Business Development Professional - Agency


: $84,970.00 - $141,250.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations

Job Description

A little about us

CI-Group is a marketing solutions company that helps our clients build their brands, launch their products and connect with their customers. Located in Lebanon, NJ, our company has more than 60 employees, with several divisions including branding, design, experiential + events, digital, advertising, strategy + research, branded merchandise, warehousing + fulfillment, and printing + mailing. We ve been in business for over 30 years and are proud to have an impressive list of household name clients from the entertainment, finance, healthcare and luxury brands industries, among others.

About the position

CI-Group is currently seeking a Business Development Professional to source, prospect, and close new clients for our growing agency. This is an ideal position for someone who has experience selling agency services and wants to expand into additional areas with our other divisions. This position is business development and sales and reports to the company Director of Sales. You will also work closely with our Agency s Director of Account Services. Once you land an account, it will be fully supported and nurtured by our expert agency staff you will not be bogged down with account management.

Are you ready to make a difference? We are looking for someone with 5+ years proven sales experience to be responsible for prospecting, lead generation and qualification, implementation/development of the business development plan, presentation development and follow-up. Previous agency sales experience is required.

Is this you?

  • You have a Bachelor s degree (preferred).
  • You are a strategic thinker who can assist in defining sales strategy to meet respective goals, establishing and implementing new business marketing plans, contracts, RFP s, presentations, meetings, etc.
  • You contribute to the ongoing development and maintenance of a qualified prospect database utilizing a CRM/Marketing Automation Platform. Activity reporting is an integral part of the role.
  • You have established relationships that can facilitate lead generation, and can initiate and manage effective relationships with selected, developed leads on an ongoing basis - c-suite and other influencer level contacts preferred.
  • You evaluate and adjust new business strategies to meet changing market and competitive conditions to capitalize on new market/business leads and opportunities.
  • You continue to develop job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks, and participating in professional organizations.
  • You are a team player who can work collaboratively across departments, enjoys being \"hands on\", and can work in an entrepreneurial environment.
  • You advocate and support the company s mission, culture, standards, etc.
  • You have an uncanny ability to connect with the \"right\" people and thrive on creating mutually beneficial partnerships at all levels. You re equally at ease using the phone, meeting in person, exploring social media and networking to find new business opportunities.
  • You possess the excellent presentation, oral, and written communications skills necessary to showcase the capabilities of our innovative company to potential clients.
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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