Gupta Media is looking for a Business Development Representative to lead our outreach to new clients across key new verticals. Candidates for the position should have 2-5 years experience in a sales / business development role, with a proven track record of being able to bring in new, promising leads from the ground up.
The key focus for this role will be building relationships with colleges and universities nationwide and professional sports teams (NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, MLS, etc.).
Gupta Media is an agency with three specialties – media buying, creative services and technology solutions. We do our best work when all three are working in unison. Our client roster includes brands like Amazon, Red Bull, Movember and Fender, music festivals like Boston Calling, The Governor’s Ball and Afropunk, and record labels like Sony Music, Universal Music and Warner Music Group.
We pride ourselves on being innovative, competitive and disruptive in the digital space. Due to this, we’ve organically grown to dominate our target industries. Now, we want to apply what we already know to other industries.
You will be working closely with the Account Director team, who have an average of 8 years experience here at Gupta Media. As this is a new role, in a new department, it will be a hands on position with direct involvement of agency leadership to grow the business.
- Building a plan to reach out to key prospects and a timeline for execution.
- Utilize all available resources to reach out to key prospects and establish a line of communication.
- Submit a weekly sales report update to the management team.
- Work with the media team to create and update marketing materials that will best help candidate in driving new sales.
- Stay up to date with digital marketing trends, in order to pitch new ideas and fully understand media team’s latest strategies.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND EDUCATION
- Bachelor’s Degree or higher – In Business Administration or related field.
- 2-5 years relevant experience
- Ability to work independently
- Background in digital media preferred
- A high level of enthusiasm and professionalism