Position: Business Development Manager, CompanyWeek

Description: CompanyWeek, media voice of the Rocky Mountain manufacturing economy and recently expanded to California, is looking for a Business Development manager to drive advertising sales and event and content revenue for our growing business-to-business media platform.  

The Business Development Manager will lead revenue development in three primary areas:

  1. Digital ad sales for CompanyWeek’s family of weekly and monthly e-newsletters and the online content hub at www.companyweek.com.

    1. Banner advertising in

      1. CompanyWeek Colorado

      2. CompanyWeek Utah

      3. CompanyWeek California

      4. BreweryWeek (vertical industry-specific newsletter)

    2. Banner advertising at www.companyweek.com:

  2. Event sponsorships for the family of CompanyWeek events:

    1. Colorado Manufacturing Awards

      1. California Manufacturing Awards (Fall/Winter 2018/19)

    2. Manufacturing Growth & Investor Conference

      1. California, 2018

    3. Other:

      1. Outdoor Industry Manufacturing Summits, Fall 2018

      2. Manufacturing Economic Development Summit, California, Winter, 2019

      3. Monthly and quarterly Internet TV, streaming

  3. Content

    1. Vendor Library — downloads of vendor-supplied white papers and other content

    2. Reader, member-driven opportunities

    3. Data/Content

    4. Webinars

    5. Subject-matter email campaigns

A great candidate will offer the following:

  • Three-plus years of media sales, event management, or product marketing experience with exposure to digital media

  • Comfort level with regional business concepts and an interest in business-to-business news, topics and media

  • Self-starter and proven ability to operate independently to meet specific sales and business development objectives

  • Ability to work from home office or remote location for first six months

  • Highly motivated by a ground-floor opportunity — an entrepreneur and builder who seeks compensation rewards beyond salary-plus-commission

  • Ability to travel intermittently to CA, UT, AZ

An ideal candidate would also:

  • Have a passion for one or more of the industries reshaping U.S. manufacturing — like beer and distilling, outdoor industry, apparel, natural and organic food, aviation and aerospace, etc. — or, for technology transforming our work and play

  • Have a perspective on why making things domestically, closer to home, matters

  • Have been part of media or marketing teams that have made profound connections with reader and user communities

  • Understand why content is always the arbiter of success in media

  • Be energized, not demoralized, by adversity

Send us your resume and tell us why you’re interested in a few sentences.

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