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Business Development Manager Colombia

Are you passionate about startups, want to build a strong entrepreneurial ecosystem in Bogata, while working in an international organisation?

Who we are

Seedstars is a global organization with headquarter in Switzerland and a presence in 70+ emerging markets. We are on a mission to impact people’s lives in emerging markets through technology and entrepreneurship. Our initiatives are focused on connecting stakeholders within these ecosystems, building tech companies from scratch and investing in the top entrepreneurs.

We have physical presence in 10 countries across the globe, over 100 team members, and we have a network of over 70000+ entrepreneurs, investors and mentors in our community.

About the job

Your main objective will be to sell Programs & Events that can impact the local startup ecosystem to different stakeholders to ensure a steady revenue from these activities.

Key responsibilities

Source commercial opportunities with different stakeholders of Seedstars: corporates, investors, governments, NGOs, incubators/accelerators and startups.

  • The full sales cycle for:
    • Seedstars Programs: Acceleration, Incubation, Venture-Building, Co-development, Training, Delegations, among others.
    • Seedstars Events: Competitions, Workshops, Launchpads, Bootcamps, among others.
  • Strengthen our presence with business development activities on the ground, looking to create unfair advantages and develop relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Start, maintain and develop a solid relationship with our key clients of different Programs and Events.
  • You will support the implementation of some of those programs and will coordinate with the operation team to make sure we deliver expected outcome

Your profile:

  • You are driven, with an entrepreneurial mindset
  • You are a smart, natural salesperson. 7 years of B2B sales experience
  • You have a strong business development background
  • You have a good understanding of finance (Budgeting, Forecasting, P&L, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow Statements) and master Excel
  • you are able to lead a team as to work in team
  • you are a problem solver and are able to make decision based on the different information you have
  • You are strong with writing (sometimes complex) proposals for large organisations
  • You are extremely rigorous in following processes (even self-set) to achieve your objectives
  • You are objectives driven
  • You are independent as well as comfortable with reporting

Why our employees love working with us:

  • We were awarded as one of the most democratic workplaces in the world due to our freedom centred practices (read here: seedsta.rs/worldblu)
  • We are on a mission to impact people’s lives in emerging markets
  • You get many growth opportunities and responsibilities early on. It’s one of the perks of a fast-growing international company
  • You work in an entrepreneurial culture where you’re surrounded by a young and diverse team

We strive by giving autonomy and flexibility to our teams. We have a flat hierarchy and a strong belief that responsible people should have the freedom to do their work when and how they want

We are an equal opportunity employer and since we have more than 40 nationalities represented in our company, we truly value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

 


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