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Business Development Manager at Verishop
Los Angeles, CA, US / New York City, NY, US / Remote

Verishop is looking for a highly motivated and energetic Business Development Manager to join our team. The candidate will be the first business development hire responsible for owning, developing and implementing Verishop’s scaled brand outreach strategy. Verishop has recently launched a self-service channel, Verified Shops, to enable brands to easily integrate with and sell on Verishop. The position will assume ownership for recruiting and onboarding brands while building a playbook that can be replicated as the team grows. The ideal candidate for the Business Development Manager position will have prior experience in scaled organizations and can apply that knowledge in building a team at Verishop (digital ads companies or other digital product companies are particularly applicable). Experience in team leadership positions and/or early stage product development is preferred. 

Responsibilities:

  • Build a playbook for how to recruit and onboard brands to Verishop
  • Identify strategic brands and verticals, developing a long term brand acquisition roadmap
  • Foster and maintain strong relationships with brand partners 
  • Empower brands to succeed on Verishop through training and support
  • Implement best practices to enable Verified Shops to scale quickly
  • Work cross functionally with Operations, Engineering, Legal and Marketing to implement solutions to brand challenges
  • Own brand acquisition and revenue goals
  • Grow the Business Development team, mentoring and leading new team members

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum of 6 years of experience in a business development or sales capacity, preferably at a digital ads company
  • Experience partnering with retail brands, especially direct to consumer brands
  • Proficient at creating structure in ambiguous environments and a knack for building with scale in mind
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proactive, detail-oriented individual who can work in a dynamic, fast-paced and growing environment
  • Willingness to run fast, work collaboratively and pivot when necessary 
  • Team leadership experience