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Published 2022-06-22 09:00 2022-06-22 09:00:00 2022-07-22 09:00:00
Business Development Associate
  • Fulltime in Shanghai | Office
  • Salary: 10,000 - 15,000¥
  • Candidate Location: Only applicants currently in Shanghai

Job Description

  • Analyzing potential markets 
  • Prospecting potential companies
  • Targeting specific people within those companies 
  • Cold outreach
  • Strategies to create warm outreach and/or inbound leads
  • Vetting new potential opportunities
  • Collaborate on the creation of pitches and assets for partner acquisition efforts
  • Plan, coordinate, and execute targeted partner outreach
  • Build and manage relationships with partners
  • Support in managing day-to-day communication with partners and internal operation teams
  • Proactively identify issues, potential points of failure 
  • Track all incoming and outgoing projects
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders on gathering necessary components for launching and managing partners
  • Work with product, tech, and culinary studio team members to move deals through the funnel 
  • Aligning the product and tech teams with what has been discussed and sold to potential clients
  • “Boots-on-the-ground” ally for business development and act as a liaison between the worldwide team and the Shanghai office


  • Free coffee
  • Team building
  • Global team relationship


  • Experience interning or working at a technology company managing partnership outreach
  • Ability to act autonomously
  • Collaborative worker, able to align closely with several different internal teams and external partners and agencies
  • Attention to detail, organization, and follow-through
  • Ability to manage multiple time-sensitive projects simultaneously without the support of a large team
  • Excellent communicator to both internal and external stakeholders
  • Passionate for technology and food industries
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and a shifting business landscape
  • Location: must be Shanghai based
  • Language: must be fluent in English with excellent written and oral communication skills, Chinese language is a plus
  • Hours: this role will be coordinating with coworkers and partners in the US, Europe, and worldwide and will require an occasional flexible schedule for early morning or evening calls
  • The ideal candidate must be extremely organized, effective communicator,  be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment and work effectively autonomously


SideChef is an all-in-one home cooking platform that provides over 12,000 free interactive smart recipes with dynamic recipe guidance featuring hands-free voice commands, step-by-step photos, how-to videos, and built-in timers. SideChef offers in-app meal planning, grocery delivery, and smart kitchen connectivity. Founded by CEO Kevin Yu in 2014, the company pioneers the next generation in cooking practices. The SideChef app has won numerous awards in the food and tech industries—including Google ‘Best Apps of 2017'. The app has inspired the creation of over 2.5 million meals/cooking sessions in home kitchens around the world. At SideChef, we strongly believe that cooking is an integral part of life. We know that cooking isn’t about the prettiest dish; instead, it’s about what cooking does - bring people together. Through a seamless design and strong user experience, we allow our community to reach their maximum cooking potential. Our core beliefs are manifested in our employees, which are to think globally, empower others, and to lead by design. We are dedicated to bringing the SideChef experience to the world, one casserole dish at a time.

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