Business Development Associate

Signal Vine - Alexandria, VA - Full time


We are experiencing rapid growth due to the market adoption of our enterprise mobile messaging platform. We are building a company that helps to solve social issues with technology, and we recognize that the key to our growth and success is hiring great people. The ideal candidate for Signal Vine would be a great teammate that brings creative problem-solving skills to the job while maintaining the dedication and focus required to achieve results.

Job Description

We are in search of a dynamic, hard-working professional to support the marketing and business development activities required to meet the needs of our business during a period of rapid growth. This role requires a combination of sales, project management and support skills, and will be given increasing levels of responsibility and independence based on proven performance. You will be working with a team of marketing and business development associates under the Director of Business Development. This is a developmental role with the opportunity for rapid advancement through successful achievement of performance objectives. You will play an important role in the development of the business.

We are committed to attracting and developing exceptional people, and to creating an environment that is dynamic, challenging, and rewarding, all with the goal of realizing our full potential as a business. We seek those who enjoy a collaborative, participatory work environment where passion and a sense of humor are essential to making this an outstanding place to work.

Your specific responsibilities will include …

  • developing and maintaining relationships with new and current customers
  • preparing proposals for customers based on their needs and your discussions
  • representing Signal Vine at conferences, networking events and workshops
  • scheduling business development meetings and planning interactions with potential customers
  • generating new marketing content like one-pagers, rack cards, etc.
  • maintaining accurate pipeline data and reporting
  • supporting any other business activities as needed

Qualifications

The ideal Business Development Associate candidate has …

  • 0-2 years of relevant experience or can demonstrate comparable achievement
  • excellent communication, personal and writing skills
  • detail-oriented and research-minded tendencies
  • superior time management and organization skills
  • demonstrates the ability to take on new responsibilities successfully
  • a Bachelor’s degree
  • And has a make-up that is …
  • self-driven and self-motivated, but great at interfacing with others
  • learns quickly and thrives in a dynamic environment
  • a flexible multi-tasker, yet deadline driven
  • an entrepreneurial spirit with a sense of humor
  • passionate about the use of technology to impact social outcomes
  • Attributes of Top Signal Vine Performers
  • Respectful … valuing the contributions of others
  • Humble … enough to know it’s not all about you
  • Anticipates … what’s next and prepares accordingly
  • Insightful … seeking to gain a complete understanding
  • Intuitive … to not always need instructions
  • Detail-Oriented … knowing the smallest details can be the most important
  • Compassionate … to not only care for, but try to understand others
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    Perks of joining Signal Vine

  • opportunity to grow with broad, challenging responsibilities
  • competitive salary, plus health and dental benefits
  • opportunity for equity participation
  • work-life flexibility
  • frequent outings, happy hours, and retreats
  • brand new MacBook Air
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    Additional Information

    Please include a cover letter with your resume.

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    Experience Level

    Any experience level

    Signal Vine

    We have designed an enterprise communications platform for education organizations to reach today’s youth. Our platform combines text messaging with data analytics to deliver a highly personalized and interactive experiences for students.

    We pride ourselves on the technology and products we build, and value our team and the customer relationships we develop. In order to build a successful business, we move quickly and work hard. We have a powerful vision and have lined up a stellar team of partners, staff and investors in what we expect will be an amazing journey.

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