Business Development Manager

Posted on Oct 10

The Department

About the Company

Civis Analytics is one of the premier data science product and solution companies helping businesses use data to gain a competitive advantage in how they identify, attract, and engage loyal customers and employees. With a powerful combination of best-in-class proprietary data, cutting-edge software solutions, and an interdisciplinary team of data scientists, developers, and survey science experts, Civis works with Fortune 500 companies and the country’s largest nonprofits to make data-driven decision-making essential to how the world’s best companies do business.

Civis embraces the individuality of our employees and we celebrate each other's differences. Our products, services, and culture benefit from and thrive on the unique perspectives brought by each person in our Civis community. We're proud to be an equal opportunity workplace, and we are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, age, sex, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, marital status, disability, or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

Your Role

About the Role

Our commercial team is looking for a Business Development Manager to acquire customers, build partnerships, and maintain productive client relationships for our data science products and services. You will be the face of Civis Analytics to the market and our clients, responsible for their ultimate success with our solutions. You will source new logos, build and drive relationships with key client stakeholders, identify and close growth opportunities, and ensure renewals.

You will also coordinate cross-functional company resources as the relationship lead to enable the success of your clients. You must be able to work well with others who approach problems from different perspectives, but you will be expected to challenge and improve the way we operate.

We value creativity, hard work and on-the-job-excellence and offer competitive compensation and benefits packages. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify their identity and eligibility to work in the United States.



Develop and deliver comprehensive business plans to address prospect priorities and needs within designated verticals
Source and close new logo sales opportunities to achieve revenue targets and increase market share
Build consensus and develop relationships at multiple levels; executive sponsors, decision makers, and procurement teams
Manage all phases of the sales lifecycle including: identifying and developing leads; meeting with clients; developing value propositions and case studies; financial deal structuring; contract negotiation and closing
Forecast revenue, articulate account updates and update management and marketing on competitor intelligence
Work collaboratively with cross-functional internal teams to scope solutions and ensure proper implementation

Preferred Qualifications

5+ years of successful selling experience
2+ year track record of selling data analytics, business intelligence, or complex enterprise SaaS solutions preferred
Expertise within specific industry vertical(s)Strong understanding and passion for data science, and the use of predictive analytics in the public or private sector
Experience with marketing analytics a plus
Proven ability to write proposals, build cost and pricing estimates of proposed work, and sell the work to new or existing clients
Experience presenting completed work or pitching new work to executive audiences
Proven ability to marshal internal resources, as appropriate, to enable client success
Experience in a startup, or fast-paced professional services firm
Ability to travel (up to 50% as business needs dictate)