Director of Business Development - Remote
American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM), founded in 1923, is a multimillion-dollar international professional association and global community of both researchers and consumers of research in the field of rehabilitation. As the Director of Business Development, you will reach out to current as well as potential sponsors to understand their needs and to craft winning partnerships that deliver real, sustained value to both sponsor and ACRM alike. We have strong relationships with major organizations and key decision-makers in the diverse field of physical medicine and rehabilitation research. We will rely on your help to strengthen those relationships while developing new ones. In this role, you will report to the Chief Executive Officer and be supported by two staff members and our advertising vendor.
Anyone who is involved in rehabilitation research has a product or service they want to market to our members and stakeholders. Leveraging our prospectus and advertising programs, you will build upon our success with our current sponsors and exhibitors by strengthening those relationships while attracting new clients. In our current system, everything we sell is a la carte. As our new Director of Business Development, you will develop and implement key account management strategies, catering to small, midsize, and large accounts, building programs and packages that align with their ROI. Our marketing reach has increased to 500,000+ prospects and other stakeholders, up from 86,000 last year, and we anticipate that you will sell between $300-400K per year.
As rehabilitation science evolves, and as the world continues to adjust to the disruptions caused by the pandemic, ACRM’s goal is to keep the community connected by creating opportunities to exchange and share information beyond the traditional environment of meetings and conferences. Because of our value, our membership has been growing exponentially (300 percent year-over-year). Dedicated volunteers working within ACRM community groups are a driving force in advancing our mission. Each Interdisciplinary Special Interest and Networking Group is a unique community where like-minded, specialized healthcare and research colleagues can network and collaborate to improve the lives of people living with disabling conditions.
It usually takes 30 years for research to make it into practice – yet empowered consumers demand results now – so clinicians come to us for the latest research and content about the treatment options their patients are requesting. Our institutional members benefit greatly from our members’ cutting-edge research and join ACRM to attend our conferences, receive our journals, and increasingly participate in our webinars, newsletters, and a variety of projects. Sponsors and exhibitors know they will reach influencers and decision-makers in top rehabilitation hospitals, academic medical centers, government agencies, and outpatient clinics around the world when they partner with us.
What’s Attractive to the Right Candidate?
Simply email your resume to Aileen Hedden at email@example.com with “ACRM – Director of Business Development #2021-2607 SA” as the subject of the email. Please include your resume as a Word or PDF attachment to the email and paste your cover letter in the body of your email.
Please note: our practice is to not disclose the salary ranges our clients would consider. Any salary information included in this posting was estimated without our input.
Job responsibilities are similar to the following positions: Director of Sales, Director of Sponsorships and Exhibits, Director of Strategic Sales, Director of Corporate Partnerships, Director of Industry Relations, Director of Marketing and Development
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