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Sales/Business Development - Finding Awesome Influencers

$35k – $80k • No equity
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About Makeship:
Makeship is a fast-growing start-up changing the way influencers and artists think of e-commerce. We are a platform for creators to launch exciting merchandise campaigns. People come to us when they want to create highly specialized custom-products like backpacks, plush toys, all-over hoodies, onesies etc. and sell it on our crowdfunding platform. Check out our website: makeship.com and store: shop.makeship.com.

We are a small and fun team based in Kitchener/Waterloo and currently have space in the Velocity Garage program (learn more about Velocity Garage here: bit.ly/2IxIy0E).

In just 5 months, we went from 0 – $300,000 in revenue and we’re not slowing down. Our next step is to develop a strong brand, reach out to new clients, and expanding to new markets in 2-3 years - and it all starts with you!

Sales Representative
As a sales rep at Makeship, you are going to be responsible for finding awesome up and coming talent with merchandising potential. You love to consume content online on YouTube, Instagram and other social media platforms. You often find yourself binging videos on Netflix and are very familiar with pop culture trends. You’re hungry to prove yourself and take ownership of your work and you’re very results driven. Wearing many hats and adapting to a fast-paced environment is exciting to you.

If you are looking for an opportunity to develop multi-dimensional skills and have a lot of responsibility at a growing startup, Makeship is the place for you.

Roles & Responsibilities:
*Consume content on various social media platforms to identify potential clients
*Build and establish relationships with relevant influencers
*Learn, and follow Makeship’s sales processes and identify areas for improvement
*Understand Makeship services enough to provide a high-level introduction
*Evaluate and follow-up on our existing pipeline of opportunities

Requirements & Qualifications:
*An interest in the e-commerce industry and/or the influencer space
*Desire to learn about a variety of things, and dip your hands into multiple projects
*Extraordinary listening, communication, and organizational skills
*Must be entrepreneurial, and excited about taking ownership on all tasks
*An infectiously positive attitude and drive to win; a self-starter attitude and determination
*Experience in the entertainment industry is a plus

Benefits:
*Work from the amazing Velocity Garage space (take virtual tour here: bit.ly/2MF0E3X)
*Free snacks and coffee in the office
*14+ remote days available to you at any time
*2 weeks paid vacation

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