Business Development Manager

Cushman & Wakefield (


  full-time   employee

Saint Louis
United States

Job Title
Business Development Manager
Job Description Summary
Responsible for serving as a professional partner to service line leadership to provide marketing and business development support. This includes managing and assisting with the overall coordination, collaboration, and preparation of marketing and business development collateral, proposals, and presentations.
Job Description
May be responsible for one or more of the following:
Manage and assist with the planning, project management, content and graphics development, quality control, compliance and conformance to established strategies and plans, and production of multi-market, strategic client, and other high-profile proposals and presentations.
Initiate and lead discussions with internal stakeholders to develop comprehensive, strategic approaches to new business opportunities
Gather and research information to include in proposals and client presentations including projects, resumes, and strategic information regarding the asset, client, and competition
Manage and assist with the design and production of all service line marketing and business development materials, proposals, pitch materials, and corporate presentations to ensure company standards are consistent
Proofread copy for spelling, grammar, layout, and adherence to brand standards, making appropriate changes
Track results and collect feedback for new business development pursuits
Engage with senior leadership as their partner and national service line resource
Manage and assist with the coordination and creation of both internal and external communications efforts including: press releases, editorial placements, award submissions, blog posts, social media posts, newsletters, service line magazine articles, html email blasts, intranet spotlights, videos, etc.
Assist with the planning and execution of service line company-sponsored events including; client events, regional, national, and specialty leadership meetings, etc.
Monitor, update, and maintain all corporate templates maintained in a library of standard documents and relevant sections of service line intranet, including; collateral, bios, boilerplate content, statistics, etc.
Assist with the management of all vendors, agencies, and consultants used by the marketing department
Serve as mentor to Associates
Bachelor Degree
6+ years of marketing experience or a related field
Or any similar combination of education and experience
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including advanced Word and PowerPoint
Strong Adobe Creative Suite experience, including In Design, Photoshop, and Illustrator
Experience managing the business development pursuit process
Ability to work directly with city leads and senior team members
Ability to work within a fast-paced team environment and with counterparts in remote locations
Ability to manage multiple priorities, work under pressure, and deliver deadlines within a tight schedule
Well-organized, extremely detail oriented, and self-starter
Ability to handle proprietary and confidential information
Excellent written and oral communications skills
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. May be required to travel outside between properties in varying weather conditions.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate with others and exchange accurate information; operate a computer and other office productivity machinery; move about the workplace; remain in a stationary position for 50-75% of the time; and extend hands and arms in any direction.
C&W provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, C&W takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees during employment are treated without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated.
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.
Note: This job description includes the core responsibilities for C&W. These duties may have slight modifications based on the regional location
Cushman & Wakefield provides equal employment opportunity. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.