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Business Development Consultant

Contract

Remote

Uptify is a specialist Luxury & Fashion Retail Consultancy focusing on outsourcing and performance improvement solutions for brands within Fashion, Cosmetics and Luxury Goods. They are headquartered in Paris but are aggressively expanding their footprint across Europe and are looking for strong fashion & luxury industry professionals to help them with their mission. This position is for a Business Development professional who already has a proven track record in developing retail business channels for fashion brands across Europe. The priority focus for this opportunity is Italy, so they are looking for someone who already has a strong network with executives in the Italian fashion retail industry.

Level

Freelance / Consultant

Uptify are looking for a Business Development and Strategic Partnerships Manager with a

proven track record in designing and executing strategic roadmaps to successfully

developing and growing key accounts.

The candidate shall be a self-starter, a team player, and a strong leader to join our agency

that shares our passion for retail and performances. The position reports and works with the

CEO to prospect and qualify new businesses as well as manage clients through the

Business Development process.

They are looking for a motivated leader to establish a solid footprint and successful growth in

the European markets, but the priority now is in Italy.

This is a great opportunity to be part of the next great start-up to thrive and to grow into a

permanent role within our company.

Job Responsibilities

● Identify new strategic leads & partnership opportunities in support of Uptify services

● Structure, negotiate and close leads to meet or exceed objectives

● Able to manage the entire sales cycle: detection, analysis of the needs, nurture

leads, submit commercial proposals, negotiate contract and signature

● Lead networking/relationship building, competitive intelligence, scale business

development,

● Assist in the development of business models, pricing, product and market strategies

● Quantify, track, and report on leads performances

● Strategic Planning in developing and successfully executing a short and long-term

business development timeline for growth to position our agency as a pioneer in the

retail management ecosystems

Requirements

● 10+ years of strong retail or C/X management and business development experience

● Strong networking among fashion and/or beauty in Italy

● Fluent in Italian and English with excellent oral and written communication, you possess an analytical approach

to business development, leveraging data to drive decisions

● Successful at delivering and closing deal pitches.

● Extensive database of senior contacts and the ability to network to get to anyone

● Great interpersonal skills, proactive attitude, and an embedded drive for results

● Self-starter who can operate with minimal oversight

Level

Freelance / Consultant

Uptify is a specialist Luxury & Fashion Retail Consultancy focusing on outsourcing and performance improvement solutions for brands within Fashion, Cosmetics and Luxury Goods. They are headquartered in Paris but are aggressively expanding their footprint across Europe and are looking for strong fashion & luxury industry professionals to help them with their mission. This position is for a Business Development professional who already has a proven track record in developing retail business channels for fashion brands across Europe. The priority focus for this opportunity is Italy, so they are looking for someone who already has a strong network with executives in the Italian fashion retail industry.

Uptify are looking for a Business Development and Strategic Partnerships Manager with a

proven track record in designing and executing strategic roadmaps to successfully

developing and growing key accounts.

The candidate shall be a self-starter, a team player, and a strong leader to join our agency

that shares our passion for retail and performances. The position reports and works with the

CEO to prospect and qualify new businesses as well as manage clients through the

Business Development process.

They are looking for a motivated leader to establish a solid footprint and successful growth in

the European markets, but the priority now is in Italy.

This is a great opportunity to be part of the next great start-up to thrive and to grow into a

permanent role within our company.

Job Responsibilities

● Identify new strategic leads & partnership opportunities in support of Uptify services

● Structure, negotiate and close leads to meet or exceed objectives

● Able to manage the entire sales cycle: detection, analysis of the needs, nurture

leads, submit commercial proposals, negotiate contract and signature

● Lead networking/relationship building, competitive intelligence, scale business

development,

● Assist in the development of business models, pricing, product and market strategies

● Quantify, track, and report on leads performances

● Strategic Planning in developing and successfully executing a short and long-term

business development timeline for growth to position our agency as a pioneer in the

retail management ecosystems

Requirements

● 10+ years of strong retail or C/X management and business development experience

● Strong networking among fashion and/or beauty in Italy

● Fluent in Italian and English with excellent oral and written communication, you possess an analytical approach

to business development, leveraging data to drive decisions

● Successful at delivering and closing deal pitches.

● Extensive database of senior contacts and the ability to network to get to anyone

● Great interpersonal skills, proactive attitude, and an embedded drive for results

● Self-starter who can operate with minimal oversight

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