Director / Vice President (VP) of Business Development (part time / full time)
Rec.fm - Los Altos, CA

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Experienced consumer website business development deal maker needed for 2010 SXSW Web Awards finalist Rec.fm - a new site recently featured on Mashable.com and LifeHacker.com which allows fast and easy creation and sharing of product recommendations for the benefit of charity. Rec.fm users recommend products they love for the benefit of causes they care about.

Rec.fm is fully operational in public beta and fully integrated with major social networks like Facebook and Twitter and major commerce networks such as Amazon.com, Apple iTunes and Shopping.com. Partnerships are in place with major charities including The Red Cross, The National Foundation for Cancer Research, Water.org and GrassRoots.org.

Proprietary technology of Rec.fm scores product recommendations based upon data indicators of “trust” and prioritizes presentation of the most trustworthy recommendations to searchers. Intellectual property includes three provisional patents, a robust cloud-based service delivery platform and a substantial domain name portfolio.

Rec.fm's mission is founded by a desire to help great causes and to become an agent of their success. Our partnership with those causes defines the core credibility of our service offering.

Responsibilities

Prospecting, negotiating and closing partnership agreements with social networks, commerce networks, charity partners and traffic sources.

Experience

Prior experience at consumer web start-ups or emerging companies prospecting and negotiating deals with large partners

Skills

Prospecting, negotiating and closing partnership deals

Education

BA / BS
MBA or equivalent experience desirable

Compensation

Generous equity compensation initially
Normal and ususal salary, incentive and equity compensation upon completion of funding round.

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