RevDev Frontline - Learn how to understand, reach + connect with your buyer

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Customer.io + Notion Offices

921 SW Washington St. #820

Portland, OR

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Understand your Buyer. Connect with your next Boss. And deliver the results they both want.

If you want a better job, a better career, or a better future in tech sales and marketing, you need to come to RevDev PDX. If you're ready to accelerate your success in tech, this weekend is worth your time. Learn from those who’ve already made it and get the skills, tools, and frameworks they wish they'd had when they started.

Fast growing startups in Portland and Seattle are actively recruiting top talent to develop their careers in tech and this two day weekend workshop is designed to equip you with the skills to attract hiring companies and wow customers.

This two day weekend workshop is designed to equip job candidates and first year development reps with the skills needed to connect hiring companies with their customers.

  • Learn how to map the buyer’s journey with Kasey Jones, Head of Growth at Notion

  • Develop your personal brand online to connect with prospects

  • Understand the importance of awareness, inspiration and education with Alex Boyd, Revenue Zen

  • Develop storytelling skills for killer value propositions and discovery questions with Chris Ortolano, Outbound Edge

  • Establish discipline and focus your career to drive productivity, and results

  • StregthsFinder for communication in the office with Clodine Malllinckrodt, CORE

RevDev PDX is designed to give you the nuts and bolts needed to start you on the path of continuous improvement and level up your career in sales, marketing, and more.

We’ll teach you the frameworks you need to deeply understand your buyer, so you can deliver real value and produce the results that will make your boss sit up and take notice.

Learn the keys to early career success in an action packed weekend of talks from subject matter experts, Q+As with industry leaders, design-thinking workshops, and hands-on practice sessions.

Pre and Post Event content, knowledge sharing, and continued learning will be provided by our LMS sponsor, Skilljar


DAY 01: Buyer’s Journey and Awareness

Saturday October 14th 8:30am - 3pm (Doors open 8am)

921 SW Washington Street Suite 820. Portland, Oregon, 97205

9am: Explore the career opportunities ahead

We’ll discuss how you can leverage your start in Sales Development into a career in Sales or Marketing. We’ll share the variety of individual roles in each department and the skills it takes to be successful in each. We’ll introduce you to leaders in each category and you’ll have access to interviews about how they got where they are and their best advice for getting ahead. (Lead to Retention)

10am Roadmap to Revenue: Understanding the Buyer’s Journey

Buyers often know more than the rep does about the industry, the products, the space. (Which is why you can’t outsmart them with jargon)

11am Cultivating Curiosity for Better Conversations

Discover the power of being an expert in your buyer. Learn how to recruit research allies who can arm you with the knowledge and insight you need to deliver value and wow prospects.

12pm Sponsor Lunch

1pm Get in their Head to Get Ahead

Learn the design thinking method that helps you get into the mind of anyone. This practice can help you unlock the insight you need to connect and communicate more effectively with anyone.

2pm Understand your Buyer - Panel Discussion

Get the opportunity to learn from and ask questions of sample buyers. We'll bring in software leaders who can tell you exactly what it's like to get pitched, what resonates, and what falls flat.

DAY 02: StoryTelling and Interest

Sunday October 15th 9am - 3pm (Doors open 8am)

921 SW Washington Street Suite 820. Portland, Oregon, 97205

9am Killer Questions for Buyer Discovery

Learn how to combine inspirational stories and probing questions to discover insight and create better conversations.

10am Storytelling and Personal Branding

Explore the power of telling stories to connect with buyers and communicate personal and company value. Kurt Shaver will share his expert advice on Personal Branding, Social Selling, and Digital Communication.

11am Segment, Filter, Focus to Hit your Number

Learn a simple framework for prioritizing your prospects and your time for continuous improvement.

12pm Sponsor Lunch

1pm Moving from Conflict to Collaboration

Understand how the skills you’ve already learned help you avoid conflict, manage up the food-chain, and better collaborate with colleagues across departments.

2pm Understand your Boss - Panel Discussion

Get the opportunity to learn from and ask questions of local sales leaders. We'll bring in sales managers and executive, so you can better understand what they're looking for when they hire, train, and promote.

Who is RevDev for? You’re a recent grad or in the first two years of career. You’re already working as or interested in tech sales, sales development, or marketing.

When is RevDev? September 23-24th 8:30am-2:30pm each day

Where is RevDev? Customer.io + Notion offices in the Pittock building in downtown Portland

How much is RevDev? The entire weekend is $60, including coffee, snacks, and lunch.

We offer discounts to anyone not working in tech currently and help convincing your boss to pay your ticket.

Questions: Please contact event organizers directly. kasey@abetterjones.com or chris@outboundedge.com

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