Job Type: part-time/Contractor
Location: Bahama’s / Belize / Dutch Caribbean (Aruba, Bonaire & Curacao)
Start Date: As soon as possible
Compensation: Attractive, based on experience
Reports To: Business Development Manager (Bahamas & Taiwan)
Interested?: Please send an updated version of your CV and motivation letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Planet Deepblu is the latest project of Deepblu, a fun and fast moving startup based in Taipei with offices in China and the US, and recently expanding to the Caribbean region.
Planet Deepblu is an online marketplace and community where divers can discover their next dive experience and get in touch with dive businesses around the world, while browsing an intuitive map featuring dive destinations, sites, businesses and fellow diver reviews.
Find out more on https://www.deepblu.com/planet
At Planet Deepblu we’re looking for an exceptional relationship builder and a structured Business Development Associate who can take ownership of the implementation of our Business Development Strategy in the Bahamas, Belize or the Dutch Caribbean. You’ll independently schedule meetings with local dive businesses, go door-to-door to share Planet Deepblu’s mission and vision, and initiate long-lasting partnerships with dive operators and businesses on-site.
You’ll implement our business development strategy, recruit new partners, walk them through the on-boarding process and increase their engagement and the revenue they generate.
As an enthusiast and experienced diver, you bring a wealth of knowledge and hands-on experience in outreach and relationship management.
You are addicted to the ocean, proficient in both English and Spanish, goal-oriented and comfortable taking initiative. You are (soon to be) located in the Bahamas, Belize or the Dutch Caribbean for at least 3 to 6 months and you’ll have time to visit 1 or 2 dive businesses on a daily basis.
This is a great opportunity to play a pivotal role in the development of an upcoming platform that brings divers, diving and dive operators closer together, making a meaningful impact on the future of the business as a whole.
Independently implement Planet Deepblu’s Business Development strategy and drive growth in terms of local partnerships.
Plan, execute and scale our partners recruiting program to grow our local dive operator network.
Maintain close relationships with partners to keep them engaged and help them throughout the on-boarding process.
Create and present weekly reports and analysis to the Head of Business Development, located in the Bahamas.
Keep abreast of newest trends, innovations and developments in the diving industry with a strong understanding of market demands in terms of dive travel.
Significant hands-on experience in the diving and/or travel industry.
Outstanding relationship building skills, growing, managing and influencing partners.
You already have an established network of dive operators in the area.
Independent and self-motivated, you don’t require constant feedback and you have a secret love for perfection and attention to details.
Flawless spoken English and Spanish communication skills.
Own a computer or tablet.
Qualified scuba diver, ideally a divemaster or dive instructor or enrolled in an internship program.
Fluency in other languages is a plus