Business Development Director

First Scribe, an award-winning Minneapolis digital agency, is seeking an experienced Business Development Director to join our dynamic and growing team. You might be a great fit if you:

  • Are a driven, focused and disciplined "Hunter"
  • Create rapport, credibility, and trusted relationships
  • Enjoy prospecting and are able to open doors
  • Have B2B Sales experience in the Digital Marketing, Web Design, or Agency space
  • Write compelling presentations and proposals
  • Bring a consistent ability to listen, present, and close big deals.

Our culture is focused on growth, driving accountable results, and bringing creative fun to everything we do. This position is 40+ hours with very little travel outside of metro area.    

What You’ll be doing:

  • Listening to, cultivating, and nurturing prospects
  • Prospecting via email, phone, and face-to-face meetings
  • Developing and following leads to produce real sales results
  • Documenting all sales activity in HubSpot
  • Working with Marketing team to develop a strategy to drive high quality prospects
  • Developing and following the sales process
  • Delighting the prospect through every part of the buying journey


  • New business acquisition, together with the business development team
    • Identification and solicitation of prospects
    • Cold/Warm calling and network development
    • Develop and present proposals
    • Structure Deals and Pricing in line with the our Pricing Strategy
  • Maintain connection with prospects
  • Seek opportunities via RFP resources
  • Conduct preliminary prospect/category research
  • Schedule, plan, and conduct prospect meetings

Performance Metrics:

  • Prospect activity increase (contacts, meetings, proposals)
  • New client revenue growth (sales)
  • Increase business opportunities
  • Great Remarks during 360 Peer Feedback with Marketing team


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management or Equivalent
  • Proven 10+ Years of Sales Experience (preferably with an agency)
  • Familiarity with Digital Marketing and Websites
  • Comfortable interpreting data into meaningful insights
  • Team player able to work under pressure
  • Entrepreneurial, resourceful, and creative
  • Up-to-date knowledge of technology, the web, and digital marketing
  • Excellent presentation and writing skills
  • Able to foster solid personal relationships
  • Well-networked and adept at social communication tools
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • MS Office proficiency

    The right professional, when selected, will enjoy:

    • Highly competitive salary/commission plan and PTO
    • Medical and dental
    • 401(k) with 4% company match
    • Life insurance
    • Challenging and rewarding career opportunity
    • Excellent working environment and work/life balance
    • Free beverages!

    Application Process:

    If you believe you fit these qualifications, please complete the application form.



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