Affirm - Business Development Associate

Affirm is looking for a Business Development Associate in their SF office. Qualified candidates are encouraged to connect with Fabiola Cazares (fabiola@affirm.com) for an introduction prior to applying.

Find the application here.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience
  • Strong passion for E-commerce
  • Ability to work closely with multiple non-sales teams internally; credit, legal, operations, etc.
  • 0 to 6 months of prior work experience
  • Passion and drive to change consumer banking for the better
  • The desire to pursue a role in sales, and the drive to be successful
  • Grit. Lots of grit. You need to embrace challenges and be willing to work hard to achieve audacious goals
  • 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
  • Willingness to step up to greater responsibility, strong desire to contribute to overall goals

Responsibilities

  • Drive new business by identifying, qualifying, and developing new partnership opportunities for Affirm
  • Collaborate closely with Account Executives and the rest of the Sales & BD team to strategize creative outreach campaigns and determine priority of outreach based on potential impact
  • Manage the first stages of the Sales & Business Development pipeline by performing initial outreach and nurturing leads through various inbound channels, including phone, email and social
  • Engage potential partners about their goals and challenges, and educate them on the value of Affirm
  • Develop best practices and efficient processes for growing our merchant partner base
  • Contribute significantly to Affirm’s growth as we scale our core business and product