• Associate Business Development

    Job Locations DE-Dusseldorf - Germany
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/1/2018 11:29 AM)
    # of Openings
    Business Development
  • Overview

    Guidepoint’s Business Development team is passionate about expanding its reach with both new and existing clients. We support all of Guidepoint’s service offerings, helping to build relationships and communicate how Guidepoint helps clients stay informed and make better business decisions. Our teams are motivated to provide custom offerings designed to help every potential client make the most of their partnership with Guidepoint. The Business Development team is looking for an entry level Associate who will be responsible for assisting in building a pipeline of prospects from consulting and institutional investor clients. Come join us in this exciting opportunity where you can make a significant contribution to our business model.


    What You'll Do

    • Drive the overall business development by identifying and reaching out to attractive prospects (e-mail campaigns, organization of attractive events, social media campaigns)
    • Further build client relationship by frequently engaging with existing clients e.g. by running campaigns
    • Organize business trips, meetings and calls with prospects and clients (e.g. Partner level at top consulting firms) for the Director Consulting
    • Support marketing initiatives by designing (and updating) all marketing material and presentations
    • Monitor performance in sales and operations and further enhance controlling processes, reports and tools (e.g. weekly and monthly controlling)
    • Coordinate and administrate sales in our office by acting as interface between operational account teams and finance in regards to all matters related to invoicing

    What You Have

    • Bachelor degree (e.g. in business adminsitration, economics, communication, marketing or similar)
    • Perfectly fluent in English; ideally German or French
    • First sales/business development experience
    • High level of MS Excel and MS Powerpoint expertise
    • Very communicative, open-minded personality and eager to learn
    • Effective time management and organizational skills



    What We Have:

    • Casual work environment (Ping-Pong, soft drinks, coffee and Friday Happy Hours)
    • Opportunity to develop our fast growing office and business
    • Contacts and business insights from various business segments
    • Year round team sports (e.g. football and volleyball)
    • Summer and winter team events

    About Guidepoint:

    Guidepoint, a leading expert network firm, connects clients with vetted subject matter experts—Advisors—from their global professional network. Guidepoint clients leverage the insights and perspectives shared by Advisors to stay informed and make better business decisions. Its slate of services, including phone consultations, surveys, events and proprietary data insights products, help professionals to gain comprehensive understanding of a topic before making strategic or investment decisions. Guidepoint's multinational client list includes 9 of the top 10 consulting firms and some of the largest hedge funds, private equity firms and Fortune-ranked public companies. For more information, visit


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