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Lead Development Associate, Business Development - Cake

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Job Title
Lead Development Associate, Business Development
Job Location
Taipei, Taiwan
Job Description

Cake is an international talent platform providing one of the world's top online resume-building tools, bringing global opportunities to talent in the digital age.

Since launching in May 2016 in Silicon Valley, we now manage over 6M talent profiles & 7K company profiles on CakeResume. Innovative companies like Google, Dell, IBM, and TSMC, as well as leading brands of all kinds including L'Oréal, P&G, and many more, are working intensively with Cake for better talent engagement. 

We're a growing team of 100+ creatives, business talents, marketing gurus, and techies, dedicated to creating an ecosystem where great talents can meet great companies efficiently and build a world-class brand along the way! 

What We Offer

  • Generous time off policy and flexible work arrangement
  • Continuous learning opportunities through training and sharing for new markets and different industries
  • Team spirit environment - we work hard, play hard, and celebrate even harder!


We are looking for a smart and quick learner as our Lead Development Specialist to join our core business team in Taipei. The Lead Development Specialist is an important member of CakeResume, playing a critical role in executing outbound prospecting and qualifying inbound marketing leads. The primary objective is to market and promote CakeResume Talent Services to prospective customers, deliver qualified leads to our Business Development team and execute outbound prospecting activities for targeted customers. You will be required to be hands-on and help ensure customer adoption, retention and satisfaction.



  • Conduct lead generation process through cold calls, and emails to potential customers within a book of business to help generate growth, and a further return on investment.
  • Collecting and identifying leads and opportunities, nurturing potential leads, and converting skills to improve seller pipeline quality.
  • Create marketing campaigns and physical events to grow and generate business leads.
  • Work closely with Business Development and Marketing teams to implement creative ways to improve our customer relationships, tailor and share performance-enhancing suggestions, and promote CakeResume Talent Services.


Who You Are

  • Currently enrolling in a Bachelor’s degree or higher degree program or have graduated less than two years
  • Eager to develop a career in a position that can actually create impact to the world
  • Quick learner who is resourceful and driven to tackle hard problems in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Self-Starter who is determined to lead change and make a real impact
  • Critical thinker who is passionate about creating and implementing solutions
  • Effective communicator who is clear in putting across thoughts and ideas (Competent English ability required)
  • Effective coordinator who is able to lead teams from marketing, business, and tech backgrounds to get things done
  • Must be result-oriented, and always be focusing on driving results in a measurable way to ensure we stay focused on the highest impact initiatives
  • Always be willing to change and develop new opportunities for all
  • Have passion in turning ideas into reality, and unlocking the unknowns in the world


CakeResume Business Team Culture

Values that are the foundation of our team culture, which every member embodies:

  • Raise the bar - Impact matters. Stay focused and curious.
  • Think big & hustle - Push for bold, thoughtful, and rapid innovation.
  • People first - Prioritize development and wellbeing. Help people flourish and feel valued.
  • Transparency builds trust - Communicate with candor, honesty, and respect.
  • Strength through inclusion - Welcome all voices. What makes you unique makes us all strong.
  • One team, one dream - Pride and passion for our mission. Work collaboratively and have fun.

👉 Why CakeResume Business Team?

Cover Letter Requirements

Please note we prefer applicant who are able to demonstrate your uniqueness as a candidate, one that can bring value to CakeResume in cover letter in English.

Please note down 3–5 points describing evidence of exceptional ability related to this role (and achievement on this or other fields if any) * Professional / Academic: e.g. Leading the production of XX courses / month, 2nd Place, National University Debating Championship; Increased 50% sales within 2 months after revamping the flow structure as the main contributor; Acquired 20 top-tier clients within a year and reached 20% market penetration in a specific area. 


Interview Process

There are three main stages in our interview process:

  • Video call (45 mins - 1 hour screening)
  • Take-home exercise & review
  • Onsite interview (1 - 2 hours visiting)


We understand that no candidate is perfectly qualified for any job and believe that diversity of background and thought makes for better problem-solving and creative thinking, which is why we're dedicated to adding new perspectives to the team. What's even more important than your resume is a positive attitude, passion for the work, personal drive for growth, and the ability to thrive in a fluid and collaborative environment. We want you to learn new things in this role and encourage you to apply even if your experience doesn't align perfectly with what is listed here.

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Cake Headquarters Location

Indianapolis, IN

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Cake Company Size

Between 5 - 20 employees

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Cake Funding Rounds

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  • Pre Seed

    $1,300,000 USD