Sixth City Marketing is seeking a Business Development Manager to help build and shape the future of our fast-growing company and its brand. This is the perfect opportunity for an ambitious, strategic professional looking to work in a future-oriented culture.

The Business Development Manager will be responsible for finding and pursuing potential clients. This role requires an individual who can combine a solid understanding of the digital marketing industry with creative selling skills to forge deals with a wide variety of clients across various industry sectors.

This position will work out of our Cleveland office in Rocky River, Ohio full-time.

Job Description

Core Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Research, identify and generate new business opportunities
  • Develop relationships with and pursue potential clients
  • Manage new business pipeline and consistently update new business database
  • Draft contract agreements for potential clients
  • Develop and maintain target lead list each quarter
  • Take a leadership role in developing new business proposals and presentations
  • Execute new business development plans for the office
  • Identify key target customers and work closely with them to articulate the benefits and advantages of company services
  • Prospect and establish business and generate ongoing sales opportunities with new and existing accounts in and outside of your network
  • Update all marketing materials, including quarterly clip books
  • Schedule all new business meetings


  • At least 3-5 years of business development experience
  • Strong business development and prospecting skills
  • Strong communication and presentation skills for effectively articulating ideas to clients, colleagues, and others
  • Entrepreneurial drive and track record of personal initiative and professional growth
  • Possession of a professional and positive demeanor
  • Excellent presentation and negotiation skills
  • Extremely detail oriented
  • Positive, proactive, and able to work well in a team environment
  • Extensive network in higher education and/or manufacturing industry a bonus
  • B.A./M.A. in Public Relations, Communications, or Marketing is desired

Our agency provides a competitive salary, 401(k), paid vacation and holidays, health insurance, and a dynamic atmosphere of dedicated professionals.

How to Apply:

If this sounds like an opportunity that is perfect for you, simply send a cover letter and resume to john@sixthcitymarketing.com.