Business Development Manager Los Angeles

  • Business Development
  • Los Angeles, United States

Business Development Manager Los Angeles

Job description

Role mission: Make indaHash a household name through strategic prospecting and educating the market in your region. Advocate for indaHash’s technology platform and team with brand direct clients and agencies.


Goal of this position: Develop long term and effective relationships with brands, media-, creative-, digital-, and PR agencies. We are looking for someone who can tactfully open a dialogue with the right influencer marketing decision makers. Someone who has experience building a pipeline of consistent business and driving revenue targets.. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, building a strategic business development plan, providing education and a high degree of quality service to clients across multiple industries, and collaborating cohesively with internal teams across account management, creative, and tech.. If you feel ready to join and innovative global  start-up company with a proven business model, we would love to invite you to work with indaHash.


Key challenges for the 1st month:

  • Develop a strong understanding of the indaHash offering and USP, our  competition in the influencer marketing industry, and client prospects.

  • Understanding social media trends and how changes within big platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) can affect our client partners.

  • Keeping up to date with digital content creators and consumer behaviors.

  • Supporting sales and marketing team on campaign pitches, client recommendations, and campaign execution

  • Arranging strategic meetings with key influencer marketing decision makers at both brands and agencies.

Key challenges for the 3rd month:

  • Fostering long term relationships with current clients. Implementing outside the box strategies for winning business.

  • Maintaining a high degree of quality meetings and activity with prospective clients.

  • Developing and implementing an effective social media strategy for clients.

  • Building a team of junior sales executives and assisting with recruitment

Key challenges for the 6th - 12th month:

  • Working together with VP of Business Development to help shape the biggest influencer marketing platform in US

  • Presenting qualified sales opportunities where indaHash can provide value with its technology and community of digital influencers. Executing short-term strategic goals with Business Development VP to grow and scale business in US

  • Planning and executing strategic client pitches

  • Closing business to achieve individual and company revenue targets

Requirements

We are looking for Senior Business Development Manager who has:

  • An understanding of the media landscape, experience hitting revenue targets  and a creative approach to new business development

  • Diverse network in the media and advertising industry including key brand direct relationships

  • Ability to nourish fruitful relationships and to set up meetings with key decision makers within the first few months.

  • Proven experience building out new business development strategies and tactics

  • Strategic thinker and consultative approach with the ability to negotiate effectively and close business deals

  • Strong experience with digital culture along with knowledge of trends and innovation in the digital ecosystem (Social Media/Media/Advertising/Digital)

  • 2-3 years experience in social media, media sales, or agency/Excellent organisational skills with an emphasis on priorities and goal setting

Character we are looking for:

  • A natural hustler who wants the opportunity to work for a fast growing international startup focused on a disruptive marketing space.

  • Has previously added incremental revenues to their accounts at a media agency or marketing services company by thinking differently

  • Passionate about social media and influencer marketing

  • Well-known and respected within the agency, advertising, and marketing communities

  • An early adopter of social media and is an active user of the various platforms

  • An exceptional communicator – clear, consistent and persuasive

  • Disciplined, highly organized and self-motivated