Are you our new Partnership Manager in Singapore?

Day-in-a-Life of our Partnerships Manager (Singapore)

BlueChilli’s world-class accelerator brings startups together with corporate partners to accelerate innovation. Singapore is the next launchpad for BlueChilli to be established as a global innovation powerhouse, leveraging our existing capabilities in Australia and translating that into success in Singapore and the wider Asia-Pacific region.  

This role is  integral to our growth as a company, and our Partnerships Manager in Singapore is responsible for sourcing and building a robust pipeline of corporate partners to financially support our accelerator programs as we grow into the region.

As one of the first hires in the region, BlueChilli counts on the Partnerships Manager to be a brand ambassador and conduit between markets. Supported by HQ in Australia and working in collaboration with the local Program Director, you’ll thrive as a remote operator for a while, but are likely to help us build a team of champions around you to help amplify our mission. 

Typical tasks…

  • Working closely with our Chief Innovation Officer,  Head of Partnerships and Program Directors to compile a list of potential targets and working through research, scenario setting and network introductions to narrow it down into an effective and workable pipeline for our corporate programs. 
  • Using your deep knowledge of the Singaporean corporate market to adapt our existing sales and marketing collateral – or even creating it from scratch – to turn them into reliable conversion tools. 
  • Diving deep into your existing local network to identify potential corporate clients for BlueChilli and the corporate programs. This will likely include some strategic outreach and networking in the local ecosystem. 
  • Organising and attending sales meetings – in person, calls, video-conferencing and any other means necessary – to further the BlueChilli sales strategy. 
  • Using your highly-tuned emotional intelligence to empathise with our clients’ innovation requirements, metabolising them into our reporting system and passing on the knowledge to the Program Director(s) in Singapore, our  Growth team and Chief Innovation Officer.
  • Spearheading all corporate program negotiations in Singapore and Asia – supported by our CEO, CIO and Program Directors – and using the top of your intelligence to make sure that BlueChilli’s interests are represented, promoted and achieved  in those meetings.   

Type of projects you’ll be working on… 

BlueChilli runs open innovation accelerators with multiple corporate partners (i.e. SheStarts) and white label accelerator programs (i.e. Xcelerate Coca-Cola Amatil, Stockland PropTech Accelerator) where one corporate partners exclusively backs the program

Your initial focus in the regions will the the first  accelerator program in Singapore. Here are some of the  programs we’ve run in Australia that give you an idea for what’s possible in Singapore:

You have…. 

  • A strong, reliable corporate network to call upon in the region. 
  • The ability to start working on a big project with limited information. 
  • Ease and efficacy  in communication, evidenced by the ability to turn corporate programs into a compelling – if not urgent – need for our corporate clients. 

It would be extra awesome if you also had… 

  • A deep passion for purpose-driven startups and businesses. 
  • The power to write captivating content for our pitches, collateral and community outreach. 

You are… 

  • Resilient – partnerships is a very personal business. The ability to get off the mat and go at it again the next day is crucial to the job. 
  • Disciplined – this role is a catalyst to our growth in a new market, so we will rely on you to keep good records and keep the team  informed of any developments in a timely manner. 
  • A closer – you are able to see the sales pipeline to the very end, bringing back wins to the team! 
  • Adaptable – things move fast at BlueChilli, so it’s important that we work with resolve but knowing that things could change within a few days. 

Don’t let the confidence gap get in the way of applying, if you’re a creative and curious JavaScript developer, we want to hear from you.

To learn about what BlueChilli offers and employee benefits, click here.

Maybe this role is not for you if…. 

  • You don’t have strong existing networks with Singaporean corporates
  • You’re not currently based or able to work in Singapore.

A little bit about BlueChilli….

Interested? Great! Apply here.

>> This role is open to all levels and ranges of background and experience. You will need to be a Singapore tax resident to be considered. <<