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Business Development Manager

Greater New York City Area Full Time


SmartAsset is a financial technology company that uses data to provide free, actionable advice for big financial decision. This includes issues related to home buying, retirement, credit cards, life insurance, student loans, refinance and checking accounts. At the heart of our service is a decision engine and optimization tool that measures the efficacy of different strategies, quantifies the true cost of financing alternatives and recommends specific financial products based on their suitability and cost to your specific situation.


Job Description

SmartAsset is the web's premier destination for financial advice, reaching more than 35 million people per month and growing quickly. We are looking for a Business Development Manager to join our fastest growing new business vertical, working with financial advisors to grow their advising practices.

SmartAsset is a venture backed, Y Combinator Company. We are a consumer advocate, providing automated personal finance advice and recommending specific strategies to help people make smarter decisions with their money. We have been featured in hundreds of publications, including the New York Times, TechCrunch, Fast Company and U.S. News & World Report.


Responsibilities

Responsibilities Include:

  • Building new partnerships: with large advisory organizations and with other vendors or service providers to financial advisors

  • Identifying opportunities for partnerships

  • Creating introductions to those opportunities

  • Presenting to potential partners

  • Becoming a knowledge expert on the financial advisor industry; staying abreast of industry trends that could impact our business or create new opportunities

  • Supporting the Director of Financial Advisor Partnerships on partnership opportunities


Requirements

Candidates should be:

  • At least 4 years of work experience. Enterprise sales or business development experience strongly preferred

  • Comfortable presenting to the CEO of a large organization

  • Able to prospect business development opportunities from start to close

  • Self-motivated and disciplined; able to work effectively with limited supervision

  • Quick learner; always eager to better understand your industry and market

  • Team player who possesses excellent interpersonal skills and communication abilities, with a high degree of self-confidence

  • Organized, detail-oriented, and excellent time-management skills

  • Comfortable in the fast-paced, high growth environment of a startup

  • Excellent writing skills and comfortable creating PowerPoint presentations