Business Development Strategist

You thrive on building relationships and find it even more exciting when those relationships result in making a difference in the world. You understand and excel in selling INSIGHT!!! You’re part entrepreneur, part strategist and part innovator. Above all else you understand and know the power of innovation and ideation and what team created solutions can do for organizations.

Business Development Strategist

We have an immediate full-time opening for a Business Advancement Strategist possessing strong communication, selling, investigative, organizational, and client-focused competencies at our corporate studio in Orange County, CA.

Experience Level:  2-5 years

You will:

  1. Build goodwill and relationships by foster client engagements;
  2. Discover client opportunities;
  3. Gather accurate client information;
  4. Clearly and concisely describe the client’s challenge or opportunity;
  5. Define the client’s vision and goal for each project.

Our Business Advancement Strategists work closely with clients across all industries to help them understand how to use ideation and innovative thinking to solve brand protection and safety challenges and enhance business value in their organizations.

Responsibilities / Tactical Activities

Client Relationship Management

  • Become the expert within your assigned client portfolio and/or industry
  • Initiate relationships by researching, identifying, and qualifying prospective clients
  • Drive communication with potential clients to deliver Spellbound’s value proposition
  • Foster new and current client relationships to discover opportunities relating to brand protection and safety
  • Assist with client awareness and marketing campaigns
  • Understand and explain how to use innovation and ideation processes to protect our clients employees and customer
  • Conduct research and synthesize data into client communications
  • May include supporting and attending tradeshows and conferences

Opportunity Framing

  • Understand the client’s challenge based on the info gathered, discussions and meetings
  • Understand and present the client’s vision to the internal team for a successful outcome
  • Support and assist with the production of compelling and engaging project proposals, presentations and meetings by addressing and gathering information pertaining to:
    • Client challenge and opportunities
    • Identify client’s meaningful goals and needs and obtain buy-in from all stakeholders
    • Prioritize Client’s goals
  • Identify obstacles and risks that may impact a successful completion of our Client’s vision and goals

Internal Team Collaboration

  • Understand the design and development process and its inherent challenges
  • Work collaboratively, proactively, and positively within the organization
  • Communicate diligently with consistent follow-through


Client Relationship Skills

  • Natural curiosity about business operations and desire to help improve performance
  • Internal and external customer focus with a passion for performance
  • Talent and comfort with developing connections with people inside and outside of an organization

Communication Skills

  • Outstanding listener
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong presentation skills

Technical Skills

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, sales force automation tools, and other computer tools;
  • SAP experience is a plus;
  • Sales Force Software experience a plus


  • In-depth experience in managing client relationships, conducting research, and  synthesizing information into meaningful and relevant insights
  • Minimum 2 years successful selling and/or influencing experience
  • Background in consultative selling a plus

Professional Traits

  • Adaptable and versatile; able to make multi-faceted contributions
  • Collaborative and thrive working in a team environment
  • Ability to multi-task, work efficiently and effectively in a dynamic environment
  • Focus on and attention to detail
  • Desire for growth and advancement
  • Creative, Inspiring
  • Helpful, Warm, Friendly, Supportive
  • Trustworthy, Reliable, Responsive


  • 10% possibly


  • 4 year college degree preferred

Helpful Sales Theory Knowledge & Practice

  • Strategic Selling
  • Solution Selling
  • Target Account Selling
  • Challenger Sales

When applying

  • In 1-2 sentences, tell us why you want to work at Spellbound.
  • Tell us about yourself in one compelling sentence.
  • Please include a cover letter and detailed resume

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