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KN US Business Development Manager, Xconomy

Boston, MA
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KN US Business Development Manager, Xconomy

Business Development Manager
Boston, Massachusetts

Job Reference: --005147

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Closing Date: 28/02/2019

Department: Sales

Division: Knect365

Business Development Manager- Xconomy




Since Xconomy’s founding nearly a decade ago, we have grown from a single bureau in Boston to having editors covering 11 innovation clusters around the United States. Over this time, we have cultivated a reputation for outstanding news coverage and events across high-tech business sectors—from information technology to life sciences and beyond.

Xconomy is part of Informa PLC, a London listed FTSE100 company, providing products and services based on content, intelligence and connections to specialist communities worldwide. Placed at the heart of Informa’s KNect365 division, Xconomy is now linked with digital services and market-leading events in more than 60 countries.

We currently have job openings for experienced, successful salespeople—especially those with a track record in media.   We pay competitively, with health, vacation, and other benefits, and offer what we believe is a tremendous company culture—with the chance to be on the leading edge of what is driving growth in our economy.

The Xconomy Business Development Manager will call on a variety of senior level executives across the Tech ,Biotech, Life Sciences and Pharma industry verticals.  The BDM will develop effective digital advertising and sponsorship programs for their clients, leveraging the key audience that Xconomy reaches through our content and live events.



  • Develop & sell effective and high return integrated digital campaigns with custom partnership programs, digital solutions and event sponsorships.
  • Drive retention and growth with existing client base
  • Research new prospective online marketers, follow-up on leads, track opportunities and aggressively cold call to continually feed sales pipeline with qualified leads
  • Prospect, develop, and service relationships with agencies/clients
  • Negotiate and be responsible for all contracts and execute creative ideas
  • Maintain an active schedule of face-to-face appointments and prospecting calls
  • Oversee your clients’ campaigns and regularly communicate performance results
  • Manage your own sales activity and pipeline to meet revenue targets and company goals




  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent experience
  •  3-4 years online advertising sales experience
  • Proven track record of exceeding set goals and quotas
  • Strong track record of bringing in new business (Hunter skills)
  • Entrepreneurial and independent, willing to be creative, flexible, and have a passion for learning new things
  •  Broad understanding of the trends in online advertising and selling
  • Excellent communication skills: verbal and written, as well as strong presentation skills
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced sales environment
  • Highly responsive and customer-focused
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office and Salesforce




Posted: 2019-02-18 Expires: 2019-03-19


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