Business Development Executive

San Francisco, CA
Business Development
BuildZoom is the fastest growing marketplace where people can find the best remodeling and construction contractors in the US. In 2016, BuildZoom connected people with over $1 billion dollars in remodeling and construction projects and we’re on pace to double this figure in 2017. 

Our data platform provides us with uniquely comprehensive insight into every licensed contracting business in the United States and the hundreds of millions of projects they’ve completed over the past two decades. Armed with this information, we are able to instantly identify the best contractor(s) for any remodeling or construction project. 

The Business Development Executive will be responsible for leading our efforts to acquire and enable strategic partners that generate incremental results for both the partner and BuildZoom. You should have a strong sales and partnership background with a track record of sales results with partners.

In this role you will:

    • Create an overall business development sales execution plan for your assigned territory based on market segmentation and solutions 
    • Engage in prospecting and closing new partnerships and manage present partners to ensure increased business results for both the partner and BuildZoom
    • Drive incremental data and analytics results by closing deals with new and existing partners based on BuildZoom’s portfolio of data licensing solutions
    • Increase the number of projects added to the BuildZoom marketplace by executing partnership plans with new partners, resulting in incremental revenue for both the partner and BuildZoom
    • Create and execute sound account plans including tactics around sales, marketing and technical initiatives
    • Be an expert on business trends in your segment(s) with a view to recommending new services, products, and distribution channels
    • Collaborate closely with our existing concierge team to ensure a seamless overall experience for thousands of project owners across the US 
    • Work with the Product Team to identify opportunities to enhance the project owner’s experience within BuildZoom’s solution interface 
    • Work with BuildZoom's Analytics Team to develop and achieve KPIs and related reporting to ensure there is constant learning and iterative improvement

About you:

    • Impeccable work ethic and a sense of scrappiness; a willingness to be in the weeds and do whatever it takes to creatively and effectively achieve your goals
    • Track record of consistently surpassing goals in business development role 
    • Experience and passion for engaging with customers and partners, helping to create a culture that fosters perpetual improvement
    • Help create a scalable model by designing and implementing logical, repeatable processes
    • Proven ability to identify and execute on business development initiatives 
    • Clarity of thought and communication
    • Quantitative acuity and the ability to translate insight into action
    • High standards for yourself and those around you
    • Experience with the construction, real estate and financial services industries is a huge plus


    • Opportunity to play an integral role in the development of the world’s largest community of high-quality remodeling and construction contractors
    • Work on a rocket ship start-up with the potential to influence an enormous market and positively impact millions of people
    • Collaborate with dynamic and passionate peers across the company, who will challenge and stimulate you every day
    • Build and earn ownership of a key part of our business while working directly with the company’s leadership team 
    • Competitive equity, salary and benefits 
    • Fun startup working environment in a beautiful office with limitless office snacks, drinks, catered lunches and quarterly trips

To Apply:

    • Send us your resume or LinkedIn profile with a concise, personalized e-mail that explains why you would be the best person for the opportunity
    • We will conduct an initial phone screen with potential candidates, followed by a brief diagnostic
    • Be prepared to speak in detail about your specific accomplishments including; your rationale for pursuing them, your execution methodology and the quantifiable impact
    • The final step will involve an in-person interview with three departmental managers and the CEO
    • Our due diligence process will involve a reference and background check