Business Development Specialist

Job Locations US-MA-Boston | US
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Marketing, Communications and Business Development


The Business Development Specialist supports all activies within the business development funnel. These activites include vetting incoming leads, researching and understanding our client market, organizing the business development process and identifying new opportunities. This role requires an energetic, organized, and motivated individual who can initiate conversations about how Velir can help organizations improve their digital strategies.  The Business Development Specialist will coordinate messaging and campaigns to interact with prospective clients of all levels across a variety of industry verticals and will work closely with the VP of Business Development to identify and pursue new business opportunities.


  • Stay engaged with and nurture deals as directed
  • Research prospective customers, their industries, and their competitive landscapes to inform approaches to new business pursuits
  • Help create and provide sales content, documents, and support leadership in sales meetings, solution presentations throughout the sales cycle
  • Build a library of selling assets and best practices
  • Partner with leadership to plan, implement and optimize business development strategy
  • Maintain and advance knowledge and expertise in emerging technologies and strategies impacting our clients’ businesses and the solutions we design

Skills & Qualifications

  • Ability to analyze industry trends and craft relevant messaging
  • Comfort with CRM and related technologies used to track and manage activities
  • Someone who enjoys connecting with potential clients
  • Ability to speak to all levels of prospective clients: strategic and tactical decision makers
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Physical Requirements

  • Frequent sitting at a desk performing work on a computer
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
  • Regualr domestic travel may be required

Core Company Values


Velir is an established mid-sized agency with a top-tier portfolio of clients, ranging from the world’s largest non-profits to Fortune 500 brands. We pride ourselves on our people-first culture and a low-ego workplace that embraces experimentation, collaboration and continuous improvement. We offer flexible work locations, competitive pay, and excellent benefits.

  • Take the Long View - Ensure the company is built to last
  • Be Courageous - Make the right decisions even when they aren't the easiest decisions
  • Be Genuine - Bring honesty and authenticity to all that you do
  • Work with Focus + Passion - Display purpose and pride in your work and never stop learning

At this time, Velir does not sponsor candidates and unfortunately cannot accept those on OPT or CPT.


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