Business Development Coordinator
Job Summary | Major goals and objectives.
The Business Development Coordinator is responsible for supporting the growth of MXM's business by contributing to the direction and development of new business efforts. The candidate works in conjunction with business development leads and executive sponsor to drive revenue by producing consistent, comprehensive, innovative, high-quality and persuasive client proposals and presentations. These efforts will cover the areas of proposal writing/preparation, assisting with scoping, and developing prospect presentations. With guidance from the agency leaders and business development managing directors, the prospective candidate will be expected to support prospecting efforts as well through research, outreach management and ideation.
Essential Job Functions
50% - Supports the response to RFIs, RFPs and presentation requests within imposed deadlines by assessing requirements, coordinating resources, and prioritizing tasks. Contributes to the sales strategy and provides general support to the business development lead throughout the process.
30% - Contributes to the development of written proposals and presentations by collecting and customizing pre-existing assets and creating/writing new language and assets as needed. Polishes and quality assures response documents to illustrate win themes and a common voice. Edits narratives that reflect the detailed capabilities of MXM and its various divisions and ensures compliance with bid submission requirements. Under the guidance of the BD lead, coordinates with response team members and graphic design resources to develop innovative and powerful presentations that reflect MXM's positioning, tone and technical capabilities, are aesthetically pleasing, and visually communicates the narrative. Ideates with team and creates pitch theater for high-level prospect meetings.
10% - Researches business, communications, and consumer trends for new business assignments. Uncovers key insights/data points that feed into winning strategies.
10% - Maintains new business assets including RFP response database, case studies, presentation materials, etc.
Minimum Qualifications | All must be met to be considered.
Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Communications, Advertising, Public Relations, Journalism or related field, or equivalent training and/or experience.
One to Three years experience in a business development or project management role, preferably within a marketing or advertising agency.
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Excellent communicator with the ability to translate business solutions across a variety of disciplines and management levels
Excels in persuasive writing and is versed in visual communication and storytelling techniques
Strong project and time management skills; able to track multiple deadlines effectively
Strong understanding of digital and content marketing
Proactive work style/must have a high level of self initiative
Team player/collaborative mindset
Extreme attention to detail and the ability to multi-task
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite is required - specifically Word, Powerpoint, Excel and Adobe Acrobat Pro.
Demonstrated experience in creating dynamic presentations
Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite is a plus
Website : http://www.meredith.com
Meredith (www.meredith.com) is the leading media and marketing company serving American women. Meredith features multiple well-known national brands - including Better Homes and Gardens, Parents, Family Circle, Ladies' Home Journal, Fitness, More, American Baby, Every Day with Rachael Ray and FamilyFun - along with local television brands in fast-growing markets. Meredith is the industry leader in creating content in key consumer interest areas such as home, family, health and wellness and self-development. Meredith uses multiple distribution platforms - including print, television, online, mobile, tablets, and video - to give consumers content they desire and to deliver the messages of its advertising and marketing partners.