Business Development Manager


We’re looking for outstanding experienced 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 in financial or 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 40 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

Application instructions

To apply please submit your CV and a short cover letter letting us know why you’re interested in the role and why you think you’d be a good fit. Apply here.