Business Development Manager
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GroundUP Labs is looking for an energetic, well-organized, and detail-oriented Business Development Manager to help identify, pursue and win strategic new business. This is a great opportunity to be an early member and work alongside our founders. We are looking for ownership-oriented team members with excellent communication skills and technical curiosity.
This position will assist us in driving more efficient and effective decision making to help GroundUP Labs reach its aggressive long term goals. This is a great opportunity for candidates looking to gain experience in a fast-paced startup environment.
We are a close-knit collective of founders, investors and developers. We advise, invest in and build revolutionary software products and companies. Ultimately, we are looking for someone who inspires those around them and is accountable. Please read below, and if this sounds like we are describing you then we would love to chat.
Assist with various business development initiatives including pitches, proposals, RFP responses, case studies, etc.
Effectively balance the needs of the team, the client and the business with agility
Work with executive leadership to run the pitch process from start to finish, navigating leads from initial conversation through the contract phase
Collaborate with internal stakeholders on pitch deliverables
Help the develop strategic deliverables including written and creative assignments that represent the client’s needs
Maintain ongoing communications with prospective clients & track new business pipeline leads in our CRM tool
The Ideal Candidate:
Is comfortable working closely with executive leadership on both the agency and client side
Has experience with digital products, e-commerce, social media, and campaigns
Is a phenomenal collaborator and facilitator of collaboration
Knows when to lead, when to collaborate, when to listen
Can identify opportunities and potential problems, addressing them effectively and efficiently
3+ years of experience
Experience in a digital agency environment, ideally in business development, client services, or strategy
Experience creating written business development proposals
Ability (and excitement) to speak with a diverse range of prospective clients - varying in size, industry, and business model
Comfortable leading a pitch to develop compelling creative and strategic deliverables that meet clients’ business objectives
Powerful presentation and interpersonal skills
Ambitious, proactive and solution-obsessed
Phenomenal decision making and problem solving skills
Why come work at GroundUP?
- We make sure our team-members are continually challenged and growing their skills daily.
- You’ll be an early employee and take on a lot of responsibility, while playing a substantial role in the future of the company.
- Benefits / Perks:
Unlimited vacation policy
Comprehensive benefits package via Justworks
Competitive compensation package
Great office location - Midtown - Madison and 38th
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.