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Business Development Associate

Greater New York City Area Full Time


TextPride helps mobile messaging apps bring users and the brands they love closer together. We are a turn-key solution for brands looking to distribute their content through mobile/social messaging and for mobile platforms looking better engage and monetize their users. TextPride has finalized partnerships with nearly 200 top brands, including; NCAA division-1 universities, Sororities/Fraternities, the U.S. Military, Chicago Blackhawks, and Hollywood Movie Studios, as well as partnerships with app partners representing 500mm users. TextPride is bringing branding to the social messaging world.


Job Description

As TextPride's Business Development Associate, you will be tasked  with the expansion of our partner platforms. This position will reach out to and pitch the TextPride turn-key solution to apps/platforms that could potentially incorporate the branded content from our 250+ top licensing partners. As TextPride grows, this hire will continue to develop the strategy and direction of the TextPride partner expansion line


Responsibilities

  • Diligently and methodically reach out to a pre-determined list of potential partners 
  • Follow up with potential leads pitching the value of TextPride's branded content 
  • Nurture leads and facilitate introduction to TextPride executive team
  • Grow TextPride's distribution base across mobile and other platforms

Requirements

ENTREPRENEURIAL and STARTUP ATTITUDE

Excellent skills in: 

  • Communication (Email and Phone) 
  • Crafting efficient and effectivemessages (Email, one pagers,etc) 
  • Sales and lead generation 
  • Time management 
  • Inside sales 
  • General business acumen 

Above average skills in: 

  • Understanding of the mobile landscape (games, messaging apps, photo apps, etc) 
  • Sales process 

Broad knowledge and experience in: 

  • branded merchandise and the  value it brings to an industry.

Demonstrated ability to: 

  • Communicate clearly and effectively 
  • Respond quickly 
  • Craft well positioned emails and summary sheets 

General Knowledge of: 

  • Mobile In-App Purchase Market 
  • 3rd Party Mobile Messaging Platforms 
  • Emoji/Stickers/Virtual Goods 

Experience in: 

  • Sales 

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent experience
  • Years of inside sales: 1-3 years  - Specialized training in: sales, email marketing, lead generation