Business Development Associate
The position will begin in May 2019.
About Trend Hunter
With nearly 3 billion views from over 150,000,000 people, Trend Hunter is the world’s largest, most popular trend website and an innovation consultancy. We help the world’s leading brands, like Starbucks, Google, Disney, Netflix, Universal, NASA and Tesla, predict and create the future. With our New York Times bestselling methods, Artificial Intelligence and big data, we’ve created thousands of custom trend reports, inspiring keynotes, action-oriented workshops and epic Future Festival events.
Behind the scenes, we’re fueled by a fun, dynamic culture and a team of 50+ people in the heart of Toronto’s Queen West neighbourhood. We've been awarded the Wall Street Journal Workplace of the Day and One of Canada's Best Start-up Work Cultures. Our work culture prioritizes the personal and professional development of all team members. We value individual personality and celebrate all wins -- big and small -- within our organization through weekly Beer Fridays, Fun Days, a peer-nominated Platinum Rewards Program, a mid-year team excursion and an infectiously enthusiastic attitude.
About Future Festival
Trend Hunter’s Future Festival World Summit is the company’s flagship conference and takes place in downtown Toronto. It is an event like no other with 1,000+ of the world’s top innovation and insights leaders from brands coming together to plan for their upcoming year. Between innovation keynotes, prototyping workshops, tech-infused networking parties and experiential Trend Safaris, attendees are treated to a fully immersive 3-day program. This year, our festival will travel to a dozen cities, including Los Angeles, Seattle, Atlanta, Orlando, New York, Chicago, Ecuador and Berlin.
The hired applicant will become a master at Trend Hunter, inclusive of all products and services. They will generate opportunities for new business via outbound communications leveraging high level value propositions, differentiators, key stats and client stories, testimonials and other marketing materials. Using the tools available to them, they will establish lasting relationships with leaders in innovation and consumer insights, generating awareness and educating these leaders about Future Festival as well as Trend Hunter’s subscription-based Advisory services.
They will work within a fast-paced environment and will rely heavily on their strategic communication, relentlessness and work ethic to make it to the next level. Working closely with the Chief Growth Officer and the Head of Future Festival, the hired applicant will also contribute to growing the Future Festival brand. This role is the first step to becoming a full-time member of Trend Hunter’s Business Innovation Group.
Trend Hunter continues to grow as a company and with this acceleration comes an opportunity to really take advantage of our market potential. Growing from 30 to 55 over the last year, the team is constantly challenged with new responsibilities, creative challenges and areas of development. Our client list is constantly adding top-tier names like Nasa, Samsung and Netflix and this role is central to bringing Trend Hunter solutions to the innovation community.
All applicants should have successfully completed their undergraduate studies by the starting date and should be ambitious and passionate about sales. Applicants should be familiar with the website’s content and festival.