Vice President / Director, Business Development

Location: Columbus HQ Office


Must thrive on uncovering new opportunities; love to build and cultivate relationships; have the business savvy to hone in on changes in the marketplace, find another door to open when one seems to stay closed; have that magnetic personality that adapts to any type of situation and totally gets strategic brand marketing. Responsible for identify potential new business opportunities and develop plans with actionable steps to secure such business. You’ll partner with our skilled strategic brand executives to develop concepts and strategies.


  • Lead the acquisition of new business
  • Align Big Red Rooter’s offer to meet client need
  • Build strategies to uncover potential opportunities that meet our business goals
  • Consult strategically with prospects to determine potential need
  • Develop a personal mechanism to enable you to reach key decision makers
  • Build relationships with those key decision makers
  • Schedule appointments getting you and the team face to face with decision makers
  • Partner with internal team to develop scope and appropriate proposal
  • Lead the subject matter expert team in formulating a strategic approach, setting timelines and managing the process for pitch presentations
  • Close the deal using a clear, polished and persuasive manner
  • Contribute to the firm’s awareness and success in the marketplace through adoption and use of social media, POVs, and other thought leadership initiatives
  • Actively share market and competitive intelligence with team to drive business acumen


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Must have at least 5 years in a marketing related position
  • Must thrive on finding and closing the deal
  • Must have the ability to command a room without dominating the room
  • Must have great listening skills and the ability to grasps new ideas
  • Motivated to increase your financial opportunities
  • Must exude professionalism under pressure
  • Magnetic personality
  • Strong organization skills
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Must have exceptional standards for quality and a strong attention to detail
  • Must be able to work autonomously, as well as within a team