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Business Development Manager


We are on the cusp of a skills revolution that is being driven by technology. That’s why we partnered academics and industry experts to develop a different kind of education model.

The Computing and UX education team at Shopify are stewards for technical education initiatives that form this model. The team engages and supports people learning technical skills from a young age and continuing throughout their careers. These programs combine the best of traditional education, industry mentorship, and learning by doing in the workplace.

The nature of our work necessitates collaborating with a broad array of partners including government, industry, not for profits, individuals, and many internal teams at Shopify. As the Business Development Manager, you help maintain these relationships and the inspirational stories of our work together.

This team is looking for the following skills:

  • Strong technical and marketing writing skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Experience working with software development teams, in a research and development context
  • Exceptional collaboration skills, you pull people in and get them excited to contribute!
  • Exceptional ability to turn data into stories to engage and inspire people

Bonus if you have:

  • People leadership skills
  • Experience with grant proposal writing
  • Network in government, industry, and media

If you’re interested in helping us shape the future of commerce at Shopify, click the “Apply Now” button to submit your application. Tell us why this job excites you and why you'd rock it! Please address your cover letter to Alexa. We will be accepting applications until February 15th. At that time, we will reach out to candidates who we'd like to speak with!

Experience comes in many forms, many skills are transferable, and passion goes a long way. If your experience is *this* close to what we’re looking for, please consider applying. We know that diversity of thought makes for the best problem-solving and creative thinking, which is why we're dedicated to adding new perspectives to the team and encourage everyone to apply.

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