Business Development Manager


We’re looking for outstanding sales people to join our Business Development team in London. As an early member of the London team you’ll help us grow by acquiring and building relationships with tomorrow’s top clients in the UK and beyond.

UpSlide is a rapidly growing tech startup whose goal is to help PowerPoint and Excel users make stylish slides in record time. Our software dramatically improves the functionality of Office and is used by firms like KPMG, Deloitte, and BNP Paribas to achieve outstanding results.

Key activities

You will:
Participate in the definition and implementation of the sales strategy
Identify new prospects and develop your portfolio of clients
Negotiate contracts and close deals with key accounts
Build long term relationships with your clients
Work with clients in the UK and abroad – with occasional international travel
See strong career development opportunities due to rapid company growth

Skills and attributes

You must be:
Entrepreneurial, with a goal-driven hunter mentality
Likeable, persuasive and able to make things happen
Interested in helping clients solve problems with technology
Comfortable interacting with Directors and C-level executives
Excellent at communicating in written and spoken English
Qualifications and experience

You must have:
3-8 years’ experience in B2B software sales
Experience managing key accounts and multiple stakeholders
A bachelors degree or equivalent from a top university or business school
Experience with Excel, Word and PowerPoint
UK work eligibility

We’d love it if you have:
Experience with financial and professional services
A second language

About UpSlide

UpSlide was founded by two former Associates from Big Four audit and M&A advisory firms
Our mission is to help office workers work better and faster with technology
Today, we are around 30 people across three offices in London, New York and Paris (HQ)
We’re growing the team and have exciting challenges and ambitious plans
We have high standards but don’t take ourselves too seriously

Salary: Competitive
Type: Full time, permanent
Start date: ASAP