Director, Business Development


  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Breathe Life

About Us

Breathe Life’s mission is to power the insurance world with innovative technology that delivers seamless experiences to consumers and industry experts alike.

Recognized as a valued partner by some of the leading insurance institutions, Breathe Life powers partners to execute their digital transformation through a comprehensive suite of platforms:

  • A direct online distribution of Insurance, powered with digital marketing insights and tools
  • An intermediated platform to power insurance carriers into digital distribution through their brokerage forces
  • An AI-driven insurance insights platform to uncover new opportunities for insurance products.

Here’s how we’re changing the Life insurance industry:  https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/how-breathe-life-changing-insurance-industry-ian-jeffrey/

We have secured significant financial and strategic backing from Diagram, a venture launchpad focused on insurance, financial and health technology. Diagram is backed by Power Financial Corporation, Great-West Lifeco, and IGM Financial through Portag3, along with 50+ leading angel investors. Our backing from Diagram gives us a significant competitive advantage that will help us win our market.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Support relationship building with identified Canadian and US potential clients, including FinTechs, carriers, MGAs;
  • Leverage existing network of contacts and building on those connections to form new partnerships;
  • Arrange sales and discovery meetings for product demos and advancement of client discussions;
  • Develop relationships with stakeholders and influencers in the industry;
  • Work with Head of Business Development to establish metrics and goals for your work;
  • Create and prepare material to accompany sales meetings;
  • Stay up to date with industry changes and competitive landscape;
  • Contribute to building the Breathe Life brand and awareness in the marketplace;
  • Share news, company updates and content with current and potential clients;
  • Identify networking opportunities and attend conferences, meetings, and industry events.

Ideal profile:

  • 5+ years of experience in SaaS Business Development;
  • Tech and Startup experience a must;
  • Proven track record of exceeding sales expectations;
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, Positive attitude, Proactive, Resourceful and Passionate;
  • Data driven;
  • Available to travel, up to approximately 20% of the time;
  • Bilingual (English – French).

What we offer:

  • The opportunity to have a significant impact on a product that will change how people think about and purchase Life Insurance;
  • The opportunity to be part of an innovative and exciting company that is completely changing an outdated industry;
  • A team of very experienced, hard-working, ambitious and caring individuals;
  • Competitive salary, stock options, 3 weeks of vacation + 1-week holidays office closure;
  • Company paid top-tier benefits plan and a telemedicine service;
  • A day off on your Birthday!
  • A beautiful location in Old Montréal, a minute walk from Square Victoria metro station

To apply for this job email your details to caroline@breathelife.com.