Business Development Associate

| Greater LA Area
GOAT is seeking a passionate and driven Business Development Associate to support the VP of Business Development in the continued formulation and execution of the growth strategy for GOAT. This role requires strategic and analytical thinking, business development, collaboration, communication, creativity and multi-tasking skills. A successful candidate will possess a demonstrated ability to collaborate across a diverse range of stakeholders, including GOAT users and multiple teams internally.

In this role you will:

  • Report and work directly under the VP of Business Development
  • Assist in sourcing new supply channels and partnerships for various business verticals while maintaining current supplier relationships
  • Review and analyze the effectiveness of our tools and businesses to develop strategies for improving or further leveraging these systems
  • Assist in the sourcing and management of new business lines, from idea generation, market research, process formulation, control, and analysis
  • Work collaboratively with the different areas of the organization that have ownership and impact around current and potential new business lines
  • Create a rich set of insights about our user, using a range of quantitative and qualitative approaches, in partnership with our analytics, data science and insights teams
  • Brainstorm, formulate and construct new ways for buyers and sellers to utilize our platform to fulfill the needs of everyone, while maintaining current relationships
  • Hold ownership of our inventory model, monitoring the effect of market fluctuations on it

We are looking for:

  • 3-5 years of work experience in a challenging analytical role, preferably in management consulting, corporate strategy, investment banking, or marketing analytics
  • The ideal candidate for this role will have a blend of technical and business experience with a strong background in process improvement
  • Strong analytical skills; ability to identify problems, research issues, and provide options for resolution to the team
  • Capacity for creative and innovative thinking for process improvement
  • Address problems with a positive, creative, collaborative approach, always keeping the user experience in mind
  • Mastery in MS Excel and SQL knowledge
  • Passion for sneakers a plus but not mandatory

Benefits and perks:

  • Join the early team and work closely with founders on all aspects of the company
  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Competitive salary and generous equity grants
  • Daily catered lunches from LA’s best restaurants
  • Unlimited vacation and sick days

Founded in 2015 and based in Los Angeles, California, GOAT is the safest way to buy and sell sneakers. Whether you’re looking to buy rare sneakers, discover new ones, or earn money by listing sneakers you already own, GOAT is your destination. And with an authentication service, buyer protection guarantee and great customer service, it’s the safest option in the industry. We are backed by some of the leading names in venture capital including Accel Partners, Andreessen Horowitz, Ashton Kutcher, Guy Oseary, Matrix Partners, NEA, SV Angel, Upfront Ventures and Y Combinator.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • MemcachedDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases

Location

8530 Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232
8530 Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232

What are GOAT Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Daily Meals Provided
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidy
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