We are seeking an enthusiastic, self-motivated, experienced Sales Associate 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.
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.
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
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
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 email@example.com with the subject line “Application: Sales Associate.”