Business Development Director


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Headquartered on California’s beautiful Central Coast in San Luis Obispo, with a fast-growing office in high-tech and bustling Dallas, our company is a unique blend of talent, clients, dreams and the aspiration to connect brands with people.

Job Overview

Hathway is looking for an experienced sales professional with a track record of selling strategic consulting, creative services, technology and/or marketing services to senior executives at Fortune 500 companies. Reporting to the VP, Client Solutions, your role will be acquisition of new accounts and associated revenue in the Restaurant and Convenience Retailing verticals. You will manage all levels of your new business pipeline, with a focus on delivering strategic insights that lead to new engagement opportunities for Hathway.

We encourage a creative and entrepreneurial approach to growing business, so this person must be able to thrive in such an environment.


  • Maintain expertise around the full suite of Hathway services
  • Craft and evolve business development strategies (targeting, lead generation, pitch strategy, goal setting, etc.) for top targeted accounts
  • Identify new business opportunities and prioritize pursuits
  • Collaborate with Strategic Alliances Director to pursue co-sell opportunities with alliance partners
  • Participate in business strategy decision making with CSMO and discipline leads
  • Collaborate with cross-functional departments to craft, lead and deliver executive-level proposals, pitches, RFP responses and SOWs for prospective clients
  • Report on progress against plan to senior staff and agency-at-large
  • Cultivate business relationships through networking, industry events and outbound marketing


Experience should include: Development of annual new business forecasts, identification of key accounts and decision makers within those accounts, development of tailored marketing strategy, tracking and reporting on progress against plan, engaging with senior executives, and creating a culture of success within the agency. Experience selling through Challenger (CEB) methodology is a plus, but not required as it will be trained.

Other qualifications include:

  • Successful track record (10+ years) of building business within a digital or traditional agency environment
  • A deep knowledge of and relationships in target industries such as Restaurant/QSR, Convenience Store, CPG/Consumer Products, Retail
  • Demonstrated ability to take a consultative approach to engaging with C-level marketing executives
  • Ability to speak to both tactical and strategic decision makers
  • Proven experience in building, communicating with, and leading a cross-functional team in the pitch/BD process
  • Superb writing and presentation skills
  • Ability to travel 50% of the time (when restrictions are lifted)

Want to Join Us?

There’s an infectious energy at Hathway. We believe that our passion for our craft and desire to strive for work/life harmony are what set us apart. This is reflected in our 6 core values: Collaboration, Inclusivity, Imagination, Accountability, Excellence, and Fun! Along with our comprehensive benefits package, we provide regular company-wide lunches and happy hours, sponsor epic ping pong and foosball competitions, and encourage connection and personal development through our Lunch + Learns – think passion projects and discussion on new technologies and industry trends. Apply with us by completing the information below. You will have a chance to attach your resume and relevant portfolio work when you submit. Cheers!

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