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Curated Marketplace for Vintage & Design Furniture

Business Development - Paid Internship

£15k – £18k
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Who are we?

Vinterior is among the fastest-growing tech startups in the UK. As Europe’s leading marketplace for vintage and antique furniture, we face an exciting season ahead as we expand internationally. Our platform exists to provide design professionals and consumers with direct access to a vast, and growing, collection of 150,000+ remarkable vintage finds from a community of 1,800+ professional dealers throughout the UK and Europe.

Having grown our revenue by 100x in less than 2 years, our track record speaks for itself. As a result, we’re a well funded startup and backed by top-tier investors.

You’ll be working with:

The Supply Team; currently a hungry team of one business developer and two account managers.
Our focus is to partner with the very best furniture dealers and retailers across the UK and Europe, to offer Vinterior customers an unrivaled selection of products and the most professional service possible. We are building strong relationships, constantly learning new skills and collaborating with all parts of the business to ensure our company goals are being exceeded.

Our ideal candidate

We’re looking for a new team member who is passionate about business development, loves interacting with people and is always trying new techniques to improve both personally and professionally. You'll have plenty of opportunities to progress and take initiatives during this placement.

* Define and implement strategies and processes to source, acquire, and onboard sellers
* Manage and qualify databases to fuel our pipeline and get new prospects on our CRM
* Support our sales team with the acquisition of new sellers
* Identify new opportunities of sales growth across social media channels
* Utilise data to define and understand KPIs of conversion flow and determine areas for improvement to increase the metrics of the business.

As our inventory grows, we must ensure that the range of products available to our customers is carefully curated - and the most popular and interesting items are showcased across the platform. You will be involved in:

* Managing curation on Vinterior for new listings
* Helping in managing team of contractors creating listings and check accuracy

Requirements

* Business School or Master Degree
* Excellent written and verbal English is vital
* General MS Office experience is expected (Excel, Word, Powerpoint), as well as the ability to pick up new software quickly
* Attention to detail
* Strategic problem solving skills, with the willingness to resolve issues as they arise and seek solutions proactively to improve our operations
* Initiative and decisiveness
* Strong organisational and time-management skills

Benefits

* We are a friendly, hard-working, close-knit team building an exciting and fast-moving business
* We value a supportive and entrepreneurial work atmosphere with a strong focus on ownership, transparency and team collaboration
* We offer access to an unparalleled network of mentors from Seedcamp and Google Campus London Residency Program
* We work from an office space based in Commercial Street, next to Spitalfields Market, London
* Regular Friday drinks, and team celebrations for reaching success milestone


IMPORTANT:

Here is a link to our values deck: bit.ly/2DmfoCV (workable.com/nr?l=https://bit.ly/2DmfoCV)

Please make sure you share all of them before applying as it is crucial for us to bring in the team people sharing these values. Please note that it will be a big part of the discussion in our interview process.


No recruitment consultants please. Visa Sponsorship not available.

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