Key Account Manager - EIC - Brussels
--Alien Technology Transfer Ltd--
Alien Innovation Consulting is an exclusive consulting firm leading top-class innovators to success, with the financial support of public funding opportunities and strategic private investments. We champion only impact-driven innovations and support companies with concrete growth ambitions funding their product development.
We are looking for a Key Account Manager who will be responsible for establishing long-term business affiliations with Business Incubators, Start-up Accelerators, Venture Capitalists, and other such institutes.
To join the team you have to possess a genuine interest in technology and business, be highly analytical and articulate, and have a fluent level of English. You must be a team player, well organized, and also keen to take on responsibility. Key qualities include being able to demonstrate an entrepreneurial mindset, being highly self-motivated, and having a high degree of stamina to work within an ambitious and goal-driven environment.
As a Partnership Manager, you will contact prospective Business Incubators, Start-up Accelerators, Venture Capitalists, and other such institutes from all over Europe by email, LinkedIn, calls, or personal meetings. You will oversee the traction of the prospect's interest, building their trust, onboarding them for a long-term collaboration, and maintaining an engaged relationship thus enabling the best path forward. Since the work environment is international, the language used in written and oral form is English, in which the candidate should prove fluency. Any other language is not critical but is considered a plus.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Researching and finalizing list of prospective Institutes across Europe
Meeting, conducting workshops/seminars, and pursuing these prospects with an aim to close
Onboarding the prospects for a long-term relationship with Alien Innovation Consulting and act as as a go-to point of contact in order to solve contingencies and strive towards excellence in service
Formulate an engagement strategy for the onboarded Institutes and implement it
Bachelor's/ Master’s Degree;
At least two years of experience in sales / end-to-end key account management/business development;
Fluency in both English and French. Verbal fluency in any other language (preferably German or Dutch) is an added advantage.
Please note: Due to the high volume of candidates we are unfortunately not able to provide individual feedback regarding the outcome of every single application.