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Business Development Manager

RedPeg Marketing
Alexandria, VA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Title: Business Development Manager

Reports to: CEO

Location: Alexandria, VA

Why You’ll Love Working at RedPeg:

Voted as one of The Washington Post’s Top Workplaces, we are an independent experiential marketing agency located in Alexandria, VA that connects brands to the consumers they need to reach through customized, personal engagement. Every day, we come together to create experiences that inspire extraordinary memories. We work with a roster of incredible brands including Capital One, DISH Network, GEICO, Niantic, Virginia Lottery and Yuengling. We’re looking for highly personable, passionate, and innovative marketers to join our team!

Why RedPegsters Are Comfortable Being Their True Self:

RedPeg is committed to creating and maintaining a workplace in which all employees have an opportunity to participate and contribute to the success of the business and are valued for their skills, experience, and unique perspectives. This commitment is embodied in company policy and the way we do business at RedPeg and is an important principle of sound business management. RedPeg’s culture is centered around the deliberate and intentional effort to celebrate the differences among its employees and geared towards creating, developing and maintaining a diverse workforce at all levels, one which is inclusive and equal, whereby employees, vendors, clients and all stakeholders are treated fairly on the basis of their merits and potential, regardless of race, gender, gender identity or expression, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, class, culture, marital status, parental status, disability, socioeconomic background, religion or political belief, caste or tribe, or military status. This deliberate and intentional effort is highlighted and supported, with continual accountability placed on appropriate parties to ensure forward momentum by the RedPeg Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), specifically ROC (RedPegsters of Color), WOR (Women of RedPeg), EquALLY (LGBTQI+ Community and Allies) and Parents of RedPeg. Our ERGs are the backbone of our culture at RedPeg. They help us educate, celebrate, and facilitate meaningful action throughout our organization and in our local communities.

What This Job is About:
The Business Development Manager supports, manages, and executes against all business development work initiated or driven by the CEO. This individual will play an active role in new business opportunities, engaging in a range of activities that cut across all levels of the organization.

Main Responsibilities
Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Day-to-day business development administrative support to the CEO including:
    • Email outreach and follow up with new and existing leads, occasionally serving as main point of contact
    • Scheduling
    • Preparation and research for meetings
    • Meetings notes/minutes
  • Tracking outreach and oversight of CEO’s external communications, ensuring timeliness and inclusion of relevant messaging/content
  • Responding to daily miscellaneous requests and projects related to business development needs
  • Providing daily briefings to CEO on business development activities and priorities
  • Liaising between CEO and internal teams regarding new business opportunities and existing client related matters
  • Serving as a strategic contributor and project manager for deliverables such as one sheets and decks
  • Identifying and procuring existing marketing collateral, working with appropriate internal teams as necessary
  • Attending meetings alongside CEO, documenting pertinent information, clearly defining next steps, and ensuring that all actions are followed up on
  • Staying abreast of all relevant activity within RedPeg, effectively communicating details to required parties
  • Monitoring competing agencies, brands, trends, and opportunities within the experiential industry for both future business development and current client projects
  • Provides general support to agency growth initiatives initiated or driven by the CEO.

What You’re All About:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field, preferably Marketing or Business Management
  • Minimum five years of agency experience working in a business development and/or marketing role of Knowledge and understanding of experiential marketing preferred
  • Highly proficient in Keynote and other Mac programs

Key Attributes

  • Ability to think strategically at a high-level with a willingness to deliver against tactical and administrative tasks on a regular basis
  • Strong people skills with the ability to grow and maintain relationships both internally and externally
  • Confidence working and communicating with individuals in executive and senior leadership positions
  • Superb writing skills, specifically related to pitches/proposals and prospect/client communication
  • Excellent organizational skills with an innate ability to prioritize and work efficiently against tight deadlines
  • An impeccable attention to detail and accuracy
  • A fast learner and self-starter, capable of effectively moving projects forward with minimal direction
  • Ability to work independently or in a collaborative environment

RedPeg Core Values

We engage everyone with a Service Mentality

We are Unifiers

We are Relentless in our Pursuit of Excellence

We are Committed to Growth

We Create Innovative Solutions

We take Extreme Ownership

We Cultivate an Environment built on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

We are One Team!

Which of these values do you connect with most and why? Let us know in your first interview or on your cover letter!

Next Steps:

To apply for this position please respond to this posting with your cover letter, resume and salary requirements. Only qualified applicants will be contacted.

It is the policy of RedPeg to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, RedPeg will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

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