Outreach Manager of Technology and Design - Shenzhen

Indiegogo, Shenzhen, China

International crowdfunding website

Indiegogo is experiencing explosive growth in our Technology and Design vertical. We're looking for someone to help build and grow that business based in Shenzhen, China. Within this role, you'll source quality products in China to help launch internationally via Indiegogo and will work with these clients to ensure their launches are successful. You'll regularly attend events, network, and speak to grow the Indiegogo brand within China. 

The ideal candidate understands product development and is passionate about changing how Chinese brands launch internationally, as well as business fluency in English and Chinese.    

You will:

  • Define and achieve near and long-term growth targets.
  • Identify, target, pitch, and close high-quality campaigns and partnerships that will advance our business overall, as well as in specific verticals
  • Marshall cross-functional resources and provide high-impact consultative input to campaigners to help ensure they reach their goals
  • Grow the Indiegogo brand in China by identifying key relationships and opportunities, whether speaking engagements, events, press, other other opportunities to successfully grow Indiegogo’s presence
  • Work with US-based campaign strategist team to aid in development of crowdfunding campaign
  • Actively and accurately report pipeline and performance

About you:

  • 3+ years of client-facing experience, emphasis on sales and account management preferred
  • Chinese (Mandarin) and English fluency, both written and verbal
  • Willing to travel in Asia and work hours to accommodate coordination with US-based office
  • Vertical knowledge, experience, reputation, and network within the hardware/technology space, and familiarity with the Chinese hardware ecosystem
  • Sales: Ability to source and close high-quality campaigns
  • Consultative: Ability to build strong, trust-based high impact relationships with clients and prospects, and educate them on innovative techniques
  • Client development: Hands-on experience managing the end-to-end client development process, from securing initial engagements at new clients, to successfully growing long-term strategic accounts
  • Experience and demonstrated ability to prioritize and multitask in a deadline-driven, high-pressure environment
  • Creative thinking abilities and a proven ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams
  • Persuasive, positive and confident disposition with strong leadership skills and ability to provide and receive constructive criticism
  • Superior communication and public speaking skills.

Bonus points:

  • Personal experience with crowdfunding
  • Personal experience with, and a deep understanding of hardware/technology product design
What’s in it for you:

Our customers are passionate about funding passionate people and so are we! We are a team of committed, results-driven team players who are lucky enough to be able to call “helping people achieve their dreams” our everyday jobs. When people unite around a common goal anything is possible. 

Join us and change the world one idea at a time.

This position will be a contractor based in Shenzhen, China

Please apply with your resume and a cover letter at www.indiegogo.com/about/careers

Indiegogo is an equal opportunity employer and complies with the San Francisco FCO.

About Indiegogo

Indiegogo is the place for entrepreneurial projects to move quickly from concept to market, amplified by a community of backers who believe the world benefits when every idea gets an equal shot at success. Indiegogo empowers people around the world to fund what matters to them.

Want to learn more about Indiegogo? Visit https://www.indiegogo.com/