Viseart Paris

Business Development Manager

The Job- Primary responsibilities:

  • Number one priority is to understand our brand, our people, our partners, our fans, our customers, and our voice
  • Help us create, manage, and execute a business development strategy
  • Actively manage relationships with current national and international accounts with the mindset to grow our business.
  • Identify, attract and pursue new accounts
  • Negotiate and close growth opportunities and sales contracts
  • Be a GSD person - we are a small team and may need you to be flexible with our ever changing needs
  • Spot the trends. Communicate them to the team and leverage them to develop business
  • Provide intel on competition and thoughts on how to make sure consumers and accounts understand why we’re different/better
  • Lead sales forecasting
  • Listen to current accounts, understand what they need, help them to see why they need more of what they have and more of what’s new and to come
  • Set targets with the C-Team and beat them (not the team- the targets)

Traits

  • Integrity.  I am true to myself
  • Honesty. I speak and act truthfully to others
  • Shamelessness. I am not afraid of admitting that I don’t know or don’t get it. I ask questions until I understand. I know that I’m not perfect (and neither is anyone on my team) and that’s okay!
  • Motivation. I know why I want to do this
  • Passion. I am driven by a love of something
  • Follow through.  I do what I say I’m going to do
  • Independence. I am given a project and then I fly with it
  • Team orientation. I listen carefully to my team-mates and give constructive criticism, and speak thoughtfully and kindly
  • Adaptability. If I am told that we need to switch priorities, I’m down and I know exactly where I was when I get back to what I was doing
  • Striving to be impeccable. I work every day to improve my ability to do all of the above

Skills and experience we are looking for:

  • Hunger to meet amazing people and sell them the best makeup on the planet
  • Willing to put yourself out there, to laugh at yourself, to find out what people want and to give it to them
  • 3+ years of experience working in sales, preferably in the film, fashion, beauty, or art industries
  • Effective interpersonal skills; must be able to establish and maintain relationships by reading people and situations and adapting communication accordingly
  • Must be a digital native and à quick study in all things team and sales tech
  • Must LOVE makeup, because it’s what we do
  • Solid market understanding of Cosmetics market
  • Strong project management and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated bizdev success (please provide à reference)
  • Willingness to travel a minimum of 50%
  • Be located in the greater Bay Area

What you get from working with us

  • This position reports directly to the CEO and offers amazing growth potential
  • Free makeup… before anyone else can get their hands on it!
  • Travel to makeup shows and to meet partners including MUA and famous influencers
  • Travel in the US and potentially International
  • Flexible and partially remote work environment

To apply

  1. Please Send us an email to Metier@viseartparis.com with “Viseart Business Development Manager” in the headline
  2. Attach your Resume in PDF form
  3. Write us a short paragraph why you want to work for Viseart
  4. Take a look at where you can currently find our products.  Suggest 5 other accounts we should be selling to and why
  5. Tell us about an up and coming brand you love and explain why their sales plan rocks
  6. Tell us your favorite Viseart product and a bit about why you love it