The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, is seeking a motivated individual to join our dynamic Marketing and Business Development Team as a Business Development Analyst in our Chicago, IL office. This position will be responsible for managing and performing analytical tasks that contribute to the development of new products and services and/or the growth of existing markets.
* Assists in developing and executing strategic programs and partnerships for various products and services. * Identifies potential business development opportunities and conducts research to determine feasibility of new products and services. Analyzes techniques and successes of any relevant competition. * Conducts market research into emerging trends in the industry, develops and implements targeted market information surveys. * Assists in the development of new sales leads to find new business partners and opportunities for the Academy. * Produces statistical models to predict market trends and interprets financial statements. * Monetize ANDHII (Academy’s outcomes registry) data and grow e-education (global opportunities) as well as supporting growth of critical product lines (membership, publications, etc.)
Background Requirements: * A bachelor’s degree in business, marketing or communications is required, along with 3-4 plus years related work experience. * Four to five years of prior experience in market and financial analysis, product development or business development preferred. * High level of reasoning, judgment and attention to detail required. * Must be a team player with strong interpersonal skills and excellent analytical and research skills. * Good negotiation and persuasion skills. * Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to manage multiple projects is critical to the position.
About Us: The Academy offers a salary commensurate with experience as well as an excellent benefit package, including medical, dental, LTD, tuition reimbursement and 401k match with IMMEDIATE VESTING!
The Academy promotes a friendly, professional and challenging team-based work environment. Also, the Academy’s office is conveniently located near public transportation: two major Metra train stations (Union and Ogilvie), CTA lines and major bus routes are all within a few blocks.
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status and will not be discriminated against.
Telecommuting is allowed.
About Academy of Nutrition & Dieteti
For the public, for Academy members, for students and for health professionals - the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is your source for trustworthy, science-based food and nutrition information. As the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, the Academy is committed to improving the nation's health and advancing the profession of dietetics through research, education and advocacy.