Business Development Executive

ABOUT THE ROLE AND OUR TEAM:

WeddingWire’s Business Development Executive will join this high-growth team to build the leading global platform connecting engaged couples with wedding and event professionals in India. We are seeking fluent English and Hindi speaking professionals who will focus on creating relationships with local event business owners, understanding their needs, and onboarding them through education to grow our Indian web portal.  This role will work out of our office in Gurgaon, India.

ABOUT THE ROLE:

  • Through phone conversations, identify, recruit and onboard new wedding professionals (photographers, banquet halls, makeup artists, etc.) with exceptional customer service
  • Create positive and productive customer experiences as a brand ambassador while scheduling and conducting vendor meetings in an efficient and timely manner
  • In a consultative and organized way, solicit and document information about prospective vendors’ services
  • Drive success for company and customers and ensure quality and compliance with company guidelines by validating data through client follow up
  • Influence and educate prospective clients about the WeddingWire products, its benefits to their business and the success that they can expect as a pioneering member of our India platform
  • Communicate and collaborate with internal team members and international colleagues to develop content for vendor profile completion and facilitate feedback in support of continuous improvement
  • Occasionally connect and provide service to consumers (brides, grooms, and their families), assisting them in finding relevant vendors and ensuring a quality match of couple and vendor needs (pricing, size, and more)

SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT EXECUTIVE CANDIDATES HAVE:

  • Excellent, enthusiastic and dynamic communication on all channels (in-person, phone and written)
  • Familiarity with technology-based platforms and experience explaining the benefits and functionality of a tech tool
  • A patient and proactive nature who is honest and empathetic
  • Flexibility and eagerness to do whatever is required and a willingness to shift responsibilities as needed based on demand
  • A team-player mentality who thrives in a collaborative environment and is receptive to feedback
  • A strong academic record with a Bachelor’s degree  
  • The ability to travel across multiple locations within Delhi-NCR region on a daily basis
  • Native fluency in English and Hindi
  • Prior experience in a relationship management or sales capacity or dealing with small businesses face-to-face; previous experience in wedding industry, also a plus

WHAT WE LOVE ABOUT YOU:

  • You deeply understand our users and put them at the center of everything you do. You aim to serve and delight them every day.
  • You are respectful and act with the highest integrity. If you see something that isn’t right, you say something.
  • You ask questions to understand a perspective and are comfortable respectfully challenging assumptions. You are not turned off by constructive conflict to get to the right answer.
  • You set clear ambitious goals. You anticipate obstacles, persevere, and are accountable for your commitments.
  • You aren’t afraid to challenge the status quo and know that there’s no such thing as failure if you learn from it.
  • You seek out feedback and never settle in your quest to grow and develop. By being here, you make our company stronger.

WHAT WE LOVE ABOUT YOU:

  • You deeply understand our users and put them at the center of everything you do. You aim to serve and delight them every day.
  • You are respectful and act with the highest integrity. If you see something that isn’t right, you say something.
  • You ask questions to understand a perspective and are comfortable respectfully challenging assumptions. You are not turned off by constructive conflict to get to the right answer.
  • You set clear ambitious goals. You anticipate obstacles, persevere, and are accountable for your commitments.
  • You aren’t afraid to challenge the status quo and know that there’s no such thing as failure if you learn from it.
  • You seek out feedback and never settle in your quest to grow and develop. By being here, you make our company stronger.

WHAT YOU LOVE ABOUT US:

The Knot Worldwide offers a unique employee experience and we are deeply proud of our award-winning culture. From flexible vacation and generous parental leave benefits to promoting wellness and giving back to our community, we believe in happiness above all else—in and out of the office.

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The Knot Worldwide provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability. In addition to federal law requirements, The Knot Worldwide complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. The Knot Worldwide expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.


See Inside the Office of The Knot Worldwide

XO Group is a premier consumer Internet and media company devoted to weddings, pregnancy, and everything in-between. Its flagship brand, The Knot, guides couples through the wedding planning process, while its newlywed brands, The Nest and The Bump, provide inspiration for everyone’s post-wedding adventures. Through its trusted voice, mobile-first applications, and powerful media channels, XO Group empowers couples to navigate and enjoy life's biggest moments.


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