Business Development Representative

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Thrive Creative
73 W. Monroe
Suite 315
Chicago, IL 60603
+1 773-451-5397

As a Business Development Representative at Thrive Creative, your main function is to identify potential new business opportunities for the company with an emphasis on individual effort and results. Reporting to the Chief Strategist, you’ll support Thrive Creative’s growth through prospecting and client acquisition activities working in a collaborative environment. You’ll also support Thrive’s internal marketing efforts to help form new business relationships and spark brand awareness in our industry. A general understanding of the lifting, moving, power, and construction sectors isn’t required, but would be extremely helpful.

Responsibilities

Pursues net-new business opportunities through outbound channels including but not limited to cold calling, email campaigns, social, trade show events, partnerships and alliances, etc.

Schedules introductory meetings with prospective client contacts to facilitate with Thrive Creative leadership.

Works with internal teams to put together pitch presentations and proposals.

Maintains a healthy pipeline and reports deal stages to internal leadership.

Assists in Thrive Creative marketing activities including but not limited to trade shows, conference booth activities, email marketing, joint venture partner initiatives.

Conducts research to further industry and solution knowledge and leverages the information for prospective client messaging purposes.

Works hard to have high weekly prospecting activity in order to achieve Quarterly Business Development Quota expectations.

Requirements

Business development, inside sales, or related experience, preferably with agency services background and proven track record in driving sales results.

Bachelor's degree required with preferred focus on professional selling, marketing, or communications.

Knowledge of technology platform landscape.

Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.

Time-management and organizational skills.

Understanding of company’s offerings and ability to communicate Thrive’s services and value proposition.

Competitive attitude and individual drive.

Works well in team settings.

Experience with sales, marketing, and research tools.

Willing to grow.

We’d love to hear about your business and brand, even if you don’t quite know what you need. No pitch. No pressure. Nowhere to go but up.