Business Development Coordinator

Woodruff-Sawyer & Company San Francisco , CA 94118

Posted 3 weeks ago


You may not be familiar with Woodruff Sawyer unless your job has been to buy insurance, to manage the risk of a high-profile technology startup, or secure benefits for a global biotech firm.

Woodruff Sawyer is an insurance brokerage firm that serves a number of tech innovators, global businesses, and trailblazing clients. Just having celebrated our 100-year mark, we are a firm that sits on the cutting-edge of the industries we serveand we happen to be a great place to work, with locations throughout the US.

At Woodruff Sawyer, we're passionate about serving clients in a way no one else in the insurance industry can match. We're unparalleled in customer satisfaction and retention rates. But we aren't just good to our clients; we live our values every day internally as well. From generous remote work and health insurance benefits to collaborating with a team of experienced and friendly sales and marketing professionals, we're a fun and dynamic place to work. If you geek out on business strategy, cyber security, or risk in general, you'll find this world as fascinating as we do.

We are seeking a motivated and multi-talented individual to support marketing/sales projects and event coordination for the marketing and sales teams while being a central resource of knowledge for both teams.


This is a full-time position within the Business Development department of Woodruff Sawyer, and combines organizational skills, communication prowess, and a level of comfort with the software and programs that keep things moving. Both interpersonal and technical skills are key as this person will support others in Microsoft Office, Salesforce, and other programs, which may also include basic design/presentation work. This individual will need strong business writing skills and basic proofreading skills, since they will be instrumental in project managing responses to RFPs, among other marketing and sales content. This individual will be an astute and friendly liaison between various parts of the firm to get input on specific projects and help complete them on time.


  • Be a liaison between the Sales teams and the Marketing and Sales Ops teams, providing feedback and input between the teams when necessary; be a bridge between those creating the content and the brand and those on the front lines using the content.

  • Assist with creating presentations and solving document-related tech issues, specifically in PowerPoint, Excel, and Word programs, providing quick answers and valuable teaching moments.

  • Help manage Salesforce campaigns and track outreach and attendance.

  • Project management; coordinate the process of answering RFPs by compiling pre-set answers/written content specific to the needs of that RFP.


  • A mix of excellent MS Office skills, a good eye for design, and good communication skills, allowing you to work directly with Sales team members on their requests

  • Experience with Salesforce or other CRM system

  • Attention to detail that is the envy and pleasure of your coworkers, including basic business writing and proofreading skills

  • Organizational skills rivaling a stage manager: experience managing tasks on time

  • Flexibility to learn new systems and patience to teach others as a trusted resource

  • Ability to work with senior subject matter experts in insurance; help them feel comfortable talking to you by building relationships and trust

  • Bachelor's degree preferred BONUS POINTS FOR EXPERIENCE IN ANY OF:

  • Copyediting

  • Copywriting

  • Experience in or exposure to working with business development professionals

  • Experience maintaining a tone, style, and voice of a brand in written content

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Business Development Coordinator

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