Business Development Associate – Charlotte, NC

The Business Development Associate role is to expand the network of potential business contacts. Qualified candidates should possess a strong motivation to work in sales and the ability to develop a strong, working knowledge of our core capabilities and offerings, and offer support to fulfill the company’s overall objectives. Business Development Associates must also maintain a presence as a positive addition to the organization and supporter of corporate initiatives to benefit company growth.

Company Overview

We seek to drive value beyond conventional measures. As a global branding firm deeply rooted in multiple industries, we’ve helped clients for over 25 years capture marketplace opportunities and establish sustained differentiation through creative naming, imaginative design, comprehensive brand strategy and insightful market research.

Our depth and breadth of clients reaches across multiple industries, including consumer, B2B, technology, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, finance and hospitality. Utilizing our unique and interactive creative process, we have developed some of the world’s leading brands.

Position Overview

The Account Executive supports both business development and the creative teams. Manages team expectations for various project deliverables. Works directly with Account Vice President and/or Account Director to assist in client meetings and relations, as necessary. Attends all client meetings and contribute by having a deep knowledge of the company process and also be available to provide timeline options for next steps.

Maintains the highest level of quality for both internal and external deliverables and communications. Offers support and coverage for cross-over areas in other creative services activities to fulfill the company’s overall objectives. Upholds a presence as a positive addition to the organization and supporter of Operational and Corporate initiatives to benefit company growth


Build business contacts and relationships through use of resources such as LinkedIn and Salesforce through calls, emails and mailings

Maintain internal databases with all current prospect and client information, continuously updating and improving our client base

Develop trust-based relationships with prospect clients

Manage prospect communications, interactions and relationships

Clear and prompt internal communication of status, potential RFP pipeline, and prospect needs

Work with the marketing team to create and manage outbound email marketing campaigns

Job Requirements

Bachelor’s degree required

One to three years of strategic selling skills with a proven track record of success

Self-starter, able to work with minimal direction

Motivated to work in sales

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Detail-oriented with a high standard for quality/correctness of prospect communications

Experience with building relationships

Strong presentation skills

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Addison Whitney is committed to employing a diverse workforce. We recruit and retain talented individuals without regard to gender, race, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.

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