VentureBeat is growing quickly and we’re looking for awesome talent to help us achieve some pretty exciting goals in the coming year. Our sales team is kicking some serious butt and charting new courses in tech marketing. Our events team is responsible for some of the most prestigious tech events in the Bay area.
Requisite for all positions? You want to be part of a team that’s large enough to have real gravitas and small enough for you to have real impact. You know that the word “passionate” is way overused — except maybe on you. You love the energy of a startup and you know humor is your best work mate.
Director of Sales
What you’ll do: You’ll work with clients to identify their needs and problems in order to promote appropriate company products and services. You’ll manage and grow existing accounts, build relationships, visit clients, meet customer needs, offer options, and resolve problems.
What you’ll need: A Bachelor’s Degree in business or related field and 7-10 years of experience required, with 10+ years preferred; or the equivalent combination of education and experience. You have a deep understanding of display media, know how to sell Events and have established relationships with marketers within the technology ecosystem.
What you’ll do: You’ll work within a team to manage and develop clients. You’ll identify their needs and problems in order to promote appropriate company products and services. You’ll operate as the lead point of contact for any and all matters specific to your customers, build and maintain strong, long-lasting customer relationships, and create proposals, contracts, and delivery timelines.
What you’ll need: A Bachelor’s Degree in business or related field with 2-5 years of experience in delivering client-focused packaged solutions based on customer needs – and demonstrated ability to set up, scope, and manage multiple projects at a time while paying strict attention to detail using project tracking tools. You also are a great problem-solver and understand display media as well as events.
What you’ll do: You’ll support various projects across several departments, getting great exposure to events, marketing & sales/sponsorships both in-office and onsite at events. You’ll work with the events content team to research companies covering marketing & mobile technology. You’ll manage outreach to speakers, coordinate incoming speaker applications, process applications, and a lot more.
What you’ll need: You must be a current undergrad, preferably a junior or senior working towards a major in marketing, business, journalism, or English. You’ll need to be able to work from VentureBeat’s downtown San Francisco office at least 20 hours/week and own your own laptop and cell phone. You must know Microsoft Office, specifically experience in Excel and Google docs.
What you’ll do: You’ll work closely with the Design Lead and Marketing department to create unique and delightful visual solutions by infusing the VB brand across all products and platforms. You’ll conceptualize and execute various design deliverables, including custom ad units and website skins, social media campaigns, and event signage. You’ll assist with brainstorming, sketching, and wireframing web and mobile user experience design solutions as well as update sales and marketing materials.
What you’ll need: A Bachelors degree in Graphic Design, Communications Design, or related field and 2+ years of professional experience. Expertise with Adobe CC Suite and bonus points for After Effects. Basic knowledge of HTML and CSS and ability sketch and wireframe web and mobile UI/UX solutions. And a strong desire and interest in joining a startup company.
Interested in any of these positions? Get in touch and tell us about yourself: firstname.lastname@example.org.