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Senior Business Development Manager
Posted by Mahesh Suthar

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Bengaluru (Bangalore)
4 - 12 years
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Business Development
Account Management
Project Management
Customer Success

Job description

Why Headout?Headout is evolving the way people discover the world by connecting them with exceptional experiences at the push of a button. We are building a magical platform that gets everyone to head out and have fun in a matter of seconds; no matter where you are and what you want to do. We are combining a delightful product experience, data-driven decisions, sophisticated supply side logistics network and world-class operations to solve a huge basic human problem: how do we have a good time?We’ve grown 15x in the last 9 months and are backed by some of the finest investors in Silicon Valley who are behind companies like Alibaba, Lyft, Snapchat, Snapdeal, Angellist, Instacart, Product Hunt, Postmates and others. Your Role:As a key member of the Business Development team, the Senior Business Development Lead will structure, negotiate and execute on large-scale partnerships designed to expand and grow the reach of the Headout brand. we are seeking an all-around BD athlete who can also take on a broad range of responsibilities. These include anything from negotiating major supply partnerships to generating local consumer insights to creating a local partner-driven customer acquisition strategy and everything in-between! This is a very entrepreneurial role. This role directly reports to the CEO.The ideal candidate will have experience working with or in the entertainment/leisure/travel industry and possess exceptional communication, EQ, analytical and problem-solving skilss and be comfortable interacting with all levels, including Executive Management, Engineering, Product, Finance, and Marketing leaders and colleagues. Above all, we are looking for someone who has a proven ability to hustle, get thigns done, close, hit goals and think outside the box. What will you do?- Partner strategy, partner cultivation and prioritization, presenting to high level execs and officials, business model planning, negotiation and creation and driving deals to closure.- Develop a BD plan and strategy and lead cross-functional execution against defined business milestones and metrics- Proactively map and assess key players within targeted segments of the experiences ecosystem, and execute a strategy to continually engage with leaders in these segments- Stay on top of competitive trends and developments within the industry, across key segments of our industry- Advocate for critical product feature development to help accelerate partner growth and utilization- Extend into account management and implementation as needed, for very large strategic partnerships- Manage cross-functional resource involvement and ensure continued engagement with the team and alignment with goals, specifically Product, Operations, and Engineering leads- Be point of escalation, internally or externally to support partners with support management and any related issues- Evangelize and champion your mission, purpose, and needs internally- Track, analyze, and communicate key metrics to internal and external stakeholderWhat are we looking for?- 6+ years business development experience in online marketplace, e-commerce or travel-related businesses- Owned revenue and/or BD goals in prior roles, and have a track record of meeting or exceeding these goals- Excellent judgement, positive attitude, hustle, demonstrated history of success- Strong interpersonal skills which allow you to build trust and negotiate hard with partners, and adeptly manage the cross-functional coordination (local operations, public affairs, finance, legal) required to implement deals- Strong negotiation and deal structuring skills- Adept at building and delivering presentations- Prior experience with and comfort operating in a very entrepreneurial environment where you had little direction, high ambiguity, and had to define goals and generate results- Strong intellectual curiosity, and an ability to synthesize large amounts of information and to quickly become externally credible n a new, complex subject area- Strong project management and organizational skills and detail orientation- The ability to travel 25% of the time

About Headout

Headout is evolving the way people discover the world by connecting them with exceptional experiences in their city at the push of a button. We are building a magical platform that gets everyone to head out and have fun in a matter of seconds; no matter where you are and what you want to do. Explore and book the top attractions, sightseeing tours, events and things to do in your city and get exclusive last-minute discounts and priority access with Headout.






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