Business Development Operations Associate

Business Development

Business Development Operations Associate

Westbury, NY

We Are:

Spark451’s mission is to help colleges and students fuel their future. We are a digital marketing company focused on the higher-education industry. Spark451 provides highly customized enrollment marketing, student search, creative and digital media services to our customers.

We integrate a multitude of communication channels and digital platforms for effective student recruitment and advertising. We have helped our clients achieve and exceed their new student enrollment goals, and have amassed numerous industry awards in recognition of our strategic and creative work.

Essential Tasks:

  • Serve as the internal liaison for the business development team, Spark451 senior leadership, and the internal marketing team.
  • Assist the business development and strategy departments throughout the process of request for proposals (RFPs) and proposals
  • Handling prospect management in PipeDrive and Element451 CRM instance while ensuring proper communication channels
  • Updating business development OKRs using our goal tracking software, Viva Goals
  • Stay abreast with industry trends and technologies
  • Solicit various viewpoints on potential implementation solutions
  • Share knowledge and insights
  • Other duties as assigned by the Business Development department

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • 1+ years of relevant professional experience required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field
  • Familiarity with AI and ChatGPT
  • Excellent understanding of Microsoft products (Word and PowerPoint)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills – including presentation skills
  • Have demonstrated a record of increasing and maintaining a high level of new student enrollment
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships fellow team members, employees, and management
  • Must be organized and detail oriented
  • Proven ability to maintain a high standard of confidentiality and autonomy
  • This person will show strong attention to detail skills as well as ability to work collaboratively and independently.
  • Proven self-motivation to take initiative and master new tasks quickly

The pay range for this position is $45,000-50,000/year; however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, geographic location, skills, and experience. This position is eligible for an annual bonus in addition to a full range of benefits. This information is provided per the relevant state and local pay transparency laws for the location in which this position will be performed.


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