Business Development Specialist


We are looking for a pro-active, ambitious person, willing to work in a multicultural environment full of challenges!

What is your mission?

  • Generate and qualify leads to convert potential clients into new partners.
  • Visit properties, meet and negotiate with clients.
  • Develop b2b and b2c partnerships with investors, brokers, real estate developers, and international agents to establish long-term productive relationships.
  • Facilitate onboardings of new properties together with the Onboarding Team.
  • Respect operational guidelines and work together with the hospitality department to find new solutions and develop new markets.
  • Administer and negotiate contracts and keep all CRM and databases up to date.
  • Actively participate strategically in the department and company
  • Support our operation of around 15-20 apartments in the above-mentioned geographical area.
  • Perform regular quality control visits or in between reservations (cleaning, maintenance, equipment verification).
  • Represent the company in welcoming providers, equipment & services.
  • Perform check-ins when needed or follow up on clients’ reservations.
  • Be present during deliveries or maintenance.

What do we need from you?

  • Have a degree, preferably in something you enjoyed.
  • Have experience in a job role where you dealt with clients, either in a sales or account management position - even if we understand that business development is a profile!
  • Mandatory: Portuguese (fluent/proficient) and English skills (fluent/proficient).
  • You’re able to prioritize tasks, multi-task, and are used to working towards targets.
  • Excellent communication skills - a good salesperson is a good storyteller.
  • Self-motivated: has no problem being self-accountable and reliable to working alone, used to working towards targets and commissions.
  • Problem-solving mindset, strategical thinking, and research skills

We offer:

  • Competitive package
  • Working in a market leader organization
  • Working in a fast-growing & international environment
  • Have a real contribution and impact on the organization
  • Competitive package and possibility to grow
  • Company Events
  • Friendly Environment and Flexible Work Policy

Join us! Please send your cv to

Candidates that match the profile will be contacted within 2 weeks after sending the cv.

LovelyStay, the hospitality arm of OptylonKrea, is a market leading tech oriented short-term rental property manager. We have built an innovative and unique digital platform and algorithm, enabling us to deliver the most cost & time-effective and pleasant experience to both our property owners and guests.

OptylonKrea is an investment management and real estate development company that caters to the needs of international Golden Visa investors. With €1.7 Billion managed to date. We are operating in Portugal and Turkey. We have been the first to explore the Golden Visa eligible fund route in 2018 and we are currently leading that market segment with more than 200M under our advisory. In Portugal we have more than 100,000 sqm under development across the country. We are planning to expand and revolutionize the branded apartment industry with an ambitious and international project to be launched soon.

LovelyStay will be associated with a 150M Euro Venture Capital Fund aiming to develop more than 2,500 serviced apartments across Europe within the next 5 years. To accomplish this, we need to continue to focus on innovating and develop a sophisticated IT platform.

Get in touch with us if you want to join a vibrant, multi-cultural team that strive themselves to provide the best possible experience to our clients.