Business Development Manager

Job description

DEV is hiring its first Biz Dev Manager.  You will help shape systems and processes to support the company’s exciting business development opportunities.

One of your primary responsibilities will be overseeing all of DEV’s sponsor relationships. You will help build a flourishing sponsorship ecosystem across the entire DEV and CodeNewbie portfolio, ranging from on-platform exposure, to podcast advertisements, in-person and virtual events, and major custom campaigns.

This is a unique opportunity to develop impactful relationships with some of the world’s leading tech companies while helping them reach and engage with a massive audience of developers around the world.

You are excited by the challenge to enhance the DEV sponsorship ecosystem, to add new structure and processes to the business development department, to increase revenue, and to ensure that we continue to deliver a valuable experience to our partners and community.

You have experience working with technology companies, ideally with a specific interest and passion for serving developers.  You balance a hunger and goal-oriented attitude with the perspective that recognizes these relationships must be authentically valuable to our partners, our company, and our community.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Serve DEV’s existing set of partners to ensure their continued success
  • Convert inbound interest into ongoing relationships
  • Develop new sponsorship opportunities that drive partner and community engagement
  • Help establish systems and processes for the Business Development team

Skills and Experience we’d like to see

  • Experience working in sales and account management (preferably with tech companies)
  • Exposure to and interest in developer-focused tools and services
  • Strong organizational skills (email, CRMs, etc.)
  • Responsive and empathetic communicator
  • Driven to not only close deals, but to also provide top-notch service throughout the lifespan of a partner relationship

About DEV

DEV Community is an open source company which operates the fastest growing social network for software developers and is also in the process of generalizing our platform for broader use for client communities. The company's mission is to empower community and we do so through open source software and leadership in the software ecosystem.

We’re a company that values emotional intelligence, learning and growth. We hire diverse, well-rounded and communicative people who want to build an inclusive software ecosystem as badly as we do.

Perks for US based Employees:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision plan
  • Unlimited vacation
  • Flexible Equipment and Conference budget
  • Co-Working budget (we are a 100% Distributed Team)
  • Monthly Wellness Budget