About The Folklore

The Folklore Group is a conglomerate of B2B, consumer, and media products that enable the global ecosystem to seamlessly discover, connect with, and shop African and diasporic designer brands. Our primary product, The Folklore Connect, is a wholesale e-commerce platform that empowers global retailers to discover and shop African and diasporic designer fashion and lifestyle brands. The Folklore Connect provides technology that enables brands to streamline and scale their wholesale business and retailers to seamlessly find and order fantastic products.

The Folklore is a Techstars (Seattle 21’) and venture capital-backed company that has been featured by Vogue, Forbes, TechCrunch, Fast Company, and Inc. The company has a history of partnering with top luxury corporations like Farfetch to further promote its efforts to increase the visibility, opportunities, and financial success of designers in Africa and the diaspora.

About The Role

The Folklore is searching for an Sales Development Representative with 1-3 years of experience to help grow The Folklore Connect’s brand and retailer customers. This position will report to the Sr. Director of Sales. This individual will have a significant impact and aid in the development and execution of the company's sales strategy, sales pipeline, sales messaging, experimental selling activities, and the achievement of our sales goals. This role will require you to directly source and engage with new or existing brand and retailer accounts. This is an opportunity to get in on the ground level and work closely with management to develop a barrier breaking, world-class company that will forever change the landscape of wholesale capabilities in emerging markets.

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