Sales Development Representative (SDR) (Remote)

Preferable Location: Mumbai   |   Full Time

Company Introduction 

CometChat harnesses the power of chat by helping thousands of businesses around the world create customized in-app messaging experiences. Our products allow developers to seamlessly add voice, video, and text chat to their websites and mobile apps so that their users can communicate with each other, resulting in a unified customer experience, increased engagement and retention, and revenue growth.

In 2019, CometChat was selected into the exclusive Techstars Boulder Accelerator. CometChat (Industry CPaaS: communication-platform-as-a-service) has also been listed among the top 10 best SaaS companies by G2 Crowd. With solid financials, strong organic growth, and increasing interest in developer tool-focused companies (from the market and with top technical talent), we’re heading into an exciting period of growth and acceleration. CometChat is backed by seasoned investors such as iSeed Ventures, Range Ventures, Silicon Badia, eonCapital, and Matchstick Ventures.

A global business from the start, we have 60+  team members across our Denver and Mumbai offices serving over 50,000 customers around the world. We’ve had an exciting journey so far, and we know this is just the beginning!

CometChat’s Mission

Enable meaningful connections between real people in an increasingly digital world.

CometChat’s Products

CometChat offers a robust suite of cloud-hosted text, voice, and video options that meet businesses where they are–whether they need drag and drop plugins that can be ready within 30 minutes or if they want more advanced features and can invest development resources to launch the experience that will best serve their users.

● Quickly build a reliable & full-featured chat experience into any mobile or web app

● Fully customizable SDKs and API designed to help companies ship faster

At every step, CometChat helps customers solve complex infrastructure, performance, and security challenges, regardless of the platform. But there is so much more! With over 20 ready-to-use extensions, customers can build an experience and get the data, analysis, and insights they need to drive their business forward.

CometChat’s solutions are perfect for every kind of chat including:

● Social community – Allowing people in online communities to interact without moving the conversation to another platform

● Marketplace – Enabling communications between buyers and sellers

● Events – Bringing thousands of users together to interact without diminishing the quality of the experience

● Telemedicine – Making connections between patients and providers more accessible

● Dating – Keeping people engaged while they connect with one another

● And more!

CometChat is committed to fostering a culture of innovation & collaboration. Our people are our strength so we respect and nurture their individual talent and potential. Join us if you are looking to be a part of a high-growth team!

Position Overview & Priorities

This is an individual contributor role that has the ability to have a direct impact on the Company's growth and affect revenue. SDR's are recognized as a very important part of the Growth team. You will get to interface and work with global clients who are innovating and building modern technologies that can change the world

You will be part of the initial core SDR team that is being setup, hence a tremendous growth opportunity for your career


Solve and Identify problems/opportunities that our customers face. Our product should be in their consideration choices, and we should help them to make the best decision in their interest of growth.

Work Location 

We operate on a Hybrid model – you choose where you work from! Remotely or from our offices. Currently, our talent is spread across 14 different cities globally.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Nurture leads who have shown interest in your solution and have already engaged with your company through its marketing channels.
  • The role of an SDR in Cometchat is similar to that of a consultant where they actively listen and provide an appropriate solution to prospects.
  • SDRs understand the prospect’s business model; analyze if your product is a good fit, and educate leads on how your solution can help solve and improve their business.
  • Work within the ICP at most times

75% of your time will be spent in:

  • Qualify leads from marketing campaigns as sales opportunities
  • Identify prospect's needs and suggest appropriate products/services
  • Build long-term trusting relationships with prospects
  • Setup Sales Qualified Leads (SQL) with AE for Product Demo hand off

20% of your time will be spent in:

  • Assess & Own opportunities that are below $399/user
  • Provide best in class Product Demo to the prospects
  • Close deals

5% of your time will be spent in:

  • Proactively seek new business opportunities in the market

  • Contact potential prospects through cold calls and emails

  • Present our company to potential prospects

  • Set up meetings or calls between (prospective) customers and Sales Executives

  • Keep CRM Updated with all tasks and Customer Interactions

  • Build relationships and influence cross-functionally

  • Translate customer needs into business opportunities

  • Work independently and as part of a team

Prioritized Experiences and Capabilities

  • Overall 2-4 years of experience in SDR role (Inbound & Outbound), Sales Account Executive or similar role
  • At least 1 year of experience in an Inbound SDR role.
  • Good understanding of internet technologies (Front end, Back end,Cloud, Messaging,
  • Hands-on experience with multiple sales prospecting techniques like cold calling, cold emailing, and social outreach.
  • Track record of achieving sales quotas
  • Experience working with Hubspot CRM is an advantage
  • Fair understanding of sales performance metrics
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Ability to deliver engaging presentations
  • Experience working in a high growth environment
  • Exceptional verbal, written, and interpersonal skills

Good to have

  • Solution mindset
  • Consultative sales
  • SDK/API knowledge
  • SAAS/B2B background gets an advantage
  • Prior experience in selling to Technical engineers, developers, Technical Cofounders, Product Managers
  • Prior experience as a software engineer/ developer is an added advantage


  • Any Graduate. PG – Management degree/diploma will be an added advantage

What you will learn and experience

  • work with global brands on modern innovations
  • Work with great result oriented leaders and team members
  • grow your career in high growth environment
  • ability to fast track your career
  • ability to take responsibility for your results & outcome
  • have fun at problem solving for your clients

You will be reporting to the Director of Sales - Shane Lewis (US Office)

Measure of your success

  • no of leads qualified
  • no of leads that AE closed
  • no leads accepted as qualified
  • no leads with <$500 you were able to close (Stretch goal)
  • conversion % Leads to AE are closing, % of leads are becoming opportunities, MQL to SQL
  • time spent on sales cycle (velocity), Opportunity life cycle time
  • Conversation Sentiment (Intercom)
  • # of meetings

Why join us?

  • High growth company in CPaaS
  • Top player in Messaging and communication Technology market in the world
  • Working with International team spread across 12 countries
  • Well funded
  • Building from India for the world
  • Global clientale
  • Still early in growth
  • Open culture
  • Customer & Solution Centric
  • High performing team players to work, learn and grow

Our Core Values

  • Go above and beyond for the customer: We are obsessed with ensuring every customer is taken care of, no matter how big or small they are. We truly believe their problems are our problems and will stop at next to nothing to see them succeed.
  • Act with integrity: Be honest, be authentic and genuine, be open and do the right thing, no matter who’s watching. We know what we know, and what we don’t know, we’ll let you know. And then we’ll do our darndest to figure out a solution.
  • Be relentless: Never stop innovating. Be relentless in trying new things, and improving our product. Challenge the status quo, embrace learning curves, and don’t be afraid to fail. Focus on the outcome and everything else will fall into place.
  • Be curious: Practice empathy. Anticipate customer needs, and solve them before they get there. If you don’t understand something, ask questions and learn.
  • Have fun: Laugh. Be positive and kind. Make people feel good. Life is too short to not spend time doing what you love with folks you enjoy being around

What is working at CometChat like?

  • fun environment
  • flat structures (Pods)
  • easy access to leadership & founders
  • frequent all hands
  • transparency in team goals and department goals and achievements
  • work location flexibility
  • independence to own your work and outcomes
  • open to iterate & experiment to improve business outcomes & processes

Our Interview Process

Our goal is to make sure you have the chance to get to know CometChat as we learn more about you.

  • Quiz/Self Assessment
  • HR for culture fit
  • SDR/AE round - peer discussion (US Hrs -  after 7 pm IST)
  • Director Sales - Shane Lewis
  • CoFounders discussion

We’ll want to learn more about your expertise, your passion, and your ability to take up this role.

We hope that you’ll bring questions and ideas to each conversation and suggest ways that we can get to know you and your capabilities better.

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