Career Opportunities at Webit Festival

Business development manager

Sofia, Bulgaria

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You are result oriented and you are passionate about technology and innovation?

You are proactive, communicative with sales background and you know how to find leads?
you are able to easily understand needs of the potential partner and propose solution that will add real value to their business?
You find the difference between B2C and B2B sales approach and you don't find it boring to follow up?
Do you want to work with some of the biggest corporations and top entrepreneurs in the world and help them achieve their goals on the markets that we cover through the Webit platform?

Congratulations, you might be the person we are looking for!

Webit is:

  • In the words of Mashable “The international event for the digital, technology and entrepreneurial ecosystem with special focus on EMEA.”.
  • Forbes says Webit is the event that turns Sofia into a digital capital”,
  • The Wall Street Journal calls it “ One of the most influential global digital industry gatherings”,
  • Bloomberg: “ Webit time – the future is now”.
  • TechCrunch: “One of these events you should not miss”.

But why do they say that?

It is because of Webit’s extremely dedicated team of young and passionate people who follow their dreams to change the world for better through innovations, technology and entrepreneurial ecosystems development.

Webit started a bit more than 10 years ago as a small but ambitious gathering which turned to be a global community with tens of thousands people as part of it and till now we held Webit events in Sofia, Istanbul, Singapore, Dubai and New Delhi. We have more ambitious plans to expand globally and thus we need new members in our Webit family.

Business development manager

Main responsibilities:

  • Making research, collect read check and put in order big order of data
  • Selecting leads from innovative companies around the world and specially Europe when we talk about Webit. Festival Europe
  • Motivating them to take part at Webit as the only platform in the region that gathers all these markets at one place
  • Communicating with people from big corporations on daily basis
  • Learning about each company’s business
  • Help entrepreneurs meet investors, media, partners, customers and grow their business.

What you’ll learn as being part of Webit team:

  • You'll learn about new industries, business models, technologies and more from speaking with the CEOs and founders of the world's fastest-growing companies on a daily basis.
  • You’ll develop your collaboration skills by working with other colleagues in the office , with our media and industry partners and you will be able to be creative doer!
  • You will be able to meet face to face with some of the top people in digital and technology at global level
  • If you are active enough you will be even able to lead us to some new locations for our events where we go together

We are looking for a person who:

  • Is open minded, organised and believes that every challenge is an opportunity
  • Doesn’t take “NO” for an answer
  • Is communicative and loves to work in dynamic atmosphere
  • Follows deadlines
  • Has excellent command of English (written and verbal)
  • Is extroverted and loves to communicate with people
  • Wears a smile to the office, because it is a MUST accessory when talking with clients
  • Makes fast and smart decisions in dynamic atmosphere
  • Is detail oriented

Send us your CV with picture and also something in written why we need you in our team and what you believe will be the added value for you and us.

Not to miss!

Instead of a motivational letter, please include links to some companies you feel will be the first you want to see among our sponsors and exhibitors.

What does working at Webit look like?

We would like to have you 5 days a week, 8 hours per day.
We have a dynamic atmosphere where you will have to make fast and smart decisions.
The days of the Festival are like in live TV production - hard backstage work, precision is a must.

If you see yourself in that description and if you succeed to make us feel the same from the documents that you are about to send - we will call you back for a video interview.

If approved you will be part of our team of young professionals in our Webit home. You will be part of organization of digital and tech event series gathering some of world's top enterprise leaders, Europe's top policy makers and the hottest startups and founders.

Good luck!