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Business Development Representative



Sales & Business Development
New York, USA · Remote
Posted on Monday, November 6, 2023

What we do

Adaptive is a fast growing vertical software company building world class financial tools for real estate and construction. We are backed by a16z as well as other top funds and a collection of angels from companies like Brex, Ramp, Airbase, Square, and Shopify.

Why join us?

Power the local built environment

We serve the small businesses that are building communities across our country. Your favorite local café, the new house on the corner, or the ADUs helping to solve the housing crisis were all built by our customers--those that have lived in their cities for their entire lives and have a true passion for their craft. These are creative, dynamic, skilled individuals who bring neighborhoods to life by conceiving of and constructing environments where people connect and build memories. We're powering these businesses with access to the same world class financial services and software that the large developers have.

Join a world class team

We have deep backgrounds in finance, technology, and construction. With a fast-growing customer base and backing from top-tier investors, we have the momentum, team, and vision to win in this massive market. Come join us!


Role Summary

You’ll be one of our first sales hires – working directly with the executive team to execute and iterate on our front-line sales strategy. You’ll be responsible for identifying and qualifying net-new sales opportunities among the SMB construction community – specifically, general contractors, subcontractors and trades. Successful BDRs are results-driven, and possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, are passionate about their company and product, and can quickly build rapport and trust with prospects. You’ll be the tip of the spear to Adaptive’ growth, and have unlimited opportunities for growth as we expand the sales team.


  • Possess a hunter mentality, with the ability to execute on outbound prospecting activities including strategic account research, cold calling, and email marketing

  • Quickly uncover detailed information around client need, size, and operations in order to accurately qualify true sales opportunities into the Account Executive pipeline

  • Work directly with Adaptive's executive team to develop novel strategies and messaging to drive growth

  • Develop an understanding of our product, our value proposition, and how we fit into the market


  • At least 6 months of experience in a business development role generating leads using outbound phone, email, and other prospecting techniques.

  • Stellar verbal and written communication skills

  • Consistent over-quota performance

  • Highly organized with the ability to work multiple opportunities through your pipeline simultaneously

  • Sharp, self-motivated and skilled at researching and hunting new opportunities

  • Experience with HubSpot is a plus

What we offer

  • Opportunity to join a highly driven and passionate team at an inflection point

  • Competitive cash compensation

  • Top tier benefits and a 401k match

  • A flexible, remote-friendly work environment with a balanced approach to work