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Business Development Manager

WSC Sports

WSC Sports

Sales & Business Development
Posted on Monday, April 15, 2024

Business Development Manager

  • Business Development
  • Israel
  • ID: 6290831992


WSC Sports, the pioneer in AI-powered content technology, empowers more than 460 clients worldwide to connect with their fans through AI-tailored sports content experiences. Our platform automates content creation, management, and distribution, enabling media rights holders to expand reach, grow fan bases, and unlock revenue opportunities across digital platforms.

Why WSC Sports:

You'll work in an exciting environment alongside some of the most innovative people in the industry, using cutting-edge tools and technologies. At WSC Sports, you have the opportunity to directly influence the products and solutions used by our clients worldwide, including sports giants such as the NBA, Bundesliga, LaLiga, ESPN - and that's just the beginning of what we have to offer! Join us and be a part of the best tech team as we Fuel The Fandom.

What you’ll do:

As an EMEA business development manager, you'll drive and execute end-to-end sales cycles, build and manage strategic partnerships and commercial relationships, identify new business opportunities and lead cross-organizational projects.

You will be responsible to identify strategic commercial opportunities to grow and develop the business, including:

  • Own end-to-end sales-cycle management - from lead generation, throughout the negotiation process to closing the deal.
  • Research and identify new business opportunities - including new markets, growth areas, trends, customers, partnerships, products and services.
  • Take full ownership over regional goals and targets, lead and execute end-to-end sales cycles while working with key stakeholders and C-level management.
  • Meet and exceed KPIs and sales targets. Independently build a large pipeline of leads to drive sales.
  • Manage ongoing commercial relationships and maximise new commercial opportunities
  • Identify specific client needs and tailor value propositions and product offerings accordingly.
  • Design and drive Go-To-Market strategies and innovative offerings across the European sports industry.
  • Interact with the Product and R&D teams to utilise industry insights and client feedback to continuously improve the company’s value proposition and products.
  • Participate in conferences/speaking opportunities to promote WSC Sports’ brand and generate new commercial & strategic opportunities.
  • Plan and execute initiatives with the Customer Success team to effectively increase WSC Sports’ value proposition and commercial opportunities with its existing portfolio of partners.


What you’ll need:

  • 2-5 years of experience in BizDev teams in a tech B2B company, with a SAAS product.
  • Fluent in English, both written and verbal.
  • Strategic thinking and proven ability to drive processes end-to-end from concept to execution.
  • Passion for sports - watching, talking and breathing sports on a daily basis.
  • Independent learning skills with high proficiency in conducting in-depth research and analysis.
  • Great people skills, high emotional intelligence and the ability to empathise with potential customers and partners.
  • Problem-solving skills - ability to navigate complexities and craft effective business resolutions
  • High ability to work independently and self-manage.
  • Flexibility to occasionally travel abroad and work in flexible hours.

Bonus Points:

  • Experience working in a multinational setting and different time-zones.
  • Technical knowledge and familiarity with the R&D process.
  • Entrepreneurial experience in a startup company.
  • Previous experience working in the Sports Media industry.