Business Development Manager

New York City

Contract Permanent

Listed 09-Oct-2019

ABOUT 1000heads

We help brands to be more social; to talk to people, and to be talked about by people.

Our goal is to get their stories to travel further and faster, building sustained relationships as they go.

We have over 150 people spanning 5 global offices and have experience across multiple sectors including Telecommunications, Technology, Travel, Retail, Media, Finance, Automotive and CPG.

In NYC, we have a growing, dynamic team of 50 people with a focus on pushing brave, innovative work for some of the biggest companies on the planet.



The Business Development Manager seeks new clients and opportunities, helps to manage the pitch/RFP process and is a key figure in powering growth of the agency. The ideal candidate has a proven track record in helping to identify, develop and capitalize on new business opportunities.




  • Contribute to revenue growth and hit growth targets

  • Map out new business and client growth strategies alongside account leads

  • Prospect and pursue new clients, including both fielding inbound opportunities and using cold outreach to create new opportunities

  • Responsible for keeping new business materials and creds updated

  • Participate in new business pitches, including answering RFIs and collaborating with internal leaders and cross disciplinary teams to respond to RFPs

  • Prepare detailed research on client prospects ahead of meetings to help inform our response and approach

  • Build and maintain pipeline database and CRM strategy

  • Be present in the industry scene and network effectively at local events.



  • At least 4-5 years of relevant experience preferably at a social/creative agency

  • Excellent communication and networking skills

  • Demonstrated leadership skills that motivate staff and create a productive work environment

  • Actively participate in group settings and can comfortably interact with all levels of management

  • Able to adapt to a fast-paced, ever changing environment with occasional non-traditional hours to meet deadlines

  • Track record in meeting or exceeding revenue goals

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