Business Development Manager, Creator Partnerships US (f/m/x)

Permanent employee, Full-time · USA

In short
Full-time position, remote, based in the USAMust be an expert in the creator economy. Generous stock options in the company. Salary range $85k - $120k annually.
We are Gigs
  • Gigs is building Stripe for phone plans. Enabling platforms to sell phone & data subscriptions to their users through an easy-to-use API in 200+ countries.
  • For consumers, Gigs makes it super simple to subscribe to and manage a phone plan with a few clicks. A phone plan you’ll love to use yourself. Easy, transparent & global connectivity for your smartphone, smartwatch or IoT device.
  • See immediate results of your work. Our large-scale integrations mean huge adoption within a short time. We obsess about the needs of our partners and their end customers to build a best-in-industry experience.
  • We are backed by the investors behind Stripe, Dropbox, Airbnb, Facebook, Spotify & Plaid. As part of Gigs, you will have access to the teams, resources, and support from any company we work with. We count on a team of world-class advisors and investors that can help us in tricky situations.
  • We completed the Y Combinator W21 batch and have further raised our Seed and Series A rounds with USA-based investors.
The position
You’ll work alongside Hermann & Dennis, co-founders, as you set up this completely new focus on the creator economy within Gigs.

  • Own it: You will closely work with the founders and drive your own projects from day one.  We’ll challenge you to find savvy solutions and outline efficient strategies to drive progress and achieve real business impact.
  • You’ll be our resident expert on the creator economy vertical. You’ll own and drive the creator economy projects and strategies throughout their entire lifecycle.
  • Test, validate, repeat: You will outline strategies and drive operational projects. You outline, implement and refine the game plan to grow our creator economy revenue share. You will seek the highest revenue impact and brand awareness with the most efficient use of resources.
  • You’ll spearhead sales, growth, customer success, and operations and help to build a fast-scaling software company. We already have tens of thousands of US customers live and hundreds of thousands queued. You’re excited to bring happy creators on board.
  • This position requires independence and focus on quality and relationship building.
About you
We know that perfect candidates don’t exist. Even if not all of this applies to you, we’d love to learn more about you. 
  • You live in the Creator Economy. You have deep knowledge and insights into running partnerships within the Creator Economy. More important than years of experience is measured impact and knowledge of the creator space. This includes expert-level knowledge on creator monetization, a large network within this sector, and knowledge of what sources to tap to get the most impact.
  • You've built something before. We love builders. You understand that building a product people want involves trying things that don't scale at first. You turn them into something that does. You can make trade-offs between speed and quality.
  • You like to optimize. You look at the entire operation along the B2B2C value chain. You figure out where processes can be improved and where things could break. And fix it yourself or with our engineers.
  • You love learning technologies as you go. You always want to find the right tool for the job, and don't only follow what you already know.
  • You care about the customer experience. Our idea of great execution is turning our customers into brand advocates.
  • Ideally, you have spent 2+ years working in a high-growth environment at a technology company.
Our offer
  • Full-time contract with a salary range $85k - $120k annually.
  • 28 paid vacation days per year (PTO).
  • Generous stock options: We want everybody to be a true owner in Gigs (tax-free until exercised).
  • Free phone and data plan
  • Flexible working hours: Early riser? Night owl? Need to pick up your kids and finish up later? You can discuss and organize with your team to work out what’s best for you.
  • Get your perfect setup: Mac, Mechanical Keyboard, Plugins, IDE. We are flexible and cover whatever you need to do the best work of your life.
  • A workplace built for remote-first work:We are building Gigs as a remote-friendly company, but we also believe in the magic of face-to-face interaction. That means we’re building ways to get you out of your home office from time to time:
    • Gigs Pads: Our collection of beautiful homes around the world, for when you need a work-cation getaway.
    • Gigs Republic: Our semi-annual sunny offsite, a time for us to all come together. Meet fellow Gigsters from around the world to spend quality in-person time with your team. Cook a delicious meal at our cooking competition, Gigs Table. Have fun playing games, going on a hike, or get creative at a hackathon.
Our process
The starting date is as soon as possible. However, we are willing to wait for the right candidate. And we’ll go above and beyond to accommodate your needs.

After the initial conversation with our recruitment lead, You'll walk through three stages:

1. Get to know each other: We use this to tell you more about Gigs and get you excited to join. We'll also use this chance to see whether both our expectations align.
2. Meet the team: You'll get to meet our other team members. We value team fit above everything else. This also gives you the chance to see whether you'd enjoy working with us.
3. Final conversation: Our co-founder Dennis and you are going to chat more about the position, what you value, what you took away from the interviews so far, and whatever is on your mind.

We are mindful of your time: Going through all stages can be done within one week. Once you've passed them all we will extend a formal offer.
We love to answer your questions throughout the process, so please feel free to proactively ask about something if it comes up. We see this as a truly two-sided decision.

Your application!
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