Operations Manager, Business Development

Playa Vista, CA
Brand Group – Brand Services
Full-time

SUMMARY:
We’re looking for a smart communicator with some background in business development and/or finance to partner with our New Business & Sales Team to take this business to the next level. The right candidate will thrive in high-pressure, high-volume settings, and be comfortable interacting with all levels of the company. If you love to problem solve creatively, look for innovative ways to produce greater efficiency, and enjoy cross-functional collaboration, this could be the perfect fit for you! 
 
RESPONSIBILITIES: 
Working with the Sr. Manager of Operations, oversee the day-to-day operations of the New Business & Sales Team including but not limited to: 
·       Ensuring process efficiency and efficacy - “Is our process relevant and is it adding to the overall value of the new business and sales development process? Are people informed and adhering to the right processes? Is there a need to reassess certain aspects of the “how” we do things approach?”
·       Determining the appropriate pricing model and philosophy for each new business deal or pitch - Using historical data, client context, resource allocation needs and restrictions, determining the best strategic approach when it comes to new deals.
·       Reviewing Scope of Work documents drafted by Account Leads for consistency, clarity, and accuracy 
·       Keeping all parties and stakeholders informed and connected so that the entire process runs smoothly as possible from beginning to end for every pitch or opportunity development
·       Updating Salesforce and running reports as needed 
·       Communicating with Legal Department to ensure contracts are accurately moving through development pipeline. Organizational guru that is protecting the vault of information as it relates to New Business/Sales/Legal contracting. 
·       Bridge communicator between various departments involved with the New Business & Sales Team such as Finance, Accounting, Legal, and other parts of the Operations Team - Resource Allocation, Tools & Systems, Creative - as appropriate, and all members of the New Business & Sales Team
·       Other duties as assigned.
 
QUALIFICATIONS: 
·       3-5 years of relevant work experience
·       Prior experience working with a Digital Marketing/Advertising, Social Media, Youtube Management, and/or entertainment technology company
·       Basic understanding of finance and business P&L’s
·       Experience working with Salesforce as a CRM
·       Experience writing Scope of Work documents and pricing new deals in an Agency setting (preferred)
·       Basic working knowledge of key Social Media platforms: Youtube, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn
·       Must be available to work in Los Angeles, at our Playa Vista HQ office 
·       Ability to own projects as a self-starter 
·       Ability to receive and run with specific direction and take initiative to provide creative alternatives when met with a challenge
·       Ability to quickly switch gears between various competing priorities and assess own time management 
·       Proven strong written and verbal communication skills 
·       Ultimate team player - humble, respectful, always willing to contribute for the greater good of the team
 
BONUS POINTS:
·       P&L management experience, or equivalent 
·       Business Development/Sales experience 
·       Experience managing a direct report/team
 


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