Market Research / Business Development

Who you are: 

A rock star in researching markets and business development with knowledge and experience working on startup and/or large scale roll-out projects

Who we are:

GetSuitable Inc. focuses on assisting colleges and universities in enhancing their career services offerings through innovative technological and consulting services

We focus on:

  • Defining social media and other online strategies for students
  • Matching hard skills as well as less intangible traits that companies are looking for in an employee
  • Finding the perfect atmosphere and company culture to match each student’s needs.

GetSuitable is looking for a Market Research/Business Development individual to assist our marketing, sales, and business development teams at an extremely high level. The ideal candidate will be a rock star with social media, but comfortable working in the high level business role described within. You’ll actively help assist the company’s marketing and sales efforts by researching various market opportunities and potential vertical markets.  You will also be our point individual helping to drive high level sales revenue through the development of new business, networking for new clients, managing industry contacts, and assisting the sales teams with landing high dollar revenue targets.


Responsibilities:

  • Work with the executive team, stakeholders, customers, and potential clients to create and manage effective business development and marketing strategy
  • Work with the development team to create a user-friendly, web-based application to support business intelligence functions
  • Provide feedback and recommendations for improvements to end-user UI features, functionality, architecture, and design
  • Provide feedback to the executive team and others in the organization as to business development plans and strategy
  • Drive sales revenue through industry contacts and exemplary market research
  • Collaboratively participate in team meetings as necessary
  • Ensure that all strategic planning is completed on schedule and in accordance with quality standards
  • Wear lots of hats and have a desire to excel at our rapidly growing startup company

Qualifications:

Along with your résumé, send us links to relevant projects undertaken.

Must haves:

  • 2+ years of experience in a high level business environment with a proven track record of increasing success
  • 2+ years of experience managing and developing client accounts in a market research and/or business development role
  • Vast knowledge of social media marketing techniques with proven success and the ability to remain professional at all times
  • A sincere desire to be a part of building something much bigger than you may have experience doing in your previous roles
  • Not afraid to dig in and become a solid leader immediately
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively implement customer-facing business development plans and projects
  • Sustained experience in advertising strategy, general business strategy, leadership concepts, and creative marketing techniques
  • Strong desire to understand the business problems that our technology is created to solve
  • Understand how people actually use the data-driven web applications we build

Icing on the cake:

  • You have experience in a Business Development, Management, or Marketing and Sales role
  • You possess a graduate level degree applicable to the role, specifically in a business, marketing, or human resources capacity
  • You have experience with all core technologies we use
  • Experience assisting beta testing applications for mobile web or touch interfaces
  • You’ve lead or contributed to solid sales and marketing teams in the past

Application:

Please visit our “Jobs” page on Angel List here.