VP, Business Development (Greater NYC Area, NY)

| Greater NYC Area | Hybrid
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With a recent Series E raise of USD$325M from top investors like Tiger Global, Rokt is poised for rapid growth as we prepare for our IPO. Come join our growing team - operating in 19+ markets worldwide, with its headquarters in NYC, and a major R&D hub in Sydney. Listed as ‘Great Places to Work’ in the US and Australia, Rokt’s ecommerce technology helps companies like Live Nation, Groupon, Staples, Lands’ End, Fanatics, GoDaddy, Vistaprint and HelloFresh seize the full potential of every transaction moment to grow revenue and acquire new customers at scale. Our award-winning culture is guided by our five core values: Smart with Humility, Own the Outcomes, Force for Good, Conquer New Frontiers, and Enjoy the Ride. These values help us attract, engage, and develop the right talent around the globe and ensure we have the right conditions to do our best work.

Keen to join a fast-growing company and a vibrant culture? Learn more at rokt.com.

  • Develop the business development strategy for your pod / vertical (as team lead or senior individual contributor) with the executive team to plan the appropriate growth for the business & provide quarterly forecasts of expected growth
  • Penetrate target accounts at corporate levels through executive briefings/meetings to develop an intimate understanding of customer's business, technical issues and organizational structure, and document using appropriate systems.
  • Move client prospects through the funnel, from consideration to executed contract including managing the pitch process; oversee internal process for responding to RFPs and preparing for pitches
  • Manage successful working relationships with Executive team, SDR’s, VP Operations Consulting & Industry Vertical VP’s to successfully acquire, launch and grow supply partners.
  • Contribute to the development of Rokt’s marketing materials, including credentials / capabilities, case studies and collateral material.
  • Together with support of a SDR, actively own the outreach strategy and execution
  • Maintain updated Hubspot database of prospect contacts, leads, and deal opportunities.
  • Ultimately continuously achieve quarterly and annual revenue goal


  • 5+ years experience with proven track record of closing high value solution sales in complex SaaS/ Technology services services at between a $4 to 20 million deal size
  • Must have a proven track record of selling into and building credible relationships at the "C" level as well as through the organization
  • Professional client-facing skills. Polished, articulate and credible when communicating with partners in business and social settings. Full comprehension of client businesses and needs.
  • A curious mind with a strong desire to leverage creative problem-solving skills to develop new ideas and revenue opportunities for the organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to think conceptually as well as engage in the detail
  • Entrepreneurial background, attitude or ambition is a plus. Ability to work independently and collaborate with internal constituencies is key.
  • Excellent written, interpersonal, verbal and listening skills.
  • Understanding of digital media and emerging marketing and ad tech is preferred
  • Past experience and deep executive knowledge & credibility of one of our priority industry verticals of ecommerce/Retail, Travel or Events & Ticketing is a bonus
  • Bachelor's/Master's degree. Post-graduate degree not a requirement but well received.


  • Safety is our highest priority. We actively invest in the growth of our people and the strengthening of our communities. Our NYC office is 100% vaccinated to keep our employees and community safe and healthy. We require all Rokt’stars and anyone else who will be onsite at the Rokt NYC office–clients, contractors, vendors, and suppliers–to show proof of vaccination and their booster shot.
  • Work with the greatest talent in town. Our recruiting process is tough. We set a high bar because we have a high-performing and high-velocity culture where we only want the brightest and the best.
  • Join a community. We believe the greatest things happen when we come together to solve complex problems and make meaningful connections with each other through social groups, sports clubs, and social events.
  • Accelerate your career. Develop through our global training events, ‘Level Up’ investment, online training courses, and our fantastic people leaders. Take your career to Rokt’speed - Grow your career in our rapidly growing company.
  • Take a break. When you work hard, we know you also need to rest. We offer generous time off and parental leave policies, as well as mental health and wellness days for all employees. We also offer a paid Rokt’star Sabbatical for employees who have been with us for 3 years or more.
  • Stay happy and healthy. Enjoy catered lunch every day and healthy snacks in the office. Plus join the gym on us! In the US, access generous retirement plans like a 4% dollar-for-dollar 401K matching plan and get fully funded premium health insurance for your whole family. And our NYC office is dog-friendly!
  • Become a shareholder. All Rokt’stars have stock options. If we succeed, everyone is rewarded.
  • See the world! Along with our global all-staff events in amazing locations (Phuket, Thailand in January 2020, Hawaii in May 2022), we also offer generous relocation packages for those interested in moving to another Rokt office. We have cool offices in great cities: New York, Sydney, London, Singapore, Tokyo.
  • We believe we are better together. We spend most of our time in the office (most teams are 4 days a week). One week per quarter, you also have the flexibility to work from anywhere.
  • We believe in equality. Rokt is an Equal Opportunity Employer and recognizes that a diverse workforce is crucial to our success as a business. We would love you to apply for one of our open roles—irrespective of socio-economic status or background, age, gender identity, race, religion, sexual orientation, color, pregnancy, carer/family responsibilities, national and social origin, political opinion, marital, veteran, or disability status.

Compensation: $190,000 - $210,000 + equity + (great) benefits!


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Historically the printing hub of NYC, Hudson Square is now considered the “Creative District” of the city. It's a vibrant place filled with the minds hard at work shaping tomorrow. Rokt’stars have easy access to their pick of 5 coffee shops on the block; and the 1 train just feet away from the door.

An Insider's view of Rokt

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Working in the office is great, and it's fun having lunch with my friends or working with colleagues on a project in real-time. Rokt has a culture of getting things done, but no one takes themselves too seriously. And we have NY hustle and bustle!


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What makes someone successful on your team?

Engineering at Rokt is composed of technical, self-driven, intelligent individuals working together to improve eCommerce globally. We exemplify ownership over the systems we build and work together to lift each other up.


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