Thursday, June 30, 2011 myBiz Blog
Open Positions for New Grads - BrightEdge Technologies - San Mateo, CA by Katie Coon


Do you want to get in on the ground floor of a successful, top tier VC funded Silicon Valley startup?  Do you want to grow your career in a fast paced, results-driven environment and make an impact from day one?  Do you want the opportunity to see the work you do affect the entire organization?

The Sales Associate position at BrightEdge is an incredible growth opportunity for the right candidate to work in an exciting startup environment where customer success, teamwork, and passion for achievement are our corporate values.  Recent college grads are encouraged to apply.

BrightEdge provides a compelling position to hone your customer facing skills and accelerate career growth. You will have the opportunity to work with the top global brands, Fortune 500 companies, and the best technology companies. Our goal is to build an organization of smart, driven, professionals committed to delivering the best SEO technology and the right solutions to our customers. Ideal candidates should be quick on their feet, adaptable to change and ready to take ownership of their role.


The Company:

BrightEdge™ is the on-demand leader for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Management.  The BrightEdge SEO Platform, delivered through the cloud, offers advanced Natural Search Marketing solutions to help marketers extract the most value out of organic searches.  BrightEdge is a fast growing startup working with the most sophisticated companies who manage SEO.  BrightEdge customers span a wide range of industries including top global brands from high-tech, media, financial services, entertainment, e-commerce, travel, and Web 2.0.  BrightEdge is based in San Mateo and is backed by top tier investment firms Altos and Battery Ventures.



  • Learn, leverage, and help evolve a demand generation process
  • Work with sales representatives to identify ideal targets and develop business.
  • Generate qualified opportunities and develop a strong pipeline.
  • Conduct high level conversations with executives at prospect companies.


  • Must be hard working, have track record of success, and demonstrated drive for achievement.
  • BS/BA degree.
  • Passion for technology
  • Strong communication skills and analytic skills - excellent phone presence.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively.
  • Experience in sales role a plus.
  • CRM experience a plus.


If you desire to be part of a tremendously fast growing organization where the environment and culture are awesome and the people look forward to going in to work every day, this is the place to be!

This position offers a competitive base salary, bonus program, stock options, and other comprehensive benefits.


How to apply:

For immediate consideration, please submit your resume and cover letter to  Please put “Sales Associate” in the subject line.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.