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Inovents Venture Capital

Inovents Venture Capital

Inovents Venture Capital

Inovents is a venture capital firm investing in entrepreneurial teams with big ideas, who need capital to turn them into great companies. We also advise and invest in small and medium enterprises needing support to grow or turn around their business. We’re run by a team of in-house entrepreneurs, advisors and investors who’ve all successfully invested in, launched, advised and grown multiple start-ups and businesses internationally.

Professional

Location:
London, United Kingdom

Posted:
9 Oct 2013

Deadline:
Opportunity has expired

Compensation details:
Salary: Up to £45k including bonus and options for equity

Employer tags:
Industry:
Venture Capital
Esc Factor:
Entrepreneurial
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Business Development Director

Join a small yet ambitious startup that is ready to facilitate the shift in work lifestyle and space hire.

London, United Kingdom

Applicants are required to hold the relevant Visas/Work Permits

Compensation details:
Salary: Up to £45k including bonus and options for equity

Job Type:
Full-time
Level:
Senior Level
Escape Factors:
Entrepreneurial
Function:
Business Development
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We are a young London based startup that has secured investment to disrupt the market in the ‘workspace’ scene.

We are a small yet ambitious team that is ready to facilitate the shift in work lifestyle and space hire, this will be a fast-paced role that will be a learning experience for everybody.

We are looking to hire a Business Development Director that can be part of the startup journey and help accelerate an exciting idea into a profitable venture.

You will be key in finalising the product, setting the sales strategy and both grow new suppliers and sales channels.

NB: This position is posted by Inovents Venture Capital (our investors).

Key Responsibilities
 

1) Support product development with your industry knowledge and experience 

  • Evaluate the existing trends and find new opportunities
  • Provide an overview of key partners and suppliers to ensure the business strategy is strategically aligned
  • Leverage industry knowledge to test product ideas and features to contribute to the product development process
  • Find new innovative ways to sell our products and services
  • Assist the marketing team for the product launch.

2) Grow the platform with new suppliers

  • Develop and manage new sales channels
  • Proactively source new clients
  • A natural networker that can leverage existing networks for business development opportunities for the brand

3) Grow the team and product portfolio to increase revenue and sales

  • Lead and develop a sales team
  • Developing internal work process for lead generation and client management
  • Assisting the team in developing Customer Service procedures and training staff to put these in practise
  • Develop new add-on products and/or services

Skills & Experience

  • 2 -6 years of work experience in the hospitality / work space industry or event spaces, ideally with industry leaders
  • You must be able to spot an opportunity, set the milestones and deliver the results.

  • Knowledge and experience of the online hospitality industry
  • Clear understanding of what it takes to be successful in that space
  • Understanding of growing new customers but also retaining them
  • Comfortable in pitching  the business and products to a variety of audience
  • Good in client management and customer service skills
  • Excellent communication skills

What Will You Get?

We are growing quickly and are looking to launch our product in the next few months. This role will give an entrepreneurial business development professional the opportunity to influence the product development and strategy of the business.

You would gain the opportunity to develop and grow your own team, enter new markets and occupy a space, which is currently poorly utilised. You will have the freedom and the opportunity to do a job you would not be able to do in a corporate market.

Where Are We Based?

We are a young startup that works from a few co-working spaces. It’s fair to say you will be enjoying a cuppa in many different locations if you work with us!

Start date: January 2014
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