Business Development Director

Seek out business, ideate and oversee new initiatives

YOU: An acknowledged leader in your field of expertise and serve as a trusted advisor to clients and C-level executives. You have a proven track record at top-tier strategy consultancies or leading social impact initiatives on the brand side, a demonstrated track record in consumer engagement, digital strategy and experience in the social impact space.

THEM: This revolutionary agency is focused on bringing people together to enact change. Utilizing technology to spread and expand participation, this agency is able to spread the message and effect change.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Proactively seek out new clients and partners and actively engage in the creation of new movements
  • As the project principal, be responsible for developing and overseeing projects
  • Lead project teams of assigned directors, senior strategists, strategists, creatives and technologists, and lead representative with senior clients, partners and stakeholders
  • Set and maintain the highest standards for deliverables, both internal and external
  • Collaborate regularly with the Strategy, Campaigns, Project Management, and Creative teams
  • Research and stay abreast of best practices in digital organizing and campaigns, digital marketing & communications, purpose-driven brand strategy, corporate social impact work, and other key areas of expertise  

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 15+ years of progressive experience at a top-tier strategy consultancy or agency, or leading social impact initiatives on the client side
  • Demonstrated track record in digital organizing and campaigns, digital marketing & communications, and/or purpose-driven brand strategy
  • Strong entrepreneurial sensibility – you’ve had success in launching new projects or  initiatives that employ new, innovative models to drive social impact
  • Experienced and adept manager of multidisciplinary teams
  • Strong “book” of senior-level contacts at foundations, NGOs, and brands
  • Able to combine high-level strategy and analytical thinking with tactical creativity and flair
  • Experience in a start-up, growth business or dynamic non-profit operating environment
  • Confident and sophisticated communicator, presenter and writer – you are a frequent speaker at events and conferences; trusted advisor to senior level executives in your area(s) of expertise
  • Deeply committed to our mission of using participation to address the world’s biggest challenges with a proven track record in helping organization be part of solutions
  • A global sensibility, global issue and policy expertise and/or global work experience

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