Second Spectrum

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Business Development and Sales, Basketball

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Los Angeles, United States

Second Spectrum is seeking a highly motivated professional for Business Development and Sales, Basketball to join our team, help us accelerate our growth, and build up our sales team.The ideal candidate should have a thorough knowledge of the industry and ability to quickly learn the products and services the company provides. The position is based in New York or Los Angeles and will require travel. Responsibilities New Business Development Prospect for potential new clients and turn this into increased business Meet potential clients by growing, maintaining, and leveraging your network Identify potential clients, and the decision makers within the client organization and arrange introductory and pitch meetings Work with team to develop proposals that speak to clients’ needs, concerns, and objectives Client Retention and Account Management Maintain ongoing communication with existing clients to understand and serve their evolving needs Present clients with new products and services and enhance existing relationships Work with technical team and other internal colleagues to meet customer needs Relay feedback and customer constraints to technical team Arrange and participate in internal and external client debriefs Strategic Business Planning Identify opportunities for campaigns, services, and distribution channels that will lead to an increase in sales Using knowledge of the market and competitors, identify and develop the company’s unique selling propositions and differentiators Identify business trends with a view towards developing new services, products, and distribution channels Management and Research Forecast sales targets and ensure they are met by the team Track and record activity on accounts and help to close deals to meet these targets Present business development training and mentoring to business developers and other internal staff Understand the company’s goals and purposes to continually enhance the company’s performance Other Skills and Requirements Sports and market knowledge, specifically professional and amateur basketball CRM software knowledge Business travel, including visiting current and potential clients, attending industry events and conferences Previous experience working in management consulting a plus Education Bachelor’s degree and minimum 3-5 years of progressive business development, sales, and/or strategy experience MBA a plus

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