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Business Development Consultant

Position Overview

Blue Door Consulting’s Business Development Consultant will play a critical role in leading new business development initiatives and driving revenue growth. This role is responsible for developing prospect relationships while identifying, pursuing and closing sales for Blue Door Consulting’s entire suite of services. Additionally, this motivated team member will prepare new business proposals and pitches, monitor and measure pitch outcomes as well as conduct client and market research and analysis to support business development opportunities.

Primary Responsibilities

Help Blue Door Consulting grow its client base with meaningful and interesting work:

  • Identify and manage business prospect relationships and opportunities; track these efforts and prepare and maintain ongoing progress reports
  • Conduct company, competitive and market research to inform proposals and pitches; provide regular updates regarding new business opportunities, market trends and competitive threats
  • Draft tailored proposals for new business opportunities, including preparing materials for pitch meetings; monitor and track all new business proposals and outcomes
  • Transition new clients to the consulting team, ensuring client goals and objectives are successfully communicated
  • Play a key role in the collection and management of information for use in proposals
  • Participate in conferences and/or events to generate new business leads

Work Environment Expectations

Blue Door Consulting is a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment, powered by high levels of trust, vulnerability and accountability. You are best positioned to succeed in this environment with the:

  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively as a team player and with grace and flexibility in a rapidly changing environment
  • Appreciation that two days will never be the same
  • Ability to work under pressure and with tight deadlines
  • Desire to stay current in both pop culture and business/marketing trends
  • Conscientiousness when handling sensitive information effectively and confidentially

Skills Sets and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Business, Marketing or equivalent work experience
  • A minimum of 5 years’ marketing experience and a minimum of 3 years’ sales experience
  • Strong business judgment, analytical skills and attention to detail absolutely required
  • Ability to generate and deliver persuasive and clear verbal and written communications in a variety of formats
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships and identify client business opportunities
  • Effective skills in time management, budgeting and project oversight
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills; must have credibility, good judgment, honesty, and integrity
  • Initiative to solve problems with energy and a positive attitude

About Blue Door Consulting

Started in 2002, Blue Door Consulting has a unique culture that supports and mentors its talented and growing team with its focus on professional development and constant learning.

Blue Door Consulting was named to the Inc. 5000 list in 2018 and 2019, which recognizes the nation’s fastest-growing, privately held companies. In 2018, the Fox Cities Chamber honored Blue Door Consulting with its Company Innovation Award. The Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce recognized Blue Door Consulting with the 2010 Small Business of the Year in recognition of its customer-oriented focus, stable financial condition, employee-driven company culture and consistent growth.  The International Academy of the Visual Arts has awarded Blue Door Consulting with more than 100 Communicator Awards for brand, marketing campaign, website and advertising design.

Dedicated to its varied clients from small start-ups to FORTUNE® 500 enterprises, the team of Blue Door Consulting is inspired and motivated to go above and beyond, providing excellent customer service, objective consulting and ethical recommendations.

Located in a renovated grain mill, Blue Door Consulting’s offices provide a creative workspace with lots of extra team-building perks, including office lunches, stocked employee refrigerators and after-hours get-togethers, along with cozy fireplace seating areas. (During COVID-19, our full team is working remotely to protect team members’ health.)

Our team members want to be challenged, are knowledgeable about changing technologies and online innovations, enjoy critical thinking and are willing to push themselves and our clients.



Blue Door Consulting is offering a competitive salary, health benefits, flexible work hours, Simple IRA with match, as well as additional team perks.  Interested applicants should email a resume, cover letter, three descriptions of projects on which you worked with their accompanying results to:

Chad Kopitzke, Next Gen Advantage