Digital Growth Strategist

Digitalist was born in the Nordics, with roots dating back to 1994. Today we are active in four countries in North America and Northern Europe, serving a growing list of clients globally. We’re a global team of engineers, developers, researchers, designers, strategists, and innovators. Together we co-create tomorrow’s solutions by combining innovative design with technology perfection. Our clients include global and local brands, including Finning, Bosa Properties, Pacific Blue Cross, Honda, Volvo, and Viking Cruises.

Are you an artisan of design, a magician of user experience? Are you someone known for your thought leadership – the one who others turn to for fresh ideas and industry trends? Or are you a visionary wanting to make the world a better place for people all over the world?

We are Digitalist Group and we have a proposal for you.

GOT WHAT IT TAKES?

We are looking for someone with an overall positive outlook on life and work. You will fit right in if you believe in the power of teamwork and collaboration, deliver on your promises, and have the curiosity to continuously seek new approaches and ways to grow. We appreciate that you have a change agent’s mindset and are eager to embrace new technologies and design methodologies. You must have a passion for design, a strong work ethic, and nurture valuable connections in your field and community.

The Business Development/Growth Strategist is responsible for solidifying Digitalist Canada’s market position and increasing its market share in North America. This person will be a strategic, big picture thinker with strong business acumen, preferably with experience working in a consultancy or digital agency with strategy, design, and technology offerings. The ideal candidate will lead and develop strategic plans to maximize revenue and provide market sustainability. This is an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated and creative individual who enjoys challenges and finding ways to grow the business in the industry.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Lead and actively search for new and existing markets and identify the areas where the company can provide services or solutions.
  • Coordinate with management to research, identify, analyze and execute new business initiatives that will help reach the short-term and long-term revenue goals of Digitalist Canada.
  • Collaborate with sales and marketing to establish a healthy lead generation pipeline
  • Evaluate, negotiate and close future partnerships that will enable Digitalist Canada to accelerate its growth and expand its presence in the market.
  • Work with sales to identify opportunities and build on current value-added proposals to deliver successful offerings to clients or partners.
  • Collaborate with the marketing team to align business and marketing strategies and communicate our offerings through our various marketing channels.
  • Identify and establish key business community and client relationships
  • Collaborate with our delivery teams to continually align our strategy, design, and technology service offerings with market trends and opportunities

Requirements:

  • Post-secondary education in Business, MBA Preferred
  • Minimum 7+ years in Business Development / Growth Strategy experience
  • Background in M&A and partnerships is an asset
  • Knowledge and experience with business strategy, software development, and digital design
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, strategic, and planning skills
  • Team-oriented with strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate teams, communicate strategies and action plans
  • Customer-focused with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Proactive, highly driven and results-oriented
  • Able to travel

 

Additional information

  • Remote status

    Temporarily remote

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Vancouver

123 Cambie St
V6B 4R3 Vancouver Directions View page

Why us?

Innovation is at the heart and soul of our company, and to be innovative, you have to be modern. This means a working environment and company culture, where we work together as individuals, a unique personalities, that bring something to the table. From day one. We started as a Network and to this day networking, co-creation and simply getting inspired by people around us is something we value tremendously.

We believe it's not about balancing work and life, but about merging the two into an inspiring combination, where work is inspired by life and vice versa. From power breakfasts to internal start-ups, we inspire each other, and that makes us uniquely great environment to work at. 

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