Business Development Associate

Business Development – New York , New York
Department Business Development
Employment Type Permanent/Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

 

Overview of Role

viagogo – the world’s largest ticket marketplace – is growing quickly and is looking to hire ambitious, intelligent, and talented people to help expand our international business.

The Business Development Associate will be responsible for developing and managing relationships with ticket sellers on viagogo’s marketplace. The candidate must show a passion to work in a client facing, sales focused role and have proven sales experience. The candidate must be comfortable working under pressure, and be willing to travel within the US to live events, often during evenings and weekends. This position will be based in New York.

  

This position is a unique opportunity for someone who is a self–starter, has an entrepreneurial spirit and has the desire to take on an exciting role in a fast-growing global internet business.

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Business Development
  • Acquisition of new suppliers through networking and relationship development

 

  • Supplier relationship management
  • Responsible for maintaining and growing relationships with existing suppliers
  • Point of contact for suppliers to explain and answer questions on service proposition and policies
  • Liaise across the business to improve service provided to suppliers and resolve account related issues

 

  • Local event market knowledge
  • Become market expert on the live events landscape, event popularity and event day experience in the US

 

  • Event day operations
  • Assist with event day operations - last minute sales and ticket fulfilment 

 

Skills and Attributes:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree from a leading university
  • At least two years commercial experience in a client facing sales roles
  • Strong interpersonal skills – confident, calm under pressure
  • Organised and structured approach to managing own time and workload
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and the desire to work in a young company
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

 

About Us

viagogo is a global online platform for live sport, music and entertainment tickets. viagogo aims to provide ticket buyers with the widest possible choice of tickets to events across the world, and helps ticket sellers ranging from individuals with a spare ticket to large multi-national event organizers reach a global audience.

viagogo has partnered with many of the world’s leading brands in sport and entertainment, and has helped customers from almost every country in the world access tickets to their favorite events in the language, currency and on the device of their choice.

Enquiries

For media enquiries please contact the viagogo press office at: press@viagogo.com.

PLEASE NOTE: THIS EMAIL ADDRESS IS FOR PRESS ENQUIRIES ONLY.

For any customer enquiries, please visit the help section of the viagogo website.

 

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  • Location
    New York , New York
  • Department
    Business Development
  • Employment Type
    Permanent/Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level
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