Country Managing Director
About the job
2080 is one of the fast-growing Venture Accelerators, started by ex-500 and Techstar Team. We focus on investing in startups in Asia and emerging markets.
We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced professional to serve as our Saudi Arabia Country Lead. The individual in this role will be responsible for developing and implementing strategies to close government and corporate contracts for our accelerator program.
- Develop and maintain relationships with key government and corporate stakeholders in Saudi Arabia
- Identify and pursue new business opportunities with government and corporate partners
- Negotiate and close contracts for our accelerator program
- Act as the primary point of contact for government and corporate partners in Saudi Arabia
- Provide regular updates to management on the status of contract negotiations and business development efforts
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure the successful execution of contracts
- Bachelor's degree in business, marketing, or a related field
- Proven experience in business development, particularly in the government and corporate sectors
- Strong negotiation and relationship-building skills
- Experience working in Saudi Arabia and knowledge of the Saudi Arabian market
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills in both English and Arabic
- Strong leadership skills and the ability to work independently
- Familiarity with accelerator programs and startups is a plus.
This is a full-time position based in Saudi Arabia.