We’re looking for a Business Development Associate to join our Design for Health Studio in San Francisco. In this role, you will have the chance to define client relationships and partner closely with design leaders in translating challenges and questions into opportunities for innovation.
As a Business Development Associate at IDEO, you will have the opportunity to work across functional boundaries of business by playing different roles and using a dynamic set of skills. For example, you will partner with our design leaders and community in identifying interesting, high-potential client relationships and projects. You will also design briefs that meet the needs of our clients, our design community, and business.
Showcase and develop critical thinking, storytelling skills, and business know-how. Things you will have an opportunity to do in this role:
IDEO is a place unlike any other. It’s a place where you can solve complex challenges for our clients or the organization, alongside thoughtful individuals who lead with curiosity, empathy, and optimism. Sure we work hard, but we also intentionally craft moments that allow our community to pause and connect. We encourage our community to bring their whole selves to work, respect the need for work-life balance, and allow for autonomy in the design process and your career.
Please apply with a resume and cover letter (yes, we read cover letters). And, please make sure to answer our Pop Quiz question, it helps us get to know you a bit better.
Answer in 300 words or less: “What would your Design for Health dream project be? Why? ” (please upload your answer in the same file as your cover letter)
IDEO is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all roles without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.