Head of Business Development, East Coast

Job ID: 19514

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Due to continued growth, Vistaprint Corporate Solutions (VCS), a newly created business unit within Cimpress, is looking for an experienced Business Development Manager to deliver on immediate revenue growth opportunities from our newly launched solutions. VCS is targeting aggressive growth through two key market segments/solutions:


  • CimpressOpen– our public API access to the Cimpress mass customization platform, allowing any third party merchant to take advantage of the scale, reliability, cost advantage and geographic reach of Cimpress for print fulfillment https://open.cimpress.io/
  • Custom Private Print portals – our offering for businesses ranging from SMEs to enterprises with thousands of users, giving brand control, cost and time savings for office managers when ordering print.

Role Summary

The Business Development Manager (“BDM”) will own strategy and execution for developing a robust book of revenue-generating partners for Vistaprint Corporate Solutions (“VCS”). Partnering with the VCS product, marketing, and strategy and operations teams, the BD will source and close partnerships across multiple channels to grow VCS. The BDM will place particular emphasis on developing the emerging CimpressOPEN branded suite of API-based web services for mass customization along with the traditional corporate and wholesale partnerships.

The successful BDM will do:

  • Learn the VCS product and technology quickly to establish a foundation for domain expertise
  • Get tools and processes set up to organize and automate partner acquisition activities
  • Develop a plan of attack to manage the targeting and prioritization of the high-upside smaller beta prospects and the larger, more established prospects and revenue-generating partners
  • Build a robust pipeline of partnership opportunities that are on track to close in following months
  • Work with the VCS marketing team continually to upgrade the library of sales materials
  • Experiment with a mix of potential partner acquisition strategies (e.g., calls, meetings, events, trade shows, VC/PE, speaker panels, sponsorship, networking) to test the market response
  • Provide active and ongoing feedback to product team and shape roadmap from field interactions
  • Deliver revenue and organic growth to VCS and make the business successful based on scalable process development, people development, and a high-energy commitment to winning

The ideal BDM will be:

  • Communicative and forward-thinking business development strategist and go-getter
  • Networker, cold caller, marketer, listener, presenter, negotiator, naturally likeable, and people-oriented
  • Expert collaborator internally within Cimpress and externally with prospects and partners to create value
  • Project manager to drive complex partnership processes that involve numerous senior-level stakeholders
  • Able to understand applications of API/technology through the mass customization value chain
  • Creative and innovative to pioneer successful partnership development activities for a startup BU
  • Willing to travel extensively to engage with prospects or partners and connect with Cimpress home offices
  • An experienced (e.g., 5-10 years) and multi-faceted professional with a proven track record of business development success

More detail on Cimpress

Cimpress N.V. (Nasdaq:CMPR) is the world leader in mass customization. For 20 years, the company has focused on developing software and manufacturing capabilities that transform traditional markets in order to make customized products accessible and affordable to everyone. Cimpress’ portfolio of brands include Vistaprint, Albelli, Drukwerkdeal, Pixartprinting and others serve many customer segments across many applications for mass customization. The company produces more than 80 million unique products a year via its network of computer integrated manufacturing facilities.


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About Vistaprint

Vistaprint, a Cimpress company, empowers 16 million micro businesses and consumers annually with affordable, professional print and digital solutions by leading the way in marketing, innovative technologies, custom products and manufacturing excellence.

We strive to be a world-class customer-centric company by offering a broad range of products and services via 25 easy-to-access, localized websites globally and by shipping to more than 130 countries around the world. Our customers benefit from our unique business model supported by proprietary technologies, high-volume production facilities and direct marketing expertise.

Employees of Vistaprint are passionate about understanding the needs of our customers to help them make an impression both at work and in life. We look for customer-centric people who bring ideas, visions and dreams and a passion to deliver on them regardless of department, title or tenure. If you’re a self-starter looking to make an impact, we offer highly rewarding opportunities to grow with us both personally and professionally.

Join some of the finest talent to deliver on our promise as one of the best industry-transforming – and career-transforming – companies in the world. Go to About Us to learn more.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Vistaprint, a Cimpress company, is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or marital status.
Vistaprint does not accept unsolicited candidate referrals or resumes / CVs from third-party vendors, including recruitment agencies. Only resumes received from contracted agencies/vendors will be considered. Vistaprint will not be responsible or liable for any fees or costs associated with such unsolicited submissions.