Head of Business Development

South Jordan, Utah, United States | Full-time


Want to be part of a tech company that is changing the world for the better? 

Most companies have a mission statement. Banjo has a mission—to save lives and reduce human suffering by ethically using A.I. to get everyone live, validated information, so they can make better decisions, faster. 

Banjo is the world’s first Live-Time Intelligence platform that gives decision-makers the ability to KNOW INFORMATION NOW, to understand what is happening live, anywhere. With Banjo you will know more, so you can do more. Imagine how our world will change when decision-makers know exactly what is happening, where it is happening, the moment it happens.

The Head of Business Development will have the opportunity to lead a high-performance business development team,  help lead the early market development efforts, create new eco-system partnerships, and then as the business starts to formulate, help drive growth and impact the way the world manages emergency situations.


  • Manage, train, and mentor individual BDRs to achieve excellence and exceed targets and quotas
  • Conduct national business development efforts to build high impact relationships, and facilitate the distribution of Banjo content through new and existing partnerships
  • Build and maintain trust-based professional relationships with key decision-makers and use influence within the organization to deliver customer-specific solutions
  • Maintain visibility of top-level customer results to all divisions and executive teams
  • Develop and execute cross-divisional implementation plans for new Banjo customers that maximize opportunity and exceed customer expectations
  • Negotiate the terms of partnership agreements that deliver on expected outcomes
  • Drive a proactive culture of partnership and customer service to discover their “points of pain” and develop solutions
  • Conduct reporting and customer data analysis to analyze partner performance and provide key requirements to technical teams to establish relevant customer tracking and reporting


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in business management or a related field of study 
  • 10+ years of business development and management or similar partnership management experience
  •  Demonstrated success in negotiating and closing strategic technology partnerships
  • Extensive experience in technology business development, product management, or government relations 
  • Ability to find and utilize technological advancements to coordinate the efforts of diverse stakeholders to support policy, political or business priorities
  • Startup experience is a plus


  • Possesses an innate sense of urgency to deliver for the business while also effectively working collaboratively as part of a team
  • Owner mentality
  • Effective time management, organization and prioritizing skills. Ability to manage and prioritize multiple deliverables and to meet deadlines
  • High attention to detail, able to complete tasks quickly
  • Proven success delivering results individually and as part of a team in a fast-paced, demanding, high-growth environment
  • Continuous improvement mentality with an ability to evaluate processes, seek out and implement internal or external best practices
  • Creative problem solver with a demonstrated ability to ‘think outside the box’ when confronting challenges


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The term "qualified individual with a disability" means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the position.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to travel with very little notice and for extended periods of time, communicate professionally in person, over the telephone, through email and other electronic means, move about the office, handle various types of media and equipment, and visually or otherwise identify, observe and assess. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 10 pounds and is required to travel unless otherwise specified in the job description.


At Banjo, we value inclusion and embrace diversity. Banjo is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. Banjo prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual identity, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, nationality, citizenship, age, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, or any other unlawful consideration. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. 

Candidates must pass a background check and drug test to be considered for this position.

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