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Business Development Associate, Local Media Advertising



Marketing & Communications, Sales & Business Development
Arlington, VA, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2024

1 big thing: Axios is a media company dedicated to providing trustworthy, award-winning news content in an audience-first format. We are looking for a BDA to join our growing advertising sales team!

Why it Matters: As a Business Development Associate, you will serve an integral role in securing, maintaining and growing relationships for Axios’ core media team with thoughtful outreach and exceptional service to potential clients. Working on a growing team, you’ll be identifying and developing new revenue opportunities and, ultimately, growing the revenue of this successful team.

Zoom in: We are looking for an organized, proactive thinker to enthusiastically help generate and increase new business opportunities. This opportunity will allow you to work alongside our growing sales team and play a significant role in shaping new revenue opportunities and helping support sales growth.

Details: Ideal candidates will embody an entrepreneurial spirit, a passion for Axios’ mission and have the following skills:

  • Proven customer or client service experience
  • Experience managing top of funnel sales pipelines including researching, prospecting new business leads, outbound outreach, and organizing inbound interest
  • Detail-oriented with strong time management skills and an ability to prioritize effectively
  • Strong project management skills and sales fundamentals
  • Desire to collaborate with others
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Eager for and receptive to feedback
  • Proficiency using CRM software to manage sales processes and pipelines

Starting salary for this role is in the range of $61,500 - $67,500 and is dependent on numerous factors, including but not limited to location, work experience, and skills. This range does not include other compensation benefits.

What Axios brings to the table besides salary:

  • 401(k) with employer match
  • Robust PPO and High Deductible health insurance options on the Blue Cross Blue Shield network
  • Employer Health Savings Account (HSA) contribution for the high deductible health plan option
  • Dental and vision coverage
  • Primary caregiver 12-week paid leave
  • Generous vacation policy, plus holidays
  • One mental health day per quarter
  • Annual learning and development stipend
  • $100 monthly work-from-home stipend
  • Tele-mental health services through Headspace
  • OneMedical membership, including telehealth services
  • Personal health advocacy resources through HealthAdvocate
  • Inclusive fertility, hormonal health, and family-forming benefits through Carrot Fertility
  • Access to the Axios “Family Fund”, which was created to allow employees to request financial support when facing financial hardship or emergencies
  • Increased work flexibility for parents and caretakers
  • Virtual company-sponsored social events
  • A strong and positive work environment
  • A commitment to an open, inclusive, and diverse work culture

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Axios is an equal-opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. Axios makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.