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Strategic Business Development Manager (LATAM)

Job description

BigCommerce is disrupting the e-commerce industry as the SaaS leader for fast- growing, mid-market businesses. We enable our customers to build intuitive and engaging stores to support every stage of their growth.

Named a "Best Place to Work" in Austin, San Francisco and Sydney, BigCommerce is looking for a US-based business development leader seeking a unique career opportunity to drive meaningful revenue growth at one of the most exciting companies in tech.

In this role you’ll have a huge impact on the ongoing success of the company by securing strategic partnerships in Latin America to provide our merchants with world-class product solutions and deliver top line revenue growth for the company. 

What You’ll Do

  • Responsible for the successful development and execution of BigCommerce’s LATAM Partner program including the recruitment of leading solution providers across the ecosystem that help BigCommerce attract, serve and retain merchants in the territory. 
  • Manage the technology partner ecosystem to drive success for BigCommerce merchants and help partners drive adoption with our growing customer base.
  • Drive new merchant growth and additional revenue growth through partnerships with best-in-class companies in the commerce ecosystem.
  • Draw on best practices and established methodologies to identify and negotiate strategic partnerships.
  • Develop and maintain accurate forecasts for partnership pipeline development, and related revenues from partner engagements.
  • Lead the day to day operations of your function fairly autonomously, leveraging prior experience and market familiarity to ensure effectiveness, efficiency and scalability including building reporting and managing metrics.
  • Build excellent working relationships with the ecommerce community of platform, agency and technology partners, effectively introducing BigCommerce to the LATAM market.
  • Develop a thorough understanding of both BigCommerce (i.e. products, services, and value proposition) and of the key attributes of the best BigCommerce Strategic Partners.

Who You Are

  • 5+ years Business/Partnership Development experience in LATAM, ideally within the eCommerce ecosystem
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent
  • Well-connected and highly regarded within the eCommerce partnership ecosystem
  • Fluent in Spanish and English
  • Achiever - You have worked for industry leading technology companies and in a similar or adjacent technology sector, and have a proven history of successfully, consistently achieving quotas and objectives.
  • eCommerce geek - You are passionate about our space, with ecommerce domain expertise.
  • Connected - You have a network and established relationships with key decision-makers that extends to the executive level within the commerce and adjacent technology sectors.
  • Driven - You’ve demonstrated a clear trajectory of professional growth over time and have prior experience building shareholder value through business development. 
  • Agile - Capable of thoughtful yet rapid adaptation in response to changes in competitors, technologies, or market conditions.
  • Master Influencer - Excellent written/verbal communication and customer relationship skills are critical.
  • Collaborative - Ability to forge strong bonds and work collaboratively with key external and internal partners such as Marketing, Product, Engineering, and Sales.
  • Ethical - You believe in our mission, share our values and understand that it’s not just about what you get done, but also how you do it.
  • Efficient - Excellent organization and time management skills.
  • Attentive - Passion for service and satisfaction and ability to manage sensitive information and numerous details with ease. 
  • Tech Savvy - Strong Internet, email, and electronic document management skills. A basic understanding of HTML, CSS and internet technologies (shopping carts, web hosting, email and online marketing tools) a plus.
  • Travel Flexible - Ability to travel domestically and internationally (primarily the LATAM region)  to conferences and partners as needed as well as make periodic visits to US headquarters (est. 8-12 weeks per year).


Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at BigCommerce
We have the opportunity to build not only a great business but a great company, with soul. Our beliefs and commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion are a central part of achieving that.
Our dedication to DEI is grounded in two things: a moral belief in the dignity, value, and potential of every individual, and a practical belief that diverse, inclusive teams will create the best outcomes for our customers, partners, employees, and company. We welcome everyone to be a part of our journey .
Current BigCommerce Employees: Please use the  internal job board  to apply for openings

BigCommerce Business Development Team

Our Business Development team forges and nurtures partnerships with leading solution providers. In a nutshell - we empower our clients to sell more! 


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