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Jobs

We’re always searching for inspiring and creative people to work with.

To apply, please introduce yourself and attach your resume in an email addressed to Natalie at hello@almostrealthings.com. Please include your name and the job position in the subject line.

Open Positions

Partnerships & Business Development Manager

We are expanding our team and looking for a highly passionate, talented and proven candidate to lead Partnerships and Business Development.

Full-Time: $35,000-$63,000 base salary + commission

Begins with a 3-month probationary contract.

DESCRIPTION

The Partnerships & Business Development Manager will shape strategies and priorities to drive business growth by:

  • Building and maintaining partnerships
  • Developing roadmaps and qualifying opportunities
  • Ensuring followthrough on contractual deliverables

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create and execute a scalable partner strategy roadmap, based on Almost Real Things business priorities, to apply to a growing team
  • Initiate and manage long-term fund development activities
  • Establish and build meaningful relationships as account executive and manage founder relationships with partners
  • Maintain knowledge of our products, services, and goals, to participate in conversations with stakeholders
  • Research new and existing fund sources to maximize funds raised
  • Collaborate to create & implement marketing strategies for new leads
  • Set clear goals and expectations for the team, aligning with our long term goals

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 4+ years of professional experience in Magazines, Media, Marketing, Sales, Events, Nonprofits, and/or Business Development
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher
  • Technologically savvy on the computer (Mac or PC)
    • Google Docs / Word
    • Google Sheets / Excel
    • Google Drive
  • Grant writing experience is a plus

ABOUT YOU

  • Excellent interpersonal skills (a people-person): good at networking
  • Proficiency in sales tactics and team management
  • Expertise in forming and articulating contractual, financial and strategic value with partners and internal teams
  • Detail-oriented written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving and decision making skills
  • Strong project management ability, capable of leading multiple time-sensitive cross-functional projects

PERKS

  • Compensation to be discussed based on the candidate: a combination of base salary, commissions, and potential equity
  • Flexible schedule, ability to be partially remote
  • Extremely creative environment
  • Access to our creative studio workspace