Business Development & Strategic Operations Director

Responsibilities include the following tasks:

  • Increase the LD&Co brand awareness through a balanced industry involvement both locally and nationally. Including and promoting as appropriate both CEO and various team members.
  • Actively participate in weekly production meetings to review and collaborate project status and priorities with CEO and Directors.
  • Manage and brainstorm with CEO and outside marketing consultant to oversee marketing effort including such things as: Website, newsletter, social media, blogs, programs, award entries, sponsorships etc.
  • Continually seeking and contributing knowledge to the team from industry involvement, such as: trends, industry programs, and creative projects.
  • Create, oversee, facilitate, and deliver speaking opportunities such as, and including IBS programs.
  • Create, oversee, facilitate, and deliver presentations for new business development.
  • Assist CEO and Operations Manager in reviewing legal documents.
  • Review and manage Marketing Contractor concerning such things as: Google Analytics, photography files and other related marketing updates and opportunities.
  • Generate budgets, proposals, and agreements in collaboration with CEO, Design Directors & Operations Manager, to deliver RFPs on time. This would include tracking proposal and contracts, as well as follow-up with clients.
  • Facilitate and procure business opportunities.
  • Oversee a business plan with CEO for overall business development identifying gaps in business efficiencies. Working with CEO and Leadership to set priorities and goals for company success.
  • Initiative to help facilitate team confidence and happiness. Involvement and understanding the balance of the staff’s workload, as well as fluctuations in the industry.
  • Maintain a professional and positive attitude.
  • Possess and effectively use effective communication skills with co-workers, clients, and subcontractors, etc.

Qualifications & Requirements:

    • A professional degree (Business, Communications, Psychology and/or Design)
    • Experience in the homebuilding industry a plus
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills to professionally interact with clients and team members
    • Proven ability to prioritize and manage multiple deadlines
    • Ability to work individually and in a team environment with a willingness to roll up their sleeves to meet the needs of our organization
    • Positive, ambitious, approachable, and friendly demeanor – professionally representing self and company at all times
    • Strong self-starter with great organizational skills and attention to detail
    • A drive to achieve both personal and company goals and objectives
    • Ability to receive and act upon feedback from leadership team, clients and others
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite (specifically Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook), Photoshop a plus
    • Physical demands may include lifting heavy objects on installs, as well as hanging art and assembling furniture
    • Travel to clients/project sites across the U.S. is required


Salary is commensurate with experience. We offer competitive health benefits, 401K plan, a generous personal leave policy, and mentorship and training from tenured designers. Please visit to learn more about the firm.

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