VP Strategic Development

BizDev & Operations
Honeypot is a developer-focused job platform on a mission to get every developer a great job. Honeypot is co- founded by entrepreneurs Kaya Taner and Emma Tracey. Taner previously co-founded mobile app marketing platform AppLift, which he grew as CEO from 0 to a 160-people-strong, profitable organisation and raised USD 20 Mio+ Venture funding. Tracey previously co-founded Lifa Communications, based in South Africa. Honeypot is looking for highly-driven, very smart people who want to embark on a success story shaping the future of tech recruitment.


    • The VP of Strategic Development will collaborate with our customer success, marketing and business development teams to build a thriving brand for Honeypot. In this role you will shape the complete revenue pipeline, from client prospecting, to signing, onboarding and retention as well as co-shape the strategic steps the company takes as part of senior management.  


    • Co-shape the strategic development of the entire company as part of senior management
    • Develop and execute the company’s business development roadmap
    • Create new funnels and grow revenue, while ensuring sound alignment with our long-term vision, mission and strategy
    • Develop and improve our inbound and outbound sales process 
    • Co-develop and execute Honeypot’s Customer Success Management strategy
    • Establish relationships with key customer stakeholders to drive further product adoption.
    • Develop key metrics for tracking and monitoring account activity and status
    • Hire, develop and coach great further team members
    • Contribute to create a company culture that is achievement-driven, cohesive and fun
    • Plan and co-set structured team targets and motivate your fellow colleagues to achieve them
    • Develop a deep understanding for our market and its competitive landscape


    • Proven track record of 5+ years in strategic partnerships, customer success or business development
    • Excellent management and leadership skills and a track record of building high-performing, agile teams
    • Very strong communication, relationship-building and interpersonal skills
    • Desire to teach new customers and readiness to travel
    • Passion for startups and software Extremely hard-working, ambitious and can-do attitude
    • Strong attention to detail without losing the big picture
    • Strategic and analytical mindset
    • Fluency in English is a must (additional German a strong plus)
    • Belief that awesome things are MADE to happen :-)
Send us your CV and a short message what motivates you about the job and why you think you would be a great fit. We are looking forward to getting to know you.