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Business Development Manager

5+ years of experience


Eighty2degrees, a social impact branding and design studio that partners primarily with progressive, cause-driven clients, is hiring a Business Development Manager. We are a minority, women-led studio that strategically and creatively partners with local, national, and global organizations striving to create a more equitable and just world. Our culture is one where our personal life values and professional goals align and where ‘work’ is something we truly care about and have fun doing.


We’re looking for a driven, intentional, thoughtful, articulate, fearless, Business Development Manager to enhance our growth trajectory. An ideal candidate is someone who is  passionate about helping us make our social impact business more… impactful! Finding values-aligned clients and  fostering relationships (ie: with our clients, within our team, and with new leads) invigorates you. The ability to craft winning proposals and win over new clients is in your blood. You’re a people person,  good writer, persistent, caring, organized, and professional. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is looking to apply their knowledge, skills and experience to bolstering the business development function and contributing to the growth of the studio. This is a new position at Eighty2degrees requiring someone who is able to serve as a subject matter expert in their field of work and has a demonstrated ability to work both strategically and tactically.  Your talent and ideas will be valued and heard. Internal critique is a constant in our studio. We’re always striving to learn from each other and to produce the best work possible. In return, you will have plenty of opportunities to challenge yourself and grow as we further expand our small but mighty social impact design studio.


The Business Development Manager role  is a full-time exempt position. Typical job duties may include but are not limited to researching, finding, and responding to opportunities in the branding and design space, curating authentic relationships, and writing succinct and effective proposals in a collaborative team environment. 




The salary for position is commensurate with experience and has a starting range of $80K – $95K annually. In addition, you may be eligible for the following company benefits:

A relocation stipend is also available, for those applying from outside the DC Metro area.


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Eighty2degrees values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages women, people of color, LGBTQI individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply. Eighty2degrees is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, or any protected category prohibited by local, state, or federal laws. We believe people thrive when the diversity and uniqueness of all people and all (nonviolent) ideas are respected, encouraged, and honored.