Business Development Associate
Backed Finance AG is a Swiss startup building infrastructure for capital markets on-chain. Backed creates ERC20 tokens that track the value of shares like TSLA, QQQ or a bond ETF. Tokens are freely transferable across wallets, are fully collateralized by the underlying assets, and are issued in compliance with the Swiss DLT act.
As a Business Development Associate at Backed Finance, you will have a key-role in growing our network of distributors and partners in both crypto and traditional finance worlds. You will be joining an exceptional team in a fast growing startup set to transform global capital markets. You will be an integral team member and will directly support the Head of Business Development.
Responsibilities and Duties
- Grow Backed’s ecosystem of distributors and partners.
- Strategically conduct and manage outreach campaigns and initiatives to generate qualified leads and prospects. Create and manage a consistent pipeline of qualified opportunities.
- Prospect among exchanges, market makers, trading firms, funds to identify new partners.
- Qualify and respond to inbound requests.
- Lead sales pitches, develop offers and proposals addressing partners’ needs, concerns and objectives. You will own the whole sales cycle.
- Improve internal processes and systems.
- Represent Backed at industry events and conferences to promote our brand and build awareness.
- Extensive knowledge of traditional and crypto finance markets.
- Experience in crypto, venture, trading, M&A, financial services or fin-tech.
- Hands-on attitude.
- Entrepreneurial spirit.
- A high standard of English, both verbal and written.
- Excellent sales, pitching, communication and relationship-building skills.
- Ability to work remotely and be part of a global team.