Associate, Business Development

Account Management Charlotte, North Carolina


Description

Position at Leaderboard Branding

Business Development Associate 

Leaderboard Branding is a global brand consultancy comprised of seasoned industry leaders. We are committed to delivering world-class strategic insight, guidance and creativity to drive branding success. Leaderboard is seeking passionate, talented business development professionals to be cultivated into significant contributors to our company and to the future of the branding industry. 

This role requires you to be local to the Charlotte, NC area.  

Overview of the Role: 

The Business Development Associate is driving force to the Leaderboard business whose key areas of responsibilities are as follows: 

· Identifying new contacts to add to Leaderboard’s customer / potential customer database 

· Maintenance and upkeep of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Tools 

· Telephone and electronic outreach (cold calling) to prospects and potential clients 

· Contribute to the creation of proposals and statements of work 

· Support Leaderboard client teams on project related tasks and deliverables 

Ideal Candidate: 

· Comfortable with all forms of prospective outreach (telephone cold calling, email and LinkedIn, etc.) 

· Enjoys working within a growing organization which we describe as exciting, fast paced and team first 

· Strong presentation skills (written and communications) 

· Self-starter and accountable 

· Detail-oriented and organized 

· Innovative and inquisitive to learn new things and explore new products/ideas 

Requested Background and Experience: 

· 2+ years of professional experience required. Branding / Advertising experience a big plus. 

· Bachelor’s Degree required 

· Well versed in the Microsoft suite of products (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc.) 

· Experience with CRM tools, especially Hubspot, a plus, but not require 

Don’t meet every single requirement? That’s okay! Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Fingerpaint, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your experience doesn’t align perfectly, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles! Our team of qualified recruiters can match you with the right opportunity. 

Fingerpaint provides equal employment [and affirmative action] opportunities to all applicants and employees. We are proud to recruit qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, ethnic or national origin, protected veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or citizenship status.  

Don’t meet every single requirement? That’s okay! Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Fingerpaint, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your experience doesn’t align perfectly, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles! Our team of qualified recruiters can match you with the right opportunity. Fingerpaint Group provides equal employment [and affirmative action] opportunities to all applicants and employees. We are proud to recruit qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, ethnic or national origin, protected veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or citizenship status.