CommunityConnect Labs

Associate Director of Public Sector Business Development

Full-Time in United States - Remote OK - Senior - Business Development


Do you want to do the best work of your life? Are you motivated to solve some of the most challenging problems in our country? Are you passionate about helping disadvantaged communities get access to the services they need and have their voices heard?

Come join a highly-committed team of amazing people who are building tools to enable government help underserved communities.

CommunityConnect Labs is a fast growing technology social enterprise that provides technology and consulting to some of the most innovative local governments and large nonprofits in America. Our team are exceptional leaders in this field. Our work has been featured in the New York Times and we’ve been selected for awards from Twilio and Amazon.

We seek a dynamic Associate Director of Business Development. You will grow new business opportunities with government agencies in your selected geographic territory.

Our team of engineers, product experts, and data scientists develop tools and new approaches to improve customer experience with government services .

The issues that we tackle - ensure fair elections, access to healthcare, mental health,, and other human services - are challenging, the work is fast-paced, and the opportunities for learning and impact are unlimited.‍

If you want to help improve government services for underserved communities, we welcome you to apply to this job.

Key Responsibilities:

You’ll work in a collaborative team environment to conduct sales research, lead capture, respond to RFPs and RFIs. You would lead the entire sales cycle for your given territories from initial opportunity creation to finalizing opportunity outcome. This includes conducting sales research, prospecting campaigns, conducting first contact, assessing the needs of the government agency, presenting solutions, addressing concerns and ultimately closing the sale.

On a given day in this role, you might:

  • Research target government agencies such as DHS, HHS, and DPH, diving deep in understanding their strategic plan, organization, and develop a lead capture strategies
  • Plan and execute on outbound sales strategies
  • Lead sales meetings with senior government officials
  • Participate in cross-functional meetings with product, engineering, and marketing teams to resolve customer issues, share feedback, share best practices and deliver the best possible solution for customers
  • Help respond to RFPs, write proposals, contracts, and other collateral

Required Qualifications:

The Associate Director must be adaptive and entrepreneurial, with a problem-solving and positive approach to his/her work. Given the small size of our staff, the ability to plan, multitask, and move at a quick pace in multiple directions is critical. We have limited resources, so creativity, resilience, willingness to work hard, and ability to do more with less are key.

  • Holds a Bachelor’s degree with 8+ years of business development experience OR Graduate degree with 5+ years of business development experience.
  • 3+ years of experience in SaaS software sales or Technology Client Services sales to senior government executives.
  • Has 3+ years track-record of developing relationships with senior government executives
  • Is highly motivated to sell to new accounts and enjoys sales research, strategy and closing sales
  • Can command a room of senior government executives, lead and facilitate conversations, and write compellingly
  • Can demonstrate they can build subject matter expertise in subject areas such as Elections, Health and other government programs
  • Has a reputation for acting strategically, thinking tactically, following through and getting things done.
  • Performs well in an environment with competing priorities, multiple projects, and a virtual team. Can anticipate needs and address potential issues before they become a problem.

Benefits

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 30 paid days off - 11 Federal Holidays, 10 PTO days, 5 paid sick days, and 4 wellness days
  • 12 weeks paid parental leave
  • $500 annual professional development stipend
  • $1200 remote work stipend for technology & office accessories

We Offer:

We offer you the flexibility to make daily choices that can help you to be healthy, centered, and productive. We are a mission-driven company where you can do your best, most important work for society. We continuously look for new ways to maintain a culture where our people's talents are nourished and can shine. As well as:

  • An amazing opportunity to make a concrete, tangible difference in people's lives
  • An opportunity to solve some of the hardest problems in this country
  • Friendly, supportive, and adventurous environment with a team of smart, engaged colleagues
  • Flexibility on work hours/schedule

Our Culture:

We are impatient changemakers. The work is challenging and fast-paced. The hours are long and we expect the highest quality of work from ourselves.

We are a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other is an integral part of our culture. We actively welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives. We are an equal opportunity employer and a great place to work. Join us and help us achieve our mission.

Location:

Anywhere in the US