Director, Agency Development

Location
New York City, New York (US)
Salary
Compensation based on experience. Competitive annual salary plus health, dental, and 401k.
Posted
Jul 20, 2017
Closes
Aug 19, 2017
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Full Time

MCD is a digital agency focusing on digital product development and marketing with a strong emphasis on user experience.  Agency Development drives growth by establishing relationships with new clients.  This involves planning, identifying & pursuing growth opportunities through client prospects, promoting agency work, cultivating relationships, events/conferences representation and creating and managing development of proposals, RFPs and client agreements.

Responsibilities:

  • Identify, cultivate and qualify new business opportunities across a broad range of industries
  • Create and manage a pipeline of new business opportunities through independent research, networking, and outreach efforts
  • Research industry segments, company profiles and specific relevant company initiatives to assess needs and define strategy for pursuing an account/client
  • Establish strong long-term relationships with potential clients
  • Set up and participate in pitch presentations
  • Evaluate potential client needs and brief/work with internal teams to prepare for client pitches

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree and related field experience (or equivalent work experience)
  • 5+ years of digital agency or professional services experience 
  • Prior new business experience participating in pitches to digital teams and C-level executives for high-profile clients
  • Firm understanding of current digital trends and technologies
  • Strong media experience with an emphasis on paid search, paid social and SEO preferred.