Web Summit is hiring a

RISE Business Development Executive

Beijing, China
Full-Time
pbAbout usbr //b/ppspanIn the words of Inc Magazine ldquo;Web Summit is the largest technology conference in the worldrdquo;. Forbes says Web Summit is ldquo;the best tech conference on the planetrdquo;, Bloomberg calls it nbsp;ldquo;Davos for geeksrdquo;, Politico ldquo;the Olympics of techrdquo;, and the Guardian ldquo;Glastonbury for geeksrdquo;./span/ppspanWhatever Web Summit is it wouldnrsquo;t be possible without an incredible team of nearly 200 employees, including world class engineers, data scientists, designers, producers, marketers, salespeople and more. /span/ppspanWersquo;ve disrupted an old industry by building incredible software and designing mind-blowing events. Wersquo;ve revolutionised how people come together in our world. We started with one event: Web Summit. But now wersquo;re creating category defining events all over the world, from Asia to North America. Wersquo;re just getting started./spanbr /br /strongAbout the teambr //strongbbr //bOur team recruits and curates the experience of exhibitors and partners like Google, Facebook, HSBC, Box, KPMG, Audi, CocaCola, and hundreds of others across all our conferences: Web Summit in Lisbon, RISE in Hong Kong, MoneyConf in Dublin, and Collision in New Orleans. The team works with leading companies to offer our attendees unique experiences, whether itrsquo;s an engaging activation on the conference floor or an intimate networking dinner.nbsp;/ppbr /strongWhat yoursquo;ll achieve at Web Summit:/strong/pulliYoursquo;ll actively select, identify and foster relationships with the worldrsquo;s leading companies, making partnerships with them for our RISE event in Hong Kong./liliYoursquo;ll contribute to the development of Web Summit's global expansion strategy, working remotely from Hong Kong liaising with the close-knit team in Dublin./liliYoursquo;ll focus on new partner acquisition, pipeline development and management, overseeing and maintaining an up-to-date database of attendees and partner prospects in Salesforce./liliYoursquo;ll partner with Fortune 500 founders and CXOs, covering a wide range of sectors, industries and geographies./liliYoursquo;ll collaborate with the growth team to create and implement new market entry/ lead-generation strategies./liliYoursquo;ll work closely with the business intelligence team, analysing sales funnel data to create small, but critical process improvements./liliYoursquo;ll create exciting, valuable proposals/solutions to highly innovative companies./li/ulpstrongWho you are:/strong/pulliYou're a brilliant sales person and a real people person./liliYoursquo;re a stellar individual contributor, who takes direction with ease and works well as part of a larger, close-knit team./liliYou have a strong aptitude for business development. You love managing your own business portfolio and identifying new opportunities./liliYou aim to quickly develop rapport, understand partner needs and deliver exceptional pitches./liliYoursquo;re naturally persuasive and can influence with little effort. You love coming up with creative and valuable ideas and solutions./liliYou thrive in a learning culture. You love travelling the world and making long-lasting relationships./liliYou take pride in what you do and you go above and beyond in delivering an exceptional experience to the people you deal with./liliYou are open to working with us on a contractor basis via our contractor management partner./li/ulpstrongSkills and abilities wersquo;re looking for:/strong/pulliProven success in new business acquisition/development strategies across the APAC region./liliExceptional problem solving, planning, time-management and communication skills./liliExperience managing a complex product portfolio and/or consultancy background./liliAbility to understand the long-term ldquo;big picturerdquo; and short-term perspectives of situations./liliKnow-how and proven experience in a complex sales environment with multiple channels, partnerships and end users./li/ul

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