Director of Marketing & Business Development

This highly motivated individual will report directly to the CEO. The Director of Marketing & Business Development is responsible for providing strategic leadership, direction and execution in an effort to grow Social Science Marketing’s revenues and profitability through the acquisition of new accounts and growth of current accounts. In addition to lead prospecting, the Director of Marketing & Business Development will work with Social Science Marketing’s account team to retain accounts and identify strategic growth opportunities while, providing direction, insight and support in an effort to grow those accounts.

 

Responsibilities

  • Networking and prospecting for new leads and clients
  • Upselling current clients
  • Qualifying and selling to incoming leads
  • Setting up meetings and presentations
  • Concept development and research for pitches and proposals
  • Documenting of proposals and contracts
  • Nurturing leads and closing sales
  • Implementing accounts and encouraging growth of those accounts
  • Relationship management of accounts

 

Required Competencies

  • Proven ability to drive the sales process from strategy to close
  • Strong acumen in the digital marketing arena including SEO/SEM digital media, web development and email marketing
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic and analytical
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

 

Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree in related field
  • 5+ years experience in digital marketing
  • Experience with nurturing and prospecting for new leads and clients
  • Effective written and verbal communication
  • Ability to drive the sales process from strategy to close
  • US Citizen or Green Card holder

 

Benefits

  • Health and Dental insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company matching contribution
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Long term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Accidental death insurance
  • Industry training
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Vision care discounts
  • Free healthy snacks
  • Fun parties and office culture