August 28, 2017

Director of Business Development

Character is a San Francisco-based creative agency with a passion for launching, rejuvenating and propelling brands. Our goal is to create lasting and meaningful relationships with our client’s audiences through smart thinking and intelligent design. Over the years Character has been fortunate to partner with some of the world’s most renowned and revered brands, from Amazon, Nike and Google to GoPro, Facebook and Uber.   Character is looking for a seasoned Director of Business Development to join the senior leadership team and drive new business efforts.

    Responsibilities

    • Qualify, build and manage a pipeline of new business opportunities
    • Develop a new business strategy based on a changing industry environment
    • Develop and foster relationships with new and existing clients respectively
    • Screen, evaluate and respond to incoming new business opportunities
    • Prepare and present agency capabilities to prospective clients
    • Work with cross functional teams to develop new business proposals
    • Build agency awareness through management of marketing and promotional initiatives
    • Attend industry events as appropriate
    • Be an ambassador of Character’s culture and values

    Skills

    • Bachelor’s degree with 6+ years relatable business development experience
    • Experience working within an agency environment
    • A strong understanding of the design and branding industry and best practices
    • An ability to work both independently and as part of a cross-functional team
    • An understanding of basic business practices
    • Excellent interpersonal, writing and presentation skills
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