Lead generating specialists are creative and personable individuals who possess the ability to identify objections while they break down conversational barriers with prospective clients. They work directly with the marketing and business development team of a company. If you are creative and personable, then perhaps you should look into becoming a lead-generating specialist.
Some of the duties and responsibilities that you will be performing in this capacity are calling prospective clients and identifying potential opportunities, scheduling appointments with prospective clients for the business development team. Moreover, you will also keep records of calls and sales generated, update and organize contact records, coordinate with the marketing team, understanding the client's requirements and other administrative duties around the office.
Essential skills required for this role are communication, interpersonal, customer service, persuasion, and persistence. A high school diploma or a GED will suffice as educational requirements, although having an associate's or a bachelor's degree in a relevant field may be given preference. Moreover, prior experience in a similar role will greatly increase your chances of getting employed. The average hourly pay for this role is $17.87, which amounts to over $37,000 annually.