Set in the breathtaking landscape of Northern Idaho, Northwest Academy and Boulder Creek Academy are therapeutic residential high schools designed to meet the unique needs of adolescents. We are currently recruiting for a Director of Business Development for Northwest Academy and Boulder Creek Academy. The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:
Management, development and growth of business and referral sources.
Develop, execute and evaluate strategies and activities detailed in marketing plans.
Will successfully meet goals established and outlined in monthly, quarterly and annual marketing plans.
Identify potential referral sources, i.e. MHPS, hospitals, support groups, legal/judicial, schools, educational consultants, etc. and develops, manages and grows relationships that result in referrals.
Identify potential funding sources and obtain formal contracting arrangements or agreements with referral sources which result in referrals.
Responsible for effective account management of established and potential funding and referral sources and includes appropriate administrative, clinical or school based staff to grow the relationship.
Utilize all communication mediums available including telephone, face-to-face meetings, letters, etc.
Proactive in keeping territory mailing lists up to date.
Consistently manages all travel activities and utilizes the most cost effective means of travel.
Manages other expenses appropriately and stays within established monthly, quarterly and annual budgets.
Secures profitable new business opportunities and effectively communicates information to Regional and/or Corporate marketing representatives, Chief Executive Officer, Western Regional VP.
Assist and support the Admissions Department as needed and assists the Marketing/Referral Development team, Administration, and school staff in developing professional relationships with contacts.
Maintains a professional image and role model and positive, service excellence behavior for customers.
Conducts training for school management teams as necessary.
Coordinates with the UHS Business Development Team.
Proactively maintains current knowledge of program policies, procedures, admissions criteria and culture.
Consistently generates required and requested paperwork; i.e. weekly reports, T&Es, quarterly plans, etc. in a timely and accurate manner.
Contributes to the improvement of the marketing/admissions team, including active participation in problem solving, meetings, conference calls, and day to day interaction with the entire department.
Consistently uses Customer Oriented Selling (COS) skills and is able to move customer through the sales cycle.
Demonstrates proficiency and a working knowledge of the ACT Software system.
Timely database management, which includes keeping current contact information and updates as outlined by CEO.
Responsible for Company and Personal Service Excellence Standards.