ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITY

To continue its rapid growth, Forter is looking for an experienced Sr. Manager of Business Development who has a track record of generating revenue through partnerships and other indirect channels. Reporting to the VP of Business Development, the successful candidate will be responsible for the following initiatives:

  • Creating, implementing and directly managing the Forter Partnership Program which will extend the company’s reach into digital agencies, system integrators, payment companies, and other relevant players in the ecommerce ecosystem.
  • Assisting the VP of Business Development in closing major strategic partnership initiatives.
  • Identifying additional strategic areas of focus for Forter to execute partnerships, potentially including international expansion and product enhancement capabilities.
  • Ensuring existing partnerships are optimized for growth and partner satisfaction

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND & EXPERIENCE 

Stuff you’ll definitely need:

  • At least 5+ years of business development or other related experience with a track record of successfully creating partnerships and driving revenue.
  • Excellent communication skills: you are a clear thinker, speaker, and writer; highly creative in messaging and visually presenting complex topics.
  • Demonstrated relationship building skills with external partners.
  • Startup background – Comfort with a fast-paced environment and changing requirements.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues across different functions including marketing, sales, and product.
  • Ability to travel 20-40% of the time

Additional attributes that would be helpful:

  • Experience in payments and/or ecommerce.
  • Comfort with new technologies; ability to communicate with those who are tech savvy.
  • Experience working in a flexible team environment where you pitch in wherever needed.
  • A “can-do” attitude that you bring to work every day.

If you’re up to the challenge, please send your CV with the title of the position you’re applying for to: join_us@forter.com