Business Development Assistant

Interested in working for a fun, creative start-up? Want to be a part of an uplifting company culture? Eager to make a real impact, gain first-hand professional experience, and help grow a business to exciting, new levels? Then we’ve got the perfect opportunity for you.

 We are looking for a temporary, part-time Business Development Assistant to join The Sketch Effect for a six-month contract beginning in January 2020. In this position, you will work closely with our business development team and be responsible for handling several sales-related tasks, all with the greater goal of driving more business.

Above all, we are looking for someone who gets excited about our mission (“To Make Ideas Understandable and Actionable through Awesome Visual Communication”) and who embodies our six core values (Excellence, Integrity, Positivity, Courage, Adaptability, and Whimsy).


  •     Research prospective clients and markets
  •     Research networking events and partnership opportunities
  •     Respond to inbound sales leads and set up appointments
  •     Perform cold outreach to qualified prospects for new sales leads
  •     Implement our Client-Care initiative
  •     Help create proposals for new client work
  •     Perform other miscellaneous sales and administrative duties
  •     …and more 

 Skills and Attributes

  •     Self-motivated and goal oriented
  •     High degree of administrative skill 
  •     High degree of organizational skill 
  •     High attention to detail
  •     Ability to focus on specific tasks
  •     Professional and likeable
  •     Enthusiastic and energetic team player


  •     College degree (or current enrollment in college)
  •     Ability to work in person at The Sketch Effect studio in Midtown, Atlanta at least 3 days a week

Compensation and Benefits

  •     Hourly compensation of $14/hour (minimum 20 hours a week)
  •     Free parking at The Sketch Effect studio in Midtown, Atlanta
  •     Access to the Sketch Effect “Fleet” of bikes and scooters for Piedmont Park/Beltline usage


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