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Senior Business Planner

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Looking for experienced candidate to help drive new business efforts for the agency.
The Business Planning team is responsible for managing Firstborn’s incoming new business opportunities as well as prospecting for opportunities with potential clients. As Senior Business Planner, you’ll work with the BP team to create and execute strategies that lead to new client relationships for the agency. This will include work with Firstborn’s Creative, Strategy, and Tech teams on new business pitches. You should have a strong ambition to grow the agency’s client roster, either through experience managing accounts for another agency, or a previous business development role.
 The Senior Business Planner represents the agency for credentials presentations and manages a team of associates and interns to perform category research and develop dossiers on client prospects. This is a mid-level position on a small, dynamic team, with plenty of opportunity for growth. Candidates should be self-motivated, proactive workers able to take direction, but also with their own point of view on growing our business.

Key Duties

  • Vet incoming opportunities with the rest of the BP team
  • Help develop case studies and sales materials
  • Direct associates and interns in research efforts towards new business goals
  • Work with leadership from other teams to craft new business proposals
  • Develop business strategy for the agency with the Business Planning SVP
  • Manage and follow up with business leads
  • Present agency credentials and capabilities to client prospects
  • Requirements

  • Agency experience in either business development, strategy, or account roles (digital agency experience a plus)
  • Must have ability to establish priorities, work independently, and proceed with objectives without heavy supervision
  • Working knowledge of emerging tech and trends in consumer behavior
  • Good interpersonal skills a must
  • Strong public speaking/presentation skills
  • Firstborn offers an excellent compensation package that includes:

  • Competitive salary (compensation will be based on experience)
  • 100% covered Medical, Dental, and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • We also offer Vision, Short-term disability, and life insurance at no cost
  • 401K
  • Pleasant, enthusiastic, fast paced work environment with great people who love what they do
  • – All fields required