New Business Development Manager

US-NY-New York
Requisition ID
2017-3149
# of Openings
1
Category
New Business and Growth

Overview

With a growing portfolio of top-tier clients, Wunderman specializes in designing consumer-centric strategies focused on combining creative with data to build valuable relationships between consumers and brands.

 

 

About the role: 

We are seeking a New Business Development Manager who will help to lead the teams’ synergy and holism to drive global positioning consistency with local campaign relevance.  You will touch all aspects of New Business and have the ability to craft stories and accurately conceptualize, create and format documents such as pitch decks, proposals and other types of presentations, using the Microsoft Office suite of applications (PowerPoint and Word).  You should also be able to project manage will little supervision, be abreast of the business implications at all times, have a keen sense of urgency and strong follow-up skills. 

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Owning the pitch process from start to finish including Legal Documentation, RFI and RFP agency responses
  • Partnering with internal teams, WPP pitch teams and Wunderman Health CEO's to ensure materials are in line with global strategy and brand
  • Strategize best practices and ways of working to service integrated business, within company and among other network agencies
  • Assist CEO in driving revenue growth through effective relationship management, and value creation by leveraging global Wunderman Health resources
  • Help to maintain and grow the business development systems, process and internal operations that support the global new business activity (i.e. New Business Tracker, Pitch Portal, prospect lists, reporting and various internal tools), suggesting ways of improving efficiency and collaboration)
  • Develop and maintain a master schedule for all business development initiatives, and ensure team keeps to schedule
  • Develop client templates and alternative creative options as required
  • Take ownership of any discrepancies in the deck and have a keen eye for fixing errors like spelling, formatting etc.

Qualifications

 

  • 3-5 years of experience in a related role OR has Project/Account Management experience working in a Global Agency environment
  • Nice to have experience in the CPG/FMCG or pharmaceutical categories, although not a requirement
  • Expert level understanding of PowerPoint, Keynote, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Word. General understanding of Excel, Project & WordPress
  • Experience leveraging global resources and capabilities in an international environment
  • Is highly organized, detailed and process oriented
  • Strong analytical skills with ability to solve complex operational and business challenges
  • Displays enthusiasm to support the team whenever/wherever necessary – sometimes over and above normal work hours and listed JD tasks.
  • Can quickly grasp intermediate toolsets and business software tools
  • Is highly energetic and collaborative
  • Is a self-learner and starter
  • Loves to work collaboratively
  • Loves being part of a winning team

Wunderman is Creatively Driven. Data Inspired. A leading global digital agency, Wunderman combines creativity and data into work that inspires consumers to take action and delivers results for brands. Wunderman has been widely recognized for its work. Forrester Research named us a leader in marketing database operations and a strong performer in customer engagement strategy*. Headquartered in New York, we have 9,200 creatives, data scientists, strategists and technologists in 200 offices in 70 markets. Wunderman is a ‘team first’ culture committed to creating an environment where people come to do the best work of their careers. 
* The Forrester Wave™, Customer Insights Services Providers, Q4 2015

 

Wunderman is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Minority/Female/Veteran/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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