Business Development Manager – Boutique Design Firm

New York
Job Information

Our client is a small boutique, independently owned design firm based in New York City that produces branding and design projects for a range of hospitality, restaurants and food related clients. They are seeking a self-motivated, proactive Business Development Manager with an entrepreneurial mindset. He or she will have experience in a design or creative environment, be able to thrive in a collaborative and open environment; and possess the the ability and desire to identify, nurture and secure new business opportunities


  • Shape new business strategies by identifying and qualifying new opportunities.
  • Secure and attend introductory meetings with prospects.
  • Collaborate and engage the rest of the team with new business proposals.
  • Create and customize pitch materials.
  • Generate leads and manage new relationships development, contact list, and follow-up.
  • Observe and analyze industry trends to make recommendations in target sectors.


  • BA Required
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in new business development experience in a creative environment
  • Successful track record of generating leads, both responding to incoming and being strategic and proactive with identifying new business opportunities.
  • A forward thinking mindset, with the ability to gauge the best method for acquiring new clients
  • Ability to work independently when needed, with exceptional interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
  • Prior experience in a creative environment or branding firm, with creative thinking abilities and a business acumen

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