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Sales Development Representative (SDR) program

Muck Rack is the leading software platform for public relations and communications executives. We are looking for an ambitious salesperson to join our fast-growing tech startup in NYC. Our mission is to make journalists, PR pros and marketers more successful by providing them with the technology they need to find journalists to pitch, and monitor their brand on a day-to-day basis via our Muck Rack advanced service. The Muck Rack SDR program will train you how to become an expert in PR and helping the biggest companies in the world leverage the right tools to effectively work with journalists.

This position will work closely with the Executive Vice President responsible for sales and Business Development managers.

Responsibilities include

  • Prospecting leads, answering phone calls and scheduling meetings
  • Setting up systems to more efficiently run and optimize the sales process including qualifying leads and generating new ones
  • Joining meetings and calls with the sales team
  • Becoming involved in the public relations industry in New York and beyond
  • Eventually demoing Muck Rack at meetings and on phone calls
  • Tracking industry news to identify outreach opportunities

Preferred skills and interests

  • Knowledge of the PR and journalism industries
  • Experience working in PR, journalism, or SaaS (1-3 years preferred, graduating seniors accepted)
  • Strong writing skills
  • Dropbox, Google Apps, Sales CRMs, Trello, Slack
  • Prior experience using social media and having a presence on popular platforms (i.e. Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn) to help with business promotion with outreach in the right way
  • Sharing lots of animated GIFs
  • Using the latest and greatest mobile and web apps
  • Talking and meeting with lots of people in the public relations and communications industry


  • Opportunity to earn a bonus
  • Opportunity for promotion into Account Executive
  • Ticket to the Shorty Awards
  • Access to events and networking opportunities
  • An extremely fun environment where hard work and whiskey Fridays are valued highly
  • Yummy snacks
  • Citibike membership
  • Gym discount
  • Healthcare
  • 401(k) plan with employer contributions

How to apply

Email Natan Edelsburg. natan (at) sawhorsemedia (dot) com