Business Development Executive (Liverpool)

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Full Time
Mid Level

GuestReady is an award-winning startup in the sharing economy built on the success of short-term rental companies. Its mission is to take the hassle out of short and mid-term rentals, as well as any operations that are related to turning over guests, and to optimize listings to incur a maximum yield for the client. The company is co-founded by seasoned entrepreneurs (some former Ex-Rocket Internet executives), and today manages around 2,500 properties across 20 cities, has sold 1,200,000+ guest nights and generated rental income of €50m+ for owners.

We’re now expanding across the UK and searching for a superstar team member to take on the role of Business Development Executive in Northwest England. You will be responsible for growing the region by sourcing and meeting new leads and partners, negotiating agreements, building brand awareness and driving sales. Our ideal candidate must be a self-starter, comfortable with ambiguity in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment, and able to ‘think big’ while paying careful attention to detail. This is the perfect opportunity to become part of a growing global company. 


Main Responsibilities:

  • Developing and maintaining relationships and negotiating contracts with the likes of landlords, agents and developers
  • Driving sales in your territory and executing sales strategies to improve market share
  • Educate potential customers to the benefits of GuestReady and the holiday rental market
  • Increase brand awareness alongside the Country and Marketing Managers
  • Handling inbound and outbound sales through email, phone and in-person
  • Adapt GuestReady’s global best practices to the local requirements
  • Maintain current knowledge with local regulations surrounding the letting market
  • Identifying service improvements or new service by remaining current on industry trends, market activities and competitors
  • Represent the company at conferences, trade fairs and networking events



  • At least 2 years in a similar role with a proven track record of closing deals across B2C and B2B
  • Experience within letting and estate agencies is desirable, including a passion for travel
  • Network of landlords, developers, brokers and investors is desirable
  • A people person, comfortable interacting with casual hosts and high-end professional
  • Self-driven, self-motivated, detail oriented, proactive - a hustler
  • Ability to prioritize, structure and solve problems
  • Experience working with CRM tools such as Hubspot
  • Fluency in English is essential, with excellent verbal and written skills
  • Bachelor’s degree is desirable
  • Occasional Travel Required
  • Ideal candidate based in Liverpool area


  • Base salary and uncapped bonus structure
  • A dynamic and international work environment with flat hierarchies and space for your own ideas
  • Flexible remote working and office space
  • Travel and Learning Perks

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