Monday, December 15, 2008

StrikeIron looking for Associate Biz Dev position

StrikeIron is the leader in providing innovative solutions for delivering data over the Internet to a broad range of applications in several industries. The company’s innovative Web Services Marketplace provides a technology platform, micro-transaction management and a consistent interface across many XML-based Web services from multiple, diverse sources. This allows business users, application developers and enterprise IT professionals to customize and integrate external data sources and additional external functionality into enterprise, Web, and composite applications. Currently, StrikeIron provides over 70 live data sources and business functions from organizations such as Cortera, D&B, Gale, MapQuest, Midnight Trader, Tax Data Systems, Wall Street Horizon, and Zacks. We are a young, high growth and highly entrepreneurial centric company.


StrikeIron is seeking a dynamic, high energy Business Development Manager to assist in developing new and existing channels within its technology partner ecosystem. This role will have a heavy emphasis on business partnership negotiation and execution, sourcing, evaluating new markets and technologies, and channel management.




- Implement channels development strategy to meet revenue objectives

- Identify new opportunities

- Assist in negotiations

- Respond to partner inquiries, from initial inquiry to ongoing success




- 2+ years experience in a business development role

- Be able to apply software and Internet technology to create opportunities

- Strong knowledge of strategy setting, business development and proposal process

- Knowledge of online business models and Internet technology

- Past experience and success in software or Internet Business Development

- Proactively keeps up to date with Internet and technology trends

- Strong verbal and written communication skills

- Strong presentation skills

- Excellent interpersonal skills and positive attitude

- Ability to meet multiple objectives in an entrepreneurial environment

- Willingness for up to 50% travel

- Bachelor's degree or higher


Benefits include:

- Stock Options

- Medical/Dental, 401k, Section 125/Cafeteria Plan

- Paid Vacation and Holidays


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