Business Development Manager, Hive Enterprise at Hive | Powderkeg

Location: San Francisco

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Business & Operations

About Hive

Hive is the leading provider of cloud-based enterprise AI solutions to power the next wave of intelligent automation. We offer a portfolio of best-in-class deep learning models, built with consensus-validated training data sourced and annotated by our distributed workforce of more than 2 million contributors globally. Hive's APIs enable use cases including automated content moderation, contextual advertising, advertising and sponsorship measurement, document parsing, and more. We process billions of API requests per month for many of the world's largest and most innovative companies.

Hive has raised over $120M in capital from leading investors, including General Catalyst, 8VC, Glynn Capital, Jericho Capital, Bain & Company, Visa Ventures, and others. We have over 170 employees globally in our San Francisco and Delhi offices. Please reach out if you are interested in joining the future of AI!

Business Development Manager, Hive Enterprise

Hive is looking for a strong leader to provide direction, insight, and strategy across the board. As a business development manager at Hive, you will work closely with our executive team to support the growth of our business, supporting the development of strategy and go-to-market for Hive Enterprise AI, a unit focused on commercializing industry-specific AI solutions rooted in Hive’s proprietary models, as well as leadership over special projects related to market and competitive intelligence needed to move the business forward. Our ideal candidate has strong generalist skills and a proven background of leadership. They are able to step into any role and help out with any project as needed. A passion for startups and AI is a must.


  • Collaborate with our largest clients and partners to support business development efforts
  • Collaborate with machine learning and engineering teams in translating technical products into innovative, practical solutions that solve client problems
  • Partner with the executive and business teams, as well as engineering, to create product marketing materials and client presentations
  • Lead the development of business cases for new Hive products and initiatives
  • Lead account planning processes across Hive’s top accounts
  • Actively look for ways to improve upon and optimize existing procedures, systems, and processes
  • Act as a generalist in getting anything and everything done to help the company grow; anticipate challenges, react promptly and calmly to necessary changes, and ease our growing pains
  • Maintain awareness of industry best practices for data maintenance handling as it relates to your role.
  • Adhere to policies, guidelines and procedures pertaining to the protection of information assets.
  • Report actual or suspected security and/or policy violations/breaches to an appropriate authority.


  • You have a Bachelor's degree
  • Preferred: You have an MBA from a top 10 university
  • Preferred: You have at least 5 years of total work experience including at least 3-5 years of experience at a top management consulting firm
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • You have demonstrated success in a competitive environment
  • You are highly self-motivated and ambitious in achieving goals
  • Strong team player, but can work and execute independently
  • You’re driven; no one needs to push you to excel; that’s just who you are
  • You are hungry to learn and you actively look for opportunities to contribute
  • You are highly organized and detail-oriented; you can handle multiple projects and dynamic priorities without missing a beat

Who We Are

We are a group of ambitious individuals who are passionate about creating a revolutionary AI company. At Hive, you will have a steep learning curve and an opportunity to contribute to one of the fastest growing AI start-ups in San Francisco. The work you do here will have a noticeable and direct impact on the development of the company.

Thank you for your interest in Hive and we hope to meet you soon!

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Business Development Manager, Hive Enterprise
  • Company
  • Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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