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Business Development Associate in New York, NY


Guidepoint Global

Base Salary: Yes (amount not posted)
Total Comp: Not Listed
Industry: Information Management
Benefits: Yes
Customers: All
Car Allowance: No
Sales Cycle: Long
Travel: No Travel
Location: New York: New York


Guidepoint Global is a primary research firm that provides investors and business decision-makers with on-demand access to its worldwide network of industry experts.
Our clients include some of the worlds leading private equity firms, mutual funds, hedge funds and strategy consultancies. Through phone consultations, face-to-face meetings, surveys and proprietary data products, we provide our clients with the customized information solutions they need to make informed decisions.

We have an exciting opportunity for individuals who are entrepreneurial and looking for an opportunity with quick upward mobility. There will be an intensive 1-2 month training period followed by 10 months of working directly with senior members of sales team.

Develop a working knowledge of industry coverage and competitive landscape.
Conduct outbound prospecting to generate leads and warm lead follow up.
Partner with senior sales to set up meetings with new prospects.
Meet designated prospect and meeting targets by cold calling and lead generation efforts.
Assist in the development of marketing materials and client presentations.

2+ years of sales, business development, banking, business consulting and/or account management experience.
Bachelors degree from a four year university.
Broad base knowledge of the sales process from lead generation to relationship management.
Excellent communicator capable of handling high-profile clients (Hedge Funds, Mutual Funds, Private Equity and Corporates).
Demonstrated ability to work in a team atmosphere.
A desire to work in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment.
Initiative and ability to handle increasing responsibility over time.