Sales Development Representative France (F/M/D)

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Barcelona, Spain

Posted on: 2022-05-09

Category: sustainability

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About the company:

EcoVadis is the world’s most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings, intelligence and collaborative performance improvement tools for global supply chains. Backed by a powerful technology platform and a global team of domain experts, EcoVadis’ easy-to-use and actionable sustainability scorecards provide detailed insight into environmental, social and ethical risks across 200+ purchasing categories and 160+ countries.  

Industry leaders such as Verizon, Johnson & Johnson, Subway, Coca Cola European Partners, Salesforce, Renault-Nissan, ING Bank, and Nokia are among the more than 75,000+ businesses on the EcoVadis network, all working with a single methodology to evaluate, collaborate and improve sustainability performance in order to protect their brands, foster transparency and innovation, and accelerate growth.  

EcoVadis is driven by a diverse team of over 700 talented professionals from 50+ nationalities, based in our worldwide offices - Paris, Mauritius, New York, Warsaw, Tunis, Hong Kong, London, Toronto, Barcelona, Tokyo. 

EcoVadis seeks a high energy and dynamic Sales Development Representative (SDR) to join our new highly successful Sales Team in Barcelona. 

SDRs are responsible for prospecting and outreaching activities on target accounts with a focus on engaging and qualifying all prospective customers. This role has the opportunity to be the first touch point for the largest firms in France to evangelize the importance of Sustainability and ESG in global supply chains.


  • Generating new business opportunities to fuel revenue for EcoVadis
  • Scheduling discovery calls for Account Executives
  • Conducting high-level discovery and educational conversations with Senior Executives (Directors of Sustainability and/or Procurement) in Target Accounts
  • Evangelizing the importance of Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility for the supply chain of Global 500 companies
  • Leveraging your teammates (Marketing and Account Executives) to develop targeted lists, call strategies, internal and external event strategies and messaging in order to drive opportunities in regional areas
  • Maintaining an email volume of 50+/calls activities per day (flexible number) with the intent to qualify leads and create pipeline growth
  • Meeting or exceeding your quota
  • Staying up-to-date on industry trends and competition
  • Recording and documenting all calls and communications in Salesforce in order to identify trends for improvement
  • Monitoring social networks for sales opportunities and leads
  • Reporting on a weekly results, both qualitative and quantitative


Our ideal candidate for this role will have an outgoing personality, a desire to learn new skills and to build a career in both sales and sustainability. This person would have excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal, and active listening skills, as well as the ability to work autonomously. 

Specific qualifications for the role include:

  • University degree in business or sustainability related areas
  • At least 1 year of experience working in one of the following functions/areas: Sales, Communication, CSR, Sustainability, HSQE, Procurement, Environment and Human Rights
  • Business proficiency in French (C2 or native), English (C1 at least) is a must to be eligible for this role
  • Evidence that you are a Top Performer in your current role
  • Knowledge of the Iberian corporate business culture
  • Passion about Sustainability and willingness to pursue a career in both Sustainability and Sales,
  • Superior communication skills and the ability to build reports
  • Strong time management & organizational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and managing multiple tasks
  • Ability to work well in an international team environment in a fast growing business

If you are interested, please do not forget to tell us more about yourself in a cover letter!

Additional Information

  • Life at the Barcelona Office 

Our growing team in Spain is full of talented professionals from various fields who all share a desire to make sustainability real. We offer competitive salaries and support personal growth from day one.

This includes extensive onboarding, teammates' support and a brand new e-learning platform bursting with courses and modules. So you can learn new skills and fine-tune old ones!

We also provide our team with the benefits of flexible working. Some of us work from home and some prefer to work from our easily accessible (metro, tram, bus, bike, suburban train) office hub in Barcelona, located in the dynamic area of Gloriès!

If you come to the office, you can work in the open space or public areas while enjoying the panorama of Barcelona, and also take breaks on our lovely terrace.

At Ecovadis we embrace teamspirit. We organize regular onsite and online team breakfasts, and our CSR team coordinates events where we can give back to local communities and ecosystems ! For that, everyone at EcoVadis can use a community service day.

  • Benefits 

Last but not least, EcoVadis will support you with all the necessary office equipment, holidays in line with Spanish labor law, optional (fully covered or co-financed) health care and life insurance.

You will be also entitled to a 100 euros monthly allowance for transportation, meals and nursery with the Cobee card. Our hiring team looks forward to reviewing your CV and cover letter with a guaranteed response to every application.

A new job with purpose awaits you!

  • Ecovadis Careers 

Don’t fit all the criteria but still think you’d be a good candidate?

Please apply anyway to give our hiring team the opportunity to assess your skills and to learn more about what you could bring to EcoVadis.

We’re interested in hiring capable people, regardless of professional and educational background. Can the hiring process be adjusted to suit my needs? Yes.

We want everyone going through the hiring process with EcoVadis to feel confident that you are able to demonstrate your full potential.

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