Business Development Manager

Storyhunter



About the job

Itโ€™s an amazing time to be joining Storyhunter as we continue to transform the way that brands, media organizations, non-profits, and other content publishers tell their stories. Storyhunter is the world's leading creative services platform with over 42,000 creators in 190 countries offering more than 60 services. Our clients partner with us to bring their creative ideas to life and scale up by tapping into an agile, creative workforce. The results speak for themselves: weโ€™ve handled roughly 55,000 unique projects, paying out over $65 million to creators globally. Our company mission is to empower and inspire storytellers everywhere in an inclusive and sustainable way. Weโ€™ve created a work environment where team members drive impact, take risks, grow from feedback, and feel encouraged to be who they are. The team is made up of individuals located all over the world working either fully remote or on a hybrid basis. We pride ourselves on offering a superior product experience, stellar account management, and building brand trust. Thatโ€™s part of the reason why so many of the worldโ€™s leading companies use our platform. In fact, weโ€™re now one of Incโ€™s 5,000 fastest growing companies So, do you want to grow your career with a company that challenges, encourages, and rewards? Then apply to become part of the Storyhunter team.

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
The ideal candidate is an energetic self-starter with a strong work ethic and superior attention to detail. They are a creative sales professional with expertise in forging and managing media production and/or brand relationships from large, global clients. They are entrepreneurial, client-facing, execution obsessed, and have demonstrable experience in helping clients develop and produce quality media or content. This role is for someone who is hungry and is always looking for more opportunities.

Candidates should be local to New York City as will required to be in-office 2-3 days a week.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

  • Research, target and open new client opportunities from Fortune 5000 companies
  • Develop targeted messaging to engage prospect companies and executives
  • Qualify prospects by understanding customer needs and budgets
  • Update CRM system with all customer communications and sales achievements
  • Work closely with SDR to achieve success in generating new leads and adjusting targets to find better opportunities
  • Own your own pipeline, manage and nurture leads and find ambitiously new business opportunities
  • Identify opportunities to help brands, agencies, and media companies leverage Storyhunter to make videos or create media
  • Provide video demonstrations, showing the benefits of Storyhunterโ€™s Marketplace and Network/Project Management Tools
  • Collaborate with the Success team to ensure smooth onboarding and adoption of the Storyhunter platform
  • Evaluate and structure business development relationships with affiliate partners and product integration opportunities



THE PERSON WE ARE LOOKING FOR WILL HAVE:

  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • 3-5+ years' previous sales experience (preferably in selling creative services to large brands or agencies)
  • Previous experience selling content/creative services for global brands, agencies and/or media companies (required)
  • Understanding of new media and digital video landscape (strongly preferred)
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Proven track record of exceeding sales targets and quotas
  • Experience with CRM systems

BENEFITS:

  • A strong company culture that prides itself in diversity, tolerance, and personal growth
  • A high-growth, dynamic environment with lots of opportunities for your direct impact to be felt
  • Generous stock option packages
  • A 100% remote working environment
  • Option to work from an office in one of our hubs
  • A brand new laptop of your choice
  • $1000/year for home office expenses
  • $500 monthly stipend for health care
  • 401k plan with option to invest in sustainability and cryptocurrency funds
  • 21-day vacation policy
  • Maternity/paternity leave
  • Annual company retreat to special places in the world with amazing excursions
  • Mentorship from passionate, friendly, and experienced colleagues

We want your time at Storyhunter to be among the most fulfilling and happy times in your life. We encourage vacation and family time. We believe mental and physical health are paramount. Your career is a marathon, not a sprint. We pride ourselves on flexibility and empathy for our teammates. We strive for work/life balance which is in the interests of individuals, companies, and society at large.


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