Business Development Lead

Loop: Design for Social Good

Description

Loop is looking for a passionate self-starter who is experienced in guiding the development of new business strategies for current and prospective clients in the social impact space. You have a high level of experience in the interactive communications and design sector, with a strong focus and understanding of the social enterprise and non-profit space.

At Loop, we focus on projects with partners that positively impact the world. From climate change to food security, human rights to gender equity, our partners span the social impact space, and you should have a passion for causes that contribute to a better world. We work alongside our clients and go out of our way to help them achieve their missions through creative and strategic design solutions. We’re looking for someone who understands doing business with good intent, ethical thinking, and compassion, all while being professional, detail-oriented and financially aware.

You are an excellent communicator and enjoy guiding potential partners through proposals and pitches. As the Business Development Lead, you will own Loop’s inbound New Business pipeline. You will connect with new and existing clients about their design and web needs and develop estimates and proposals to sell Loop’s services. You will be the contact point for all new business inquiries and manage the sales process from initial contact to contracting. Working with the design, development, and project management teams, you will assess potential clients’ needs and create customized solutions to propose and pitch.

Your day-to-day involves:

  • Successfully sourcing and closing qualified accounts.
  • Understanding and internalizing Loop’s ideal client criteria and screening business accordingly.
  • Conducting introductory meetings with potential clients to provide an overview of Loop’s services in order to gather all relevant information about potential client projects, scope, and needs.
  • Researching and writing proposals, including creating comprehensive cost structures and estimates.
  • Leading the development of RFP responses and presentations, mobilizing the team to develop proposals under tight timelines.
  • Representing the company at networking functions and other industry-related events through speaking, networking and other business-building activities.
  • Staying up-to-date with new products, services, technologies and pricing/payment plans.
  • Contributing to our business development and marketing strategies by participating critically in quarterly, annual and ad hoc planning discussions.
  • Participating in sales forecasting and planning on a regular basis.
  • Managing the new business pipeline in Function Point.

About Loop: Design for Social Good:

Loop is a creative agency that partners with social impact organizations to help address the world’s most pressing challenges. Since 2012, we’ve stood alongside nonprofit organizations, NGOs, social enterprises, and foundations as trusted creative partners. We design brands, websites, campaigns, and publications through an empathy-driven process to tell stories to build ever-growing support.

As we design together, we inspire people to take action for causes that shape a better world. Our clients are our partners in good, addressing challenges ranging from climate change to human rights and political division to criminal justice in over eight countries worldwide. Clients include WWF Canada, Oxfam Canada, the World Economic Forum, and the Jays Care Foundation.

Our studio is evolving, and we are looking for a new team member who will fit right in and help foster leadership and collaboration as we refine our processes and workflow.

Loop: Design for Social Good is an LGBTQ2S+ run company and an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity & inclusion.

To apply, email your details to hello@weareloop.com

Please email your resume and cover letter with the subject line “Business Development Lead” to [email protected]


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