Business Development Manager

  Buffalo, NY   |     Jul 27, 2020

Gelia, a top 15 B2B marketing communications agency in the US with offices in Buffalo, NY, Raleigh, NC, and Peoria, IL, is seeking a business development manager to join an existing new business team that represents a suite of core marketing solution services tailored to marketing and sales departments of mid to large companies across the United States. Business development managers will work directly with clients for account related tasks along with Gelia team leaders from Creative, Media, PR/Social, Research, Digital, Marketing Automation and Analytics to deliver on the plan’s strategic objectives.

This position will be supported by over 130 subject matter experts who are world class and believe their best work is yet to come. Established in 1961, Gelia has spent the past several years achieving record sales with clients such as Caterpillar, Independent Health, Dana Corp and many more. The accountability platform and measurement process "baked into" our integrated marcom solution is in high demand so now we are seeking an enthusiastic and energized sales professional that can share our proprietary and globally successful body of work with a group of highly targeted and qualified businesses.

Responsibilities:

  • Gain practical knowledge of Gelia's integrated approach to marketing communications and sales support.
  • Run leads provided by HQ as well as secure commitments from new prospects willing to review Gelia's value-based capabilities presentation.
  • Follow-up on prospects who have shown an interest in our marketing solutions suite of services.
  • Prepare pitch presentations that match our portfolio of service offerings and case histories with the identified needs of the target.
  • Planning and overseeing new marketing initiatives
  • Along with the Gelia subject matter experts present Gelia's capabilities.
  • Bridge needs of prospect solution set of Gelia and work with team to negotiate and close the business.

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum 5 years agency account service, project management or corporate communications experience preferred
  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Solid knowledge of MS Office including PowerPoint
  • Self-starter, team-oriented, motivated, flexible
  • Interest in building and managing a team
  • Working with or for an advertising agency a plus.

For confidential consideration, please fill out the form to apply.

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Gelia is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, age, or national origin. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

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