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Inside Sales Representative - Central Region
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Inside Sales Representative - Central Region

About Toptal

Toptal is a global network of top freelance talent in business, design, and technology that enables companies to scale their teams, on-demand. With $100+ million in annual revenue and over 40% year-over-year growth, Toptal is the world’s largest fully remote company.

We take the best elements of virtual teams and combine them with a support structure that encourages innovation, social interaction, and fun. We see no borders, move at a fast pace, and are never afraid to break the mold.

Position Description

Toptal works with some of the fastest-growing and most innovative startups in the world to help them flexibly scale their teams with on-demand, elite freelance talent. Toptal only hires the best - we accept less than 3% of freelance applicants, and we connect organizations to the talent they need with unmatched speed and efficiency. On average, we provide less than two candidates per hire, find candidates in less than 24 hours, and have a 98% success rate. Imagine what you could do with such a powerful model!

This person will be joining a high-energy team whose job is to introduce clients from around the world to Toptal. The Inbound Sales team speaks daily with executives, managers, and engineers at companies across a broad range of industries and sizes. To succeed in this role, someone should have outstanding discipline, be highly passionate, and possess keen attention to detail. The team thrives in a fast-paced environment, and consistently responds to constant challenges, exceeds sales goals, and goes above and beyond as needed.

This is a remote position. However, we require applicants to reside in-market. We are unable to provide visa sponsorship. Resumes and communication must be submitted in English.


  • Collaborate with your team to respond to high-volume inbound client inquiries with urgency.
  • Research clients prior to outreach to better connect with them and verify client fit.
  • Establish new relationships with prospective clients, understand their needs through discovery calls, and identify critical business opportunities that position Toptal as a strategic partner.
  • Measure your performance against quantitative goals, brainstorming, and optimizing as needed.
  • Remain highly informed about industry trends, market activities, and Toptal competitors.
  • Be in constant communication with your team via Slack or Zoom.

In the first week, expect to:

  • Onboard and integrate into Toptal.
  • Learn Toptal’s model, our team members, and our story.
  • Begin our 1-1 sales training process which conveys our value proposition, sales process, and delivery method.
  • Become acquainted with the cross-functional teams that you will be working alongside to close new business.

In the first month, expect to:

  • Complete our personalized sales training program, including mock calls and role-play scenarios.
  • Begin to claim and call leads, understanding their initial needs, overcoming any objections, presenting the value proposition of Toptal, and closing the leads that are a good fit for Toptal and our model.
  • Work alongside the various business units to ensure your prospects are progressing through the funnel.
  • Begin closing new business.

In the first three months, expect to:

  • Be fully ramped up and integrated into the team.
  • Complete additional vertical specific training.
  • Possess a healthy pipeline of prospects that are working through your funnel.
  • Exhibit a successful track record of hitting sales goals.

In the first six months, expect to:

  • Have a solid history of claiming and closing new business by consistently meeting or exceeding sales goals.
  • Identify areas of process improvement to help increase efficiency and effectiveness for the team.

In the first year, expect to:

  • Begin to mentor new members of the team, helping them learn about Toptal, our model, and pass along standard methodologies.
  • Continue to gain and close new business along with managing your funnel to consistently meet and exceed sales targets.
  • Become a productive, collaborative, and consistent contributor on the team.


  • 2-6 years full-cycle B2B sales experience.
  • Previous software or tech-related sales experience is a plus.
  • Possess outstanding customer service skills and excellent phone presence.
  • Skilled in uncovering issues and helping clients resolve them through value-based selling.
  • Exceptional time management skills and ability to manage a high volume of clients.
  • Highly motivated, continuously strives for improvement, and seeks feedback from peers/leaders.
  • Maintains a positive, confident, and inspiring attitude despite setbacks.
  • Willing to help your teammates, share your knowledge, and learn from your peers.
  • You must be a world-class individual contributor to thrive at Toptal. You will not be here just to tell other people what to do.
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Who You Will Work With

Bryce York

Bryce York

Head of Inbound Sales

As Toptal’s Head of Inbound Sales, Bryce leads the team responsible for ensuring our small- to medium-business and startup (SMB) inbound leads are fully aware of Toptal’s value proposition and positioning Toptal as a valued talent partner for their organization. The Inbound team focuses on entrepreneurs and co-founders to midmarket organizations. Bryce began his tenure at Toptal as an SMB sales rep and since had the opportunity to move through multiple leadership roles within the SMB team. Before Toptal, he worked in professional sales for his entire career, working for companies in the medical, technology, and software spaces. Bryce holds his Masters of Business Administration from Malone University.

Sean Middleton

Sean Middleton

Chief Revenue Officer

As Toptal's Chief Revenue Officer, Sean is responsible for strategy, sales, and client success. He works closely with the executive team to ensure their growing client portfolio has access to the best talent in the world. Before joining Toptal, Sean spent ten years at Cognizant, where he played various roles, including President of their new Accelerator business division and COO of their Digital Business transformation service line. Sean earned a BS in Computer Science from Cornell University and an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

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