Sales and Marketing Associate

Description

We are seeking an enthusiastic, self-motivated, experienced Sales & Marketing Dynamo with strong attention to detail and exceptional work ethic to join our team. This person will develop and execute multiple sales follow-ups and marketing campaigns each week in a fast-paced, rapid-growth environment.

Note: This role is open to local candidates in the San Francisco Bay Area only.


About Portfolia

Portfolia is a women run VC firm empowering and educating women on how to use their wealth and connections to see the changes they want in the world and the products and services they want to see succeed in the marketplace. Portfolia welcomes all accredited* investors--even those new to entrepreneurial investing. We have a special focus on engaging the 5 million affluent women who can technically invest in start-ups, yet fewer than 1/2 of 1% have taken the opportunity. We combine the best of the angel investing world with a strategic micro-fund structure, for both 'learn-by-investing' funds and focused thematic funds. Portfolia packages 8-12 companies, across multiple themes or industries, letting investors diversify with one investment annually. The experience we deliver is engaging, collaborative and educational.

Portfolia intends to educate 1 million new entrepreneurial investors in 5 years and create a multi-billion dollar global network of engaged investors. When we invest in companies we believe in and work together for their success, we create the world we want. 


Responsibilities

  • Convey the value of Portfolia effectively through phone and email communication with prospective and current customers

  • Coordinate and communicate with other team members cross-functionally 


Requirements

  • Direct customer service experience via phone

  • Ability to effectively communicate value and provide superior customer attention and service

  • Strong leadership and problem solving skills

  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision as well as in a collaborative and professional environment

  • Ability to meet deadlines and work well under pressure

  • Superior written and oral business communications skills, with the ability to comfortably and professionally interact with colleagues at all levels

  • Experience with sales tools (Slack, MailChimp, mail merging, Full Contact, Streak, Salesforce, etc)

  • Organized, with absolute attention to detail and ability to multi-task

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, communications, or relevant field of study; or just scary smart

  • Start-up work experience is a plus

  • Minimum 2 years sales experience


Perks:

  • Opportunity to work with great people, with a friendly and welcoming team, which provides a balance of independent work and team collaboration.

  • Opportunity to bring to life a vision that has the capability of shifting the world for women.

  • Opportunity to get in on the ground floor of a fast-growing young company


To apply, email a resume and cover letter to info@portfolia.com with the subject line “Application: Sales and Marketing Associate.”