Business Development Manager

14 June 2019

  • Creative design studio
  • Open culture
  • Global opportunities

The role

Drive the success of our Sydney Studio as an integral part of our leadership and Management team. In this role, you will be responsible for strategically driving engagement with key targets and clients, the intelligent pursuit of opportunities and the design of persuasive pitches that demonstrate real client value.

About the role

  • You will work closely with our Business Development and Sydney leadership teams from identification of opportunities to planning and driving the execution of the pursuit strategy for high profile design projects.
  • You will work closely with your Business Development colleagues to help drive a winning team culture. This will include key account management responsibilities, industry engagement and profiling activities with a focus on knowledge leadership.
  • Key to the success in this role will be your strong professional presence and demonstrated ability to build solid relationships.

Key Responsibilities

  • Strategic pursuit planning and bid delivery
  • Business planning, research and reporting
  • Facilitate sessions to help support winning work conversion
  • Pipeline opportunity management
  • Key client account planning
  • Industry connection

About you

You will be degree qualified in a business development, marketing, or design profession and have a minimum of 8 years of relevant industry experience or professional services. You must also be capable of working closely with all levels of leadership, with a high degree of personal energy, maturity and initiative, and have excellent oral and written communication skills, with strong attention to detail. The ability to build client relationships and work in a collaborative environment is essential.

This is an exciting role, offering job satisfaction and the opportunity for meaningful career development, as part of a talented team within an established design practice.


We consider our people to be our greatest resource. With that in mind, we place great emphasis on attracting, retaining and developing the best talent.

We value diversity, employing people across a number of regions, representing many different cultures and ethnic backgrounds. Our team has access to a range of benefits to support development and wellbeing:

  • Creative studio working environment
  • Inter studio transfer opportunities
  • Development and training including access to an online training program
  • Wellbeing benefits
  • Flexible start and finish times, part time and job share arrangements
  • Professional memberships’
  • Study assistance

Apply now

Please send your cover letter and resume clearly outlining your suitability for the position to and ensure that you have the following subject line on your application – SYDNEY_BUSINESSDEVELOPMENTMANAGER_JUNE2019

HASSELL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

No agencies or third party applications please.

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