Do you like talking to people and the excitement of bringing in new business? Do you enjoy being out-and-about and networking with local and regional business leaders? How about working for a fast-growing marketing agency with tons of opportunity? If any (or all) of that sounds like your ideal scenario, Quilted Squirrel would love to hear from you. We’re currently hiring a business development manager. In this role, you’ll have the opportunity to help grow our agency, chart your own course, and enjoy the financial and personal benefits that come along with it.
What You’ll Do
- Procure relationships with prospective new clients
- Work with agency leadership to develop sales plan that aligns with growth objectives
- Prepare and present proposals in conjunction with creative team
- Attend appropriate networking events
- Work with existing prospect list, while adding to it where appropriate
- Meet and exceed sales goals
What We’re Looking For
- Outgoing, sincere personality
- Strong marketing and advertising background and understanding of key principles
- Strong understanding of our service offerings and how we can best meet prospective client needs (we’ll educate you, of course)
- Self-motivated and driven
- Fun and lighthearted
- Super excellent communication skills
- Ability to listen to prospect/client needs and communicate effective solutions
- Ability to work well with others; be open to sharing and receiving insight
- Ability to recognize opportunities for agency growth
- Be genuine (i.e. not a sleazy salesperson)
- 4-year degree preferred
- 5+ years similar or relevant experience preferred, but will consider all outstanding applicants
- Must enjoy not being micromanaged
How We’ll Compensate You
- Benefits + IRA contributions option
- Compensation package commensurate with experience/expertise
Other Things You’ll Enjoy
- Flexible vacation/personal day policy
- Flexible work schedule/ location
- Peace of mind knowing you won’t have to worry about driving a company car
- Relaxed environment with semi-cool coworkers
Quilted Squirrel is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in the Magna Carta and recognize most post-1902 peace treaties.
To apply, please send your credentials, salary requirements and captivating note about why you want to work with us to [email protected] or 6429 West Quaker Street, Orchard Park, NY 14127.
And before we get there: Yes, we DID receive your resume, so no need to follow up.