Business Development Associate

Niche.com is a website that helps you discover the schools and neighborhoods that are right for you. We have in-depth reviews, rankings and statistics on every college, K-12 school and neighborhood in the U.S. and millions of monthly website visitors. Located in Pittsburgh, PA in the heart of Shadyside, we’re quickly becoming one of the largest websites in the U.S.

 

About this Job

 

We are looking for an enthusiastic recent college graduate or entry level candidate for our business development associate opening.  If you are interested in helping to grow and maintain partnerships for Niche.com; we are seeking a goal-oriented individual who is comfortable communicating with a variety of internal and external stakeholders, and capable of thriving in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. You will report to the Manager of Business Development.   

Responsibilities:

  • Create revenue-generating partnerships with companies across multiple industries.
  • Build and manage your own partnership pipeline, supporting new business from prospecting to closing.
  • Assist in account management and growth of current partnerships.
  • Support various business development tasks.
  • Work closely with other teams, especially Product and Marketing, to ensure alignment on company strategy.
  • Hit revenue goals.
  • Occasional Travel ( approx. 10%).

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field,
  • Experience in internet, tech services, digital marketing or related field,
  • Must be well spoken and have polished presentation skills,
  • Excellent communication skills over email, by telephone and in person,
  • Comfortable with striving to hit ambitious goals,
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced, team-oriented environment.

 

Desired Characteristics:

  • Up to three years’ business development, sales, marketing or related experience
  • Familiarity with Salesforce or other CRM system
  • Experience in a tech-focused and/or business to business client-facing role

Principals Only.  No recruiters or agencies, please. 

Niche will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship now or in the future for this opening.

Compensation and Benefits:

This is a full time, salaried position with competitive compensation and benefits including 20 paid days off per year, paid parental leave, stock options, SIMPLE IRA, and a comprehensive health plan, including vision and dental, provided at no cost to the employee. Niche is committed to the local community and offers three paid volunteering days per year. We’ve also been ranked as one of the Best Places to Work in Southwestern PA by the Pittsburgh Business Times. EOE.

 

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Niche is a small team based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. We’re a unique blend of data scientists, engineers, parents, and “yinzers” who are looking for exceptional talent to grow our company. Read more about Niche and check out our team page.

We believe people’s lives are made better by having the right resources to inform their biggest life decisions. Your ideas and work will make an immediate impact on our company and millions of users.

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