Jan
15
2013

MANAGER, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

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Company Gravity Media (www.mediagravity.com)
About our Company
Gravity Media is an award-winning full service advertising agency that provides a wide range of solutions, from strategy development to creative to media campaign implementation. 

Job Requirements
or Qualifications

A full-service advertising agency is looking for a Manager, Business Development candidate. This person will function as the senior representative of the agency for new business opportunities. The right candidate will also spend his/her time prospecting new business opportunities, including research, proposal writing, and relationship building. The ideal candidate is passionate about the integration of technology, a conceptual thinker, and has the ability to excite existing and new clients with contemporary traditional and digital thinking. This candidate will also possess a keen interest in social media, new and emerging technologies and world cultures.

REQUIRED SKILL SETS:


Leadership - Act as and be perceived as the leader by client and agency alike. She/he should be viewed as the person in charge of running the business and responsible for developing a sense of collaboration among people who work on the new business pitch.


Client Relationship - Responsibility for management of a positive relationship with prospects at all levels across various disciplines. Candidate should know the client’s business so well that client views candidates input as essential to any business decision he/she has to make.
Pursuit of New Opportunities – Believe that nothing is impossible. The candidate will look for opportunities and take advantage of market conditions, agency experience and his/her relationships at all times.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
New Business Development

1. Candidate will act as a Business Development manager to grow agency business in the interactive and multicultural market spaces.
2. Assess and generate new business opportunities
3. Manage and grow strategic agency relationships



POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

A minimum of 5 years experience in Account Management and/or New Business Development
Strong business development skills with ability to envision successful marketing campaigns
Bachelors degree in marketing, advertising, economics, business, media, communications or related field
Sound analytical skills, both quantitative and qualitative
Excellent oral, written and strategic skills
Strong interpersonal skills that encourage team cooperation, promote enthusiasm and motivate relationship building and can motivate strategic thinking
Ability to monitor/evaluate marketing environment for brand-building opportunities
Strong attention to detail
Excellent collaborative skills
Knowledge of Spanish or Chinese is a plus, but not required.


Base compensation will vary based on experience. Additional compensation will be determined by new business success.
Total Work Experience
5 years
Salary
Competitive
Benefits
401K/403B, Bonuses, ½ Health, 3 week vacation,
Job Category
Advertising Agency, Internet/Online/New Media, Marketing
Job Location
New York, NY 10001 USA
Employer Contact Information
Contact
hr@mediagravity.com
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