The Business Development and Marketing Coordinator Position is responsible for assisting the Director, Business Development & Advertising with lead generation, expanding the advertising & sponsorship programs, and provide marketing and simple design support to the Vice President, Communications & Media. The is role will also consist of building and maintaining relationships with member companies and advertising clients. Additionally, this role will have some administrative duties.
Essential Functions include:
Create and implement sales strategies with the Director, Business Development & Marketing to identify new markets to enter.
Conduct market research to identify new business development opportunities.
Establish and maintain effective relationships with customers via email, phone, and in-person communication.
Assist with simple design work and the ability to collaborate on design elements
Assist with social media posting and website maintenance
Assist with the preparation of presentations and pitches for prospective and current clients.
Track submitted proposals and provide pertinent feedback
Provide administrative support.
Document all relevant information regarding perspective and existing advertisers and sponsors utilizing the organization’s database system (IMIS) to track stage, status, dates, assessed needs, etc.
Occasionally serve as a representative at PTC programs, events and other networking opportunities.
Perform all other duties as assigned by the Director, Business Development & Advertising
Supervisory Responsibilities: None in this role.
Budgetary Responsibilities: None in this role.
Performance and Technical Skills Required for Success:
Strong organizational skills
Functional understanding or experience with CRM (“Customer Relationship Management”) standard concepts, practices and procedures
Experience in using the Adobe Suite
Knowledge and strong skills in working with website CMSs like Wordpress/SquareSpace
Excellent verbal presentation skills
Knowledge of the adobe suite
Experience in managing social media
Strong proofreading skills
Experience in cold-calling
The ability to interact with a broad range of individuals and groups
Work in a fast-paced, multi-tasked environment
Work independently as well as contribute to a team environment
Experience and Educational Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing or related field of study (or combination of appropriate experience/continuing education)
1 to 3 years experience in sales and/or marketing
Experience in advertising sales preferred
Ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations
Ability to stand, walk and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of 10 - 20 pounds
May require sitting for long periods of time
Good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp Visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and read technical information
Will on occasion and with advance notice, may be required to work hours outside of the standard business hours as needed to provide our services (major events, breakfast briefings, etc)
About Pittsburgh Technology Council
More than 1,300 strong, Pittsburgh Technology Council members cut across Pittsburgh’s tech sector from hardware and IT to Life Sciences and Application developers. Add in leading-edge professional service firms and the PTC is the largest regional IT trade association in the nation. We are the voice of Pittsburgh’s thriving technology industry.
The Pittsburgh Technology Council can help your tech company succeed through a proven platform of Business Development, Talent Retention, Government Relations and Visibility Services. Companies at all growth stages use the Pittsburgh Technology Council to build new business, connect to capital, grow a workforce and make headlines.