Business Development Manager

New York

Start Date: Immediately

What We're Up To

Fueled is a product-driven venture-development firm that works with a range of startups and big brands to create compelling, successful, award-winning apps (and occasionally websites). Our mission is to help entrepreneurs, whether solo or part of a thousand-person company, build and scale their concept. We help people perfect and realize their visions for digital products. While others may just churn out what a client asks for, we strive to truly understand the problems our clients are aiming to solve and will stop at nothing to build solid products that we’re proud of. We are a lean, tenacious machine powered by 85 of the sharpest, most passionate people we could find. Learn more about us:

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Meeting with new potential clients (inbound leads)
  • Starting conversations around project direction & strategy
  • Leading deal structuring and contract negotiations
  • Smoothly transitioning deals from sales into active projects
  • Overseeing Fueled's partnerships program, where we refer leads that are too low-budget for us to handle
  • Overseeing top-tier RFP/RFI responses
  • Being a salesperson for enterprise deals and RFPs
  • Managing the Business Coordinator role including:
  • Overseeing the Fueled Partnership Program
  • Overseeing all inbound deal flow
  • Continuously improving BD tools and processes
  • Acting in a traditional “Account Management” role: keeping in touch with clients and overseeing project execution to maximize revenue.
  • Managing outbound sales efforts

The Ideal Candidate

  • Has 4+ years of experience (preferably including some management experience) with some combination of: digital, mobile, web product, consumer-tech, social media strategy, digital marketing
  • Has a mixture of startup and enterprise experience
  • Has knowledge and experience in the production of digital products, preferably mobile.
  • Knows the difference between frontend and backend
  • Has an insatiable curiosity and knowledge about all things tech, mobile, apps, etc
  • Has a working knowledge of a mobile device’s capabilities to the extent that most client questions can be answered without consulting a developer
  • Has an innate ability to synthesize various data, learnings, and research to articulate the most important and actionable insights
  • Has strong visual thinking and storytelling abilities, simplifying complex concepts and strategies through design and logic
  • Is comfortable standing in front of a client or a room full of peers to give their opinion or a presentation

Perks and Benefits 

  • Flexible vacation policy, including 9 paid company holidays
  • Access to Fueled’s insurance plans (healthcare, dental, and more) - effective on the first of the month after your start date 
  • Access to Fueled’s 401k plan from day one, with tiered matching after 6 months of employment
  • Opportunity to enroll in a Flexible Spending Account
  • Ability to purchase train/metrocard and other qualifying transportation costs pre-tax
  • Annual performance bonuses
  • Biweekly team breakfasts, quarterly team dinners, company outings, happy hours, and more
  • Office conveniently located by the N, Q, R, B, D, F, M, J, and 6 lines

Wanna join the team? Use the link opposite to submit your application—we respond to most inquiries within three business days.

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