Business Development Manager

Business Development Department

The role of the business development manager is to oversee the business development team in the day-to-day development and management of new business proposals and initiatives. 

While job functions vary by project, a successful business development manager will: 

  • Manage multiple projects at the same time
  • Meet or exceed deadlines; ensure other stakeholders are aware of deadlines
  • Have a keen understanding of scopes of work
  • Proactively manage all steps in the process
  • Anticipate business development team needs
  • Produce content or materials with as few edits as necessary
  • Understand Hirons’ organizational and business goals
  • Have a keen eye for and attention to detail
  • Be resourceful and responsive
  • Have an interest in and an aptitude for the world around them

Qualifications and skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, advertising, public relations, journalism or a related field
  • Minimum three years’ experience in advertising, public relations, communications or a related field
  • Extensive understanding of advertising industry and client service, including public relations, digital, media buying/planning and all service segments
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Motivated, organized and detail-oriented attitude
  • Ability to handle all work in an ethical and courteous manner
  • Demonstration of professional maturity both in and out of the office
  • Ability to take direction from multiple supervisors
  • Ability to manage time effectively
  • Demonstration of a willingness to learn, coupled with an enthusiastic, can-do attitude
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Word
  • Working knowledge of Adobe InDesign
  • Proficiency with Workamajig (within first 60 days)