Sales & Business Development Manager

Feb 13, 2014
Mar 15, 2014
Windsor Hanger Western
Full Time
Exciting opportunity at a fast-growing, award-winning digital media start-up out of Harvard, profitable since its launch and named to BusinessWeek’s 25 Under 25 Best Young Entrepreneurs and Inc. magazine’s 30 Under 30 Coolest Young Entrepreneurs lists, and named Top Small Business of the Year for 2013 by the Boston Chamber of Commerce.

Her Campus Media (, the #1 online community for college women & college marketing firm with over 3.3 million monthly users, is seeking a Sales & Business Development Manager to drive revenues by selling its college marketing services to leading national brands, retailers, and media companies. Brand name clients, a creative and nimble start-up culture, and high commissions make this an ideal opportunity for a talented and capable self-starter interested in joining a fast-growing and profitable start-up at the ground level.

Responsibilities are as follows:

  1. Source, develop and close sales with major client and partner prospects

  2. Sell sponsorships for small- and large-scale marketing programs in the female college space

  3. Negotiate pricing and partnership structures

  4. Initiate and build reselling relationships with marketing agencies

  5. Nurture relationships with existing clients to generate returning business

  6. Significantly grow revenues and client base


  1. Bachelor's degree

  2. 2-5+ years sales experience

  3. Experience in the media, B2B, female and/or college space, with established relationships

  4. Proven track record of closing deals with large companies

  5. Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  6. Self-starter with go-getter attitude, competitive nature, and excellent work ethic who doesn’t mind getting his/her hands dirty and is excited about working in a start-up environment

  7. Strategic thinker with the ability to make decisions and manage relationships

To apply, send a cover letter, resume and salary history. No calls, please.

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