Entry-Level Business Development Associate

  • Washington, DC
  • Full Time
  • Entry Level

Are you a self-starter who is passionate about streamlining processes and growing a business? The Business Development Coordinator role at BluShark Digital might be perfect for you! Whether you are looking to create marketing materials or craft a proposal that meets a client's needs, BluShark Digital is looking for someone who is hungry for intellectual stimulation and out of the box thinking.

BluShark prides itself on being an agency that puts its clients first. We are dedicated to developing innovative, practical, and successful Search Engine Optimization solutions for businesses, no matter their size or practice. Located in the heart of Washington, D.C., we work to help businesses stand out online and we bring more than just leads – we bring results. 

In this position, you would have the ability to improve sales processes, create and analyze reports, and stay on top of cutting edge SEO tactics. Providing direct support to the company’s CSO and CEO, the Business Development Coordinator facilitates conference details, appointments, maintains sales leads, and helps generate strategic and compelling marketing materials and campaigns.

While sales experience is a plus, we also understand that people come across business development from many walks of life. We pride ourselves on tailoring our positions to fit the unique abilities of each team member for our clients. The most important things to bring to this position are a willingness to learn, a desire to see projects through to the finish line, and a Sherlock Holmes eye for detail. 

We have identified the following characteristics that are necessary to be successful in the role:

  • Detail-oriented and accurate
  • Reliable and hardworking
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment 
  • Willing and eager to learn
  • Positive attitude 
  • A sense of humor

In our hiring process, each resume will be reviewed by our recruiting team. Please be sure to include your favorite color in the cover letter portion of the application. Selected candidates will participate in a quick, 15-minute phone interview, which is a great chance to make a positive first impression. We expect you will research a little about who we are and what we do prior to your phone interview. Candidates will be further reviewed, and top applicants will be invited for an in-person interview. The final candidates will be invited back for a shadow, offering insight into the position’s day-to-day responsibilities.

Our process takes a great deal of time for us, and we ask you to dedicate yours as well. BluShark is devoted to recruiting talented team members who can grow in their positions and flourish within the firm by displaying a dedication to high performance, self-discipline, and motivation to gain more responsibility.

At BluShark Digital, we believe our core values of innovation, collaboration, and a focus on our greater community help us reach our goals and guide us in the right direction. Our employees begin with a 90-day probationary period and are offered health, dental, and vision insurance, 401(k), paid holiday/sick/vacation days. 

Our business is constantly growing, and we are looking for someone to catalyze that growth. If you have a sincere passion for communicating with small businesses and providing them with innovative solutions, this is the right opportunity for you. 

BluShark Digital is committed to a work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. Each individual has the right to work in a professional atmosphere that promotes equal employment opportunities and prohibits unlawful discriminatory practices, including harassment. BluShark Digital provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

 

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