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Business Development Associate-Innovative Bedding Company-LA

Job title: Business Development Associate-Innovative Bedding Company-LA
Contract type: Full-time
Location: Los Angeles
Industry: Fashion
Remote: No
Salary: $65K-$75K
Reference: 445953
Contact name: Maria Alberto

Job description

Associate Level Business Development/Wholesale Sales job opening for a very innovative bedding company. This will be full time/direct hire and hybrid to their LA office. 

  • Work closely with management on business planning tops; plan, manage, and execute strategic plans across the business to achieve rapid growth in the US
  • Review performance, conduct market research on industry best practices and identify new opportunities to continue to grow US business
  • Identify potential business partners and client relationships (sponsorships, partnerships, retailers, wholesalers, etc.); pitch business model, nurture new relationships, and negotiate contracts with relevant stakeholders 
  • Analyze and compare projected vs. actual online and offline sales and KPIs periodically and update future strategic plans accordingly
  • Provide insights to maximize performance in the US
  • Analyze US mattress market trends, competitor performance and broader US economic conditions
  • Analyze strategic growth plans of a variety of scenarios to guide decision-making for leadership team

  • Strong interest and excitement to launch an innovative and disruptive product in a commoditized market
  • Familiarity with wholesale/ retail business in the US
  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Finance, Economics, or relevant field
  • Minimum 1-2 years of work experience in consulting, strategy, business planning, or similar roles, with exposure to business planning and execution
  • US work authorization
Additional considerations:
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Experience working in an international environment or with team members in different time zones
  • Strong interest to launch an innovative/disruptive product in a commoditized market

  • Comfortable in a startup-like environment; adopts an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Strong organization, critical-thinking, and written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively as part of a team
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing business priorities
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