About the role
Taktile exists to create value for organizations through smarter and safer decisions at scale. Our goal is to become the world's leading software provider for automated decision-making in the financial services industry and, to date, our software has been used by our customers to power over 255’000 critical business decisions every day.
Taktile is based in Berlin and New York City.
Taktile was founded by machine learning and data science veterans with extensive experience building and running production ML in financial services.
Our team consists of engineers, entrepreneurs, and researchers with a diverse set of backgrounds. Some of us attended top universities such as Harvard, Oxford, and Stanford and some of us have no degree at all.
Our team has accumulated extensive work experience at leading tech companies such as Google, Amazon, and Meta, startups, and the enterprise software sphere
Our backers include Y Combinator, Index Ventures, and stellar angels such as the founders of Looker, GitHub, Mulesoft, Datadog, and UiPath.
We’re backed by some of the world’s leading investors and show great traction with scale-ups and large enterprises across the financial services and insurance industry. We are looking to build on this success by growing our sales team, professionalizing our go-to-market, and acquiring more customers.
That’s where you come in.
As our new Business Development Representative, you’ll be critical to:
Creating a great first impression of Taktile as the first point of contact for prospects in their buying journey
Generating high-quality Sales pipeline
Collaborating with and supporting the Sales and Marketing teams
Building the foundations of our newly-formed Business Development team
You are empathetic and curious - you love learning about customers and their problems
You are customer-focused and feel confident leading live conversations (phone, video, face-to-face)
You are creative and proactive - you’re always looking for ways to stand out with prospects, and to improve the way we do things
You enjoy improving the status quo by creating structure and processes from scratch
You are eager to learn, apply, and bring new best practices in the organization
You have excellent written and spoken English skills and an exceptional feel for language and messaging
You are resilient - it can be a tough role, with lots of rejection but the wins make it worth it!
You are a new graduate or have 1-2 years of work experience