Business Development Leader

Posted on 6/4/2024



1,001-5,000 employees

Provides architecture and design solutions

Social Impact


St. Louis, MO, USA

Required Skills
  • A minimum of 10 years of related work experience in marketing / business development roles required. Preferably in the a/e/c/ industry.
  • Proven experience in the development and implementation of marketing business plans.
  • A degree in marketing or related field preferred. Additional education and/or certifications / training a plus.
  • Proven track record of the ability to develop significant relationships that increase our opportunity pipeline is essential.
  • Business acumen and ability to develop, influence and execute strategy is required.
  • Strong ability to communicate authentically and respectfully required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PPT) required.
  • Experience with CRM Platforms, such as Salesforce, a plus.
  • Some travel required.
  • Provide leadership, guidance, and support to Market and Client Leaders in the development of new business development opportunities.
  • Demonstrate effective pre-positioning and intelligence gathering activity that identifies key issues and potential differentiation in client pursuits.
  • Partner with various leaders in networking, intelligence gathering, and pursuit strategies to advance growth.
  • Work with teams to develop and implement best practices for client pursuit and retention strategies.
  • Lead and support business development activities, identify new client leads/opportunities, and work on strategic pursuit plans.
  • Participate in business planning, marketing budget alignment, and budget management.
  • Develop internal and external networks within core markets, practices, and service lines.
  • Lead client engagement meetings, maintain active watch on pipeline, and drive Salesforce use for performance assessment.
  • Provide strategic input in all phases of client engagement process and activities.
  • Strengthen the company's brand in the marketplace and champion Living-Centered Design.
  • Provide leadership and mentoring to Client Leaders and Emerging Client Leaders in marketing and business development.

CannonDesign specializes in Living-Centered Design, which strategically uses building solutions, immersive experiences, and data-driven facility solutions to improve human life and address complex issues. This approach not only leverages sustainability and resilience but also considers growth and impact in all their projects. Working at this company offers an opportunity to be part of a team that values thoughtful, impactful design work that leads to tangible advancements in various environments, making it a fulfilling place for professionals passionate about making a difference through design.

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New York, New York



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


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