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Business Development Representative UK&I

Cork, Ireland

Business Development Representative UK&I

Full-time | Cork | Ireland

THE CHALLENGE

Eventbrite is disrupting a huge industry in desperate need of a shakeup. As a Business Development Representative in Cork you are the first person to tackle business development efforts. You’ll generate demand, interest, and excitement for Eventbrite while creating a pipeline of business to arm our Business Development Managers.


What makes Business Development at Eventbrite so exciting? You’ll be working with UKI event organisers who manage everything from music festivals to concert venues to complicated registrations for mud runs, beer festivals, conferences, and much more. Our horizontal platform means no one conversation with a potential client is the same - the possibilities are endless! There is no one-size-fits-all solution. We’re consultative experts, and we train and invest in our smart and goal-oriented team to grow their careers here at Eventbrite.


THE TEAM

The Business Development team is a small group with diverse backgrounds—seasoned business development people, marketers, and a few former musicians and promoters. We’re charged with kicking off conversations with and generating qualified leads to our Business Development Managers.  We work with all kinds of event organisers to turn them into successful Eventbrite customers. Learn more about our global Business Development organisation.


THE ROLE

This position is critical for driving Eventbrite's business development efforts. Eventbrite's goal is to become the favourite ticketing and registration solution by providing organisers and attendees with simple, yet powerful, event technology. At Eventbrite, you’ll find a team of dynamic, smart and engaged people who are passionate about building communities and creating innovative products to help people get together around live experiences.


As a Business Development Representative, you're the first person to get in touch with prospective clients. You get to do a full discovery, learn about their goals and pain points, and see if there is Eventbrite is a good fit for their needs.  As the first point of contact, you must be able to understand the diverse business needs of our event organisers. You’re quick on your feet, and your grit and resilience help you handle objections like a pro.  You’ll become an expert in the event industry and the Eventbrite solution. You’ll use your convincing personality and passion for winning to raise the bar of success, documenting and tracking qualified opportunities to pass on to the Business Development Management team.

THE SKILL SET

  • Minimum 1+ year experience in a commercial role in a fast-paced environment
  • A fearless ability to proactively engage new clients
  • A consultative business development approach and knowledge of how to maintain control of a conversation
  • The skills to passionately and clearly articulate value
  • A knack for asking great questions to uncover issues with a prospect’s current process
  • A firm understanding of how to qualify buyers interest and identify target customers
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A team-player attitude with a strong desire to help improve internal processes beyond just your day-to-day tasks
  • Bonus points - experience with cold-calling
  • A second language would be advantageous (German, Dutch, Spanish)

ABOUT EVENTBRITE

Eventbrite is a global ticketing and event technology platform, powering millions of live experiences each year. We empower creators of events of all shapes and sizes – from music festivals, experiential yoga, political rallies to gaming competitions –– by providing them the tools and resources they need to seamlessly plan, promote, and produce live experiences around the world. Last year, the team served 795,000 creators hosting nearly 4 million experiences across 170 countries. Meet some of the Britelings that make it happen.


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About our Cork Office

Eventbrite's Cork office is a listed, 19th century building that used to be home to a national bank. The high ceilings and huge windows create light and space for the busy, growing team and, at every turn, there is something to discover - from the office library to the real-life vault in the basement!

Having started out as a customer services base, the Cork office is now home to a host of different teams and has a distinct energy as Britelings across different functions collaborate and support each other. The kitchen is full of tasty snacks and you can grab lunch in the break-out area which features a specially commissioned piece of art by a local Cork artist.

Yoga classes on the top floor, a herb garden in the kitchen and meeting rooms named after local landmarks add to the culture of the office - one of pride, growth and fun!

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