Business Development Executive

Premise   •  

San Francisco, CA

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 171 days ago

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Premise is a worldwide network and predictive analytics platform bringing visibility to the world’s hardest-to-see places. We enable global decision-makers to move faster and make smarter decisions by employing local, on-the-ground contributors to observe and collect real-time data. Our current clients include the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and United States Department of State (DOS). A $66M Series C Venture Capital organization, we are backed by Google Ventures, SocialCapital, and Andreessen Horowitz, among others, and our board and advisors include thought leaders such as Larry Summers and Rajiv Shah. Learn more about us at; or Follow us at

Our Team:

We are a passionate, tight-knit team that moves fast, appreciates candor, and deeply values the diversity of our backgrounds. Our diversity mirrors the global nature of our work: we’ve lived in 30 countries, speak 14 languages, and believe in the value of life experience that an unconventional background inherently brings. What unites us is our innate curiosity and collective ambition to build technology that ultimately has a measurable human impact.

What you get to do:

  • Identify and close new business opportunities with the leading worldwide consumer brands and Fortune 500 companies 
  • Create a framework for identifying, segmenting, evaluating, prioritizing, and validating market opportunities
  • Own end-to-end sales process
  • Support the Product and Sales teams in customer discovery discussions with potential clients and partners
  • Prepare and present proposals and develop narrative for new clients
  • Build out and leverage a robust knowledge base on government contracting and compliance
  • Identify operational weaknesses and innovate new processes to drive constant improvement

Your background likely includes:

  • BA / BS with strong academic performance or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years experience selling to consumer product companies and/or market research companies
  • Demonstrated success within the consumer brands segment and strong relationships with key stakeholders across a variety of top consumer product companies
  • Strong working knowledge of technology lifecycle and gig economy market dynamics
  • Strong verbal communication and relationship building skills

Bonus Points:

  • Passion for leveraging technology products and data-driven solutions to improve outcomes
  • Startup experience