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Partnership Development Manager


GotCourts is the of the Tennis Sports space. We are the leading European marketplace for finding and booking courts, connecting with other players and clubs and revolutionizing the on- and offline Sports Experience.

We provide partners with a state-of the art IT management system, as well as an international network of players, which makes partnering with us a no-brainer.

We now manage a network spanning three key European markets, our platform connects more than 150,000 active players and processed over 3 Million court reservations to date.

Our mission is to connect the global racket sports community by digital technology to provide access to suitable hitting partners, high-quality courts and capable coaches, anywhere and anytime.

What you will work on

Personally selecting qualified partners

Communicating with partners to offer to put them in touch with our player network

Building and maintaining successful partner relationships

Taking full ownership of the complete collaboration and deal cycle

Monitoring of existing partners via our online platform

Mastering and applying effective communication. Including pitching and presenting at boardroom level

Providing excellent customer service and proactively communicating with partners

Achieve growth and hit sales targets by identifying, developing and closing new deals in your region via direct sales, remote presentations, calls, networking and marketing referrals

Build and promote strong, long-lasting customer relationships by partnering with them and understanding their needs

Collaborate with marketing and/or the sales manager in developing and implementing targeted sales- and marketing plans in order to feed the sales funnel

Support new customers with training and setup-services to achieve a smooth onboarding experience

Capture customer feedback and opportunities to innovate while being fully aware of new products and competition status

Update and manage the pipeline and prepare sales forecasts

Who you are

As the European leader of sourcing and booking court locations, we are expanding globally and fast. To support development of our company, we are now looking for a self-starting German-speaking star to join our Growth Team as a Partnership Development Manager. As an integral part of our international team, you will be primarily responsible for finding and communicating with new partners that own exciting clubs and facilities and offer to connect them with our solutions and international network. You will be working alongside senior management so you will be a hard-working and articulate team player that can work at a fast pace and is passionate about changing the landscape of the Sports Industry.

This is a valuable position that will teach you the ins- and outs of effective partnership communication, invaluable business skills and know-how to successfully build and grow a start-up. It will take you around the different aspects of building a business, while connecting and collaborating with partners. We are looking for people who can start immediately on an on-going basis.

Interested? Apply now!

Who we are looking for:

Strong verbal communication skills, personable and commercially-minded

Excellent writing skills for email and external communication with partners

Target-focused, high-energy, entrepreneurial and hardworking self-starter

Experience working in sales or communication is a plus

Ability to work both independently and within a team

Smart, intuitive and strict attention to detail

An interest in tennis and racket sports is a plus

Fluency in German is a must-have, strong English skills a large plus

We're offering these benefits

Work in an amazing work environment and winning culture, which is consistently given top marks by our employees.

Given responsibility with the potential for significant career progression at GotCourts.

Gain 360-degree exposure to all aspects of the business

Receive communication training, professional development and relevant business skills

You will work with innovative international partners and brands on a daily basis

Be part of an ambitious, young team in a fast-growing global tech-startup

Make your mark on the company and be responsible for your own work

Work side-by-side with senior management

Receive support and coaching, giving you the opportunity to own your own learning curve

Start: As Soon As Possible

Hours per week: 40

We look forward to hearing from you!

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About GotCourts
We are a social network for racket sports players and online service for booking courts and coaches. We lead the market in Switzerland and now scale in Europe.
11-50 employees
Information Technology (IT)
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Contact Person:
Jort Duijnker
Business Development Director
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