Inside Sales Specialist

US-IL-Downers Grove
Job ID
Becker Professional Education
Employment Type
Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status

Opportunity at a Glance

Becker Professional Education provides exam preparation and continuing professional education solutions to consumers and business partners. The Inside Sales Representative identify new business opportunities by developing new prospects and interacting with existing customers in order to is responsible for generating new sales in the continuing professional education (CPE) product line. The successful candidate will play a fundamental role in achieving our aggressive customer acquisition and revenue growth objectives.



  • Cold-call prospects that are generated by internal and external sources of leads
  • Develop sales opportunities by researching and identifying potential accounts
  • Make 50+ outbound calls per day to new and existing customers to explore business opportunities
  • Identify decision makers within targeted leads to begin sales process
  • Penetrate all targeted accounts and generate sales from within client base
  • Collaborate with appropriate team members and manager to determine the necessary strategic sales approaches
  • Generate product or service interest and leverage Becker’s value proposition to close sales
  • Generate leads from cold calling data and ensure that any do not call lists (DNC) are respected
  • Maintain and expand company’s database of prospects
  • Achieve or exceed assigned call and sales quotas
  • Maintain current knowledge of Becker products and services
  • Attend all new product and service training sessions
  • Develop new business through prospecting and cold calling
  • Exercise discretion and independent judgment in making decisions;
  • Interact effectively and positively with all levels of personnel, and business interests
  • Adhere to company quality standards, company policies and regulatory guidelines


  • University or college degree
  • Two or more years of direct work experience in a sales or telesales capacity
  • Demonstrated ability to convert prospects and close deals and achieve sales quotas
  • Solid experience in opportunity qualification, pre-call planning, account development and time management
  • Ability to build and maintain lasting relationships with customers
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with Sales Force a plus
  • Proficient computer skills using Microsoft Office suite including Word, Excel, Outlook and Windows based programs required



We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today.

Who We Are

Becker Professional Education, a part of DeVry Education Group, is a global leader in professional education serving the accounting and finance, project management, talent development, international business and healthcare professions. See why professionals around the world prepare to advance their careers through our CPA Exam Review, ACCA® Courses, CMA Exam Review, PMP® Exam Review, Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) courses and USMLE® Review. Our industry leading experience has also resulted in life-long partnerships as LMS providers to fit your businesses needs - whether it's Lean Six Sigma Certifications or Continuing Professional Education courses. Throughout our more than 50-year history, Becker has earned a strong track record of student success through world-class teaching, curriculum and learning tools that enable its students to develop the knowledge and performance skills necessary to stay ahead in an ever-changing business world.


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