Business Development Manager

Master Data Management
Up to £75k/£90k base salary + variable
United Kingdom (Remote)
United Kingdom

Data has become the most valuable commodity on earth and access to this as real-time events stream is vital…

Strive Sales have partnered with a Tier 1 VC-backed open source even streaming vendor, we have been tasked with building their EMEA presales function from scratch.

The Company

  • +500% YoY growth last 2 years
  • Series A, raising over $29m in total funding
  • Cloud native, significantly faster and more scalable than Kafka, allows for faster benchmarking, geo-replication, tiered storage and all in one solution (Pubsub, Queue & Stream)
  • Sitting within the same investment portfolio as Snowflake, Apple, Okta, WhatsApp
  • Working with Splunk, Tencent, Iterable, Toyata taking them away from old school Confluent / Kafka technologies to sign up with this ground breaking tech

The Leadership

  • Founders created Apache Pulsar & Apache BookKeeper - streaming technology that was put into open source
  • Founders previously built and scaled Streamlio – took it through the Splunk acquisition
  • Built Pulsar whilst at Yahoo to create a global distributed messaging system for Yahoo
  • GM of Europe has previously built his own start ups and is extremely entrepreneurial
  • Founder is a software engineer by trade who really understands the pain points of Kafka and how switching to Pulsar is bleeding edge tech

The Role & Package details

  • First BDR on the ground EMEA
  • Up to £75k/£90k base salary + variable
  • Opportunity to scale a region and progress rapidly within the company, no ceiling above you
  • Building towards an IPO
  • Working closely with Head of Sales and helping to close deals

Interview Process

  • 1st Discovery call w/ Head of Sales
  • 2nd Conversation with GM Europe
  • 3rd Culture Call with VP of Growth

How to apply:

Apply, send me an email, message me on LinkedIn or even just pick up the phone. If you don’t have an up-to-date CV, don’t worry that’s my job to help you with that. Just get in touch with Aiden;

Phone: +44 (0)203 983 0770



Aiden Ratcliffe

Key Account Manager & Team Lead

+44 (0)203 983 0770