Business Development Associate

Business Development

Charlotte, North Carolina

Leaderboard Branding, a Fingerpaint company, is a global naming and branding firm that delivers strategic insights and world-class creativity to every client, on every engagement. Built on the tenets of put people first and take pride in your work, we strive to develop strong and strategic partnerships with healthcare, biopharma, consumer, and B2B companies. Leaderboard is seeking passionate, talented people, excited about branding, to become significant contributors to our company and to the future of the branding industry.

Overview of the Role:

The Business Development Associate is driving force to the Leaderboard business whose key areas of responsibilities are as follows:

  • Telephone and electronic outreach (cold calling) to prospects and potential clients
  • Identifying new contacts to add to Leaderboard’s customer / potential customer database
  • Maintenance and upkeep of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Tools
  • Contribute to the creation of proposals and statements of work
  • Support Leaderboard client teams on project related tasks and deliverables
  • Support Senior Executive team on new business activities including project scoping and pricing

Ideal Candidate:

  • Comfortable with all forms of prospective outreach (telephone cold calling, email and LinkedIn, etc.)
  • Enjoys working within a growing organization which we describe as exciting, fast paced and team first
  • Strong presentation skills (written and communications)
  • Self-starter and accountable
  • Detail-oriented and organized
  • Innovative and inquisitive to learn new things and explore new products/ideas

Requested Background and Experience:

  • 3+ years of professional experience required. Branding / Advertising experience a big plus.
  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Well versed in the Microsoft suite of products (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc.)
  • Experience with CRM tools a plus, but not required
  • Online and in-person presentation skills needed

About Leaderboard Branding:

Leaderboard Branding was built with a better way in mind. We partner with clients to give them the freedom to explore what their brands could be. Leaderboard Branding is committed to supporting and encouraging diversity, inclusion, and respect. Leaderboard offers competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package that includes fully paid medical insurance premiums for employees and their dependents and a matching 401k plan. Learn more at