New Business Development
90 Degrees West, a high-end video production and post-production studio in St. Louis, is looking for a tenacious self-starter to lead our New Business Development efforts.
This is an outstanding opportunity to sell our nationally acclaimed creative services to advertising agencies, corporations and institutions in the St. Louis region and throughout the Midwest. Your mission will be to identify prospective clients and then develop and grow relationships with those clients. To meet those goals, you will analyze prospective clients and establish competitive advantages.
Although not required, the ideal candidate will have experience in the video production process and will also be capable of managing client projects by serving in the role of Executive Producer, which includes preparing proposals, budgets and calendars and communicating with the creative team to ensure projects exceed client expectations and stay on schedule and on budget.
You will be part of our passionate, creative team with an opportunity to thrive in our supportive culture. At appropriate times throughout the sales cycle, you will benefit from strong creative support from 90’s producers and creatives.
This position requires:
– The following traits: tenacious, resourceful, intelligent, strategic, organized, independent, self motivated, intuitive, warm, personable, diplomatic and nuanced.
– Strong communication and presentation skills
– Desire to join and fully integrate into St. Louis regional advertising and marketing community organizations, business organizations, and actively participate in industry functions
– Social media skills to market 90 and be part of the conversation in the creative community
In addition, the following are highly desirable:
– Video production and post production knowledge
– Ability to “talk creative ideas” with clients
– Experience in full sales cycle including deal closing; proven sales results
– Experience in tangential media industries such as web development and marketing, SEO, experiential, installations, AR, VR, 360 video, game development, music videos and custom content development.
Base salary plus commission. In addition, 90 Degrees West offers generous PTO, health/dental, and retirement benefits.
ABOUT 90 DEGREES WEST
90 Degrees West is a leading video production and post-production studio, located in the vibrant Lafayette Square neighborhood near downtown St. Louis. Our team of producers, editors, animators, motion graphics designers, special effects artists, sound designers, music composers and digital delivery professionals collaborate with our clients to design and create motion media primarily for advertising and marketing purposes….from national TV ad campaigns to quick hits on social media. Check out our work at www.90degreeswest.com.