Business Development Rep

October 20, 2022

Job Description

About the Company

Makeship exists to empower influencers, creators, and brands of all sizes to develop and launch limited edition products that matter to their fans. Leveraging our design, manufacturing, and marketing expertise, we work with our partners to bring their product to life through our community-powered crowd-funding platform. Each product is given a window of 21 days to be funded by the community before we produce and ship to fans worldwide. We put our brand behind every product and guarantee quality and ethical sourcing. We’re profitable, have grown the team from 3 to 60+ people in under 3 years, and we’re growing at an average annual growth rate of 100%+.

About the Role

As an early member of the team, you’ll play a huge role in shaping our culture, our process, and the future of Makeship. In this role, you will have the opportunity to meaningfully impact our company by soliciting interest from up-and-coming entertainment brands and internet personalities.

We want this to be the best work experience of your life, so we’ll pay you well, offer great benefits, invest deeply in your growth, and welcome you with our branded swag.

What We Are Looking For

We are looking for a Business Development Rep who’ll play a key role in helping us identify and partner with content creators and brands that are ideal fits for Makeship’s core service offering, helping to drive our top-of-funnel business outreach. We are looking for passionate, self-aware, and self-motivated individual, who spends their time immersed in internet culture or playing video games. As a Business Development Rep, you’ll target content creators or brands and initiate the relationship before they join our platform. You will also be joining one of Canada’s fastest-growing start-up companies!

Your Key Responsibilities
  • Find potential clients utilizing sourcing methodologies and platforms as outlined
  • Target and communicate with creators or brands to establish relationships that lead to launching product campaigns
  • Learn, and follow Makeship’s sales processes and identify areas for improvement
  • Evaluate and follow-up on our existing pipeline of opportunities
  • Work with our full-time partnerships team to help them with various prospecting and outreach tasks
What You Bring
  • An interest in the content creation and/or gaming space
  • You take ownership over your work and view it as more than a job
  • Extraordinary listening, communication, and organizational skills
  • Creative problem-solving skills
  • Have previously held positions in sales and/or a Business Development Rep
  • Have experience with social media and/or marketing
  • Have experience with a CRM (preferably Hubspot)
  • An undergraduate degree in fields related to business
Benefits & Perks
  • Work remotely anywhere in Canada and/or access any of our hubs
  • Health and dental benefits
  • 3 weeks of paid vacation
  • 1 week of paid time off during the holidays
  • 2 mental health and wellness days
  • Paid time off on your birthday
  • Monthly phone allowance
  • $400 home office setup allowance
  • Pregnancy and parental leave top-up program
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Employee referral program

Makeship is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.