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Chief Business Development Officer

Job Details

Management
Lincoln - Lincoln, NE

Looking for your chance to make a real impact?

Firespring, Nebraska's first Certified B Corporation®, is looking for an amazing human to join our team. We’re known for providing marketing, printing and strategic guidance to thousands of brands, businesses and nonprofits in all 50 states and all over the world. Our mission is to accelerate client prosperity so we collectively do more good.

Please let us know if this position sounds like your dream job.

Job Description

Do you have a proven track record for obtaining results from the teams you’ve managed? Are you able to motivate and develop team members by analyzing individual strengths and playing to those natural abilities? Yes? Keep reading.

We’re looking for a chief business development officer who can look into the future by analyzing data and forecasting trends; is well connected and knows how to open doors for Firespring; and primarily has the ability to exceed company sales growth expectations by creating a rock-solid sales strategy that maximizes people and the brand.

Intrigued? Awesome, let’s dive in.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Ensure Firespring sales engine is performing at all levels, from lead generation to purchase and renewal. 
  • Set company sales and marketing goals based on projections. 
  • Lead company sales and marketing strategies that best serve our target client base.
  • Track sales team metrics and report data to leadership and the company on a regular basis.
  • Manage day-to-day performance of direct reports, including VP of sales operations, director of acquisition marketing and team-level sales managers.
  • Maximize team use of CRM and other sales applications, and use data to inform strategy. 
  • Lead weekly sales team meetings and collaborate with other team leaders on the full client experience. 
  • Generate ideas for sales contests and motivational initiatives.
  • Hire high-performing salespeople.
  • Implement performance plans.
  • Embody company culture and maintain high team engagement.

Qualifications

  • Sales and sales management experience.
  • Strong intrapersonal skills.
  • Natural delegator and persuasive motivator that gets results.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Familiarity with data analysis and reporting.
  • Hardworking, persistent and dependable.
  • Positive and enthusiastic.
  • Experience with CRM reporting and management.
  • Experience in working with marketing to achieve sales results.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Salary—We recognize that our people are our greatest asset. We reward candidates who wow us by offering competitive pay.
  • Vacation—Paid holidays are a no brainer, but how does unlimited, paid vacation sound? Salaried employees of Firespring are encouraged to take what they need when it comes to time off in order to live their best and healthiest lives.
  • 401(k)—Your parents preached about the importance of saving. Now were helping you get it done. Firespring provides professional financial advisors who will help you make a plan and guide your investments.
  • Fun—Millions of people go to work, punch the clock from 8 to 5 and hate every moment of it. That's not the case here. We prioritize loving your experience here and have a group of people dedicated to creating activities inside and outside the office. To put it mildly, we're serious about having fun and it reflects in our work and the relationships too.
  • Positive Community Impact—When your employer makes it possible for you to contribute to your community on the clock? Win for everyone. Every Firespring team member gets one paid day off each month to volunteer in any way they'd like.
  • Miscellaneous Benefits—Not all benefits are about the Benjamins, baby. Some of the things you'll enjoy while working here include unlimited soft drinks, tea and beer. If you require a flexible schedule, your manager is all ears.

Ready to come aboard? Let's make this happen.

While we genuinely appreciate your interest in employment with Firespring, we can only respond to the most qualified candidates.

Firespring is an EEO/AA employer.

 

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