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Sales Development Representative (m/f/d)

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Date: Nov 8, 2020

Location: Abingdon, GB, OX14 4RW Cambridge, GB, CB1 7EG Horsham, GB, RH12 2RG Sheffield, GB, S1 2JE

Company: Ansys

Ansys is the global leader in engineering simulation, helping the world's most innovative companies deliver radically better products to their customers. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software, Ansys helps companies solve the most complex design challenges and engineer products limited only by imagination.



The primary role of the Sales Development Representative (SDR) is to drive the creation and execution of our account-based marketing activities with a primary focus on enterprise and strategic accounts, together with the SDR leadership team, sales, pre-sales and the field marketing team. The objective is to deepen the relationship from Ansys with existing customers to increase our account footprint, cross-sell and upsell into existing accounts. This will be achieved through, the mapping of the contacts and prospects, and the implementation of scalable marketing activities including ABM campaigns and executive outreach activity.


We are open on location and happy for candidates to apply that would prefer to work from home.



  • Strategic profiling of accounts to identify accounts that would benefit from ABM and  identify via our CRM and/or a 3rd party data sources/prospecting tools a pre-qualified list of targets (i.e. the right persona/best fit) we would like to engage at those accounts.
  • Collaborate with SDR Leadership, Sales, Pre-Sales, Product Marketing and Field Marketing on strategic account engagement to develop multi-channel, multi-threaded, personalized account/customer specific/ABM marketing campaigns.
  • Execute the required ABM engagement plan developed with SDR Leadership, Sales, Pre-Sales, Product Marketing and Field Marketing with a view of scalability.
  • Encourage sharing of best practices on ABM across the organization.
  • Collaborate with SDR Leadership, Sales, Field Marketing, Product Marketing and Pre-Sales teams to encourage and promote ABM programs for their accounts during the account planning process and define clear outcomes and performance measures for these programs.
  • Leverage/use the CRM and other technology to identify targets, prioritize outreach, track activity, engagement and performance for each ABM program executed.
  • The role is largely office based.



  • Bachelor’s degree required preferably in business, marketing or engineering.
  • 3 years+ work experience in Marketing/Field Marketing, sales/lead development, IT& Software environment preferred. 
  • Understanding of IT sales environment and account planning with the ability to think strategically and work as part of a team to develop account strategy
  • Good communication skills, written and verbal are required; good knowledge of digital marketing tools and social selling tools.
  • Active promoter of his/her ideas ability to influence others and challenge for change. 
  • Highly reliable: attention to detail and accuracy is a must. 
  • Ability to work independently and flexibly, with excellent team working skills. 
  • Good organizational skills. able to work well under pressure, prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to manage data and create / manage dashboards.
  • Good proficiency in English required other EMEA language would be a plus



  • Based in EMEA office where relevant
  • Proactive, self-starter with drive to build first class operations function
  • Good business acumen, solid understanding on how sales team operates.
  • Inherently driven to deliver results with a sense of urgency to achieve
  • Strong interpersonal skills to represent the Ansys brand, quickly forge strong
  • Relationships with partners & stakeholders- internal & external
  • Strong team player with ability to develop effective working relationships across organization: regional and global marketing teams, channel partners


Culture and values are incredibly important to Ansys. They inform us of who we are, of how we act. Values aren't posters hanging on a wall or about trite or glib slogans. They aren't about rules and regulations. They can't just be handed down the organization. They are shared beliefs – guideposts that we all follow when we're facing a challenge or a decision. Our values tell us how we live our lives; how we approach our jobs. Our values are crucial for fostering a culture of winning for our company:

  • Customer focus
  • Results and Accountability
  • Innovation
  • Transparency and Integrity
  • Mastery
  • Inclusiveness
  • Sense of urgency
  • Collaboration and Teamwork

At Ansys, you will find yourself among the sharpest minds and most visionary of leaders, collectively aiming to change the world with innovative technology and remarkable solutions.  With the prestigious reputation in servicing well-known, world-class companies, standards at Ansys are high, met by those willing to rise to the occasion and meet those challenges head-on.  Because at Ansys, it’s about the learning, the discovery and the collaboration.  It’s about the “what’s next” as much as the “mission accomplished”.  It’s about the melding of disciplined intellect with strategic direction and results that have, can and will impact real people in real ways, forged within a working environment built on respect, autonomy and ethics.
At Ansys, you will find yourself among those eager to drive the world towards the next best thing with hands planted firmly on the wheel.
Our team is passionate about pushing the limits of world-class simulation technology so our customers can turn their design concepts into successful, innovative products faster and at lower cost.  As a measure of our success in attaining these goals, Ansys has been recognized as one of the world's most innovative companies by prestigious publications such as Bloomberg Businessweek and FORTUNE magazines.
Ansys is an S&P 500 company and a component of the NASDAQ-100.
For more information, please visit us at www.ansys.com
Ansys is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.
Ansys does not accept unsolicited referrals for vacancies, and any unsolicited referral will become the property of Ansys.  Upon hire, no fee will be owed to the agency, person, or entity.