Business Development Associate
Posted on 2/1/2024
INACTIVE
Affirm

1,001-5,000 employees

Point of sale installment loans for consumers
Company Overview
Affirm seeks to deliver honest financial products—to improve lives. The company operates a buy-now-pay-later platform for consumers at the point of sale.
Financial Services
Consumer Goods
Data & Analytics

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$2.9B

Founded

2012

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

-7%

2 year growth

9%
Locations
Remote in USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Sales
CategoriesNew
Business & Strategy
Requirements
  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience
  • 0 to 6 months of prior work experience
  • Strong passion for E-commerce
  • Ability to work closely with multiple non-sales teams internally; credit, legal, operations, etc.
  • Passion and drive to change consumer banking for the better
  • Excellent ability to communicate, extremely detail-oriented
  • Organized mindset and an ability to manage time effectively
  • Ability to think creatively and critically and thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic, and often ambiguous work environment
Responsibilities
  • Identifying, qualifying, and developing new partnership opportunities for Affirm
  • Collaborating with Account Executives and the rest of the Sales & BD team to strategize creative outreach campaigns
  • Managing the first stages of the Sales & Business Development pipeline by performing initial outreach and nurturing leads through various inbound channels
  • Engaging potential partners about their goals and challenges, and educating them on the value of Affirm
  • Developing best practices and efficient processes for growing the merchant partner base
  • Contributing significantly to Affirm’s growth as they scale their core business and product
Desired Qualifications
  • Willingness to step up to greater responsibility, strong desire to contribute to overall goals
  • Grit and willingness to embrace challenges and work hard to achieve audacious goals
  • Desire to pursue a role in sales and the drive to be successful