We are looking for a Business Development Associate to be part of Sugar’s journey to revolutionise the digital economy.

The Role

  • You will be responsible for incoming leads and reaching out to companies that might need our help. A primary goal is to manage, nurture and convert potential clients and generate sales for Sugar.
  • Keep track of all incoming and sourced leads via our CRM – being organised is a big part of success in this role.
  • As well as handling Business Development you will also attend online (and, at some point in the future, real-life) events, help shape processes, and make a real difference in Sugar’s journey.
  • You will report directly to the Head of Business Development and work closely with the marketing team, your feedback and market insight will have a big impact on our commercial strategy.

Responsibilities 

  • Talking directly to studios about Sugar’s finance solutions so that game and app developers can focus on growing their business.
  • Working on inbound and new business leads.
  • Spotting opportunities for the commercial team: relevant websites and blogs, events to attend, partnership opportunities to explore, etc.
  • Representing Sugar to new leads and clients, we want your help in building long-lasting relationships.
  • Managing your sales pipeline, stay on top of everybody you talk to, and never drop a lead. Being transparent and organised will be very important for success in this role.

Experience

  • Minimum 2-4 years experience in a business development/sales/partnership role.
  • Experience in the fintech industry.
  • Outstanding client management and communication skills.
  • Being able to work autonomously and really take ownership of our BD efforts.
  • Being organised, transparent, and able to juggle multiple responsibilities.
  • Relevant hands-on BD Experience: managing a pipeline, pitching to clients, cold and warm outreach, after-sales support, etc.
  • Most importantly – enthusiasm, pride, and responsibility in your work and really want to help build something great.

Nice to have

  • Speaking a second language is a big plus.
  • Love games! You’ll be talking to lots of game studios, it’s great if you love gaming.
  • Ability to work closely with different teams to create the most value for your clients.

Our Values 

  1. Work Smart: results count, facetime doesn’t. Balance work and life and make sure you’re productive. Don’t miss a deadline, but don’t miss your kid’s nativity play or your new sofa delivery either.
  2. Aim high: make sure you offer your very best to your clients, colleagues and suppliers. 
  3. Be Open: communicate openly and effectively.  Slack and email are fine, but we prefer to talk, work out together, grab lunch or a beer.

Package

  • Competitive salary plus equity options
  • 25 days holiday plus all UK Bank Holidays 
  • The office is shut between Christmas And New Year
  • Pension
  • Flexible working 
  • Home Office Kit – whatever you need to be comfortable
  • Your birthday off for your own fun and cake
  • A subscription to Headspace, Calm, Centr, etc (something for your mental health)
  • Friday lunch in the office plus regular social events (returning post-COVID)
  • Early finish on the final Friday of each month
  • High level of autonomy and support from a highly ambitious and motivated team.

Get in touch

Please send your CV and a cover note to joinus@add-sugar.io  

Sugar is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage people from a diverse range of backgrounds to apply.

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