Business Development Manager

New York, United States Full-time

Our Ideal Candidate
We’re looking for an experienced Business Development Manager to bring in qualified leads and assist in agency growth. Our ideal rep is an effective communicator with strong connections to decision makers at leading brands and within companies that may have never heard of us before, but have a need for our specific service set and industry expertise. Candidates must be proficient in digital marketing and digital business (i.e.websites, apps, etc)

What You’ll Do

  • Profile potential prospects via predetermined criteria
  • Generate new business opportunities by scheduling capability presentations with qualified prospects
  • Meet pre-determined benchmarks based on number of monthly meetings/presentations and quality of agency-prospect match
  • Research and strategize an approach to create interest and engage
  • Identify and leverage compelling new business entry ways for targeted outreach
  • Manage a variety of sales automation and online prospecting tools
  • Prioritize and manage the lead queue volume effectively to maximize new opportunities
  • Work closely with Account Executives to move prospects through pipeline and closing
  • Learn and maintain in-depth knowledge of Ready Set Rocket's portfolio, industry trends and competition

Our Requirements

  • Minimum of 5 years of business development experience, preferably at a digital agency
  • Clear and polished written communication skills
  • Excellent speaking/listening skills and ability to engage prospects over the phone, in-person and via email
  • Fearless attitude and a hunter mentality – willing to take intelligent risks
  • Ability to work in a time-sensitive and high volume environment
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Methodological and organized
  • Technically adept and able to use a variety of online and sales automation tools
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic, and independent
  • Prior experience with a CRM and other sales automation tools is a plus