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Business Development Associate job in New York

Ellevate Network jobs
New York (NY), New York
Company Type:  Certified B Corporation
Industry:  Education
Job Type:  Sales
Employment:  Full-time
Impact Area:  Human Relationships
Company Name:  Ellevate Network

Country:  United States
State / Province:  New York (NY)
City:  New York
Zip / Postal Code:  10010


Looking to join a fast-paced, mission-driven company? Ellevate Network is the leading community for professional women, focused on providing smart, ambitious and successful women with a community they can lean on and learn from.

We believe in the positive impact of women in business; our mission is to help women advance in the workplace, both for themselves and the greater good. We strive to change the culture of business from the inside out - by investing in women.

Located in NYC, we are looking for a B2B Business Development Associate to join our rapidly growing team and company. We are seeking a highly motivated, confident and driven candidate to prospect for and develop new clients, furthering our corporate client base. Candidates that are right for this position are self-starters with an unquenchable thirst for learning, an innate ability to adapt to any and all situations, a passion for problem solving and relationship building. Excellent written and oral communication skills as well as prior B2B sales experience are a must.

The Opportunity

  • Work with the Ellevate Network Director of Corporate Partnerships to find, develop, and close new accounts

  • Assist in the development and implementation of strategic marketing plans, sales plans and forecasts to achieve corporate and regional sales objectives.

  • Participate in account planning and lead follow-up

  • Develop marketing campaigns at the regional and national levels

  • Identify new revenue opportunities

  • Ensure client happiness and retention

  • Ensure client business objectives are being met

  • Liaison between our Global Chapters and Ellevate Network Headquarters

  • Represent Ellevate at industry conferences and events

  • Help run and coordinate local Ellevate events

  • Help a small, hands-on, team of smart and successful individuals on the day-to-day management of a global network

  • Light travel is possible

About You

  • You are very proactive; a self-starter focused on getting things done

  • You are extremely detail-oriented

  • You are able to manage multiple projects simultaneously, and feel energized when solving problems

  • You enjoy networking and can strike up a conversation with anyone

  • You thrive in a fast-paced environment

  • You enjoy working with a variety of different personalities and with people from different backgrounds-- from young professionals to c-suite executives

  • You strongly believe diversity is an asset


  • 4 year university degree

  • 2+ years of B2B sales or partnerships, sponsorship, or business development

  • Excellent written, oral communications, and public speaking skills

  • Strong client services and problem solving skills

  • Solid organizational skills

  • Patient and professional demeanor

  • Must have a sense of urgency and excellent time management skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

  • Strong sales and marketing acumen

  • Prior CRM experience a plus

  • Prior corporate experience a plus

  • Prior advertising sales experience a plus

  • Significant relationship building experience and a track record of successful collaboration

  • A strong commitment to Ellevate’s mission

What's In It for You

  • Casual Dress

  • Awesome team

  • Have an impact on gender disparity in the workplace

  • Brand new office with bottomless snacks, cold brew on tap, wine fridge, Bagel Fridays, and more.

  • Benefits including flexible schedule, unlimited vacation (without shame), health/vision/dental, parental leave, retirement planning (401k), life insurance, commuter benefits.

  • Lots of fun with a fast growing company based in NYC

  • Laid back and casual environment

  • Collaborative environment, from the CEO down to the interns


At Ellevate Network we believe that there is power in diversity. We value different perspectives and recognize that they help us grow.

Ellevate Network is an equal opportunity employer and as such recruits, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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