Business Development Associate

Job description

About Nextail:

 

We are a VC-funded retail tech startup on a mission to lead the agile retail revolution.

Our cloud-based platform improves inventory allocation and store operations for e-commerce and physical retailers through the use of prescriptive analytics, optimization and artificial intelligence. Ultimately, we help retailers better align supply and demand and as a consequence, dramatically improve how consumers find and buy products.

 

We work with leading fashion and cosmetics retailers including Kiko Milano, Stefanel, Gocco and Melon Fashion Group, to optimise their stock worldwide.

In an exciting moment for the company as we’re entering the US market and launching our NYC office, we’re looking for a Business Development Associate to help grow our sales in the US. We are looking for type S(tartup) personality: smart, ethical, friendly, hard-working and proactive without any exceptions. As an ideal candidate, you are creative and resourceful, tech-savvy and possess strong willingness to learn new things and face new challenges in a start-up environment.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the Business Development manager in all sales activities in the US, including but not limited to, researching the market and generating the client leads, tracking the status and progress made with each prospect, setting up the meetings and following up on sales meetings held and next steps agreed

  • Gathering detailed information on prospects and putting together the necessary documentation for client meetings

  • Liaising with our Development and Operations teams based in Spain to set up the demo environments of our platform to the specifics of each prospect

  • Detecting industry trends and new needs in the sector to prioritize new developments with our Product Operations and Customer Success teams based in Spain

 

Requirements

Requirements:

  • 1-2 years of work experience, ideally in sales or retail

  • Passion for retail and applying high technologies and artificial intelligence in retail

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, both verbal and written

  • Drive, tenacity and a can-do attitude towards challenges and exceeding sales targets

  • Type S(tartup) personality: smart, ethical, friendly, hard-working & proactive (no exceptions)

  • Connections in fashion / retail are a plus, but not a must