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Business Development Lead, Merchant Sales & Acquisition

Seek Sophie

Seek Sophie

Sales & Business Development
Singapore
Posted on Friday, June 30, 2023

About Us

Seek Sophie is an online platform for cool local experiences & nature getaways in Asia. Our mission is to help connect the growing passion economy community with curious consumers looking to try unique curated experiences.

We are seeking enthusiastic and curious self-starters who are excited to rapidly grow a startup in the passion economy space. Ideal candidate should be growth minded on a business and personal level, with a competitive spirit and a collaborative mindset. It helps if you love experiencing new things and keep up to date with trends and cool things to do in Singapore.

Job Description:

Build strong pipeline to acquire experience operators for the Seek Sophie platform using various channels (email, WhatsApp, IG, door-to-door etc); understand their offerings, business models and fit within the platform
Help to assess business need and take initiative to build out new categories
Prepare pitch materials, negotiate and draft contracts to achieve a win-win partnership
Highly adaptable and comfortable with dealing with micro, small and medium sized businesses in providing information and consultation on how Seek Sophie can help to grow their business
Highly resourceful and self-motivated to achieve acquisition targets both individually and collaboratively as a team
Take full ownership of sourcing and reporting of acquisition pipeline

Eligibility requirements

Optimistic and a desire to make a positive impact in the world
University degree with good track record
1 – 5 years in business development, account management, sales, or related field preferably with a platform or e-commerce company
Excellent business acumen and analytical skills, with the ability to close
Ability to build and maintain relationships with key accounts and partners
Excellent interpersonal communication skills
Highly motivated, comfortable in a fast-paced environment
Ability to thrive and navigate ambiguous situations, act decisively and problem-solve in a logical and coherent manner