Market Development Specialist
We are currently hiring for a Market Development Specialist. This is a new and exciting role for our team. We need someone ready to step in and run with it, so if you’re expecting six months of training and how-to videos this might not be for you.
The Market Development Specialist will have the freedom to research, contact, and schedule online demonstrations and conversations with our leadership team to add new communities to our platform. Think you can handle the following ultra important responsibilities?
- Gaining an understanding of the short term and extended stay opportunity within the apartment industry
- Calling, emailing, and using online sources (i.e. LinkedIn) to engage new prospective communities
- Researching and building a database of prospective communities
- Interact with prospective clients and evangelize the revenue potential of the sharing economy
- Coordinate and schedule online meetings between prospective clients and ApartmentJet’s leadership team to add communities to the platform
As our new Market Development Specialist, you will be expected to find new client prospects, educate those prospects on the sharing economy, schedule meetings and follow up on outstanding contracts to add new apartments/listings on ApartmentJet.
Some skills that we require for the role
- Energetic, funny, ethical, outgoing and ready to take on any challenge
- You must be a great communicator
- Not shy around technology and comfortable working with a platform that is changing the way the world looks at their residential living experience
- Multitask! We’re a startup so if you think you can hide in the corner and do one job all day think again!
- Excellent organizational and time-management skills
- You’ll be interacting with prospective clients and some of our long time friends in the industry so you must be professional, respectful and nice
- Team player who can easily adapt in a rapidly changing environment
- Basic understanding of the sharing economy (i.e. Airbnb, HomeAway, VRBO, etc…)
- Desires to grow into a world class consultative sales professional
- Looks forward to challenges and opportunities to grow within our company
We offer a competitive starting salary of $25k – $30k annually with unlimited commission potential, we pay 100% of your health insurance, and more!
LOCATION & CONTACT
Majority of work will be performed remote/work from home with ability to meet at 1871 Chicago or in the Western Burbs (Naperville) area at least once per week initially.
Please send your resume using the form below. Feel free to include a short note explaining why you’re the ideal Market Development Specialist for ApartmentJet.