Our Opportunity

GPJ is hiring a Growth & Development Manager to pursue opportunities to help our business grow, by identifying new prospects, and converting leads into new clients.  

This is a hybrid role out of our Auburn Hills, MI office. Only candidates willing and able to accept a hybrid role need apply. 

The Growth & Development reports to SVP, Sales and Marketing. 

What You’ll Do

  • RFP Management – includes but not limited to, creating pursuit budgets as well as track and communicate budget progress, organizing client google drive folders, create calendar invites for check ins across multiple RFPs, work with G&D team to create deck outlines prior to kickoff, communicate with team via Slack Channel, save and organize pitch decks, billing management support for freelance RFP work. 
  • Outreach and prospecting – track and manage outreach pursuits in CRM, target company personnel research, monitor industry sights and news, prepare tailored decks for intro meetings, track follow ups with potential clients. 
  • Administration – prep for and attend weekly team meetings, take notes on follow up items, support marketing requests as needed, brainstorm and project manage account based marketing programs. 

Who You Are

Excellent Communication- You understand how to communicate difficult/sensitive information tactfully. 

Flexible- You are able to change directions quickly without significant impact to performance. You effortlessly juggle multiple things simultaneously while delivering information in a timely manner and adhere to established timelines. 

Innovative- You drive, develop and support new and improved methods, products, procedures or technologies. You are constantly challenging yourself to come up with authentic and innovative ideas to transform the client’s brand.

What You’ll Need

4-7 years of experience as a project or marketing manager. Preferably in an agency environment. 

You have connections at desirable brands to help facilitate strategic partnerships and collaborations. 

Highly organized with the ability to efficiently manage multiple projects. 

Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with an appreciation and eye for details and accuracy. 

Capable of proofreading and editing copy. 

Energetic, optimistic and eager to learn. 


Salary range $85-100k

Salary is dependent on a variety of factors including (but not limited to) experience, skills, and location.

Who We Are

GPJ is the world leader in experiential marketing. Our 29 global offices are filled with fearless people dreaming up ideas that are transforming industries and bringing the most respected brands to life in powerfully, exciting ways. We are a part of the Project Worldwide family. An independent, employee-owned global network of complementary, wholly owned agencies. 

You read that “employee-owned” part, right? You heard us correctly. You work hard, she works hard, we all work hard… we all succeed and reap the rewards. We have an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) – providing our employees with an ownership interest. We thought you would want to know that. In fact, there is a lot more you would want to know about us, like our FTO policy (no more “accruing” time off), our employer matching 401(k) plan (no vesting period), our “no employee contribution” healthcare option. But we are getting ahead of ourselves here, let’s talk about this exciting opportunity first and we can fill you in on our perks & benefits later.

GPJ is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), national origin, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected class. In addition to federal law requirements, GPJ complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.  GPJ expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on any protected class.

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