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Sales development representative

The Upright Project

The Upright Project

Sales & Business Development
Helsinki, Finland
Posted on Monday, April 24, 2023
Wanted: We are looking for a driven Sales Development Representative who is excited to join a fast-growing impact SaaS business and help us accelerate our growth.
As part of our New Sales team, you will be responsible for growing our business on new markets in collaboration with our account executives. In practice, your job will include generating new business opportunities for Upright by identifying and qualifying sales leads, and contacting them via email, phone and social media.. You will keep our CRM up to date and continuously hone the optimal way to approach different target groups. You will get regular coaching from your team lead to help you grow into an international SaaS sales professional.
We are looking for someone who is hungry to learn and hit their goals while contributing positively to the whole team’s success. This is a great opportunity for recent graduates or people close to graduation to kick-start their career in SaaS sales.


  • Strong goal-orientation and proven performance in the past
  • Sense of urgency and drive to get the job done
  • Solid track record of internal passion for excellence: you have gotten things done clearly better than what was required/expected from you, as you enjoy doing things well
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate complex ideas to senior leadership in English, both verbally and in writing
  • Great common-sense reasoning and prioritizing skills
  • Previous experience from B2B SaaS, sales, working in a startup environment or similar industry is considered a plus, but can also be taught on the job to a quick learner with a strong motivation


  • A chance to join a quickly growing and highly ambitious impact SaaS company with a mission that matters
  • A fun and kind team with exceptional people who care about what they do
  • Exciting professional growth opportunities
  • Competitive compensation, including a performance-based component and a comprehensive health care package
Upright is on a mission to incentivize companies to optimize their net impact by enabling science-based decision-making for investors, customers, employees, and public sector agents. To do that, Upright develops a proprietary data model based on an open-access database of 200M+ scientific articles and artificial intelligence to quantify the net impact of companies on people, planet, society, and knowledge creation. In addition to net impact, Upright produces data on UN SDG alignment, EU taxonomy, and EU SFDR PAI indicators. Currently, our impact data platform is used by 200+ institutional investors and companies, such as Nasdaq, Nordea, Royal Bank of Canada, EQT and Nokia.
Read more about us from our website!
Deadline: Candidates will be reviewed on a continuous basis and the role will be filled as soon as the right person is found.
If you have any specific questions about the role, you can contact our recruiting coordinator Sonja Rajala via email