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Business Development Representative

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For the past 25 years, we’ve been doing work that matters. We’re a digital agency that leverages technology to extend the influence of our mission-driven clients. Every day, our team of more than 100 digital strategists, architects, designers, and creators help leading nonprofit organizations and government agencies across the country make an impact. But this team still needs you! This is your opportunity to join the company helping those doing good in the world – do more, reach more, and achieve more. 

Are you passionate about helping organizations bring their brands to life? Do you like developing new relationships with organizations to understand their business and how you might help them? Are you determined, outgoing, and a great communicator? If so, we’re searching for someone just like you to join us as a Business Development Representative.

What you’ll do:

  • Make outbound calls to potential clients who have expressed interest in learning more about Forum One or appear to be strong potential customers
  • Work closely with the marketing team to qualify inbound leads
  • Proactively seek new business opportunities
  • Work with new organizations to identify needs and suggest appropriate services
  • Cultivate new leads and convert leads into qualified opportunities.
  • Customize product solutions to increase client satisfaction
  • Build long-term trusting relationships with clients
  • Set up meetings or calls between (prospective) clients and Account Managers
  • Maintain and report on sales activity and metrics to the Managing Director of Business Development (weekly/monthly/quarterly)

What you bring to the table:

  • 1-3 years of professional work experience, a sales background is preferred.
  • Experienced in lead generation, client relationship development, stakeholder alignment, and high client satisfaction
  • Driving curiosity and enthusiasm surrounding digital trends and technologies
  • Excellent writing and oral communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, often on short time frames
  • Self-motivated, dedicated, and driven to succeed.
  • Strong negotiation and prioritization skills with a proven ability to identify and close leads
  • Proven ability to build and execute on prospecting lists

Why you’ll love it here:

  • Competitive Salary & Employee Ownership Plan
  • 401(k) match, Commuter benefits & flexible spending accounts  
  • 15 Vacation days, in addition to Sick Leave & Floating Holidays
  • Flexible work hours
  • Paid parental leave
  • Company-provided laptops
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Tuition reimbursement

 

What we value:

  • We’re passionate about our work – our clients’ missions matter, and we apply our passion in support of clients who are addressing the most critical global issues.
  • We’re great partners – we’re collaborative, approachable, creative, inclusive, and reliable.
  • We’re continuous learners – we are always expanding, refining, and improving our craft, value, and impact—as individuals and as a team.
  • We’re inquisitive problem solvers – we’re dedicated to finding the right solution, which requires actively engaging varied perspectives, and approaching our work with flexibility, humility,  and open minds.
  • We get things done – we are thoughtful and thorough, but we don’t waste time or hesitate to tackle problems head on.
  • We do the right thing – we make decisions for Forum One and our clients with the highest integrity, respect, fairness, and honesty. 

 

Forum One provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

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