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Business Development



Sales & Business Development
Posted on Friday, June 2, 2023

Business Development

About Mercantile

Mercantile is the first industry-tailored SMB credit card that unifies the purchasing power of small businesses to deliver customized discounts on top of all the general rewards and perks they’ve come to expect.
We’re on a mission to become the best financial platform for small business owners, helping to make their businesses more resilient, and helping them negotiate on better deals with their suppliers.
We’ve raised $22M from some of the world’s top investors such as First Round Capital, General Catalyst, 8VC, SV Angel, Commerce Ventures, BoxGroup, Operator Partners and Inovia.
So far, our existing partnerships include the American Optometric Association, the Opticians Association of America, and DrChrono EHR, and we have a strong pipeline and a number of new partners about to launch!

What you’ll do

As part of your role, you will:
Hunt new distribution partnership opportunities
Generate your own leads through LinkedIn, cold reach outs, trade shows / conferences, etc
Reach out to leads generated through Mercantile’s lead generation efforts
Nurture relationships
Build strong relationships with potential partners. Do frequent followups to move the relationships forward
Build and maintain your CRM
Build materials & presentations
Build presentations to go over the offering and partnership structure
Work with Mercantile’s finance team to build earnings presentations
Negotiate commercial agreements
Negotiate terms with potential partners
Negotiate card offering with potential partners
Work with counsel to close commercial agreements
Manage partners
Onboard your signed partners
Manage your relationships, strategize to hit certain charge volume and account targets

You could be a fit if you have

5+ years of business development or sales experience
High energy and ambition
Ability to work in fast paced, constantly evolving environment
Excellent verbal and written communication skills including high-level interactions with internal and external contacts
Friendly demeanor
Exceptional ability to organize work and tasks; attention to detail and excellent follow-through
An interest in cold outreaching (cold call & cold email)

Extra points if you:

Have experience doing sales or business development in a financial institution or fintech
Are a Hubspot wizard
Decide to call us to discuss the job before applying +1-438-490-5829