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Startup Developer, Sustainability

Job Title: Startup Developer, Sustainability
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: Not Specified
Reference: a9335b59-6720-443f-b98f-1281ffd6b806
Job Published: January 14, 2021 18:33

Job Description

Candidate Description

· Self-motivated and results driven · 1 - 3 years of professional experience · Passionate about online business, e-commerce, startups, and business development · Able to work autonomously, taking responsibility for achieving your business development targets · An excellent communicator with strong, proven negotiation skills, educated to degree level · Numerical with the ability to apply intermediate/advanced Excel skills · Fluent in written and oral English

What is the desired experience? · Experience working with startups, VCs, or sustainable innovation · Bachelor's degree in marketing, business, or a related field · Sales or Account Management experience, with competency in CRM, such as Salesforce · Experience in e-commerce or retail · Intermediate/advanced SQL/ETL skills · Experience in data analysis - either professional experience or through education

Employer Description

Amazon Launchpad is building a new team to drive our support of startups developing sustainable innovations, and is seeking a dynamic and motivated Startup Developer (SD) for recruitment of sustainable selling partners. Amazon is committed to supporting sustainable focused businesses to become successful selling partners on Amazon, and the Launchpad team is driving recruitment across the marketplace business. The SD will manage a sales pipeline of sustainable brands, recruit and onboard successful candidates to Launchpad, while also identifying referrals for other internal teams.

What is Amazon Launchpad? Amazon Launchpad is a unique programme showcasing cutting-edge products from startups and entrepreneurs from around the world, making it easy for them to onboard, market, and launch new products to millions of our customers.

What is the Startup Developer, Sustainability role?

Working within one of the fastest growing areas of Amazon, you and your team will develop Launchpad's sustainability programme, identify high potential brands, onboard successful candidates onto the programme, and guide them to unlocking growth on Amazon. You will also drive the feedback process, as you work backward from the brands' needs to contribute to developing and implementing programmatic initiatives on behalf of sustainable brands on Launchpad. To do this, you will: · Pitch the Launchpad program to brand owners and founders of sustainable startups · Onboard and guide startups to launch to grow their businesses with the Amazon Launchpad programme benefits · Develop bespoke educational content for sustainable brand owners to succeed on Amazon · Work closely with global sustainability teams across Amazon to source startups and develop and refine referral processes · Drive marketing and PR initiatives with startups to grow their brands in Europe · Support the evolution of the sustainable part of the business as it grows