If you enjoy being the voice of your customers and a collaborative strategic thinker who isn’t afraid to bring forth ideas to enrich programs based on what our sponsors & members want, you may want to check out our Senior Manager of Business Development & Outreach. Playing a key part in NACE’s growth, bringing your enthusiasm, a go-getter attitude, and a smile will go a long way here!
We here at the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) encourage uniqueness in our staff, sponsors, members, and customers so that we can continuously provide beneficial resources to our network. We are a virtual organization that is operating remotely, so this position may work from most U.S. states.
What you’ll do
Closely partnered with the Director of Marketing, you’ll foster long-lasting relationships with NACE members and sponsors while creating new ones.
Be an advocate and voice for our members, sponsors, exhibitors, and advertisers and gather information, propose new ideas, and become an influential part of not only your own, but NACE’s growth
Direct one part-time employee, as a small but mighty team of two you’ll focus on the big picture of business development but also day-to-day admin work
Drive sales, relationship building, account management, and brand awareness to support business development efforts
Participate in planning meetings, and identify emerging needs or trends outside of NACE’s offerings that could be value-added opportunities
Strategize to identify appropriate sponsors and members for various products and services and convert leads to sales
Conduct prospecting efforts through data mining, competitor analysis, referrals, networking, lead generation, and make outbound calls/emails to new and existing leads (no set quotas!)
Participate in the budgeting process, set goals based, and report regularly on progress
Design packages and opportunities to attract sponsors, exhibitors, and advertisers and write/execute agreements
The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) values robust and substantive learning experiences for the profession and NACE members. We are committed to making a difference in the lives of the members we serve and the populations that are directly impacted by our members’ work. Our members are responsible for the career development of college students on their campuses and the hiring of the next generation of the workforce. It is critically important to the future of the profession that our members understand and engage in leading practices effectively; and we are dedicated to supporting the education and professional development interests and needs of our members.
What We Offer You
NACE employees receive a competitive salary and enjoy a work environment that values collaboration, innovation, and excellence. Additionally, employees receive an extremely robust benefits package, including:
Competitive salary in the range of $75,000 - $90,000/year
Generous paid time off and vacation time
Paid holidays –these include MLK Jr. Day, Juneteenth, and the week between Christmas and New Year’s for 2023
Generous medical, dental, and vision plan (no premium for employee-only coverage and extremely reasonable rates for family coverage)?
Company provided short-term and long-term disability?
Company provided life insurance equal to two times annual salary
I’m interested! How do I get started?
Apply to: https://app.jobvite.com/j?aj=o1RHmfwF&s=ASAE
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Thank you for considering us as a potential employer!
NACE believes in a world that is inclusive in approach and where equal opportunities and equitable outcomes exist for all. The NACE community is committed to developing and supporting a robustly diverse, equitable, and inclusive community, where all members create and feel a sense of belonging. Through our collective deliberate efforts, NACE provides a basis for social justice.
As the voice of professionals focused on the development and employment of the college-educated, it is critical for NACE to be explicit in the expression of our collective drive toward these ideals. As an equal opportunity employer, we stay true to that by ensuring that our place can be anyone’s place.
What you need to thrive in this role
A college degree with a minimum of 5-7 years of business development or sales experience at an association or similar organization, preferred
Fundraising experience, a plus!
Collaborative team player with proven relationship-building skills in a business-to-business capacity
Excellent listening, presentation, and verbal and written communication skills
Natural goal setter, results-driven, and a history of driving sales revenue growth
Excellent project and time management skills
Experience with Microsoft Office applications, lead management systems/customer databases, project management programs, and virtual event platforms is helpful- we use Salesforce & Aptify
Ability to travel about 15% of the time for staff meetings, board meetings, business development efforts, and our annual conference as needed- this year our conference is at Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin!
Established in 1956, the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) is a professional association that connects over 9,800 college career services professionals; over 3,200 university relations and recruiting professionals; and 300 business solution providers that serve this community.
NACE is the leading source of information on the employment of the college educated, and forecasts hiring and trends in the job market; tracks starting salaries, recruiting and hiring practices, and student attitudes and outcomes; and identifies best practices and benchmarks.
NACE provides its members with high-quality resources and research; networking and professional development opportunities; and standards, ethics, advocacy, and guidance on key issues.