A proactive, seasoned Business Development leader
YOU: You are a proactive, seasoned Business Development leader with a passion for applying strategy, design and technology to help businesses. Your motivation, down-to-earth nature, and hands-on approach to problem solving are all the tools you need to create opportunities and relationships.
THEM: A digital product and innovation studio that works in close collaboration with clients to create and evolve products, brands, and businesses and to elevate the way the world interacts with technology.
- Have a keen eye on the product design, technology and strategy agency and consultancy community — familiar with peers, competitors and clients and developing a point of view on where our industry is going, uncovering meaningful potential connections
- Maintain an active industry presence
- Create and oversee the execution of a communication strategy including but not limited to social channels, project promotional plans, website, industry events participation
- Qualify potential opportunities and lead early stage and ongoing conversations with clients to understand their business challenges, objectives, internal organizations and culture, and ensure proposals align with these needs
- Develop and deliver against an annual client growth and new business development strategy
- Collaborate with strategists, designers, engineers and PMs to drive and oversee the proposal conception and writing process
- A 7+ year track record of driving growth inside a top tier creative, technology or design organization
- Experience working inside a small, design-driven agency along with a track record of success driving business
- Experience delivering complex and elegant product work with a hands-on approach to business problem-solving
- A proactive, positive, DIY-oriented team player who is eager to find new ways to push projects and the business forward
- Understanding of industry trends, emerging technologies, and the constantly shifting business and cultural landscape
- A clear, concise communicator who thrives in an ambitious small agency environment
- A proactive project leader who can simultaneously motivate/champion and hold teams and clients accountable