Business Developer - Fast Growing Proptech Start-up - London, England

at Storefront in London

Who We Are

Storefront is the world’s leading short-term retail marketplace. We are a platform that makes retail accessible to anyone in the world. We make it possible for brands to easily find and book short-term retail space to sell their idea anywhere and for space owners to fill their vacant spaces fast.

Our platform powers over 15,000 listings, which represent more than 35 million square feet of retail space. We offer greater access to spaces in leading retail cities around the world, including New York, Paris, London, Milan, Hong Kong, Amsterdam, Los Angeles and San Francisco. Since our launch in 2013, we have helped thousands of brands all over the world, including Google, Samsung, L’Oréal, Kodak, Nike, Happy Socks; open temporary retail stores.

Our team consists of 50+ passionate people based across 8 international offices.

Our People
The Storefront person is committed to disrupting the way retail is experienced. We are a positive and energetic group of people. We start early if we need to connect with our colleagues globally and leave late to hit deadlines. We volunteer for projects outside of our remit to ensure all team members hit targets and we continually strive to improve to ensure each week is better than the last. We are proud advocates of our brand and believe temporary stores and showrooms are the future of retail. Join us!

Your Role
You'll be in charge of the acquisition of our supply of retail spaces, with the objective to grow it very quickly. We'll give you the tools and methodology to get started – but you'll have to show autonomy and initiative to succeed. You will report directly to the Head of Business Development country manager and suggest strategic recommendations to improve our positioning.

In particular, you’ll have to:
Prospect and build a relationship of trust with thousands of space owners and educate them about our service
Seal partnerships with top real estate agencies and asset management groups
Cultivate space owners’ trust through fantastic customer experience
Maintain supply database accurate and up-to-date
Bring in new ideas and process to delight our space owners

REQUIREMENTS
Professional-level English verbal and written communication skills – extremely clear and tactful
Ideally 2+ years of sales experience in a fast-paced environment, preferably in commercial real estate
Dynamic, personable, passionate about helping others
Strong negotiation skills and ability to build trust easily
High-energy self-starter with a relentless, entrepreneurial work ethic
Competitive, numerate and commercially minded individual with a head for targets
Former experience with Salesforce CRM software is a plus

BENEFITS
Competitive salary, dependant on experience, plus performance based bonus
Work side-by-side with our management team and be actively involved in the development of an internationally-backed global venture capital company.
Complete insurance package (health, dental and optical)
Spend your days working with international retailers and brands.
Potential for international travel and relocation after 18 months of successful work.
Please reach out to us. We would love to share more information about our company and discuss ways we can work together.

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Published at 13 Feb 2018
Expires on 13 Apr 2018


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