Sales & Growth Associate
at Blooming Founders in London
We are looking for full-time or part-time Sales & Growth Lead at Blooms, UK’s first co-working space designed for female founders (but open to all genders).
At Blooms, the strength and diversity of our community is everything. Blooms not only provides a beautifully designed workspace for entrepreneurs, startups and small businesses, but also connects them to a full range of potential partners, mentors, knowledge, and resources.
Sales, for us, is about delivering value to our community, and so we conspire for the success of both our current and potential members of our ever-growing community.
You’ll be responsible for both keeping the Blooms space occupied, but also making invaluable connections between current members and the startup ecosystem at large, not only helping them exceed their goals through forging partnerships, but ultimately expanding the Blooms & Blooming Founders Community which will then attract even more members of the startup world.
So ultimately, sales is the vehicle through which we create value for our members!
Traits you should exude:
*Genuine drive to help others succeed *Warmth and graciousness *Demonstrable attention to detail *Quick in actions and execution. You know how to prioritise your inbox to drive revenue. *Drive to exceed expectations NOT at all costs, but mindful of the experience you provide to members and the community *Exceptional verbal and written communications style, able to adapt to 140 character drop-ins all the way to corporate C-Suite’ers.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
*Tracking and reporting on historic, current, and projected occupancy and related revenue.
*Building and maintaining a robust database of current member business profiles
*Continuously building relationships with local start-up, innovation, and other business associations that promise to expand the Blooms community and member base
*Forging deep relationships with existing members and gaining insights into the short, medium, and long term business goals and needs.
*Taking initiative in helping members meet and exceed business objectives, often creating systems to support or systematize those efforts
*Designing and conducting tours of the Blooms space to prospective members, business partners, and the community at large.
*Engaging with prospective members across all touchpoints of pre-membership
Clearly facilitating handoff and setting-up-for-success of members once contracted
*Proficient in Google Suites for Business *Excel/spreadsheet experience *Customer Service / Hospitality Experience (1-2 years) *Excellent self management based on organizational goals *Exceptional presentation development/execution skills *Excellent project management skills *Familiarity with local startup, innovation landscape and community
*Experience with CRM software *Basic A/V experience *Previous experience on metrics driven sales team *Demonstrable analytical skills *Experience in real estate or coworking space sales a plus
*Have you sold encyclopedias door to door? *Monetized a community? *Do you consider yourself a hustler?
*Join a startup company that is growing quickly and expanding *Work with an amazing team while becoming part of a community of thousands of creative and inspiring (female) entrepreneurs *Expand your network in the startup ecosystem and build invaluable relationships with corporate leaders and investors
Base salary + healthy commission (depending on time committment)
Blooms is a female-focused business club where founders and teams can grow their businesses surrounded by like minded people and work collaboratively in a supportive environment. Created and run by Blooming Founders, London’s leading network of female entrepreneurs, Blooms is a workspace offering coworking desks, meeting and workshop room space, a crèche, events, and services for entrepreneurs and growing businesses. We are pioneers in offering a credit-based membership structure to support the growing need of flexible workspace options, giving 12 months to use your credits in our space.
Our goal is to foster a nurturing environment, so individuals can produce their best work. Whether you’re a tech founder, a consultant, an app developer, a lawyer, or an up-and-coming fashion designer, Bloom’s incredible team and one-of-a-kind workspace community give you what you need to take your business far. With everything from dedicated member events to strategic introductions to networking events, Blooms knows how to help you take your success to the next level.