Director Business Development, Advantage Media (Bentonville, AR)

Location: Bentonville, AR

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Senior Manager/Supervisor

We are searching for a Director of Business Development who can provide digital leadership on new and existing client relationships while helping to grow our AMG, Shopper Digital presence in the Bentonville, AR market.

The Director Business Development role is perfect for candidates who have an entrepreneurial spirit and are seeking an agency environment that combines a start-up mentality with the support, resources and backing of a 20+ year leading digital agency. As Director Business Development you will help build and sell through digital marketing solutions and grow our client base in Bentonville. You will work collaboratively with the team to effectively identify opportunities and guide program execution and growth across key accounts.

The Director Business Development will work in close partnership with the SVP of Shopper Digital to accelerate the growth of opportunities in the marketplace.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop new opportunities with key clients
  • Lead multiple accounts to drive incremental revenue and sell through of AMG
  • Help develop and train account managers business development coordinators.
  • Work with the Shopper Marketing teams to develop integrated marketing strategies including display, search, mobile and social channels
  • Inspire, lead and motivate across the Shopper Digital team to deliver top-notch work that delivers on client needs and drives measurable results
  • Direct all aspects of client business from strategy through proposal through execution with attention to quality and detail and the foresight to identify (and circumvent) potential red flags
  • Drive the evolution of digital innovation by staying abreast of the latest digital platforms, social trends and mobile technologies with the ability to strategically translate these into client programs
  • Deeply understand, appreciate and influence brand insights, customer segmentation, and target needs to assist in the development of thoughtful and strategic marketing plans and executions
  • Serve as point of contact with clients, working directly on digital strategy
  • Professionally manage client feedback, direction and expectations that results in trust-based client relationships
  • Orchestrate partnerships with teams across the Walmart ecosystem to manage priorities, schedules, and deliverables
  • Provide accurate financial management of client business from scoping to forecasting and budget reconciliation
  • Deliver effective oral presentations (over the phone and in person) with poise and confidence
  • Support Senior Management in new business opportunities as needed

Experience Required:

  • Education Level: (Required) Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 5-7 years experience working in interactive media in some capacity (i.e. Search, Social, Display, Mobile, Programmatic, etc)
  • Proven ability to tell communicate program strategy and results through effective written and verbal story-telling
  • Technical web experience, such as expertise in HTML, JavaScript, and CSS, is a plus
  • Keen understanding of how site analytics tools work and the ability to pull and evaluate data
  • Strong communication and leadership skills
  • Experience planning, buying and managing multi-channel direct response programs
  • Sharp analytical and creative problem-solving skills
  • Proven ability to thrive and work autonomously in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to manage multiple task simultaneously
  • Excellent interpersonal & organizational skills

What are the desired attributes for this position?

Be an inspiring, passionate leader
Be a resourceful, tenacious problem solver
Be a compelling, persuasive communicator
Be a creative thinker
Be intellectually curious

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