New Business Manager

Build and Manage Client Relationships

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Need to have

  • 4-5 years of experience in new business development in the creative services domain.

  • Ability to introduce and sell professional design services to senior stakeholders.

  • Ability to identify project opportunities and build account relationships.

  • An appreciation and understanding of the dynamics of a Design Studio, of Studio-Client Relationships and decision-making process for design projects.

Good to have

  • Ability to identify opportunities and methods to build thought-leadership in the design space through PR, Media Contributions, Networking etc.

  • A solid track record of bringing new business and relationships at CXO level.

We are looking for

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Intelligent and Articulate. Independent Thinker. Brings fresh perspectives.

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T-shaped people. Experts in their area, aware of many others. Ability to cross-pollinate ideas.

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Skilled Craftsmen. Love their craft and getting their hands dirty. No armchair experts.

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Believe that everything yields to hardwork. And that nothing significant was ever achieved without grit.

Key Responsibilities

  • First respondent to client enquiries and complete project pipeline management.

  • Setting up and conducting calls and meetings with clients in India and Internationally.

  • Scoping projects in consultation with clients and through independent research. Creating approach notes, mood boards, and proposals.

  • Building credibility with client and being a trusted advisor - we do not do "sales".

  • Closing the project - meetings, presentations, discussions, negotiations.

  • Converting incoming project leads and scouting for and proactively pursuing projects across Brand Strategy, Brand Design, Packaging Design, Space Design and Web/UX Design, across SMEs and Corporates.

  • Client on-boarding: Vendor-registration, NDAs, Engagement Contracts, Payments etc.

  • Client Relationship Management and regular check-ins to ensure health of the relationship.

Selection Process

Send your resume, work portfolio and a brief summary of your interest in working with us to careers@bearddesign.co. Shortlisted profiles hear from us within one week.