Manager, Business Development

 Laird + Partners is seeking an entrepreneurial Business Development manager to oversee our new business initiatives to meet the increasing demand for agency-of-record and project relationships. The Manager will identify, pursue and win strategic and tactical new business, and create a smooth transition for our new clients into the agency.

The right candidate will be well-connected and capable of identifying, pursuing and winning new business opportunities. S/he will be able to us his/her depth acknowledge of digital and offline marketing, along with a swiftly-acquired knowledge of agency history, case studies, current business and strategic direction. The candidate will help the team strategize the best response, solution and proposal to the challenges on hand.



  • Manage a new business database with notes and past connections to prospects
  • Develop/update new sales collateral along with account and creative teams
  • Provide direct marketing to new business prospects
  • Work to build prospects/contacts through attending events and mining databases
  • Develop and maintain a prim prospect/contact list
  • Engage with companies on the prospect list
  • Build a relationship between agency and key prospects
  • Create opportunities to pitch new accounts
  • Coordinate presentation/pitch approaches¬†


  • 4+ years experience in a similar role
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Agency experience a must
  • Passion for fashion, style and luxury industries
  • Ability to stay highly organized and efficient in a fast-paced, rigorous work environment
  • Self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit
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