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Sunday, May 24, 2009

MRINetwork - Director of Business Development

About the Job

Due to the continued growth of our client company, we currently have an exciting opportunity at our office in downtown Minneapolis, MN for a Director of Business Development seeking a career in a fast-paced and team-oriented environment.​ With over 200 professionals in a variety of disciplines, our Minneapolis office is a full-service design firm that will encourage you to use your creativity and originality to develop innovative presentations and establish strong, positive relations with local, regional and national clientele.​

If you have a passion for implementing effective business development strategies, a positive attitude, and desire to work in a challenging and rewarding environment, then we welcome the opportunity to work with you.​
  • Initiate and maintain extensive contacts with key clientele and industry representatives, organizations and companies in the market sectors serviced by the office
  • Manage a business development team responsible for identifying, attracting, and retaining new and current clientele
  • Oversee activities related to public relations, direct mail, tradeshows, publishing and special events and develop a qualified and applicable approach for proposal and presentation functions
  • Evaluate campaigns for effectiveness and implement changes and improvements to broaden our penetration of the applicable market sectors; observe impacting trends and make recommendations to enhance the firm's image on the basis of those trends
  • Understand and implement corporate standards in regards to marketing and proposals
  • Establish, implement and maintain the business development budget and business development plan
  • Manage internal and external communication in relation to branding, public relations and advertising; initiate customer feedback on proposals and presentations
  • Analyze statistics to determine service potential and monitor clientele preferences

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or Marketing from an accredited college or university; Master's Degree or other advanced education is a plus
  • Professional expertise demonstrated through 10+​ years of industry related experience within the architecture/​design industry
  • Strong leadership and self-motivation skills and abilities
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively and persuasively communicate and promote ideas and campaigns to clientele, business representatives and company personnel
  • Demonstrates ability to promote and establish teamwork and individual leadership within business development department and develop creative and original marketing campaign
  • Strong with use of Microsoft Office applications; experience with Deltek Vision CRM is a plus
  • Excellent time management and organization skills; ability to multi-task
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills
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