Business Development Consultant

Hartford, CT
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Sara El-Shami

Job Description:

Our Fortune 500 Financial Client is looking for a Business Development Consultant who has experience working with start ups. This is a full time, onsite, 12+ month assignment with full benefits. This person will be accountable for defining and managing all aspects of a new Insurance product as it grows in scope and depth. Candidates are highly organized and proactive with excellent written and verbal communications skills and relevant experience in working within a startup environment. Ideal candidate has experience launching, leading, or growing a startup. 

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities 
• Act as the internal voice of the customer for the project team. 
• Collaborate with project leads and other business stakeholders to define, refine, and prioritize project Backlog. 
• Partner with Innovation Technical Team to build, test and implement product features. 
• Develop and implement strategies to help deepen relationships with current customers and solicit meaningful feedback which will be used to improve the product. 
• Develop and create strategic partnerships with external partners to help move the business forward. 
• Use Web Analytics data and to identify improvements to customer experience on the website and work closely with marketers and designers to implement changes. 
• Assist marketing team with developing Social Media strategies and content. 

Minimum Qualifications 
• Five or more years experience in entrepreneurship and/or business development, 

Education, Work Experience & Knowledge 
BA/BS in Business, Entrepreneurship, or equivalent work experience in running a startup and/or Project Management. Experience in Property Casualty insurance and Product Underwriting or Coverage highly preferred. 

Job Specific & Technical Skills & Competencies 
• Entrepreneurial attitude and creative mindset. 
• Experience in a startup environment highly preferred. 
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
• Great interpersonal skills and relationship management experience. 
• Experience articulating and testing product hypotheses. 
• Ability to decompose complex problems into prioritized actionable steps. 
• Ability to lead without authority. 
• Strong Project Management abilities. 
• Working knowledge of digital content marketing and social media. 
• Working knowledge of web analytics, including Google Analytics. 
• Experience in various Agile Development Methodologies.