Do you love working the proverbial room? Are you a natural networker? Do you enjoy meeting new people? Are you comfortable selling at the highest levels of corporations and other institutions? Do you enjoy the challenge of winning over new clients? Do you love winning? Do you have the passion, the drive, the tenacity needed to find the next client? Are you motivated by incentives that are based on your performance?
Reputation Partners, a highly-regarded Chicago-based national strategic communications and public relations firm, is seeking its first-ever fully dedicated sales/business development professional to focus exclusively on securing new clients.
Reporting directly to the President & Founder, the ideal candidate has a proven track record of proactively securing opportunities for new client relationships and portfolios on behalf of a larger public relations, advertising or marketing agency, or in another professional services setting, and is looking for a leadership role in a thriving boutique public relations agency boasting strong relationships with world-renowned brands.
Unlike similar roles at other firms, we arenotlooking for someone to identify and field RFPs or simply deal with reactive inbound business inquiries to the firm.Nor are we looking for a PR practitioner. What we are seeking is a proven business developer who understands consultative selling and has a track record of creating opportunities with new clients.
Reputation Partners is a nationally-recognized strategic communications and public relations firm that excels at strategy and execution. The firm has a long-term 99+% client satisfaction rating and designs thoughtful plans and implements goal-specific programs for corporate communications, public relations and digital marketing.
We work with top leaders in education, manufacturing, health care, professional services and other major industries to accelerate growth by tying marketing to the bottom line. We focus on action, outcome and impact for real results. We are known for bringing the brightest minds together to solve problems. We challenge assumptions to find innovative solutions.
The Vice President of Business Development is an exempt position.