Business Development Manager

Company Background and Location

If you have a passion for the outdoors and would like to help develop impactful new outdoor gear, Insight 2 Design just might be a good fit.

Insight 2 Design is a unique, outdoor products company with big industry influence and market share. We invent, innovate, design, manufacture and market outdoor products for some of the world’s largest outdoor brands.

Growth has been fast and consistent since our founding in 2013. Our work environment reflects this, as our team has a fast-paced “get stuff done” attitude with a casual work atmosphere.

Our office location offers great access to amenities like shops, restaurants, gyms, a running/biking trail and parks to support a healthy work-life balance.

Our team is passionate about creating exciting outdoor products to bring to the market.

Leaders and Staff

Insight 2 Design’s two principal founders and several senior leaders have been with the company since our founding. Successful candidates will be energized by hands-on learning and you will be supported in your training with formal and ad-hoc mentoring from senior leadership. We’re equally excited about growing future business rock stars as we are creating amazing outdoor gear.

Our managers and staff are all used to hands-on learning and learning by experience.  We are a company that likes to throw new individuals into the action, allowing them to learn quickly with guidance so they don’t get lost along the way.  More than three quarters of our leaders have been at the company since its existence, and they truly enjoy the mentoring future leaders. 

Position Description

Job Title / Type: Business Development Manager Full Time

Location: Overland Park, KS

Direct Supervisor: Matt Clark

Position: The Business Development Manager will be responsible for execution of business partnerships.  The team member will foster a collaborative approach to mutual growth with new and existing retail partners.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Support the Business Development team building relationships with existing retail partners, while identifying new opportunities for distribution

  • Collaborate with Brand Management, Marketing and Product Development teams to address customer and channel specific opportunities

  • Ownership of executing short and long term go to market omni-channel strategies  

  • Analyze retail market data and relevant product lines in the current marketplace

  • Assist with tracking KPIs and business analytics, turning insights into action

  • Monitoring and analyzing product price, sales and profit margins 

  • Assist with corporate responsibility tasks

  • Assist the promotional item purchases, tradeshow preparation and weekly and monthly reporting

 

Values & Skills

Successful candidates will demonstrate the following:

  • Strong work ethic

  • Extremely organized and demonstrate attention to detail

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Advanced skills using Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point

  • Proactive, works quickly and possess the ability to meet tight deadlines

  • High degree of flexibility and drive to see projects through to completion

  • Self-motivated with ability to stay on task without supervision

  • Ability to work collaboratively and with different personalities

 

Requirements

In order to perform the responsibilities of this positions, candidates must fulfill the below requirements:

  • Legal authorization to work in the US

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Strategic Communications, Marketing, Management or other related fields

  • 2+ years related experience  

  • Proficient computer skills using Microsoft suite, specifically Excel

 

Pay and Benefits

Our benefits are some of the best that companies offer in the area.

  • Full-time position based in Overland Park KS

  • Competitive salary

  • 401k contribution (with or without employee contributions, paid annually)

  • Annual bonus

  • Highly subsidized medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Paid holidays

  • Casual Dress

  • Opportunity to try and test new gear!