Director of Business Development

  • OhSayNation
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Aug 24, 2019

Job Description

OhSayNation is bringing political engagement and public opinion polling into the 21st century, providing citizens with a direct line to Congress. OhSayNation employs the most cutting-edge technology to make it as easy, effective, and efficient as possible for citizens to express themselves to elected officials, and delivers the data to policymakers in a way that optimizes decision-making. We are making information flow into Washington more dynamic and effective than ever!As we grow, we are looking for a hard-working and passionate leader to join our business development team. The role will involve building strategic relationships in multiple sectors, collaborating directly with our CEO, designing creative partnerships, and, of course, impacting change! It is a unique opportunity to fuse business acumen with civic impact at a startup that is simultaneously mission-driven and business-oriented.Here's what you'll do as part of the team:;; Identify and initiate relationships with leading nonprofits, policy-based orgs, major corporations and brands, and help them understand how OhSayNation can optimize their issue agenda or legislative campaign;; Be the day-to-day point person for our partners;; Identify opportunities for growth and innovation in the rapidly evolving digital political space;; Have a clear path for professional growth, and opportunities to demonstrate your capabilitiesRequired skills and experience:;; 3-5 years experience in at least one of the following areas: non-profit consulting, sales, business development, or marketing.;; An interest in politics, policy, civic engagement, or social activism;; Experience managing others;; A strong interest in working on client acquisition and development;; Excellent oral and written communication skills;; The knowledge to make a cold call, track down a decision maker or research a lead. Resourcefulness and persistence are a must!;; Thrive in a fast-growing, startup culture