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Do you have a passion for strategic thinking to solve challenges in today’s rapidly evolving media space? Do you love the art and science that goes into client care and business development? Are you a master at developing deliverables in a fast-paced, timeline driven work environment? 

Magid is looking for an experienced Business Development Director to play a key role working alongside consultants and researchers on our Revenue Strategy team to support client needs from pitch to deliverable. You will manage the new customer experience across Magid services with a particular focus on new products, and hold the team accountable to deadlines, deliverables and tracking in our CRM system, Salesforce.

The Business Development Director work will include:

  • Day-to-day project management responsibilities, including timelines and deliverables
  • Become super-user of our internal project management software
  • Gather and analyze primary or secondary research to help provide thought leadership to clients
  • Write project proposals
  • Lead product demos to key stakeholders, prospects and clients
  • Develop creative PowerPoint presentations that demonstrate our capabilities, strengths and to support client deliverables and industry presentations
  • Create reports for clients and provide internal business development tracking
  • Advise peers and assist with ad hoc requests as appropriate

You should describe yourself as a(n):

  • Exceptional communicator with innate talents that include storytelling, marketing and client engagement
  • Operationally proactive self-starter who is naturally curious
  • Flawless executer from start to finish with an impeccable attention to details
  • Innovative and provocative approach to solving problems
  • Polished and able to interact with senior level clients
  • Effortless collaborator
  • Indispensable partner to internal teams
  • Next-level thinker recognizing and executing items beyond the immediate request
  • Tech savvy with PowerPoint skills
  • Positive force whatever the situation always willing to lend a hand

Required skills and expectations:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience as a business development lead (2 -3 years)
  • PowerPoint proficiency
  • Excel experience
  • Strong writing skills
  • Strong work ethic and outgoing, positive personality
  • Ability to ensure communications are compelling, timely, on brand and on strategy

Desired skills:

  • Experience managing new clients and accounts in an advertising, marketing, media sales, AdTech or marketing technology environment
  • Knowledge of today’s media landscape, evolving technologies and consumer content delivery platforms
  • Previous experience with Salesforce or similar CRM system
  • Familiarity/experience with qualitative/quantitative research and consumer insight

If you see yourself in the above description – or want to see yourself there – please send us your resume and a cover letter.  Apply by emailing careers@magid.com and reference the job title in the subject line.

 

ABOUT MAGID:

Magid is a consumer-centered business strategy company, delivering courageous thinking that shapes better experiences, products and services. Since 1957, thousands of local and global brands in over 40 countries have engaged the firm for bold ideas that have helped achieve innovation and success. The Magid team is passionately curious and driven by the pursuit to improve the human experience with every engagement.

We offer competitive compensation, medical, dental, long and short-term disability, 401K and more. Magid provides equal employment opportunities (EEO), and all employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

 

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