Director of Business Development~ Wealth Management clients- Agency/Design Firm

Location: Chicago, IL

About the Agency
Our client's roster includes financial, insurance, healthcare and other professional services firms  We pride ourselves on growing our business primarily by client referrals. While we’re happy to shoulder the work that helps our clients find success, and we’re more than happy for their referrals, we’re ready to put some muscle into our own growth. And that’s where you come in.

Why would you consider this Director of Business Development opportunity-
  • It's an opportunity build a business development process and be the point person for all things new business
  • Culture of this agency is amazing and people stay for a long time. 
  • Clients love them. 
  • Easy sell
  • They have a plan in place to create growth and being the point person for the agency, would definitely be attractive to you
  • They are realistic in the first year targets, and have a seven year plan to double the agency
  • Competitive base plus commission
  • Be a part of the team with a refreshing culture and have your voice heard
  • You will play a key role in vetting and nurturing leads, meeting with decision makers, and crafting proposals or approaches to win business

Top Must-Haves for the Director of Business Marketing
  • Proven success at searching out and securing client relationships for a marketing, advertising, branding or design agency
  • Experience in developing plans or strategies to get in front of the right prospects
  • Entrepreneurial mind and spirit to create and refine rather than adopt a business development function
  • Solid and current understanding of marketing strategies and tactics used by professional services firms
  • Comfortable and proficient in leading RFP initiatives
  • Experience working with CRM and/or marketing automation systems
  • Skilled at coaching team members who participate in the business development process (e.g. our client services team)
  • Networking and the ability to build relationships
  • A drive to identify and close new business and meet or exceed revenue goals
  • 10 years of experience working in the marketing and/or business development arena

If you are an experienced sales and marketing professional who likes to find and close opportunities and grow agency rosters look no further. . .
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