Business Development Manager
If you love food, wellness, and building movement-driving lifestyle brands, we'd love to meet you. Methodology is hiring a Business Development Manager who will own closing and ensuring the implementation and success of partnerships with brands, influencers, and businesses.
We’re planning to grow as quickly as possible and are looking for someone able to handle the demands of a hitting ambitious growth targets each quarter. The ideal candidate has experience managing a sales and partnership pipeline and needs little guidance and direction in order to succeed.
This role reports directly to the Director of Marketing and is located in San Francisco.
In this role, your work will have a major impact on
A product that's a key part of our customers' everyday lives and empowers them to feel their absolute best every day
Attracting new customers motivated to change their lives through consistent, healthy eating
The effectiveness of our product in helping customers stay engaged in order to achieve their wellness goals
Helping spread awareness and education throughout America about food as medicine
At a high level, the most important thing we need you to do is close partnerships that will hit your customer acquisition targets
Create and manage a partnership pipeline and track the impact on sales of all the partnerships you generate
Build out an influencer partnership platform / marketplace and own the end-to-end funnel needed to source and close these partnerships
Partner with the Wellness Coach team and set up a process for them to help you manage day-to-day account management of all partnerships
Build the largest base of social media (Instagram, YouTube) influencers (fitness, food, chefs, nutrition, doctors, celebrities) partnerships, wellness brand (eg Everlywell, Helix, Fitplan, Barry’s Bootcamp, Equinox, etc.) partnerships, healthcare (eg Parsley Health, One Medical, Oscar, Livongo, etc.) partnerships, science research (Stanford University, UCSF, UC Berkeley, etc.) partnerships, media (Goop, Well + Good, Mind Body Green, etc.) partnerships, and company HR wellness (Google, Facebook, Netflix, Uber, etc.) partnerships of any food brand
Desired Skills and Experience
5+ years experience in sales or business development
Experience in the wellness or lifestyle industry a plus
Exceptional communication and writing skills
Able to negotiate and close deals
Ability to work proactively and effectively, with minimal guidance and oversight
An exceptional creative problem solver
Empathetic and good listener: able to figure out what your targets’ pain points and needs are and create solutions that benefit both them and us
Decisive, action-oriented, scrappy and resourceful
Team player: you put the good of the team and business first
Scrappy: you’ll figure out a way in at all of your targets no matter what
Able to put infrastructure and processes in place where there are none
Comfortable working in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment where everyone is expected to make a big impact
Flexible, well-organized and able to manage a high-volume workload and numerous projects simultaneously under deadline pressures
The opportunity to do meaningful work and help people live healthier, more vibrant lives
A collaborative team environment where you'll have the opportunity to contribute to, work with and learn from other smart people
Generous compensation, equity participation, and comprehensive health, dental, and vision
Plentiful vacation and holidays
How to apply: Send your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org, attn: Julie Nguyen.