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Associate Director, Business Development



Associate Director, Business Development [Business/Corporate Development Dept. 


As an Associate Director on our Business Development team, you’ll assist in identifying and evaluating new business and partner opportunities that align with Vox Media’s editorial, business and audience strategies. In addition to supporting strategic projects and partner relationships, you will also work in close collaboration with internal counterparts across the organization to build partnerships that grow audience and revenue. 

The ideal candidate has an understanding of digital media and technologies, a proactive entrepreneurial mindset, a keen analytical background, solid interpersonal relationship skills and the ability to communicate effectively.


  • Identify and evaluate potential new business opportunities and partnership deals for Vox Media’s portfolio of brands.
  • Use market research and develop financial models to assess the potential cost/benefit of new opportunities required to execute and implement partnerships.
  • Stay current on industry trends, landscape changes, and competitor moves in order to surface new potential partnership opportunities to consider.
  • Create pitches, strategy decks, quarterly reviews and materials and present to senior leadership on potential deals requiring approval and provide updates on the status of existing projects.
  • Build and maintain strategic relationships with external business partners and facilitate collaboration with internal stakeholders (Editorial, Consumer Marketing, E-Commerce, Analytics, Product, Finance and Legal teams).
  • Manage day-to-day organization of team materials, documents and deal/pipeline trackers.
  • Maintain other responsibilities as needed.



Our ideal candidate will bring:

  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills, including an ability to use hard data and metrics to support business decisions and facility with presentation of information and data.
  • Detail-oriented and possessing strong research skills, with the ability to gather and synthesize information across many aspects of the business.
  • A can-do attitude and the ability to work on multiple initiatives in a highly dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • Possess strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills and the ability to persuade, build consensus, and work in a team.
  • Previous experience in digital media, consulting or business development preferred.

If you think you have what it takes, but don't meet every single point in our job posting, please apply with a cover letter to let us know how you believe you can bring your unique skills to the Vox Media team or get in touch! We’ve hired chefs who became editors, DJs who became UX designers, and sommeliers who became writers.


This job can work out of LA, NY, DC and SF offices, with the opportunity to work remote full-time if not based in one of our city offices. We’re dedicated to the health and wellbeing of all of our employees, and when we reopen, will require everyone who works from one of our offices to be fully-vaccinated against COVID-19. Employees with approved religious or medical exemptions may be subject to additional safety requirements, such as submitting to regular COVID-19 testing and/or wearing a face covering in our offices.




This is a permanent, full-time position. This job is benefits-eligible. We pride ourselves in providing comprehensive benefits to support all of our employees wherever they are in life. You can find more information about our benefits here.


Vox Media is committed to building an inclusive environment where everyone can show up as their authentic selves and create their best work. We recognize that great stories, platforms, products and services come from people with all manner of backgrounds and experiences. We recognize that our commitments require ongoing work and sustained attention, as well as adaptation to new insights and best practices. We keep our diversity data public for the sake of accountability, transparency and communication. Learn more about our values here, and our approach to corporate citizenship here

Vox Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law. Vox Media will also consider all qualified applicants with criminal histories in accordance with applicable Fair Chance laws. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations as part of the application process to candidates with disabilities. If you require a reasonable accommodation as part of the application process, please contact our People & Culture team ([email protected]).


Our recruiting team will go through applications in a timely manner. Please note that our recruiting team will only contact you from @voxmedia.com email addresses, never via text message. Read more about how our recruiting team operates, and how to protect yourself from recruitment fraud, here.

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