Business Development Executive

New York

We have a unique opportunity for an experienced Business Development professional to join our award-winning team in New York. The Business Development Executive will be responsible for all new business generation for our US territory; this is a huge opportunity for the successful candidate to establish themselves within a key sales function and sell within a growth market.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Research and identify opportunities to secure new business appointments
  • Ensure monthly/quarterly and revenue targets are met
  • Nurture and develop relationships with key client contacts
  • Conduct market, client and product analysis to understand trends and requirements
  • Work collaboratively with our Marketing team to run campaigns across email, phone, social and events to continually bring people into our partner programme
  • Ensure our client base is consistently expanded and targeted through the use of our CRM system
  • Respond to inbound RFI’s to qualify and generate new business opportunities

About the company

Search Laboratory is a market leader in Global Digital Marketing. Founded in the UK in 2005, the company has experienced strong growth and now employs around 130 people globally. Our New York office was opened in 2014 and the US business has grown quickly since then through acquisition of key clients across the Tech and software sectors. As one of the largest independently owned digital agencies with an international offering, we help our clients expand their business globally with a focus on EMEA markets. We are also one of a small number of Google growth partners and can therefore sell the Google Marketing Platform (GMP) licences and service contracts.

Specializing in Digital Strategy, SEO, Paid Search, Programmatic, CRO, Social and Data Science & Analytics, Search Laboratory delivers integrated global campaigns for clients across 25 different languages. We’ve won countless industry accolades and have been named in the top 1000 most inspirational companies in the UK. Not only that, we have been listed as a Top 100 Best Small Companies to Work For 7 times! This comes from direct feedback from our teams.

About you:

You will be an experienced and committed sales professional with a proven track record of building and maintaining new business relationships. You will have a strong desire to add value to clients and have a collaborative and tenacious approach. Ideally you will have a good understanding of digital marketing and/or have a background in selling complex software solutions. The ideal candidate will have existing relationships with Marketing Directors / VPs. If this sounds like you, then we’d love to hear from you!

What’s on offer?

  • Competitive base salary plus uncapped commission
  • 19 days PTO, 6 sick days, plus 8 national holidays
  • Flexible + remote working
  • Employee Assistance programme
  • Flexible spending account
  • Medical, Dental & Vision package
  • 401k retirement plan with company matched contributions
  • Paid time off for charity work
  • Birthday Lie-ins
  • Company paid social events

Take a look at our Facebook page and Glassdoor reviews to get a feel of what it’s really like to work here. We’re a friendly bunch so, better-still, get in touch with our recruitment team to find out more about this role and our fast-paced and growing agency.

Reporting to: Business Development Director

Job Purpose: To continually bring marketing professionals into our community and in doing so identify and secure new business appointments with relevant prospects.

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