Business Development Associate

Business Development Associate

Job Title: Business Development Associate

Location: Secaucus, New Jersey (Hybrid)

Job Category: Sales


Northstar Travel Group is the largest and most trusted B2B travel media and information company in the world. At Northstar, our mission is to generate insights and inspire change in the travel, meetings and hospitality industries with thought-provoking content, impactful solutions, and engaging experiences for business leaders. We believe that travel connects us to new people, places and experiences around the world, transforming our understanding of humanity.


We are looking for a Business Development Associate to join our Travel Group team. You will provide administrative and sales support to our Business Development Directors and Managers. You will also be responsible for developing and maintaining both new and existing clients. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to grow their sales career! 

This role will split their time between our Secaucus, New Jersey office (2 days) and working remote (3 days). Flexibility is provided. 

What You’ll Do:

  • Execute and input sales orders and all other required forms and paperwork to support sales activities
  • Assume primary responsibility for a small number of accounts with the goal of eventually taking on a full-time sales role
  • Follow up on requests initiated through correspondence and/or phone calls
  • Communicate as needed with advertisers and advertising agencies
  • Serve as a liaison with clients, meeting their needs and fulfilling business
  • Work with internal departments as needed, including order entry, marketing, custom content, production and more
  • Prepare and/or draft proposals, mailings, email blasts, correspondence, memos, letters and sales reports
  • Administer or coordinate special projects as necessary
  • Provide CRM support
  • Set up and maintain department files
  • Perform other related activities as required


Who You Are:

  • Prior experience in inside sales, sales support and administrative functions
  • Aptitude and interest in a career in sales
  • Experience with customer relationship management, accounting and billing software
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Exceptional and professional communication skills, including telephone
  • Organizational and coordination skills are critical
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)


To Join Our Team:

Please send your cover letter and resume to [email protected]. Northstar Travel Group is a great place to work, learn and grow. We seek impressive individuals to contribute fresh ideas and strengthen our team in all departments and specialties. We welcome creativity, dedication, drive and passion and offer a fast-paced and fun environment, opportunity and work/life balance. Click here to view our Careers page.


Diversity & Inclusion

At Northstar we are laser focused on diversity. We embrace, value and champion our employees’ diverse backgrounds and experiences that make them unique. We understand that cultivating a culture of diversity and inclusion will make us stronger. We are a proud equal opportunity employer. 


Our Response to Covid-19:

All Northstar new hires, as well as existing employees who attend events and/or come into contact with other employees, are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and demonstrate documentation toward the same. 

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