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Business Development Manager

London, England, United Kingdom

Who is Gameplan?

Gameplan is an early-stage technology startup. We are excited to be backed by some of Europe’s best venture capitalists and angel investors.

We are building a world-class Software-as-a-Service (Saas) platform to make it simple to manage, schedule, time track and communicate with large workforces and multiple suppliers. We deliver powerful analytics to our customers to help them run better businesses.

Gameplan is disrupting the billion-dollar Facilities Management space. That means our technology is changing the way that sports stadiums, entertainment venues and major attractions globally manage their operations.

We are passionate about building great products and we have loads of exciting new ideas in our product roadmap. Our founders have successfully built and exited businesses and we are now on the hunt to build out the next great team at Gameplan.

We are looking for a tenacious, intelligent and hard-working Business Development Manager to start working with us as soon as possible. 

You are:

  • Goal-oriented, bold and persistent with a hunger to do well
  • An excellent negotiator and influencer
  • A strong communicator, team player and willing to share ideas
  • Inquisitive in learning about our business, our customers and the challenges they face
  • Comfortable operating in a fast-paced and fluid environment
  • Confident working autonomously
  • Curious to learn and not afraid to make mistakes
  • Research-driven with good attention to detail
  • A strong communicator, team player and willing to share ideas
  • Inquisitive in learning about our business, our customers and the challenges they face
  • Comfortable operating in a fast-paced and fluid environment
  • Confident working autonomously on briefs to deliver amazing work alongside our team
  • Curious to learn and not afraid to make mistakes

What you will be doing:

  • Identify new business opportunities – including new markets, growth areas, trends, customers, products and services
  • Seek out the appropriate contact in an organisation and generate leads 
  • Negotiate pricing with customers, and suppliers in some cases
  • Meet with customers/clients face to face or over the phone
  • Understand the needs of your customers and be able to respond effectively with a plan of how to meet these
  • Work strategically – carrying out necessary planning in order to implement operational changes
  • Draw up client contracts – depending on the size of company, this task may be completed by someone else or agreements may not be as formal
  • Have a good understanding of the businesses’ products or services and be able to advise others about them
  • Discuss promotional strategy and activities with the marketing department
  • Seek ways of improving the way the business operates
  • Attend seminars, conferences and events where appropriate
  • Keep abreast of trends and changes in the business world
  • Help to plan sales campaigns
  • Create a sales pipeline
  • Carry out sales forecasts and analysis and present your findings to senior management

What you’ll need:

  • You’ll need to be a great fit for our business. We are only looking for exceptional people. That means that we don’t want to restrict our chances of finding a superstar by saying you need “2 years of this” or “experience in that.”
  • You don’t need any specific experience. You just need to have a fantastic attitude, a great work ethic, a gift for winning business and be prepared to challenge yourself. The rest we’ll figure out.
What’s in it for you?
  • Working on an exciting, rapidly evolving product

  • Your work will have a big impact on the business

  • Competitive salary

  • Access to employee share scheme (performance-based)

  • Remote working

  • Skills development in fast-paced startup, you won’t get bored

  • An optimistic, fun working environment

Important: When applying for this role, please ensure you include your CV and portfolio (or a link to your portfolio). You will only be contacted if your application is successful

How to Apply

If you would like to be part of our growing team, please get in touch with us and send us your resume.