Come join us for the ride! (Business Development Manager)

Stringcan is an American innovation agency based in Paris, focused on removing barriers between the world of big corporations and startups.

Our expertise lies in two areas:

1.     With extensive knowledge of the US market, having partners established in the US who specialized in branding, sales and marketing, we are able to provide the right tools to startups and mid-sized companies who want to succeed in the US. We work with these companies to understand their ideal audience, competitors, and industry in the US so that they can best use technology to grow their company in a massive market.

2.     As corporations are designed to work with sustaining technology, they face broader challenges when it comes to innovating using new technology. Stringcan helps corporations define strategies and goals that will reshape the kind of innovation that changes the game.

Stringcan is the bridge between the world of startups and the world of corporations.

Visit stringcan.fr to learn more!

Position:

Business Development Manager

Duties & Responsibilities:

Our Business Development Manager will be primarily responsible for building bridges between our services and clients by :

  • Identifying decision-makers within and company and developing new business relationships.

  • Set up meetings between Stringcan and decision makers within company.

  • Creating a systematic, process-driven approach to outreach, follow-up, and relationship management.

  • Creating key messaging to drive new business development.

  • Establishing, shaping, and delivering on a strategy that will build mindshare with our current and future clients.

  • Managing contract creation and budget pricing.

  • Forecasting, measuring, and reporting the results of various client proposals.

  • Establishing the right processes for engaging and vetting new clients while maintaining and deepening relationships with existing clients.

  • Lead workshops, training and presentations related to company’s service offerings.

  • Understand the company’s goal and purpose so that will continual to enhance the company’s performance.

Skills:

We are looking for an open-minded, dynamic and fun candidate who is/has:

  • Fluent in English (Fluent), French (Advanced).

  • Strong abilities in developing and managing relationships for the purpose of lead or revenue generation, and other strategic initiatives.

  • Flexible, adaptable to evolving situations and ability to build rapport.

  • Amazing communicator, both written and verbal, with high attention to detail and organization skills.

  • Creative talents and ability to solve problems with creative solutions.

  • In-depth knowledge of the tech, innovation and startups industries.

  • Willingness to take initiatives and to continuously learn.

  • Experience working with startups and corporations.

  • Team player who, while being autonomous, enjoys working alongside team members.

  • Positive, Fun, Entrepreneur personality, Driven, Success focused.

  • Ability to prioritize and excellent time management.

  • Proven sales track record.

We are an international team and diverse backgrounds are very welcome!

Education/ Experience:

  • BA/BS or 4+ years working experience.

  • Language: English (Fluent), French (Advanced)

  • Past experience in sales, marketing, and/or account management preferred.

More than your educational background, we are looking for a profile who fits Stringcan’s core values: a candidate who is agile and flexible, productive and reactive, curious and autonomous, believes in high-quality work but enjoys and helps maintain a healthy work environment, respects others in his/her environment, and is resilient and determined to achieve the company’s goals.

If you think you fit this description, contact COO Ann Livingston at ann@stringcan.fr with your CV and an introduction of yourself listing the reasons why you would be the perfect match!

Compensation:

Amazing sales people need only apply - 36K€ to 96,000€ a year, apply if you are an overachiever and can prove it. Come help build the future of Stringcan. We are in the innovation industry but we don’t hire backgrounds we hire top producers. If you’re average you'll likely be able to make 36,000€ brut, if you are a star you can earn 100K+ €. Looking for diversity, we are willing to train the right person - small base but huge reward potential. Must be awesome at opening doors from a cold start and getting past gatekeepers. Must be a self motivator, strong presenter and a star at closing. You must be proficient in English (spoken and written) - if you meet all these requirements email your English CV to COO Ann Livingston (ann@stringcan.fr)

Full time CDI, commission-based. Immediate start.

Jason McDonald