stories and expertise is the most effective form of marketing.

Job Description

Rise Local is GROWING… and that’s just the beginning! We are looking for a passionate sales professional to join our team! The Business Development Representative (BDR) is responsible for prospecting and selling potential leads. You will not only create sales opportunities but will develop business relationships to ultimately close said leads. This will include learning about client’s business needs, following up with any questions, and pushing essential services.

The BDR role is crucial as you are the initial exemplification of the Rise Local brand and contribute to our future growth and direction. If you are a sales-driven, passionate, business-minded individual who is seeking the opportunity for career growth and development, we want YOU on our A-team! Did we mention your earning potential is endless?!


  • Identify potential sales and conduct research on trending business verticals in need of digital marketing services
  • Outbound prospects via various channels (phone, email, in-person, etc.) and convert into inbound leads
  • Research and follow-up to any questions or doubts the prospect may pose
  • Provide smooth transition of accounts to the sales support staff through effective internal communications and proper documentation.
  • Schedule appointments for sales follow-ups and client onboarding
  • Develop and maintain new business relationships until client is onboarded
  • Demonstrates a high level of understanding of all services provided by Rise Local and communicate the value of these services to the prospect
  • Collaborate daily with sales, marketing, and channel teams on sales activities
  • Participates in on-going analysis of all prospecting, development of specific sales strategies, and account plans to maximize revenue opportunities


  • Passionate about a career in sales
  • At least two years of sales or relevant experience. Bonus for digital marketing experience
  • Goal-oriented, confident, persuasive, self-motivated and independent
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt to new situations
  • Demonstrated ability to actively manage multiple tasks
  • Strong communication, research, and creative thinking skills
  • Thrives in a fast-paced work environment and ALWAYS meets deadlines
  • Consistently demonstrates strong business acumen with a high degree of professionalism
  • Desire a systematic career path journey where you learn, grow, and take on new challenges

Additional Information

This is a full-time, hourly, onsite position in Dallas, Texas. Compensation will be as follows: hourly rate + sales commission

Potential earnings for this position in the $65k-$120k range.

No relocation is offered for this position.

Rise Local provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and prospective employees in every facet of our operations.

No relocation is offered for this position.